11:00am PT by Rebecca Ford, Andy Lewis
Rights Available! The 'Silicon Valley' Writer's Book That His Ex-Bosses Didn't Want You to Read
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).