11:00am PT by Andy Lewis, Rebecca Ford
Rights Available! True Tale of a Syrian Teen Refugee Up for Grabs
A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea (Flatiron) by Melissa Fleming
The timing for this late January release is opportune. Fleming, chief spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, tells the true story of a teenage Syrian girl who survived violent revolt, smugglers and a shipwreck to make it to safety.
"To Obama With Love, and Hate, and Desperation" (The New York Times Magazine) by Jeanne Marie Laskas
This inside look at how President Obama’s White House staff sifted through 10,000 letters a day over eight years provides an unfiltered glimpse at the nation’s dreams, struggles and hopes.
This story first appeared in the Feb. 10 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.