Sobel Weber Associates, Inc.

Foreign Rights

   
William Boyle CITY OF MARGINS (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
Bungeishunju
Polar Verlag
Wizard Media Limited
No Exit Press
Czech Republic
France
Japan
Germany
Poland
U.K.
   
Jake Hinkson DRY COUNTY (Pegasus)
A Southern minister is driven to kill his blackmailer.

  Gallmeister
Polar Verlag
Welbeck Publishing
France
Germany
U.K.
   
Viet Thanh Nguyen
THE SYMPATHIZER (Grove)
The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a nameless Vietnamese double agent. Also the winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel and the Carnegie medal for Excellence in Fiction.

  Arab Scientific Publishers
Alfaguara/Companhia das Letras
Empuries
Shanghai Translation Publishing
Jota
Belfond
Karl Blessing Verlag
Utopia
Uitgeverij Marmer
Alexandra
Babel
Neri Pozza
Hayakawa
Minumsa
Tyto Alba
NDSP Books
Muza
Elsinore - 20/20
Editura Art
Corpus
Laguna
Absynt
Planeta
Bokforlaget Tranan
Marco Polo Press
Epsilon Yayinlari
Hermiro Ltd.
Corsair
Nha Nam
Arabic
Brazil
Catalan
China
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Greece
Holland
Hungary
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea
Lithuania
Myanmar
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia
Slovakia
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Turkey
Ukraine
U.K.
Vietnam
  THE COMMITTED [Spring 2021] (Grove)
The sequel to the author's award-winning debut novel, THE SYMPATHIZER, set in Paris.

  Alfaguara/Companhia das Letras
Empuries
Belfond
Karl Blessing Verlag
Utopia
Uitgeverij Marmer
Neri Pozza
Hayakawa
Elsinore: 20/20
Planeta
Tranan
Marco Polo Press
Corsair
Brazil
Catalan
France
Germany
Greece
Holland
Italy
Japan
Portugal
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
U.K.
  CHICKEN OF THE SEA (McSweeney's)
From father/son authors Viet Thanh Nguyen and five-year-old Ellison Nguyen, a whimsical and unexpected adventure tale that invites you aboard a pirate ship manned by a crew of intrepid chickens. Illustrated by Thi Bui and Hien Bui-Stafford.
   
Brian Panowich BULL MOUNTAIN (Putnam)
The multi-generational story of a violent criminal family in rural Georgia. Film rights optioned by ITV. "Best First Novel"--International Thriller Writers

  Shanghai Translation Publishing
Actes Sud
Suhrkamp
NN Editore
Siruela
Head of Zeus

China
France
Germany
Italy
Spain
U.K.

  LIKE LIONS [sequel to BULL MOUNTAIN] (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 (St. Martin's)
(Formerly titled YEAR OF THE ROOSTER)
The stakes are high 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
NN Editore
Welbeck Publishing
France
Italy
U.K.
   
Richard Russo CHANCES ARE... (Knopf)
A new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author brings together three old friends, who delve into the disappearance of the woman they all loved.

  Host
Klim
La Table Ronde
Dumont Verlag
Signatuur/Bruna
Neri Pozza
Phantom Press
Alfaguara
Allen + Unwin U.K.
Czech Republic
Denmark
France
Germany
Holland
Italy
Russia
Spain
U.K.
   
Michael Sears TOWER OF BABEL [Spring 2021] (Soho)
The award-winning crime novelist (BLACK FRIDAYS) launches a new series set in the ethnically diverse borough of Queens, New York. 
   
Peter Swanson EIGHT PERFECT MURDERS (William Morrow)
A bookseller finds himself in danger when a killer starts using his list of fiction's most unsolvable murders as a blueprint for violence.

  Soft Press
Guomai Culture & Media Co. Ltd.
Gallmeister
Blanvalet
Piemme
Prunsoop
Cappelen Damm
Eksmo
Siruela
Sharp Point Press
Faber & Faber
Bulgaria
China
France
Germany
Italy
Korea
Norway
Russia
Spain
Taiwan
U.K.
  EVERY VOW YOU BREAK (William Morrow)
   Faber & Faber  U.K.
     
John Woods LADY CHEVY (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 
NN Editore

France 
Italy

  SOMETHING TENDER [forthcoming]
Set in the dark hills of Appalachian Ohio, these powerful stories tell of the effects of intergenerational trauma, how the past haunts the present, and how individuals are transformed by their environment. 
  Albin Michel  France