Sobel Weber Associates, Inc.

Foreign Rights

     
David Abrams BRAVE DEEDS (Grove)
  A squad of AWOL soliders cross war-torn Baghdad on foot to attend their commanding officer's funeral in this gripping novel of perseverance and honor.
   
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
Uitgeverij Q
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.
     
  FOR WE ARE MANY [forthcoming] (Crown)
  When tech entrepreneur Casey McKenna makes a throwaway comment in an interview, she has no idea it will put her and her children in danger. As the vicious attacks of internet trolls begin to spill over into the real world, Casey knows she must fight back or lose everything - perhaps even her life.
     
  Versus
Domino
HarperCollins
DTV
Uitgeverij Q
Yediot
La Nave di Teseo
Harvill Secker
Brazil
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Holland
Israel
Italy
U.K.
     
James Carlos Blake THE WAYS OF WOLFE (Grove)
  A manhunt ensues when the heir apparent to the Wolfe criminal dynasty and an inmate with ties to a major cartel are chased down the Rio Grande and into the desert after escaping prison.
     
  No Exit Press U.K.
   
  THE HOUSE OF WOLFE (Grove)
  When a member of the Wolfe family of notorious outlaws is kidnapped, her kin on both sides of the border try desperately to find her before it is too late.
     
  Rivages
No Exit Press
France
U.K.
   
  THE RULES OF WOLFE (Grove)
  An introduction to the Wolfes, a clan whose roots run deep on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border and whose prevailing interests straddle both sides of the law. 
     
  Rivages
No Exit Press
France
U.K.
   
William Boyle GRAVESEND (Broken River Books)
  The brother of a murder victim, just released from prison, seeks venegeance. Set in Brooklyn.
   
  Rivages
Polis
No Exit Press
France
Greece
U.K.
     
  THE LONELY WITNESS [Spring 2018] (Pegasus)
  A character-driven novel of murder and mayhem, involving a woman who lives a solitary life until she sees a man killed and, instead of calling the police, begins to track the killer.
   
  Gallmeister France
   
  A FRIEND IS A GIFT YOU GIVE YOURSELF [forthcoming]
  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.
   
  Gallmeister
No Exit Press
France
U.K.
   
Wiley Cash THE LAST BALLAD (Morrow)
  A mystery surrounds the murder of an activist millworker in the 1920's South.
     
  Faber & Faber U.K.
   
Chad Dundas MISSING PIECES [forthcoming] (Putnam)
  A returning veteran, suffering partial memory loss, finds himself implicated in a murder which has startling links to an unsolved murder in his past.
   
T. J. English THE CORPORATION [Spring 2018] (William Morrow)
The amazing true story of the rise and fall of a Cuban/American gang whose leaders were trained by the CIA for the Bay of Pigs Invasion and later supported as heroes. Film rights sold to Paramount for Leonardo DiCaprio/Appian Way; to star Benicio Del Toro
   
  Pan Macmillan
HarperCollins
Flammarion
Heyne
Piemme
Hayakawa
Otwarte
Debate
Blink
Australia
Brazil
France
Germany
Italy
Japan
Poland
Spain
U.K.
   
Jordan Harper
LOVE AND OTHER WOUNDS (Ecco) 
A gripping and violent debut story collection.
     
  Actes Sud
Simon & Schuster
France
U.K.
   
  SHE RIDES SHOTGUN (Ecco)
(U.K. title: A LESSON IN VIOLENCE)
  A father and his precocious daughter on the run from both the police and a vicious Aryan gang. Film rights sold in a major deal to multi-award winners Parkes + MacDonald with the author writing the script.
     
  Actes Sud
Ullstein
Einaudi
R.H. Korea Ltd.
Simon & Schuster
France
Germany
Italy
Korea
U.K.
   
  SAVAGE YEAR [forthcoming]
  A high school teacher seemingly gets away with a triple homicide.
   
  Ullstein
Einaudi
Simon & Schuster
Germany
Italy
U.K.
     
Stuart Neville THOSE WE LEFT BEHIND (Soho Press)
Past horrors come to light as a woman detective investigates crimes in Northern Ireland. From an Edgar Award finalist. A Richard & Judy Selection.

  
  Rivages
Bruna
Sendik
Navona
Harvill Secker

France
Holland
Israel
Spain
U.K.

   
  SO SAY THE FALLEN (Soho Press)
Detective Serena Flanagan is called to the scene of an apparent suicide. As she picks at the threads of the dead man's life, a disturbing picture emerges and she realizes the wealthy widow is not what she seems...
     
  Harvill Secker U.K.
   
Viet Thanh Nguyen
THE SYMPATHIZER (Grove)
A literary spy novel set in Saigon and Los Angeles. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as the MWA Edgar Award for Best First Novel, the ALA Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and the Center for Fiction's Debut Novel Award.
   
  Arab Scientific Publishers
Alfaguara
Empuries
Shanghai Translation Publishing
Jota
Belfond
Karl Blessing Verlag
Utopia
Uitgeverij Marmer
Alexandra
Babel
Neri Pozza
Hayawaka
Minumsa
Muza
Elsinore - 20/20
Editura Art
Corpus
Laguna
Absynt
Planeta
Tranan
Marco Polo Press
Epsilon Yayinlari
Corsair
Hemiro Ltd
Nha Nam
Arabic
Brazil
Catalan
China
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Greece
Holland
Hungary
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia
Slovakia
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Turkey
U.K.
Ukraine
Vietnam
   
  THE REFUGEES (Grove)
A short story collection.
   
