The story of the unlikely, continuing and eventually richly satisfying relationship between a midlife daughter and her father after his death. Death rituals, new family dynamics, grief and memory allow her to get to know her father once she has lost him in a way that she never did in when he was alive. (University of Nevada Press/World Rights/June 2018)
Novelist Susan Gilbert-Collins, author of the delightful novel, Starting from Scratch, shared with us what she’s reading now.
From the popular thirty-something Psychology Today blogger–Valley Girl with a Brain–comes a self-help book that doesn’t want you to change. Kim draws on personal experience as well as the latest scientific findings to shed light on why we do the things we do when it comes to relationships. (Skyhorse Publishing, World Rights, 2018)
Tuesdays with Morrie meets The Last Lecture when a devoted student, friend and protege of Elie Wiesel–one of the world’s greatest thinkers, author of more than 40 books, and teacher for four decades–takes us into the sacred space of the classroom, and shares the remarkable interactions and lessons he witnesses there about what it means to be human, how to live with the past and in the present. Ariel Burger is a rabbi, , teacher, veteran of the world of Jewish philanthropy and education, and a visual artist. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, North American Rights, September 2018)
From the author of UNDERGROUND AIRLINES and THE LAST POLICEMAN, a genre-bending thriller. (Mulholland Books/Little Brown, division of Hachette, World Rights, 2018) Also included in the deal is a second, untitled novel.
An evocative sequel to the beloved Broadway musical, Fiddler on the Roof that imagines the plight of Hodel as she searches for her fiance in a Siberian labor camp, by the actor who has played Tzeitel and Hodel respectively on the stage in New York and London. The publisher has also bought White Hot Grief Parade, a remarkable memoir about Silber’s loss of her father to cancer at age eighteen. (World Rights/Pegasus/Spring 2017 for Anatevka and 2018 for the memoir).