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Forrest Gander won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for his poetry collection BE WITH (New Directions, August 2018). In 2018, BE WITH was also nominated for the National Book Award and named “Best Poetry Book” by Publishers Weekly.

“Life, death, and every minor phenomenon in between feels more vivid in Gander’s heartbreaking work.”—Publishers Weekly

French rights to BE WITH are available.




NEED by Joelle Charbonneau (HMH, 2015), published in France by Milan in October 2016, won the prix Incorruptibles 2018/2019 in the 3e/lycée category.



COCKTAIL CODEX by Alex Day, Nick Fauchald, and David Kaplan won Best Book of the Year at the James Beard Awards. It’s the first time that this prestigious prize, equivalent to the Oscars in the food world, is claimed by a book on drinks.

“Alex, Nick, and Dave do an incredible job teaching us the basic building blocks of modern cocktails. Their unique insight gives us the tools to master the classics and create new recipes. This book is a must for all young and veteran bartenders alike.” —Leo Robitschek, bar director, The Nomad

French rights to COCKTAIL CODEX are available.


THE GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI by Chris Van Allsburgh (published in French by D’Eux in Quebec) will be adapted for the big screen by Fox/Disney. THE GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI is Chris Van Allsburgh’s first book, published in 1979, for which he received a Caldecott Honor.



Gina Frangello’s A LIFE IN MEN (Algonquin, 2014) will be adapted as a Netflix miniseries by Charlize Theron. Kristen Stewart and Riley Keough were cast for the main characters.

“In this bravura performance, a quantum creative leap, contrivances and all, Frangello astutely dissects the quandaries of female sexuality, adoption, terminal illness, and compound heartbreak in a torrent of tough-minded observations, audacious candor, and storytelling moxie.”—Booklist

French rights to A LIFE IN MEN 
are available.



Movie rights to RAYNE & DELILAH’S MIDNITE MATINEE by the excellent Jeff Zentner have been optioned by eOne (The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, The Walking Dead).

French rights to RAYNE & DELILAH'S 
MIDNITE MATINEE are available.



Several short stories from the collection CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD by Alexander Weinstein (Picador 2016) are being adapted for the big screen. “Saying Goodbye to Yang” was adapted for film by South-Korean director Kogonada, under the title After Yang, starring Colin Farrell.

“Darkly mesmerizing, fearless, and exquisitely written work. Stunning, harrowing, and brilliantly imagined.” ―Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven

French rights to CHILDREN OF THE NEW 
WORLD are available.