Rights Available! The 'Silicon Valley' Writer's Book That His Ex-Bosses Didn't Want You to Read

Dan Lyons' 'Disrupted,' which got caught up in an FBI investigation after his former bosses tried to suppress it, along with Brendan Kiely's 'The Last True Love Story,' are both ripe for optioning.
Courtesy of Hachette Book Group

This story first appeared in the April 8 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

The Last True Love Story by Brendan Kiely (Simon & Schuster)
Agencies: UTA, Rob Weisbach Creative Management

This YA novel, out in September, explores love, loss and classic rock through the eyes of a depressed teen who sets off on a cross-country trip with his crush and his grandfather to revisit the spot where the Alzheimer's-afflicted "Gpa" first kissed his wife.

Disrupted by Dan Lyons (Hachette)
Agencies: Fletcher & Co., ICM Partners

The Silicon Valley writer traces his path from veteran magazine journalist to "marketing fellow" at a hot startup to ex-techie in this scathingly funny account his former bosses tried to suppress (resulting in an FBI investigation, a firing and a resignation).