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Glenn Greenwald Lands Deal To Write About Edward Snowden & NSA

Investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald will write a book about Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency and government surveillance. Henry Holt’s Metropolitan Books imprint will publish the book in March 2014.

Greenwald broke the explosive Snowden scoop at the Guardian, and he remains “the only reporter to have received Snowden’s full cache of documents.” Writers House agent Dan Conaway negotiated the deal with Metropolitan publisher Sara Bershtel. Here’s more from the release:

The book, as yet untitled, will be published in March 2014 and contain new revelations exposing the extraordinary cooperation of private industry and the far-reaching consequences of the government’s program, both domestically and abroad … Metropolitan published Greenwald’s most recent book With Liberty and Justice for Some in 2011.

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23 Thriller Writers ‘Face Off’ in Upcoming Anthology

International Thriller Writers (ITW) curated an 11-story anthology that pits 23 different thriller authors in a historic Face Off. Here’s more about the collection:

The stories in Face Off will feature such pairings as Michael Connelly’s Hieronymous “Harry” Bosch joining forces with Dennis Lehane’s Patrick Kenzie in the story “Red Eye” and John Sandford’s Lucas Davenport teaming up with Jeffery Deaver’s Lincoln Rhyme in “Rhymes with Prey.”

Simon & Schuster will publish the story anthology in June 2014. Senior editor Sarah Knight negotiated the deal with Dan Conaway of Writers House. Novelist and collection editor David Baldacci called it a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

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Activist Group Anonymous Shops for Book Deal

Gregg Housh and Barrett Brown, two known members of the activism group Anonymous, have teamed up with Writers House literary agent Dan Conaway to shop around for a book deal.

According to The New York Observer, Housh has served as Anonymous’ unofficial spokesperson since 2008. Brown used to share those duties with him, but “quit” earlier this year. Conaway revealed that the writers will be meeting with several publishers about this project.

Here’s more from the article: “An authoritative book would make the organization and its activism accessible beyond media coverage and, among other things, those other books on the matter, Mr. Housh noted, as he bemoaned the dearth of accurate information on the subject…Mr. Housh characterized the ambition of the proposed book as one that extends beyond simply having a bestseller.”

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