As Key Decision Looms, Bolton Demands Jury Trial

In his long-awaited answer to the government's civil complaint, former national security adviser John Bolton denied that he broke any laws in publishing his bestselling memoir 'The Room Where It Happened.' But with a DoJ motion for Summary Judgment now pending before the court, it's unclear whether a jury will get the case any time soon. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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With Key Filings in, Trials Loom In Google Book Cases

After a round of key filings, two Authors Guild cases challenging Google’s ambitious library book-scanning program are on schedule for early fall trial dates. Final reply briefs were filed July 27 for the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust, with that case now fully briefed and all but set for a... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Supreme Court Delivers Key Free Speech Decision

The decision affirms that a person, organization or business should not have to risk prosecution to challenge the Constitutionality of a law with First Amendment implications. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple Loses Two Key Decisions in E-book Case

The rulings are a double whammy for Apple, paving the way for the class action suits to continue, while all but knocking out Apple’s defense. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Clavis Names Amal Karzai’s ‘My Key’ Winner of Inaugural U.S. Key Colors Competition

Karzai’s picture book My Key was awarded top honors—$8,000 and a publishing contract from Clavis—in the first-ever Key Colors Competition in the United States. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild demands changes to Audible's returns policy

US writers' body The Authors Guild has sent an open letter to Audible, demanding the company make changes to its policy on returns. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Weldon 'optimistic' amid pandemic as consumer demand soars

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has praised the resilience of the book trade in an interview at FutureBook 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 21:20:38 UTC ]
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Publishers split on LBF's decision to reschedule

Publishers have expressed mixed views on the London Book Fair's decision to postpone from March to late June 2021, with some welcoming the development while others complained the timing disrupts the natural rhythm of the publishing calendar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 01:22:41 UTC ]
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Court Rules the DoJ's Case Against Bolton Can Go Forward

A federal judge this week denied former national security adviser John Bolton’s motion to dismiss the government's case against him, finding that the government has presented sufficient evidence to support its claim that Bolton breached his confidentiality agreements by publishing his memoir... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Whitaker's YA debut to Hot Key

Hot Key has acquired crime writer Chris Whitaker's YA debut The Forevers – a book in which the world is on a collision course with a giant asteroid and a group of teens make a pact to rewrite their future.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Breonna Taylor decision, violence, and power

On Wednesday, Black Lives Matter protesters in Louisville and around the world waited with bated breath for an announcement from Daniel Cameron, Kentucky’s attorney general: a charging decision, or lack thereof, in the case of Breonna Taylor, an emergency medical technician who was killed by... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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Ohio Library Board Reverses Decision to End ALA Membership for 'Leaning to the Left'

In seeking to end support for ALA, some library board members at the Medina County District Library in Ohio complained that the organization's support for racial and social justice issues was too politically partisan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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White House 'pressured official to say John Bolton book was security risk'

Ex-National Security Council official claims she was pressured her to say manuscript contained sensitive information after her department had cleared itA former National Security Council official who while working there reviewed John Bolton’s memoir for classified information before publication,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-24 15:10:36 UTC ]
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At Hearing, Judge Appears Unmoved by New Claims in Bolton Case

At a September 24 teleconference, Judge Royce Lamberth suggested that a former NSC official's claims that Trump officials had abused the prepublication review process for John Bolton's bestselling memoir amounted to a "political diatribe." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Apparently, the White House turned the routine review process for Bolton’s book into a huge mess.

When John Bolton was preparing to publish The Room Where It Happened, his memoir of serving in the Trump White House, he and his legal team took the routine step of submitting it for review at the National Security Council. It was Ellen Knight’s job to oversee that process, as she had done... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-23 20:07:06 UTC ]
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NSC Official Details a Politically Tainted Review Process for Bolton Memoir

In a bombshell letter filed with the court this week, attorneys for the National Security Council official who led the prepublication review of John Bolton’s bestselling memoir 'The Room Where It Happened' confirmed the official's position that the book was cleared of classified information... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Holtzbrinck chief tells staff he took decision for Sargent's departure

Holtzbrinck's chief executive Stefan von Holtzbrinck has told staff that he took the decision for c.e.o. John Sargent to depart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-18 01:24:09 UTC ]
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The key to a more tranquil mind? One author argues it’s all about revisiting books from the past.

In “Breaking Bread With the Dead,” Alan Jacobs argues we should “sift the past for its wisdom and its wickedness, its perception and its foolishness.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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DoJ Said to Be Pursuing Criminal Charges Over Bolton Memoir

S&S officials would neither confirm or deny to PW the receipt of a subpoena, and declined to comment on reports in numerous outlets suggesting that the DoJ has convened a grand jury to consider charging John Bolton for illegally divulging classified or otherwise privileged information in his... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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First U.S. Key Colors Competition Honors Two Runners-Up

Susie Oh’s Soomi's Sweater and Emma Ward’s Doris’s Dear Delinquents were named runners-up in the inaugural U.S. Key Colors Competition. Both authors will receive publishing contracts from Clavis Publishing. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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