Pulitzer Prize winning historian Joseph J. Ellis will remain at Knopf for his next book, an untitled work on the romantic and intellectual bond between Abigail and John Adams. Ash Green bought world rights from John Taylor “Ike” Williams at Kneerim & Williams, and pub date is presently scheduled for spring 2010. Green, who announced last month that he will retire from Knopf at the end of the year, will continue to edit Ellis.

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I’m not too sure about this. I didn’t enjoy Ellis’s John Adams biography (Passionate Sage), but the premise sounds amazing.