- Book, Movie Deals for First Novel
This story of an American ad exec kidnapped after a plane crash in the Congo and the efforts of his wife and blind son to locate him was bought for world rights by editor Antonia Fusco at Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, in a sale orchestrated by Dallas agent David Hale Smith of DHS
- Zigman Back, with Book & Movie
Agent Theresa Park at Sanford Greenburger, who made the sale, also worked with Richard Green at CAA to make a strong six-figure movie deal with Tom Hanks's Playtone production company, with Nia Vardalos of My Big Fat Greek Wedding set to script and star.
- Job Moves: March 9, 2011
Nolan, who starts at the entertainment agency on March 14, was most recently a literary agent at DeFiore and Company where her authors include Danica McKellar and Stephen "Steve-O" Glover.
- S&S Announces New Dork Diaries Books
The deal was negotiated between deputy publisher Mara Anastas and agent Daniel Lazar of Writers House; executive editor Liesa Abrams will edit.
- The RAND Corp. Story
Harcourt's Andrea Schulz made a significant North American rights deal with agent Joseph Regal for what promises to be the first inside story of the organization.
- Sharpton to Write for Kensington
Editorial director Karen Thomas bought U.S. and Canadian hard/soft rights from agent Manie Barron at William Morris, and will publish in October.
- New RH Deal for 'Prague' Author
The first of the two books, which she signed for world rights with agent Marly Rusoff, is an untitled novel about a 1920s Egyptologist whose fake claim of the discovery of a royal tomb ruins his life.
- A Piano Memoir Preempted
She bought North American rights from agent Melanie Jackson, and a movie deal is also said to be in the offing.
- Diller Delivering 'Lampshade'
The North American rights sale was made by agent Linda Conner.
- A Lot of Buzz for Molly Moon
Now the book has been won here at auction by HarperCollins's Alix Reid, who paid a "major six figures" to London agent Caradoc King at A.P.
- New Deal for U.K. Award Winner
This was a deal for U.S. rights only, made with Jean Naggar on behalf of Waters's London agent, Judith Murray at Greene and Heaton; Virago is publishing in the U.K.
- 'Christmas Box' Author to Dutton
It was a world rights deal, signed with agent Laurie Liss, now at Sterling Lord Literistic, who first discovered Evans and originally sold him to Chittenden at S&S.
- Jane Browne, 71
Chicago-based agent Jane Jordan Browne, whose clients included pioneer Western photographer Edward Curtis and the bestselling Helen Hooven Santmyer, died February 27.
- Prof's Debut Novel to FSG
A first novel by a UC-Berkeley English professor and critic, Michael Andre Bernstein , that agent Georges Borchardt thinks will cause a major stir on publication was sold to Jonathan Galassi at Farrar, Straus & Giroux for world English
- Wiley Wins Le Cirque Tale
She paid six figures to win the book from agent Cullen Stanley at Janklow & Nesbit and plans to publish in fall of next year.