  Arab Scientific Publishers
Shanghai Translation Publishing
Belfond
Uitgeverij Marmer
Neri Pozza
SolumBokvennen
Elsinore - 20/20
Editura Art
Planeta
Tranan
Marco Polo Press
Epsilon Yayinlari
Corsair
Phuong Nam
Arabic
China
France
Holland
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 - 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, Winter 2018] (Head of Zeus)
   
  Shanghai Translation Publishing
Actes Sud
Suhrkamp
NN Editore
Head of Zeus
China
France
Germany
Italy
U.K.
   
Dr. Rajiv Parti with Paul Perry
DYING TO WAKE UP (Atria)
The story of Parti's exceptional Near Death Experience and his resulting philosophy of 
self-healing. With a forward by Dr. Raymond Moody.
   
  Allen & Unwin
Sextante
Euromedia
Gyldendal
Tredaniel
Ansata
UAB Eugrimas
Cappelen Damm
Illuminatio
Eksmo
Ikar
Planeta
Livsenergi/Bra Forlag
Hay House
Australia
Brazil
Czech Republic
Denmark
France
Germany
Lithuania
Norway
Poland
Russia
Slovakia
Spain
Sweden
U.K.
 

 

Richard Russo

EVERYBODY'S FOOL (Knopf)
The follow-up to the author's beloved novel NOBODY'S FOOL, set ten years later, returning to the small town of North Bath, New York, and featuring some of the same quirky characters.

     
  Citic Press Corporation
La Table Ronde
DuMont
Signatuur
Navona
Allen & Unwin U.K.
China
France
Germany
Holland
Spain
U.K.
   
  TRAJECTORY (Knopf)
  A book of short fiction comprised of four novellas, TRAJECTORY proves that Richard Russo is the master of every genre. Just as in his novels, Russo manages to create characters that jump off the page and tug at the heart.
   
  La Table Ronde
DuMont Verlag
Navona
Allen & Unwin U.K.
France
Germany
Spain
U.K.
   
Laura Lee Smith THE ICE HOUSE [December 2017] (Grove)
  From a writer of wry humor and warmth, a heartrending tale of a man on the verge - of losing his livelihood and of losing forever his relationship with his only son.
   
Peter Swanson THE GIRL WITH A CLOCK FOR A HEART (William Morrow)
  A debut literary thriller in which a man living an unexceptional life is lured into a web of 
murder and intrigue when the woman who was his first love re-enters his life. Finalist for Los Angeles Times Book Prize
   
  Novo Conceito
Ciela Publishing House
Ara Llibres
Chinese Friendship Publishing
Anton & Ludwig
Calmann-Levy
Blanvalet
Cargo/De Bezige Bik
Einaudi
Village Books
Purunsoop
Kontinent
Cappelen Damm
Albatros
Presenca
Azbooka
Planeta
Eurasian
Altin Kitaplar
Faber & Faber
Brazil
Bulgaria
Catalan
China
Denmark
France
Germany
Holland
Italy
Japan
Korea
Latvia
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Russia
Spain
Taiwan
Turkey
U.K.
   
  THE KIND WORTH KILLING (William Morrow)
  A twisty tale involving two psychopathic women who know how to get away with murder. U.K. Crime Writers Association Steel Dagger nominee. A Richard & Judy selection and an international bestseller.
   
 
Globo
Bard
Ara Llibres
Chinese Friendship Publishing
Znanje
Paseka
Anton & Ludwig
Paikese Kirjastus
Calmann-Levy
Blanvalet
Dioptra Publishing
Cargo/De Bezige Bij
GeneralPress
Dani Books
Einaudi
Tokyo Sogensha Ltd.
Purunsoop
Kontinent
Alma Littera Ltd.
Sakam Knigi
Cappelen Damm
Marginesy
Presenca
Litera
Byblos Ltd.
Laguna
Aktuell
Planeta
Kalla Kulor Forlag
Eurasian
Jamsai
Altin Kitaplar
Faber & Faber

Brazil
Bulgaria
Catalan
China
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
France
Germany
Greece
Holland
Hungary
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea
Latvia
Lithuania
Macedonia
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia
Slovakia
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
U.K.

     
  HER EVERY FEAR (William Morrow)
  Fleeing the trauma of her past, a young Englishwoman swaps apartments with a cousin in Boston - only to be confronted with her worst nightmares.
   
  Paikese Kirjastus
Calmann Levy
Blanvalet
GeneralPress
Dani Books
Einaudi
Tokyo Sogensha Ltd.
Prunsoop
Cappelen Damm
Marginesy
Hemiro Ltd
Altin Kitaplar
Faber & Faber
Estonia
France
Germany
Hungary
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea
Norway
Poland
Russia
Turkey
U.K.
     
  ALL THE BEAUTIFUL LIES [Spring 2018] (William Morrow)
  A grieving son, a manipulative woman, and a heartbroken mistress end up on a collision course in small town Maine, where death stalks the innocent and the guilty.
   
  Blanvalet
GeneralPress
Cappelen Damm
Marginesy
Faber & Faber
Germany
Hungary
Norway
Poland
U.K.