Publishing and literary figures from Bangladesh, Sweden, Hong Kong, Iran, the UK, Hungary, and Cameroon are on the shortlist for the 2018 Prix Voltaire from the International Publishers Association’s Freedom To Publish committee.
Trump Campaign Tries to Stop Omarosa Book: Simon & Schuster Says No Way
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.’
Macmillan’s Second Major Political Book of 2018: James Comey’s ‘A Higher Loyalty’
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.
Macmillan: Don Weisberg To Succeed John Sargent as CEO; Susan Winslow Leads Learning
John Sargent departs as CEO of Macmillan on January 1, 2021 because of ‘disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,’ says Stefan von Holtzbrinck.
Trump Tell-All Breaks S&S Record; PRH India Signs Sourcebooks, Fitzcarraldo
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.
Industry Notes: Simon & Schuster Moves Up Mary Trump Book; S&S Appoints Dana Canedy
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.
Donald Trump Moves To Stop Yet Another Book, One by His Niece
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.
Trump Administration Sues John Bolton; Simon & Schuster Presses On
The Justice Department sues John Bolton over his forthcoming ‘The Room Where It Happened.’ Simon & Schuster rejects the lawsuit.
Report: Simon & Schuster’s Date for John Bolton’s Book Is Now in May
The publication date moves to May for the controversial White House memoir of Donald Trump’s former national security advisor John Bolton.
Authors Weigh in on US Politics: ‘Words Make a Difference’
Use ‘bribery’ or ‘extortion,’ not ‘quid pro quo,’ writes Roxana Robinson to the ‘Times,’ as the Authors Guild slams Justice’s letter to Hachette.