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Publishers Marketplace - February 16, 2017 - Non-fiction - Biography: Catherine Seltzer's MAN ON FIRE: The Life of Pat Conroy, traces the ways that Conroy's often improbable life inspired—and at time responded to—his fiction, and carefully considers Conroy as a paradoxical figure: mercurial and self-destructive on one hand, and keenly observant, generous, and charismatic on the other, to Conroy's longtime editor Nan Talese at Nan A. Talese, in a good deal, by Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (world English).
Publishers Marketplace - June 6, 2016 - Non-fiction - General/Other: Author of THE PRINCE OF TIDES Pat Conroy's A LOWCOUNTRY HEART: Reflections on a Writing Life, a new nonfiction collection of letters, interviews, and magazine articles spanning Conroy's long literary career, supplemented by touching pieces from Conroy's many friends, to Nan Talese at Nan A. Talese, for publication on October 25, 2016, by Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (World).
Publishers Marketplace - June 3, 2016 - Non-fiction: Illustrated/Art - NYT bestselling author of THE KITCHEN BOY, Robert Zimmermann, with illustrations by Christopher Bohnet's VANISHED SPLENDOR, a new coloring book depicting the richness of the last days of the Romanovs, allowing users to experience splendor, majesty, and mystery of lost Russia, to Iris Blasi at Pegasus, for publication in March 7, 2017, by Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (World English).
Publishers Marketplace - May 4, 2016 - Fiction debut - Kathleen Kenney's GIRL ON THE LEESIDE, set in the present day west of Ireland, the coming-of-age story of a sheltered young woman, whose mother was killed in an I.R.A. bombing in the North when she was two, who is then raised by her bachelor uncle with whom she shares a near obsessive passion for Irish folklore and poetry, but for her it is an escape that borders on fanaticism, until her protected world is turned on its axis with the arrival of two men, one from the present and one from the past, who visit her uncle's rural pub, necessitating Siobhan make a decision to either emerge from her cocoon or retreat back into a darker self, to Nan Talese at Nan A. Talese, by Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (NA).
Publishers Marketplace - May 4, 2016 - Fiction debut - Daren Wang's THE HIDDEN LIGHT OF NORTHERN FIRES, exploring through fiction a largely unknown Civil War-era story about the only town north of the Mason-Dixon to secede from the Union, set near the last stop on the underground railroad where abolitionist farmer Mary Willis helps smuggle runaway slaves to freedom in Canada, but when she falls in love with a fugitive, the weight of the war comes crashing down on her, pitched as inspired by the true history of Town Line, NY and the Willis family, to Laurie Chittenden at Thomas Dunne Books, by Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (NA).
Publishers Marketplace - April 7, 2016 - Fiction Debut- Jenny Williams's BITTER ROOT, set against the backdrop of Joseph Kony's war in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, pitched as the "Blood Diamond" of the illegal ivory trade in which a white aid worker from Germany and a young Ugandan woman band together to search for their loved ones who have gone suddenly missing in a searing exploration of family and war, to Quressa Robinson at Thomas Dunne Books, by Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (NA).
Publishers Marketplace - April 7, 2016 - Non-fiction: Illustrated/Art - Melissa Conroy's LOWCOUNTRY COLORING BOOK, black and white illustrations of Charleston, Savannah, the Sea Islands and Beyond, to Andra Miller at Algonquin, by Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (NA).
Publishers Marketplace - February 8, 2016 - Fiction debut - Melodie Winawer’s THE SCRIBE OF SIENA pitched as The Girl with a Pearl Earring meets Outlander, in which a twenty-first century female physician is transported back in time to Siena through a 14th century painter’s diary arriving in time to discover a Florentine conspiracy to destroy its rival city Siena as the Plague is about to devastate Italy in a tale of history, art and passion to Susan Moldow and Tara Parsons at Touchstone by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (WE)
Publishers Marketplace - February 8, 2016 - Simon Tolkien’s NO MAN’S LAND sweeping historical saga that tells the story of Adam Raine who grows from boy to man between the turbulent years of 1909 to 1919, starting life as an impoverished child in London who moves to a hard-living coal mining community and is subsequently adopted by the wealthy owner of an Edwardian country house, where he and the owner’s younger son become fierce rivals for the same girl, a rivalry that leads them to develop a murderous hatred for one another which affects all the characters around them, in a novel of faith, class, and war including the horrors of the Battle of the Somme which has profound effects on them all to Nan Talese at Nan A. Talese/Knopf Doubleday in a preempt in a good deal by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (NA)
Publishers Marketplace - January 25, 2016 - Julie Barton's DOG MEDICINE (initially published by Think Piece Publishing) a moving and engaging memoir capturing the anguish of depression, the slow path to recovery, and the astonishing way animals can heal even the most broken hearts and minds to Kathryn Court, President and Publisher of Penguin Books in a good deal by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (World English) Rights also sold in Holland to Ambo/Anthos by Michael Radulescu, France to Belfond by Anna Jarota Agency, and Korea to Influential by Danny Hong Agency all on behalf of Marly Rusoff & Associates.
Publishers Marketplace - October 9, 2015 - Jack Ewing's UNTITLED nonfiction book on the story of Volkswagen clean diesel fuel and how a "more, better, faster" ethos fueled one of the greatest frauds in corporate history to Paramount Pictures for feature film with Appian Way's Leonardo DiCaprio producing by Shari Smiley of The Gotham Group on behalf of Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates.
Publishers Marketplace - October 6, 2015 - New York Times Frankfurt-based business correspondent Jack Ewing's untitled book, pitched as the "Too Big To Fail" of the auto industry, the story of Volkswagen and how a "more, better, faster" ethos fueled one of the greatest frauds in corporate history affecting 11 million car owners on six continents, to John Glusman at Norton, in a significant deal, in a pre-empt, by Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (NA).
Publishers Marketplace - September 24, 2015 - THE AGE OF CONSENT by Robin Oliveira, author of The New York Times bestselling novel My Name Is Mary Sutter, brings Dr. Mary Sutter back in a novel that opens with the disappearance of two young girls in a devastating blizzard in a story that brings to mind novels such as “The Alienist” by Caleb Carr and "The House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton to Kathryn Court at Viking in a good deal by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (World).
Publishers Marketplace - September 24, 2015 - UNTITLED novel by New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry in which a woman’s harrowing mistake in the E.R upends her world, leading her to attempt to create a new life by returning to her family’s summer beach house with her brilliant but troubled teenaged daughter in tow, hoping for a little help from her two best childhood friends, but each of them arrive with their own secret baggage, in this novel of friendship, redemption and the power of a mother’s love to Jackie Cantor at Berkley/NAL in a two book good deal by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (WE).
Publishers Marketplace - June 30, 2015 - Kwei Quartey’s DEATH BY HIS GRACE, a new mystery novel in the Darko Dawson series to Juliet Grames at Soho Press by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (WE)
Publishers Marketplace - June 30, 2015 - Chandra Prasad’s DAMSELFLY, described as “Lord of the Flies meets Gossip Girl,” to Anamika Bhatnagar of Scholastic Publishers by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (WE)
Publishers Marketplace - June 30, 2015 - Daniel J. Pierson and Susan Stark’s REFLECTIONS FROM POPE FRANCIS, collection of excerpts of reflections, speeches and homilies from Pope Francis, along with an invitation to action in a journal-style book, to Andrew Yackira of Tarcher by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (NA and Spanish)
Publishers Marketplace - June 30, 2015 - Deena Goldstone’s SURPRISE ME an unexpected love story about two creative people who see more in each other than they see in themselves and how that faith transforms them to Nan A Talese at Knopf/Doubleday by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (NA)
Publishers Marketplace - June 30, 2015 - Talia Carner’s HOTEL MOSCOW, part thriller, part international intrigue, in which a New York investment manager and daughter of Holocaust survivors accepts an invitation to teach entrepreneurial skills to Russian business women struggling for survival in the corrupt outlaw world of Moscow after the fall of communism, to Katherine Nintzel of Wm. Morrow in a very nice deal by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (World)
Publishers Marketplace - June 29, 2015 - Ron Rash’s UNTITLED novel about two brothers who share responsibility for a murder and a collection of poetry to Megan Lynch at Ecco in a good deal by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (NA)
Publishers Marketplace - February 26, 2015 - Lisa Beazley’s THE SLOW NEWS SISTERS, a debut novel pitched as similar to the fiction of Liane Moriarity in which two married sisters and young mothers, one in New York, the other in Singapore, decide to reconnect by writing old fashioned letters to each other during the course of a year and how this correspondence changes their lives in surprising ways in this often funny and insightful novel to NAL’s Editorial Director Claire Zion in a good deal preempt by agent Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates. (World English)
 
