Archives for August 2021
Naomi Gibbs will join as executive editor at Pantheon on Sept. 7, reporting to Lisa Lucas. She was previously at HMH.
Paula Hawkins and Lemony Snicket lead this week’s fiction releases, while nonfiction includes The Washington Post and Craig Whitlock on The Afghanistan Papers. Also new this week are titles by Johanna Mo and Natasha Lester, both excerpted and available for download in our Buzz Books 2021: Spring/Summer sampler. 9 new works of fiction https://bookshop.org/lists/new-fiction-publishing-august-31 https://shop.aer.io/publishers_lunch/cl/New_Fiction_Publishing_August_/219778 3 new nonfiction titles https://bookshop.org/lists/new-nonfiction-publishing-august-31 https://shop.aer.io/publishers_lunch/cl/New_Nonfiction_Publishing_August_/219779 We consult a number of sources in compiling our weekly lists and PM members can see our lists for the coming three months through this reference page. But if you want to make sure your key titles are on our radar, […]
William Morrow will publish a new anthology of short stories featuring Agatha Christie’s Jane Marple. Fully authorized by Agatha Christie Ltd. and slated for publication by Harper Collins in the US and UK in September 2022, the book will feature 12 short stories by contributors including Leigh Bardugo, Alyssa Cole, Jean Kwok, Val McDermid, Karen M. McManus, and Ruth Ware. “It feels very exciting to allow this formidable selection of authors the opportunity to come up with new adventures and mysteries for Miss Marple. It is time for readers to rediscover Marple and I personally cannot wait to read the […]
Recent filings show at least part of the cost of the long-running dispute between former Foundry partners Yfat Reiss Gendell and Peter McGuigan: Following a court order that Foundry “advance attorneys’ fees and expenses to Gendell” to defend against the suit brought by McGuigan and Foundry, Gendell’s attorneys at Sher Tremonte submitted bills for “$157,181.49 in fees and expenses through our firm in connection with the defense of this action.” They contend “we have been conservative in identifying the fees for which we are seeking advancement,” omitting “work associated with defendants’ counterclaims [and] their opposition to plaintiffs’ motion to dismiss.” […]
Marlon James‘s second installment in his “African Game of Thrones” Dark Star trilogy — MOON WITCH, SPIDER KING — will be published February 15, 2022. The first in the series, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, is already being adapted for the screen by Michael B. Jordan.