Rights Available! John Green's Follow-Up to 'The Fault in Our Stars'

Green's 'Turtles All the Way Down' and George Pelecanos' 'The Man Who Came Uptown' are both ripe for optioning.
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'Turtles All the Way Down' by John Green

Turtles All the Way Down (Dutton, Oct. 10) by John Green
Agency: UTA

Green's follow-up to 2012's megahit The Fault in Our Stars is about an obsessive-compulsive 16-year-old girl who searches for a fugitive billionaire. The author, who signed 200,000 copies for fans, says the mental illness aspect is inspired by his own struggles.

The Man Who Came Uptown (Mulholland Books/Hachette Book Group, August 2018) by George Pelecanos
Agencies: WME (film), ICM (book)

Buyers are already clamoring for a look at The Deuce co-creator's Washington, D.C.-set novel about a librarian, a parolee and a detective whose lives become intertwined.

This story first appeared in the Sept. 27 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.