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Kate Clanchy’s controversial memoir reissued by independent publisher

Swift Press has acquired Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me after its author and original publisher Picador ‘parted company’ last month following widespread criticism of the bookAn independent publisher, Swift Press, has acquired Kate Clanchy’s Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-02-01 10:50:18 UTC ]
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Kate Clanchy ‘parts company’ with publisher after discrimination row

Author whose Orwell prize-winning Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me sparked online controversy last summer will no longer be published by Pan Macmillan Kate Clanchy and her publisher Pan Macmillan will no longer be working together, and distribution of all of her titles is to cease,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-20 12:43:07 UTC ]
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Kate Clanchy to rewrite memoir amid criticism of ‘racist and ableist tropes’

Poet and teacher has apologised for ‘overreacting’ to scrutiny of book’s portrayals of autistic pupils and children of colourKate Clanchy is rewriting her critically acclaimed memoir after widespread criticism of her portrayal of her pupils, particularly children of colour and autistic... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-10 18:58:54 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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Woody Allen memoir published in US after protest stops first attempt

The controversial film director’s autobiography Apropos of Nothing had been dropped by its original publisher Woody Allen’s memoir, dropped by its original publisher after widespread criticism, has found a new home.The 400-page book, still called Apropos of Nothing, was released on Monday by... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-23 15:19:32 UTC ]
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Getty Trust Leads Group of Foundations Acquiring Ebony Archives for $30M

A group of private foundations led by the J. Paul Getty Trust is set to purchase the complete photography archive of Johnson Publishing—which comprises some 983,000 photographs and 3.35 million unprocessed negatives from Ebony and Jet magazines dating back to 1948—after submitting a winning $30... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-25 17:18:02 UTC ]
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