10:30am PT by Andy Lewis, Tatiana Siegel
Rights Available! Tom Hanks' Debut Short Story Collection
Uncommon Type (Knopf, Oct. 17) by Tom Hanks
The two-time Oscar winner's first collection of short fiction has all the charm and wit one expects from the beloved actor and typewriter enthusiast, plus well-drawn, interesting characters. The book has shown up on every fall "must read" list.
The Cuban Affair (Simon & Schuster, Sept. 19) by Nelson DeMille
Agency: ICM Partners
Set in Key West and Havana, the novelist's latest debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times and USA Today best-seller lists. Fidel Castro's death in November 2016 hasn't dampened this thriller about $60 million hidden in Cuba before the revolution.
This story first appeared in the Oct. 4 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.