10:00am PT by Tatiana Siegel and Andy Lewis
Rights Available! Post-Apocalyptic Debut in the Vein of 'Hunger Games' and 'Station Eleven'
Less (Lee Boudreaux Books, July 2017) by Andrew Sean Greer
Agencies: CAA, Janklow & Nesbit
Winning the Pulitzer should get the novelist off the sidelines in Hollywood; his four earlier books have seen options come and go. Here, Arthur Less avoids his 50th birthday and ex's wedding by accepting invites to the world's most offbeat literary festivals.
The Wolves of Winter (Scribner, Jan. 2) by Tyrell Johnson
Agency: ICM Partners
This postapocalyptic debut set in an America wracked with pandemic and nuclear winter is 2018's hottest debut. Evoking Station Eleven and The Hunger Games, it follows a woman whose life in the Yukon is disrupted by a stranger with links to her past.
This story first appeared in the April 25 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.