Gary Sinise signs two-book deal with Thomas Nelson
(Publishers Weekly) Gary Sinise, the actor perhaps best known for his role as Lt. Dan in 1994’s Forrest Gump, signed a two-book deal with Thomas Nelson that includes a memoir, Grateful American, slated for publication by Nelson Books in February 2019. The book covers Sinise’s life story as well as his passion for supporting and advocating for military personnel.
Plough to publish Mandela graphic novel
(Publishers Weekly) Plough Publishing House acquired English-language rights from French publisher, Delcourt, for graphic novel Mandela and the General by John Carlin and illustrated by Oriol Malet. Slated for publication on November 5, the book depicts anti-apartheid champion Nelson Mandela’s critical communication with the former chief of apartheid South Africa’s military, General Constand Viljoen, ahead of the first post-apartheid elections in 1994. The book is being timed around Mandela’s 100th birthday this year.