Tell Me How This Ends Well (Hogarth, April) by David Samuel Levinson
Agency: Gotham Group
The Pushcart Prize nominee's darkly comic novel, set in a 2022 rife with anti-Semitism and terror, finds the adult Jacobson children plotting to murder their abusive father over Passover Seder in L.A. A recent signing at West Hollywood's Book Soup was SRO.
"The All-True, Unbelievable, Death-Defying Tale of the World's Greatest Paraplegic Surfer" (Men's Journal, May) by Ariel Leve
Agencies: ICM, Rob Weisbach
Paralyzed in a 1998 carjacking, Bruno Hansen, the World Adaptive Surfing champ, survived the 2004 tsunami in a boat off Thailand.
This story first appeared in the April 26 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.