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‘If publishers become afraid, we’re in trouble’: publishing’s cancel culture debate boils over

Publishing staff, in rows over authors from Mike Pence to Woody Allen, are voicing their reluctance to work on books they deem hateful. But is this really ‘younger refuseniks’, or a much older debate?In the 1960s, Simon & Schuster’s co-founder Max Schuster was facing a dilemma. Albert Speer,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-03 12:12:23 UTC ]
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Nibbie winner Buckley on boosting Simon & Schuster’s picture book roster

Jane Buckley, who won the inaugural Designer of the Year prize at the recent British Book Awards, discusses her recent promotion and the art of pairing writers and illustrators together. I speak to Jane Buckley just after what must have been a pretty good couple of days for her. On 13th May, at... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-28 15:18:52 UTC ]
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Eso Won and Crockett Named PW’s Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year

Publishers Weekly has named the L.A.-based indie bookstore Eso Won Books its Bookstore of the Year, and Simon & Schuster sales rep Toi Crockett has been named PW Sales Rep of the Year. The announcement was made at the inaugural U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S UK partners with Jhalak Prize to boost longlist sales

Simon & Schuster UK has collaborated with the Jhalak Prize in its Books to Readers programme, which aims to boost sales and visibility for longlisted writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-25 00:26:21 UTC ]
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S&S serves up Abbs' Language of Food

Simon & Schuster is to publish The Language of Food, a "remarkable" historical novel by Annabel Abbs. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 11:49:18 UTC ]
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Platforming Big Liars four months on from the insurrection

Yesterday, the Washington Post hosted a live video chat with Josh Hawley, the Republican senator for Missouri. The interview was billed as being about Hawley’s new book on the “tyranny of big tech,” but before discussing that, Cat Zakrzewski, a tech-policy reporter, asked Hawley about tyranny of... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-05-05 12:12:52 UTC ]
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Thousands of supporters join staff at Mike Pence’s publisher in campaign against book deal

Petition signed by more than 200 Simon & Schuster employees delivered to publishing house also calls for end to deals with members of Trump administrationMore than 200 members of staff at Simon & Schuster have signed a petition calling for the publishing house to cancel its seven-figure... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-27 13:55:17 UTC ]
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Mike Pence’s publisher refuses to cancel memoir after staff protest

Simon & Schuster president Jonathan Karp says seven-figure book deal will go ahead, after open letter from employees accuses publisher of being ‘on the wrong side of justice’Simon & Schuster has said it will not pull out of a seven-figure book deal with Mike Pence after some of its... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-21 12:05:44 UTC ]
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Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet | 'We wanted to make a moment where the world disappears'

Foreign travel is still a distant dream when I speak to Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet on the anniversary of the first national lockdown, making the setting of their new picture book I Spy Island (Simon & Schuster Children’s Books) impossibly idyllic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-17 20:38:45 UTC ]
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A season of turnover

On Wednesday, Kim Godwin, an executive at CBS News, was named as the next president of ABC News, a rival network. She will replace James Goldston, and be the first Black woman to run a broadcast TV news division. As word of Godwin’s move went around, we also learned that Susan Zirinsky, her boss... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-04-16 12:27:30 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster refuses to distribute book by officer who shot Breonna Taylor

US publishing giant was due to distribute Jonathan Mattingly’s The Fight for Truth for rightwing outlet Post Hill PressSimon & Schuster has said that it will not be distributing a book by one of the police officers who shot Breonna Taylor, after a small publisher whose books are distributed... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-16 09:27:28 UTC ]
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S&S Will Not Distribute Breonna Taylor's Shooter's Book

Simon & Schuster will not distribute a book by Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, one of two Louisville, Ky., police officers that shot six bullets that killed Breonna Taylor. The book's publisher, Post Hill Press, is a distribution client of S&S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S wins auction for 'relatable' debut from Rebecca Ryan

Simon & Schuster UK has acquired My (Extra)Ordinary Life, a "funny, heart-warming and relatable" debut by author Rebecca Ryan, after winning a three-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-10 01:19:05 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Signs Two-Book Deal With Mike Pence

Days before Republican John Boehner releases his party-pounding book from Macmillan, Trump's vice-president gets a book deal of his own. The post Simon & Schuster Signs Two-Book Deal With Mike Pence appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-08 16:52:35 UTC ]
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Mother of all book deals: Mike Pence signs seven-figure deal for memoirs

Ex-vice-president is first of Trump circle to snag lucrative dealSimon & Schuster to pay $3-4m for two booksMike Pence has signed a two-book deal for his memoir that is reported to be worth millions of dollars, making him one of the first of former president Donald Trump’s inner circle to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-07 22:02:58 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on the writing business: readers must ultimately benefit | Editorial

People want stories and that means cultivating a publishing ecosystem where big and small can flourishThis week both the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority and the Department of Justice in the US announced investigations into the planned $2.2bn acquisition of the publisher Simon &... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-28 17:25:47 UTC ]
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Authors fear the worst if Penguin owner takes over Simon & Schuster

Analysis: if Bertelsmann, owner of Penguin Random House, buys US publisher, writers expect smaller deals and less choice for readersUK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeoverJokes circulated online when, in 2013, Penguin and Random House merged: would the new... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-22 23:24:23 UTC ]
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UK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeover

CMA says it is considering whether Penguin Random House’s $2bn deal would lessen competitionAuthors fear the worst if Bertelsmann takes over Simon & SchusterThe UK competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Penguin Random House’s $2bn (£1.45bn) takeover of Simon & Schuster,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-22 09:00:30 UTC ]
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S&S Children's raises Rogerson's 'spirits of the dead' duology

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is to publish Vespertine, an "epic" YA fantasy duology by Margaret Rogerson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-19 18:14:32 UTC ]
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S&S hoovers up Dyson's memoir

Simon & Schuster is to publish James Dyson's memoir, Invention: A Life, in September 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 01:52:40 UTC ]
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