John Sargent departs as CEO of Macmillan on January 1, 2021 because of ‘disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,’ says Stefan von Holtzbrinck.
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.
Simon & Schuster chief Jonathan Karp asserts the right to publish and attests that the house is unaware of impediments to Mary Trump publishing her book.
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.
Described by Macmillan’s Henry Holt as depicting ‘a president who is increasingly volatile,’ the new book covers Donald Trump’s second year in office.
At Frankfurt’s annual CEO Talk, Macmillan CEO John Sargent took questions from journalists on ‘Fire and Fury,’ Rowohlt, and other topics.
Praised for his handling of Trump’s attempt to ‘intimidate a publisher’, Macmillan CEO John Sargent will speak at the Frankfurter Buchmesse this year.
The growing list of political Trump books published in the States this season are seeing strong foreign rights sales into Europe.
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.
Taking all formats together, Macmillan’s Henry Holt & Company is reporting 1.7 million copies of Michael Wolff’s book sold as the book leaps to No. 1 on the lists.
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