Latest Deals (as reported in Publishers Marketplace)
REFERENCE Julie Sternberg's ACLU GUIDE TO PROTEST, detailing legal rights that every protester needs to know and strategies from the ACLU's resistance training workshops, to Michele Martin at North Star Way (Simon and Schuster), at auction, for publication in early 2018.
BUSINESS Robotics Design Consultant and Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania Carla Diana and Executive Director of Stanford University's Center for Design Research Wendy Ju's THE SOCIAL LIVES OF PRODUCTS, about what the humanization of consumer products means for product designers, product managers, marketers, executives and entrepreneurs, recognizing that as smart objects become more ubiquitous, their personalities will distinguish which we gladly invite into our homes and which we'd rather leave in stores, to Jeff Kehoe at Harvard Business Review Press for publication in Spring 2019.
CURRENT EVENTS Washington Post columnist Greg Sargent's THEFTOCRACY chronicling the epic clash over voting rights in the Trump era and how to combat the unprecedented assault on democracy, to Geoff Shandler at Custom House (HarperCollins), for publication in 2018.
FRENCH RIGHTS French rights to Leanne Jacobs's BEAUTIFUL MONEY, to l'Homme by Anna Jorota Agency, on behalf of Sandy Hodgman at Hodgman Literary for Lynn Johnston Literary.
BIOGRAPHY His sons Alex Orbison, Roy Orbison, Jr., and Wesley Orbison, with music journalist Jeff Slate's IN DREAMS, the first authorized biography of Roy Orbison, containing exclusive photos and memorabilia, to Kate Hartson at Center Street (Hachette), at auction, for publication in Fall 2017.
BUSINESS Consultant to Fortune 50 firms Stephen Harvill's 21 SECRETS OF MILLION DOLLAR SELLERS, distills the repeatable successful acts of top earning salespeople no matter their personality, gender, background, industry or what they sell, to Michelle Howry at Touchstone (Simon and Schuster), in a good deal, at auction.
HEALTH NYT contributor, beauty editor and cancer survivor Caitlin Kiernan's PRETTY SICK: The Beauty Guide to Cancer, providing need-to know advice and product recommendations for skin, hair and body for women undergoing cancer treatment, to Sarah Pelz of Grand Central Life & Style (Hachette), at auction.
CURRENT EVENTS Bloomberg News education editor John Hechinger's THE FRAT, an exclusive look inside the power and politics of college fraternities in America and the fight over whether they will survive, to Ben Adams at Public Affairs (Perseus/Hachette), in an exclusive submission.
CURRENT EVENTS Pulitzer prize-winner and author of THE PRICE OF ADMISSION Daniel Golden's SPY SCHOOLS, an investigation of how the front line of espionage has moved into academia, and how professors, students and administrators have become important players in spying on college campuses both in the U.S. and abroad—raising questions of privacy, academic freedom, and security, to Serena Jones at Holt (Macmillan), at auction.
DIET/HEALTH Founder and editor of the NY Times Well Blog Tara Parker-Pope's UNTITLED BOOK, about the uses of the latest research to cut through the massive confusion over food and diet to show the best way to eat, to Caroline Sutton at Hudson Street Press (Penguin Random House).