Fight Club author left with 'no reserves to write the next book' after fraud

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk has said he may be forced to sell his house in order to stay afloat after an accountant at his literary agency was arrested for embezzling $3.4m (£2.5m) from the company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fight Club author Palahniuk 'close to broke' after accountant charged with fraud

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk has described himself as being "close to broke" after an accountant at his literary agency was arrested for embezzling $3.4m (£2.5m) from the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Book Hive teams with local book club to fight Trump 'threat'

The Book Hive in Norwich has teamed up with a local book club to help spread opposition to Donald Trump through literature.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Richard Osman to write two more Thursday Murder Club books for Viking

Richard Osman, whose first novel The Thursday Murder Club this week becomes the fastest selling adult crime debut since records began, has signed a deal with Viking for two more books in the series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-07 19:31:57 UTC ]
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Can A Book Club Fight Racism?

White people are turning to anti-racist reading groups to make sense of this moment — and, they hope, to make change. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Watch 'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel at the L.A. Times Book Club

Emily St. John Mandel, author of the pandemic bestseller "Station Eleven," discusses her novels with the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel joins the L.A. Times Book Club May 19

Emily St. John Mandel chronicles a global pandemic and financial crisis in her novels, 'Station Eleven' and 'The Glass Hotel.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-23 22:16:10 UTC ]
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Watch the L.A. Times Book Club's virtual meet-up with author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters

'Always Home' author Fanny Singer worries more about running out of garlic than toilet paper. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters talk food and family with L.A. Times Book Club

In a virtual meet-up, "Almost Home" author Fanny Singer and mother and famed chef Alice Waters join book club readers April 21 for a kitchen conversation. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times Book Club is back, virtually, with L.A. noir authors

Join author Steph Cha and Joe Ide for a streaming conversation about new L.A. noir. The March 30 event will be live. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Ronan Farrow, author of 'Catch and Kill,' joins the Times Book Club

Journalist Ronan Farrow discusses "Catch and Kill" and #MeToo revelations on Oct. 22 with the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-25 14:00:46 UTC ]
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Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy

'Book piracy threatens authors' livelihoods' according to a new appeal from the Society of Authors to the British government to help protect copyright. The post Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Feminist Fairy Tales’: Authors Talk About Writing ‘Other Kinds of Books’

An interest in ‘how women reframe stories in a feminist framework’ and more was part of the discussion in a Market Focus Indonesia panel at the London Book Fair earlier this month. Editor’s Note: As we look today at comments from women authors, particularly in the Indonesian market, we’d like to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is co-writing a book with 'The Game' author Neil Strauss

Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist, radio show host and publisher of the extremist right-wing website InfoWars, is co-writing a book with "The Game" author Neil Strauss, CNN reports. The network obtained a proposal sent to major publishers for a book to be titled “The Secret History of the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zoella relaunches WH Smith book club with author 'friends'

Zoella has re-launched her book club with W H Smith, this time enlisting the help of fellow authors to select the titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chuck Palahniuk wrote 'Fight Club.' His next work of fiction will be a coloring book

A coloring book may sound tame, but "Legacy: An Off-Color Novella for You to Color," is by Chuck Palahniuk. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Game Change’ Authors Writing Book About ‘Trump the Man’ and His Campaign

Mark Halperin, left, and John Heilemann on a panel about their series on Showtime, “The Circus,” in January 2016. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Authors turn out to celebrate W H Smith's Richard and Judy Book Club

Authors including Jilly Cooper, David Nicholls, Robert Harris and Rosamund Lupton turned out at a party to celebrate the success of the Richard and Judy Book Club with W H Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: What 'Book' Author Do You Wish Would Write A Comic?

Lately, lots of traditional book authors have been writing comic books. What author do you wish would write a comic? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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