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Janelle BrownL.A. freelancer Janelle Brown has sold her debut novel, All We Ever Wanted Was Everything — "about a woman and her two daughters coming together after their lives are dramatically and unexpectedly changed" — to Spiegel & Grau in a pre-empt deal for two books. Also in Publishers Lunch: Former LAT and current NYT architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff has sold Frank Gehry and the Bilbao Museum to Basic, in a deal put together by former L.A. Times book editor Steve Wasserman at Kneerim & Williams.

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