Gorman claims Westwood biography plagiarism

Author and journalist Paul Gorman has said he is pursuing a legal claim against Picador, Vivienne Westwood and Ian Kelly, following what he claims is "substantial" inadequately attributed usage of material from his book The Look: Adventures in Pop and Rock Fashion (Sanctuary). Vivienne Westwood by Vivienne Westwood and Ian Kelly was released by Picador in September, and is described as a “unique personal memoir and authorised biography”. Co-author Kelly has previously written biographies of figures including Casanova. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House defends Zhivago novel against plagiarism claim

Boris Pasternak’s great-niece Anna claims Lara Prescott’s The Secrets We Kept copied her biography of Pasternak’s loverPublisher Penguin Random House has dismissed claims that Lara Prescott, a debut novelist who received a $2m (£1.6m) advance for her novel about the publication of Boris... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-01 15:39:25 UTC ]
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Romance author Nora Roberts sues Brazilian writer, claiming plagiarism

Nora Roberts, one of the world's most successful romance novelists, has filed a lawsuit against author Cristiane Serruya, who she claims plagiarized her work, the Associated Press reported. In the lawsuit, filed in Serruya's home country of Brazil, Roberts claimed that Serruya's books are a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abramson 'to review passages in Merchants of Truth', following plagiarism claims

Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson has vowed to review passages in her book Merchants of Truth—published this week in the UK by Bodley Head—following claims of plagiarism. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Plagiarism Claims, Ex-Times Editor Says Her Book ‘Will Be Fixed’

Jill Abramson responded to plagiarism accusations about her latest book, “Merchants of Truth,” by saying errors were unintentional. Continue reading at The New York Times

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HQ reveals details of 'definitive' Meghan and Harry biography

HQ has released further details of Finding Freedom, dubbed a “definitive” biography of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 17:07:51 UTC ]
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Harry and Meghan biography Finding Freedom listed on Amazon

The title of a new biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, reportedly written with the couple's co-operation, has been revealed as Finding Freedom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-03 16:33:59 UTC ]
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Joe Biden finally addresses Tara Reade’s assault claim

In late March, Ryan Grim, of The Intercept, published a story on Tara Reade, a former staffer in Joe Biden’s Senate office. She was one of several women who had come forward to say that Biden, now the presumptive Democratic nominee, had, in past encounters, touched them inappropriately. Grim... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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H R F Keating's widow writes her husband's biography

A new biography of crime writer H R F Keating will be published by Level Best Books in April.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins US reportedly publishing Harry and Meghan biography

HarperCollins US imprint Dey Street is reportedly publishing a biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, written by two journalists with the couple's co-operation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 10:29:43 UTC ]
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Princeton UP acquires Cicero biography in 'significant deal'

Princeton University Press will publish a new full-length biography of Cicero by Oxford academic Dr Alison Rosenblitt.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 14:22:07 UTC ]
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Look for the Helpers: 11 Picture Book Biographies of Social Justice Leaders

Gather the kids and get to know some trailblazers in civil rights, education, disability, and more through these picture books about social justice leaders. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-09 10:41:32 UTC ]
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Linda Grant claims 2020's Wingate Literary Prize for A Stranger City

Linda Grant has won the 2020 Wingate Literary Prize for her "compelling love letter to London life", A Stranger City (Virago). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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We didn't start the fire: News Corp defends false arson claims that spread worldwide | Weekly Beast

‘We never overplayed the arson story,’ Campbell Reid protests. Plus: Virginia Trioli punches backCampbell Reid came armed with facts and figures to defend the Murdoch empire from accusations of climate denialism.News Corp’s corporate affairs executive was part of a Judith Neilson Institute... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Haynes pays tribute to founder John H Haynes with new biography

Haynes Publishing is paying tribute to its late founder John H Haynes with a new biography in April.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Caroline Flack biography to be published by Ad Lib

A biography of Caroline Flack by Emily Herbert will be released by John Blake’s new firm Ad Lib Publishing in April, with a share of the profits donated to cyber bullying charities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Meredith Claims “Strongest Competitive Position in History” After Time Inc. Merger

President and CEO Tom Harty opened Meredith Corp.'s quarterly earnings call Thursday morning by declaring the integration of the now two-year-old Time Inc. acquisition "largely complete," leaving the company in "the strongest competitive position in its history." Performance in Meredith's... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Publishers defend American Dirt as claims of cultural appropriation grow

Jeanine Cummins’s novel, acclaimed by Oprah Winfrey, Stephen King and others, also faces scathing criticism from Latinx writersJeanine Cummins’s British publisher, Headline, is standing shoulder to shoulder with the American press that published her divisive thriller, declaring that it is proud... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Lemn Sissay's memoir shortlisted for Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize

Lemn Sissay’s account of his childhood in care My Name is Why (Canongate) has been shortlisted for the 2019 Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize along with Francesca Segal’s story of sitting "vigil" for her premature twins, Mother Ship (Chatto & Windus). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon claims Kindle sales boost in 2019

Kindle sales increased "again in 2019 thanks to independent publishing, Unlimited subscriptions and Amazon Publishing", the company claims. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 00:23:43 UTC ]
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