Nicole Krauss Lands $4 Million Book Deal

By Maryann Yin 

Nicole KraussWriter Nicole Krauss has inked a two-book deal with Harper.

Executive editor Terry Karten handled the acquisition of these two manuscripts. reports Krauss signed a $4 million contract.

According to Bookforum Magazine, Krauss plans to write “a searching and metaphysical novel about transformation” entitled Late Wonder and “a book of stories” called How to Be a Man. These new projects mark Krauss’ departure from her longtime publisher, W. W. Norton & Company. (Photo Credit: Patric Shaw)