- Howard Moves to Ballantine
Howard's editor will be editorial director Linda Marrow (also formerly at Pocket), and the deal was signed with agent Robin Rue at Writer's House.
- Big Deal for Idaho Editor
The North American rights deal was signed with agent David McCormick at Collins McCormick.
- HC To Deliver Election Book from Heilemann and Halperin
Tim Duggan, v-p and executive editor at Harper, inked the deal with agent Andrew Wylie, and the book, which is slated for a fall 2009 release, will chronicle the Obama-Clinton showdown on the Democratic ticket as well as McCain's surprise victory in the Republican primary.
- Worst Mine Disaster in U.S.
She bought world English rights for six figures in a deal conducted by agent Susan Raihofer at the David Black agency.
- CNN's Dobbs for Doubleday
Roger Scholl, executive editor of the house's Currency imprint, which will publish the as yet untitled book next fall, bought it from agent Wayne S.
- LB Takes Rankin (and His Rebus)
She paid a major sum to agent Dominick Abel for North American rights, including audio, first serial, electronic and book club, and plans to publish the first of the new titles, Resurrection Men, in March of next year.
- Judith Regan &Me
Previously repped by Andrew Wylie, Moore was represented in this deal by Mort Janklow, his new agent.
- T.C. Boyle's Fictional Kinsey
Slovak bought North American rights from agent Georges Borchardt and will publish next fall.
- Wolitzer's Back
Miller preempted for North American rights from agent Henry Dunow at Dunow & Carlson, and will publish a year from now.
- Actress's YA Series Expands
The world rights deal was made with Hollywood agent Alan Nevins at The Firm.
- Mary Queen of Scots at Auction
Dolan won the book with a strong North American rights bid to agent Emma Parry at Carlisle & Company.
- Whither Hubbell?
The book is back to William Morris agent Michael Carlisle, with no word yet on a new taker.
- Job Moves: October 30, 2013
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- 'Jenny Jones: My Story' Comes This Fall
Jones, whose talk show is seen by 24 million viewers each week, was repped by William Morris agent Mel Berger; she plans to donate all proceeds to breast cancer research.
- Leno Doing Kids' Book for S&S
TV late-night talk show host Jay Leno has signed to do a children's picture book for S&S Books for Young Readers, where president Rick Richter signed him with agent Amanda Urban at ICM and Byron Preiss, of his own company, w