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The Week in Libraries: June 9, 2023

Among the week's headlines: the Fifth Circuit hears a closely-watched book banning case; Louisiana passes a 'harmful to minors' law for library books; legal action over a flawed New York City library design; and California expands its partnership with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nikole Hannah-Jones and Univerity of North Carolina Settle Hiring Dispute

Ms. Hannah-Jones, who won a Pulitzer Prize for the 1619 Project, had said she was considering legal action against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-15 22:45:50 UTC ]
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Red Sofa Literary Principal Threatens to Sue Other Agents, Author

An attorney representing Dawn Frederick of Red Sofa Literary agency threatened two agents and an author with legal action unless they retract tweets casting aspersions upon Frederick and desist from further tweets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Morris threatened with legal action over Cilka's Journey

Heather Morris, the author of bestselling title The Tattooist of Auschwitz, has been threatened with legal action in the US by the stepson of Cecilia Kovachova around whom her second novel is thought to be based. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 05:51:43 UTC ]
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Audible looks to end Captions copyright lawsuit in US

Lawyers for Audible say the legal action against its Captions programme could soon be over, in a letter to the court.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 22:09:08 UTC ]
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US Authors Guild Praises Nora Roberts’ Legal Action on Digital Plagiarism

The leading author-advocacy trade organization in the United States announces that it's in talks with Amazon on issues of 'plagiarism and scams.' The post US Authors Guild Praises Nora Roberts’ Legal Action on Digital Plagiarism appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK tour of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' cancelled after US legal threat

A touring production of "To Kill a Mockingbird", set to open in February and tour the UK and Ireland, has been cancelled mid-rehearsals after the threat of legal action from Scott Rudin's company Atticus, which stages the current Broadway hit. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shah's 'jaw-dropping' biography to unveil rise and fall of Philip Green

Portfolio Penguin will publish a “jaw-dropping” biography of Sir Philip Green in a deal reportedly worth £100,000, however the retail tycoon has said he is considering legal action over the book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos ends his lawsuit against Simon & Schuster

Milo Yiannopoulos, the right-wing provocateur and writer, has dropped his lawsuit against Simon & Schuster over the publisher’s cancelation of his book "Dangerous" last year. In a document filed with the New York State Supreme Court, Yiannopoulos withdrew his legal action against the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publishing’s Weak Bet On “Fire And Fury”? Blame Data

The success of Michael Wolff’s Trump tell-all left publisher Henry Holt unprepared to meet initial demand. A big reason is the way data moves (and doesn’t) in the industry. Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury is exploding. Threats of legal action from the Trump White House–the book’s subject–seem only... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fire and Fury flies off shelves, with publisher rushing to print 1m copies

Michael Wolff’s headline-grabbing exposé of the US president’s administration has been selling out on both sides of the Atlantic in its first days on saleBookshops are scrambling to get their hands on copies of Michael Wolff’s Donald Trump exposé, after a threat of legal action from the US... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author vows book exposing Chinese influence will go ahead after publisher pulls out

Allen & Unwin had cancelled plans to print Clive Hamilton’s Silent Invasion over fear of legal action by the Chinese governmentProminent Charles Sturt University author and ethicist Professor Clive Hamilton says his book exposing the Chinese Communist party’s activities in Australia will... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos sues former publisher for $10m

Rightwing provocateur seeks damages from Simon & Schuster after it dropped memoir Dangerous over contentious remarks – but imprint says suit is ‘without merit’A $10m (£7.7m) lawsuit announced by far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been dismissed by his former publisher as... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major publishers move to defend Greenpeace in dispute with logging firm

Firms including Penguin Random House and HarperCollins have spoken out about timber company’s ‘dangerous’ moves to quash campaigners’ claims The world’s biggest book publishers have been dragged into a bitter dispute between a US logging company and environmental campaigners Greenpeace. It... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Silvertail's Miscavige memoir 'selling well'

A memoir by the father of Scientology leader David Miscavige sold just under 500 copies in two days this week, according to Silvertail publisher Humfrey Hunter, who pressed ahead with publication despite a warning of legal action. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scientology leader threatens UK publisher with legal action

British independent publisher Silvertail Books has been threatened with legal action by lawyers representing Scientology leader David Miscavige. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Halt sales of Jonasson bestseller, court tells UK publisher

High court backs Hachette against Hesperus Press, British publisher of Jonas Jonasson’s The 100-Year-Old Man, after claims of missing royalty paymentsThe high court has ordered the British publisher of Jonas Jonasson’s smash-hit novel The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple settles ebook price-fix case

The tech giant has agreed to settle a US legal action in which it was being sued over conspiring with publishers to fix ebook prices. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six things to know to avoid being sued for defamation in Australia

If you tweet, have a Facebook account or post photos on Instagram, then congratulations – you’re a publisher. Here is a guide to protecting yourself against legal action on social mediaPaul Farrell Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roddy Doyle commits to co-write Roy Keane memoir

Booker-winning author to help legendary midfielder with 're-evaluation of the meaning of success'The Booker prize-winning novelist Roddy Doyle is to team up with Roy Keane to write a motivational memoir which, according to its publisher, "re-evaluates the meaning of success". The midfield... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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