Arianna Rebolini has been named books editor at Buzz Feed.
Jessica Easto has been promoted to managing editor for Agate Publishing's trade book program, and will acquire for the Surrey Books and Midway Books imprints.
Chris Evans joins Pen & Sword Books as senior editor based in New York. Previously, he was with Skyhorse and Stackpole Books.
Michael Robert Murphy, 63, passed away on October 19. He had served as publisher of William Morrow, after working as a vp at Random House and Putnam. Later in his career, he was sales director at F+W and founded the literary agency Max and Co.
Though not yet confirmed, Page Six is confident that Chris Jackson at One World has acquired quarterback Colin Kaepernick's book, for "just over $1 million" (as always, in the currency known as New York Post dollars), from Andy McNicol at William Morris Endeavor.
The ALA has announced the shortlists for their Carnegie Medals:
Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders
Manhattan Beach, by Jennifer Egan
Sing, Unburied, Sing, by Jesmyn Ward
The Doomsday Machine, by Daniel Ellsberg
Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me, by Sherman Alexie