HC to publish Piers Morgan's 'clarion call' on free speech

HarperCollins has acquired world all language rights to Wake Up: Why the ‘Liberal’ War on Free Speech is Even More Dangerous than Covid-19 by broadcaster and journalist Piers Morgan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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"Let’s clarify what free speech is and is not": An open letter to the industry from Pride in Publishing

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