Full Agent Profile: Esther Newberg


Esther Newberg

International Creative Management (ICM)
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    Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense | Short Stories | Middle Grade

    History | Celebrity | Biography | How-To | Business | Narrative | Cultural/Social Issues

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    • Represents many celebrity and best-selling authors

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    Fiction | Literary Fiction | Short Stories
    MacArthur fellow, New Yorker contributor and PEN/Hemingway finalist George Saunders' TENTH OF DECEMBER, his first story collection in six years, to Andy Ward at Random House, for publication in fall 2012, by Esther Newberg at ICM (NA).

    Commercial Fiction | Short Stories
    NYT bestselling author Pete Hamill's THE CHRISTMAS KID AND OTHER BROOKLYN STORIES, a collection of stories set in his beloved hometown, to Asya Muchnick for Little, Brown, by Esther Newberg of ICM (NA).

    Fiction | Middle Grade
    Former NFL star linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons and NYT bestselling author Tim Green's three new sports novels, featuring authentic, high-action accounts of the trials and triumphs that come with being a young athlete, to Barbara Lalicki at Harper Children's, by Esther Newberg at ICM (NA).

    Fiction | Middle Grade
    Sports columnist and NYT bestselling author of Travel Team and Heat, Mike Lupica's GAME CHANGERS, a new series starting with the story of a fifth grader who things he deserves to be the starting quarterback on his football team instead of the coach's son, with the next two books to center around basketball and baseball, to Debra Dorfman at Scholastic, in a three-book deal, for publication beginning in May 2012, by Esther Newberg at ICM (World).

    Non-Fiction | Biography
    Vanity Fair contributing editor Michael Shnayerson's THE SON ALSO RISES: A First Biography of Andrew Cuomo, a look at the New York State governor's life, from his early days running his father Mario's first gubernatorial election campaign in 1982 to the present, to Deb Futter at Grand Central, by Esther Newberg at ICM (World).

    The Brand New Kid
    Author:   Katie Couric
    Genres:   Children's
    Publisher:   Doubleday Books; 1st edition (November 1, 2000)
    An illustrated book that introduces two little girls who show true compassion when a not-so-ordinary boy joins their classroom
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    We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses
    Author:   Elizabeth M. Norman
    Genres:   History | Women's Issues
    Publisher:   Random House; (May 1, 1999)
    A biography about a group of army and navy nurses that survived the terrors and suffering of war and internment camps
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    Blow Fly: A Scarpetta Novel
    Author:   Patricia Cornwell
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   Putnam Publishing Group; (October 13, 2003)
    Dr. Kay Scarpetta has left Virginia in quest of peace but instead finds herself drawn into baffling, horrific murders in Florida; there she becomes entangled in an international conspiracy that confronts her with the shock of her life
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    Difficult Conversations
    Author:   Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen, Roger Fisher
    Genres:   How-To | Cultural/Social Issues
    Publisher:   Viking Books; (February 1, 1999)
    Bringing together the insights of such diverse disciplines as law, organizational behavior, cognitive, family and social psychology and "dialogue" studies, this book illustrates how to handle the challenges involved in effectively resolving "difficult conversations," whether in an interpersonal, business or political context
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    The Lexus and the Olive Tree
    Author:   Thomas L. Friedman
    Genres:   Cultural/Social Issues
    Publisher:   Farrar, Straus and Giroux; (June 15, 2000)
    An investigation of globalization, the most significant socioeconomic trend in the world today, and how it is affecting everything we do--economically, politically, and culturally-abroad and at home
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    Strip Tease
    Author:   Carl Hiaasen
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense | Offbeat/Quirky
    Publisher:   Warner Books; Reprint edition (July 1, 1994) paperback
    A smart topless dancer and a cool but clueless cop join forces to trap a dirty congressman, aided by one of the funniest cast of characters ever collected in a suspense novel
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    Ted Williams
    Author:   Leigh Montville
    Genres:   Sports | Celebrity | Biography
    Publisher:   Doubleday; 1st edition (April 13, 2004)
    The definitive biography of baseball legend Ted Williams that fans have been waiting for
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    The Brand You 50
    Author:   Tom Peters
    Genres:   How-To | Business
    Publisher:   Alfred A. Knopf; (September 1, 1999)
    Author Peters believes that surviving in corporate America means not blending in but standing out
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    Author:   Stephen Hunter
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster; (October 7, 2003)
    Arkansas state policeman Earl Swagger flies off to Cuba in 1953 to act as a bodyguard for "Boss" Harry Etheridge, a rainmaking Southern congressman who proposes investigating the influence of New York gangsters on the Guantanamo Naval Base
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