Sobel Weber Associates, Inc.

Foreign Rights

   
Haylen Beck HERE AND GONE (Crown)
The children of a young mother driving across America in flight from an abusive husband are taken from her and seem to vanish. Film rights for HERE AND GONE sold to Random House Studio in conjunction with Meridian Entertainment
     
  Verus
Domino
HarperCollins
DTV
Metaixmio
Volt
Alexandra
Yediot
La Nave di Teseo
Czarza Owca
Presenca
Herg Benet
Salamandra
Harvill Secker
Brazil
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Greece
Holland
Hungary
Israel
Italy
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Spain
U.K.
     
  LOST YOU (Crown)
When a young boy goes missing, his desperate mother turns to the police. They manage to track down the kidnapper, but she refuses to release the boy, claiming that she is his mother.
     
  Verus
Domino
HarperCollins
DTV
Volt
Yediot
La Nave di Teseo
Harvill Secker
Brazil
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Holland
Israel
Italy
U.K.
   
William Boyle CITY OF MARGINS [March 2020] (Pegasus)
The lives of lost souls intersect in Southern Brooklyn in the early 1990's - with death the only possible result.
   
  Gallmeister
Polar Verlag
No Exit Press
France
Germany
U.K.
     
  A FRIEND IS A GIFT YOU GIVE YOURSELF (Pegasus)
In a disparate pairing, two women in their 60's - the widow of a Mafia captain and an ex-porn star - join forces in some of the funniest and deadliest scenes in fiction.
   
  Beta
Gallmeister
Polar Verlag
Bungeishunju
Wizard Media Limited
No Exit Press
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Japan
Poland
U.K.
   
Tim Dorsey Lovable psychopath Serge Storms and his sidekick Coleman cut a murderous path through the Sunshine State in twenty-three adventures (and counting) from the king of mayhem, New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey
   
  Foreign Sales of Titles in this Series include:
  Rivages - France
AST - Russia
Prelude Books - U.K.
   
  NAKED CAME THE FLORIDA MAN [January 2020] (William Morrow)
Serge and Coleman embark on a new - and somewhat macabre - tour of Florida in search of the best cemeteries and tombstones of the famous and infamous in the state. Along the way, they run into conmen and hustlers who end up on the receiving end of Serge's deadly but creative style of justice. More and more, day after day, Serge and Coleman are becoming the Florida Man.
   
Jake Hinkson DRY COUNTY (Pegasus)
A Southern minister is driven to kill his blackmailer.
   
  Gallmeister France
   
Robert Jordan WARRIOR OF THE ALTAII (Tor)
Before his monumental WHEEL OF TIME series, Robert Jordan wrote a fantasy novel that has never been published - until now.
   
  Hangar 7
Bragelonne
Piper Verlag
Fantastikos Kosmos
Luitingh-Sijthoff
Fanucci Editore
Zysk i s-ka
Leguna
Planeta
Tor
Croatia
France
Germany
Greece
Holland 
Italy
Poland
Serbia
Spain
U.K.
   
Eugenia Kim THE KINSHIP OF SECRETS (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
From the award-winning author of THE CALLIGRAPHER'S DAUGHTER, the riveting story of two sisters, one raised in the U.S., the other in South Korea, and the family that kept them bound together even as the Korean War kept them apart.
   
  Bloomsbury
U.K.
   
Viet Thanh Nguyen
THE REFUGEES (Grove)
A short story collection.
   
  Arab Scientific Publishers
Shanghai Translation Publishing
Belfond
Karl Blessing Verlag
Uitgeverij Marmer
Babel
Neri Pozza
SolumBokvennen
Elsinore - 20/20
Editura Art
Planeta
Tranan
Marco Polo Press
Epsilon Yayinlari
Corsair
Phuong Nam
Arabic
China
France
Germany
Holland
Israel
Italy
Norway
Portugal
Romania
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Turkey
U.K.
Vietnam
   
  THE COMMITTED [forthcoming] (Grove)
The sequel to the author's award-winning debut novel, THE SYMPATHIZER, which opens in Paris.
   
  Alfaguara/Companhia das Letras
Belfond
Karl Blessing Verlag
Neri Pozza
Hayakawa
Elsinore: 20/20
Corsair
Brazil
France
Germany
Italy
Japan
Portugal
U.K.
   
Brian Panowich BULL MOUNTAIN (Putnam)
A multi-generational story of a violent criminal family in rural Georgia in this novel and its sequel. Film rights optioned by ITV.
   
  Shanghai Translation Publishing
Actes Sud
Suhrkamp
NN Editore
Siruela
Head of Zeus
China
France
Germany
Italy
Spain
U.K.
   
  LIKE LIONS [sequel] (St. Martin's)
   
  Shanghai Translation Publishing
Actes Sud
Suhrkamp
NN Editore
Siruela
Head of Zeus
China
France
Germany
Italy
Spain
U.K.
     
  HARD CASH VALLEY [May 2020] (St. Martin's)
(Formerly titled YEAR OF THE ROOSTER)
The stakes are huge in the violent world of cockfights, and when a child stumbles upon a way to beat the system, he becomes the target of men who will stop at nothing to win.
   
  Actes Sud France
   
Richard Russo CHANCES ARE... (Knopf)
A new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author brings together three old friends to delve into the disappearance of the woman they all loved.
     
  Host
La Table Ronde
Dumont Verlag
Signatuur/Bruna
Neri Pozza
Phantom Press
Alfaguara
Allen + Unwin
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Holland
Italy
Russia
Spain
U.K.
   
Peter Swanson BEFORE SHE KNEW HIM (William Morrow)
What starts with a neighborly dinner invitation spirals into madness and obsession that can only end in murder.
   
  Aser-Elkotob
Bookmedia
Gallmeister
Blanvalet
Dani Books
Einaudi
Tokyo Sogensha
Prunsoop
Cappelen Damm
Yabanci Yayinlari
Faber & Faber
Arabic
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea
Norway
Turkey
U.K.
     
  EIGHT PERFECT MURDERS [March 2020] (William Morrow)
A bookseller finds himself in danger when a killer starts using the shopkeeper's list of fiction's most unsolvable murders as a blueprint for violence.
   
  Soft Press
Cappelen Damm
Faber & Faber
Bulgaria
Norway
U.K.
     
John Woods LADY CHEVY [Summer 2020] (Pegasus)
In this gripping debut novel, a young woman desperate to escape the toxic results of fracking in her hometown gets caught up in a web of violence. A novel reminiscent of Blood Meridian.
  Albin Michel  France 
   
  SOMETHING TENDER [forthcoming]
Set in the dark hills of Appalachian Ohio, these powerful stories tell of the effects of the intergenerational trauma, how the past haunts the present, and how individuals are transformed by their environment. 
  Albin Michel  France