Latest Book Deals (Courtesy of PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 5 March 2010)

Latest e-letter from Publishers Weekly has announcement of the following deals:

Fiction by First-Time Novelists:

  • “Four-time winner of Mexican National Theater Prize for Playwriting,” Sabina Berman’s debut novel The Woman Who Dove Into the Heart of the World, in a translation by Edith Grossman, to Holt for publication in Summer 2011, UK rights to Simon & Schuster UK, “at auction”
  • n + 1  editor Chad Harbach’s first novel, The Art of Fielding, “about love, youth, ambition, family and sports . . .  it tracks a difficult passage in the lives of the college president, his wayward daughter, and a preternaturally talented shortstop and his teammates”, to Little, Brown.
  • Kevin Anderson’s Night of the Living Trekkies, “a mash up mixing a zombie apocalypse with the enduring mythology of Star Trek”, to Quirk Books

General/ Other

  • Susan Woodring’s Goliath, “focusing on the interior lives of a clutch of the town’s citizens, including the scion of the furniture business, whose suicide sets the events of the book in motion, and his secretary and one-time lover whose relationships with her boss, daughter and a gentleman friend animate this novel,” to St. Martin’s “in a pre-empt”


  • Guggenheim fellow and professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln Rhonda Garelick’s “exploration of Coco Chanel, Antigone in Vogue, capturing not only the story of Chanel’s life and loves but her impact on 20th century culture,” to Random House

There were other deal announcements, such as Associated Press correspondent Kevin Maurer’s “inside look” at the lives of Special Forces troops in southern Afghanistan, but, alas, too many things are colliding in self’s brain at the moment, and self must now turn to completion of her daily tasks (such as a post office run).

Stay tuned, dear blog readers, stay tuned.

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