Rights Available! CBS PR Chief's Novel on Cheating Death

Stanley Bing's 'Immortal Life' and Joshua Max Feldman's 'Start Without Me' are both ripe for optioning.
Courtesy of Simon & Schuster
'Immortal Life' by Stanley Bing

Immortal Life (Simon & Schuster, Dec. 5) by Stanley Bing 
Agency: Gotham Group

The latest novel from business columnist Bing (who's actually CBS communications chief Gil Schwartz) follows a high-tech tycoon in the slightly distant future trying to cheat death by transferring his consciousness to a younger, more reluctant human.

Start Without Me (William Morrow, Oct. 17) by Joshua Max Feldman
Agency: ICM Partners

Just in time for potential buyers to read during their Thanksgiving break, this novel, from the author of the critically acclaimed The Book of Jonah, takes place over a single Turkey Day in which two strangers' lives intersect at an airport restaurant.

This story first appeared in the Nov. 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.