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DreamWorks Acquires Matthew Quick’s New Novel

The Silver Linings Playbook author Matthew Quick (pictured, via) has landed a two-book deal with HarperCollins.

Quick’s next novel, entitled The Good Luck of Right Now, is scheduled for release in spring 2014. Deadline reports that DreamWorks has already snatched up the film rights. The film adaptation of The Silver Linings Playbook has earned eight Oscar nominations.

The new book stars a character named Bartholomew NeilAccording to Entertainment Weekly, Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc. literary agent Douglas Stewart described the story as “a pilgrimage of sorts, [where Neil is] headed to Canada with his new librarian girl-crush, her foul-mouthed but loving brother, and the local priest who has just been kicked out of his parish.” (via Philly.com)

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