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In Ohio in the 1970s, a Chinese American family is shocked when the body of their teenaged daughter, Lydia, is found in the local lake. The investigation into Lydia’s death rips the family apart as long-kept secrets finally emerge.
The high-concept dystopian story, set in a near-future world where people can download an omnipresent social media feed directly into their brains, is already generating tons of buzz on the TV and film rights market.
Douglas Schofield, the author of Succession and Flight Risks, has a new legal thriller on the rights market, Time of Departure. The TV and film rights are currently available.
A Florida state prosecutor is as tough as they come, though not everyone loves her for it. When a highway project construction crew unearths two skeletons in a common grave, she reopens an investigation into a string of abductions that took place before she was born.
The rights to philanthropy expert David Callahan’s latest book, The Givers: Big Philanthropy and the New Power Elite Shaping Our Future, have hit the market.
A sprawling account of how a rising army of billionaire philanthropists is trying to shape nearly corner of society, from education to poverty to medicine, and asking hard questions about how their growing power squares with democratic values and the public interest.
Pitched as a contemporary Basketball Diaries in the vein of Augustin Burroughs and Bill Clegg, the non-fiction spans Lansky’s teenage years, providing a unique first-hand look at teenage adderall abuse set in the world of NYC’s elite private schools.
Lansky has had his work appear in numerous publications, including New York magazine, The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Billboard, The Huffington Post, Out, Grantland, and MTV.com.
Set for publication on August 11th, 2015 via Henry Holt and Co., the chilling novel centers on a young wife who takes on a new job at an enigmatic organization that pits her against the dark machinations of the universe.
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Logline: When concert-level violinist Jake Heckum returns to his rural Western town to visit his simple-minded brother William “Buddy” Heckum, he learns that Buddy has fallen under the influence of murderous ganglord, Julius Hench, who has turned the gullible Buddy into a killing machine. Now, Buddy wants to quit the gang and join Jake in New York, but Hench has no intention of letting his prize hit-man go so easily.