Can an uncompromising activist keep her integrity while working in the White House?

Samantha Power’s new memoir, “The Education of an Idealist,” describes a bracing moral test. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-05 22:27:05 UTC ]
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White House Letter: Lucrative Book Deals Might Finance the Obamas’ Post-White House Life

President Obama on the South Lawn of the White House in July. He could earn as much as $30 million with a two- or three-book contract once his second term ends, said Raphael Sagalyn of the ICM/Sagalyn Literary Agency. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2016-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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House of Illustration works with Curved House Kids

House of Illustration is partnering with Curved House Kids, which promotes visual literacy skills among primary school children, to offer families in Islington the chance to publish their own book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little, Brown scoops book by 'Trump resistance' White House insider

Little, Brown is publishing a book from the anonymous senior official who wrote a New York Times op ed claiming to be part of “the resistance" inside Donald Trump's White House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 07:27:05 UTC ]
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The White House wages war on transparency: impeachment edition

Yesterday, at 12:30am, Gordon Sondland—the US ambassador to the European Union who has emerged as a key character in the ongoing Trump/Ukraine scandal—received a voicemail from an administration official telling him not to appear at a House hearing scheduled for yesterday morning. Sondland duly... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-10-09 12:04:38 UTC ]
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Democracy is under attack. But how to protect it while Trump is in the White House?

Review of 'Ill Winds" by Larry Diamond and 'The Democracy Fix' by Caroline Fredrickson. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-01 17:46:08 UTC ]
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The Mueller report isn’t just a legal document. It’s also the best book on the Trump White House so far.

Review of “Report on the Investigation Into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election” by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-04-19 20:30:51 UTC ]
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Other presidents had a brain trust. But the intellectuals backing this White House are a bust.

Trump’s intellectuals want to graft coherence and ideology onto an incoherent leader. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-03-15 10:00:19 UTC ]
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Big Publishers Work On Getting Their Houses in Order

Publishers continued to look for more efficiency through restructurings in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books about the Trump White House are flying off the shelves at Barnes & Noble

2018 is the year people wanted to read about politics. Barnes & Noble reported a 57% surge in sales of political books compared with last year. The sales spike was driven by books that have been selling like wildfire all year long, from Michael Wolff’s "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books News: Stormy Daniels’s ‘Full Disclosure’ Book Will Likely Rattle White House

In her memoir, Stephanie Clifford gives a vivid, detailed account of her encounter with Donald Trump in 2006 and its aftermath. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bob Woodward's book Fear: Trump in the White House released on Kindle

Bob Woodward's book Fear: Trump in the White House may not be in bookshops just yet, but with the book in high demand one million copies have been printed in advance.  Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump's White House reels after blows from Woodward book, NYT op-ed

Donald Trump's White House is reeling following a one-two punch of revelations that cast doubt on the fealty of the president's closest advisers and risked further dividing his fractious staff.The first shot came in excerpts from an upcoming book by journalist Bob Woodward, "Fear: Trump in the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Omarosa Manigault Newman pens White House memoir calling Trump racist

Omarosa Manigault Newman was offered a US$15,000 (NZ$22,792)-a-month contract from US President Donald Trump's campaign to stay silent after being fired from her job as a White House aide by Chief of Staff John Kelly last December, according to her forthcoming book and people familiar with the... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Sessions ducks questions about White House influence on AT&T-Time Warner merger

U.S. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions, during questioning at a congressional hearing Tuesday, sidestepped questions about whether President Trump’s vitriol toward CNN was factoring into the Department of Justice’s review of a mammoth media merger. AT&T is trying to buy Time Warner Inc. — which owns... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Clinton teams with James Patterson to write White House thriller

The President Is Missing will see the former US leader make his prose fiction debut in collaboration with his golf partner the crime writing mega-sellerIn one of the most unexpected literary collaborations to date, former US president Bill Clinton is to publish a novel with bestselling crime... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2017: Politicized Writing Conference Ends With White House Vigil

This year's politically-charged AWP conference concluded Saturday evening with a candlelight vigil outside the White House and strong sales reported from the book fair floor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Critic's Notebook: Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books

President Obama in the Oval Office during an interview with Michiko Kakutani on Friday. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff walk out of major French publishing house over working conditions

More than 100 staff of the La Martinière group walked out for an hour in protest over working conditions in the children and young adults book division, according to the French trade publication Livres Hebdo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Slack Co-Founder Champions Diversity in Hiring at the White House's Inaugural South by South Lawn Festival

At the inaugural South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action on Monday, Slack co-founder Stewart Butterfield explained that it's easier to implement diversity in hiring practices when companies are small, and by doing so, companies are more likely to be aware of a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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