Century clinches Tyson Fury’s “warts and all” autobiography

Penguin Random House imprint Century has snapped up boxing champion Tyson Fury’s "warts and all" autobiography. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 00:37:46 UTC ]
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Macmillan’s John Sargent on Trump ‘Fire and Fury’ Cease-and-Desist: ‘Flagrantly Unconstitutional’

'We cannot stand silent,' says the CEO of Macmillan, parent to 'Fire and Fury' publisher Henry Holt. In his staff memo,' John Sargent calls out Donald Trump's 'clear effort...to intimidate a publisher.' The post Macmillan’s John Sargent on Trump ‘Fire and Fury’ Cease-and-Desist: ‘Flagrantly... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Explosive Michael Wolff book Fire and Fury in NZ shops tomorrow

The publisher of Michael Wolff's tell-all Trump tale Fire and Fury is scrambling to get the book into New Zealand bookstores. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians Scrambling to Meet Demand for 'Fire and Fury'

Overwhelming demand for the book has generated wait lists that rival such all-time bestsellers as 'Harry Potter' and 'Fifty Shades of Gray.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones' early Fire and Fury stock sells out 'within minutes'

UK booksellers are scrambling for stock of Michael Wolff’s sensational Fire and Fury exposé of Donald Trump’s presidency, with the title already out of stock at major retailers in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Prepare to Meet Demand for 'Fire and Fury'

Facing high demand and a pushed-up pub date, booksellers big and small are scrambling to get copies of Michael Wolff's political exposé. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Fire and Fury': Anatomy of a Bombshell

The book industry hasn’t produced a must-read adult book in years. Then came Henry Holt's just-released Michael Wolff title, which dominated the news cycle last week thanks in part to the angry reactions from its subject: President Trump. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freedom To Publish: Macmillan’s Henry Holt Defies Trump Order, Rushes Out ‘Fire and Fury’

The American publisher Macmillan/Henry Holt, under an order from Donald Trump's personal attorneys to stop publication of Michael Wolff's book, instead moves to rush out 'Fire and Fury' on Friday as the publishing world watches developments. The post Freedom To Publish: Macmillan’s Henry Holt... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pre-Orders for 'Fire and Fury' Skyrocket as Trump Rages; Pub Date Pushed to January 5

After the media released some choice bombshells from Michael Wolff's forthcoming White House tell-all, 'Fire and Fury,' the book has skyrocketed to #1 on Amazon and its on-sale date has been moved up—to the tune of infuriated tweets from President Trump. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA, Authors Guild Slam Trump's Legal Campaign Against 'Fire and Fury'

The ABA, Authors Guild, and National Coalition Against Censorship have issued separate statements condemning a cease and desist letter sent to Henry Holt by a lawyer for President Trump demanding that the publisher stop publication of Michael Wolff's White House tell-all. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tina Turner's memoir goes to Century for six figures

Tina Turner has signed a six-figure deal with Century to publish her autobiography. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Allen & Unwin to publish Moeen Ali autobiography

Allen & Unwin has signed world rights to the autobiography of England and Worcestershire cricket player Moeen Ali. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Townsend's Nevermoor snapped up by 20th Century Fox

Jessica Townsend’s Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow will be adapted for screen by the Oscar-nominated writer of "The Martian" for Twentieth Century Fox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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20th Century Fox buys rights to No Exit thriller

Lorella Belli of the eponymous London-based agency has sold film rights in Taylor Adams' thriller, No Exit, to Hollywood studio 20th Century Fox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boyne's Invisible Furies optioned for TV

John Boyne's The Heart’s Invisible Furies (Transworld) has been optioned for TV by Scott Free Productions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Heart-warming story' of fire dogs to Century

Century has signed the "heart-warming story", Fire Dogs: Four-Legged Heroes, about the work and lives of the London Fire Brigade fire investigation dogs; Roscoe, Murphy and Sherlock. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century acquires two new Overton thrillers

Century has acquired two new thrillers from Hollie Overton, author of the Richard & Judy book club pick Baby Doll. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts psychological thriller Trust In Me

Century has pre-empted a psychological thriller that explores what happens when you are responsible for your closest friend’s worst nightmare, by losing her four-year-old child on your watch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 19th Century Moral Panic Over … Paper Technology

In the history of information technologies, Gutenberg and his printing press are (understandably) treated with the kind of reverence even the most celebrated of modern tech tycoons could only imagine. So perhaps it will come as a surprise that Europe’s literacy rates remained fairly stagnant for... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century to publish IKEA DIY hacks

Century is publishing "IKEA DIY hacks", a book from Jules Yap, founder of website IKEAHackers.net. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sir Richard Branson to publish new autobiography

Sir Richard Branson is publishing a new autobiography with Virgin Books, called Finding My Virginity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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