Amid rumors of royal royalties for Prince Harry, political books in the bottom of the summer are mostly focused on the Trumpian finale.
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.
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.
Update: New York Appellate Court Vacates Trump Restraining Order on S&S
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.
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.
Wolff’s Trump Sequel Hits Headwinds, as NPD Reports Political Books Slowing
As NPD reports slowing sales for political nonfiction books, Michael Wolff’s ‘Siege’—releasing Tuesday—comes under fire for questionable fact-checking.
Michael Wolff’s ‘Siege’ Releases June 4, Sequel to Trump Exposé ‘Fire and Fury’
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.
Macmillan’s John Sargent Is Featured at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s CEO Talk
Praised for his handling of Trump’s attempt to ‘intimidate a publisher’, Macmillan CEO John Sargent will speak at the Frankfurter Buchmesse this year.
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.
In Second Full Week, Macmillan’s ‘Fire and Fury’ Sales Roar to a Bonfire
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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