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THE SUNDAY WIFE by Cassandra King
PRAGUE by Arthur Phillips
SONS OF HEAVEN by Terrence Cheng
STALKING THE DIVINE by Kristin Ohlson
THE KITCHEN BOY by Robert Alexander
THE SONG READER by Lisa Tucker
THE TURTLE WARRIOR by Mary Relindes Ellis
MAKING WAVES by Cassandra King
THE CANTERBURY PAPERS by Judith Healey
BEAUTIFUL INEZ by Bart Schneider
THE EGYPTOLOGIST by Arthur Phillips
ONE FOOT IN EDEN by Ron Rash
SAINTS AT THE RIVER by Ron Rash
THE WASP EATER by William Lychack
EARLY LEAVING by Judy Goldman
THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US by Masha Hamilton
THE INTERPRETER by Alice Kaplan
THE SAME SWEET GIRLS by Cassandra King
MAKING IT UP AS I GO ALONG by Maria T. Lennon
FREUD'S REQUIEM by Matthew von Unwerth
AND SHE WAS by Cindy Dyson
RASPUTIN'S DAUGHTER by Robert Alexander
THE MADONNAS OF LENINGRAD by Debra Dean
THE SPACE BETWEEN US by Thrity Umrigar
ONCE UPON A DAY by Lisa Tucker
WHY DO THEY ACT THAT WAY by David Walsh
THE JEWEL TRADER OF PEGU by Jeffrey Hantover
THE CURE FOR MODERN LIFE by Lisa Tucker
KEEPING THE HOUSE by Ellen Baker
THE WEDNESDAY SISTERS by Meg Waite Clayton
BREAKFAST WITH BUDDHA by Roland Merullo
CONFESSIONS OF A JANE AUSTEN ADDICT by Laurie Viera Rigler
WOODSBURNER by John Pipkin
MY NAME IS MARY SUTTER by Robin Oliveira
JERUSALEM MAIDEN by Talia Carner
PROOF OF HEAVEN by Mary Curran Hackett
 

 

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