Janklow & Nesbit’s Tina Bennett represented the book, called Among the Suitors: Single Women I Have Loved. It develops a “sly blend of autobiography and literary portraiture to question the conventional marriage trajectory,” according to the announcement.
The story elicited one faux marriage proposal, Ms. Bolick told The Hairpin, “from a friend who wants me to try to sell this as a book for the big bucks as he thinks it’ll be his only chance to marry rich.”
The gold digger had a good eye: Publisher’s Marketplace said the book sold in a “major” deal, $500,000 or more.
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