In an echo of the efforts the Trump White House made in January to block Macmillan’s ‘Fire and Fury,’ Simon & Schuster’s counsel has rebuffed a Trump campaign attempt to stop ‘Unhinged,’ calling the Trump effort ‘hollow legal threats.’
A treatise on making moral decisions in an immoral age–or the excuses of a man Donald Trump calls a “slimeball” who “always ends up badly and out of whack”–the new James Comey book is from Macmillan, which published ‘Fire and Fury’ earlier this year.
John Sargent departs as CEO of Macmillan on January 1, 2021 because of ‘disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,’ says Stefan von Holtzbrinck.
Industry Notes: The bestseller by Donald Trump’s niece is going into its 14th printing. And Penguin Random House India inks deals with US, UK independents.
The latest step in the next book Donald Trump wants to block: The Big Five publisher accelerates the book’s release, as pre-orders soar.
The court action filed this week by Donald Trump’s attorney Charles Harder alleges that Simon & Schuster author Mary Trump is in violation of a nondisclosure agreement.
The Justice Department sues John Bolton over his forthcoming ‘The Room Where It Happened.’ Simon & Schuster rejects the lawsuit.
The publication date moves to May for the controversial White House memoir of Donald Trump’s former national security advisor John Bolton.
Use ‘bribery’ or ‘extortion,’ not ‘quid pro quo,’ writes Roxana Robinson to the ‘Times,’ as the Authors Guild slams Justice’s letter to Hachette.
The Justice Department has written to Hachette about ‘A Warning,’ asserting that its anonymous author may be in violation of nondisclosure agreements.