Wow, some actual deals to report on
First up, Alex Berenson, whose debut thriller THE FAITHFUL SPY was released a few months ago by Random House, makes a switch:
New York Times reporter Alex Berenson’s two new untitled novels,
featuring the protagonist from The Faithful Spy, a CIA agent who has
infiltrated al-Qaeda, to Neil Nyren at Putnam, by Heather Schroder at
Next, Shalom Auslander’s memoir deal has finally been announced, and it looks like he followed his editor for the fabulous short story collection BEWARE OF GOD from one house to the next:
Shalom Auslander’s FORESKIN’S LAMENT, a memoir of growing up in an
orthodox religious community and the author’s life-long struggle with
the consistently angry God he met there, to Geoffrey Kloske at
Riverhead, by Jaime Wolf of Pelosi Wolf Effron & Spates (world).
And finally, I must read this biography when it’s published:
Larry Tye’s SATCHEL, a biography of Satchel Paige and the story of
desegegration in the US, to Will Murphy at Random House, at auction, by
Jill Kneerim at Kneerim & Williams (NA).
Don’t look back…someone might be gaining on you.