Quill and Quire

Foreign front: Aug. 3, 2005

HarperCollins Canada subsidiary rights manager Akka Janssen has sold German rights to Jeffrey Rosenthal’s Struck By Lightning: The Curious World… Read More »

Who rigs every Oscar night?

Key Porter Books publisher Jordan Fenn has commissioned John Lawrence Reynolds to write a new book about secret societies and… Read More »

Foreign front: July 27, 2005

Nicole Winstanley, subsidiary rights director at Westwood Creative Artists, has done good business in Serbia lately, selling Timothy Findley’s Pilgrim… Read More »

Oh, Canada

House of Anansi Press publisher Sarah MacLachlan has acquired André Alexis‘s Beauty and Sadness: A Look at Canadian Criticism and… Read More »

Foreign front: July 13, 2005

Agent Denise Bukowski has placed U.S. rights for another book from National Post columnist Rebecca Eckler, Knocked Down: How I… Read More »

Mystery heirloom

McClelland & Stewart senior editor Chris Bucci has acquired Canadian rights to a memoir by author Alan Bradley about his… Read More »

Gargoyle’s grin

Kevin Linder, managing editor of House of Anansi Press, has acquired a new book by Terry Murray which looks at… Read More »

Working girls

McClelland & Stewart vice-president and associate publisher Susan Renouf has purchased world English rights to a new self-help book for… Read More »

Reel deal: July 6, 2005

Agent Denise Bukowski has optioned David Bergen’s The Case of Lena S. to the Vancouver-based Crescent Entertainment. The deal was… Read More »