Iran threatens boycott of FBF over Rushdie speech

Iran has threatened to boycott 2015's Frankfurt Book Fair taking place next week (14th-18th October), due to organisers’ selection of Salman Rushdie as a keynote speaker. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Iran threatens Frankfurt book fair boycott over Rushdie speech

Minister says The Satanic Verses author’s scheduled address next week ‘crosses one of our red lines’Iran is threatening to boycott the forthcoming Frankfurt book fair because organisers have invited Salman Rushdie to deliver the keynote address at the opening press conference. In February 1989,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rushdie to discuss freedom of expression at FBF

Salman Rushdie will discuss the significance of freedom of expression for authors and the book industry in his keynote address at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year. A spokesperson for the Frankfurt Book Fair said: “The publication of polemic literature and its consequences affect not just... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Memoir ban 'threatens freedom of speech'

Lawyers for free speech groups have argued that a ban placed on a performing artist preventing him from publishing his memoir is an “unpredictable threat to freedom of expression”. The artist’s ex-wife was granted a temporary injunction after saying that the contents of the memoir would be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Attempt to ban performing artist’s abuse memoir ‘threatens free speech’

Artist is appealing against temporary injunction obtained by his ex-wife, who says book will be distressing for his son to readAn attempt to prevent a performing artist from publishing his memoir on the grounds that its contents would be distressing for his son to read has opened up “a new,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme court to rule whether ban on abuse memoir threatens free speech

Rights groups back challenge, claiming injunction on British performing artist’s book is serious risk to freedom of expressionA British performing artist who has been prevented from publishing his memoir as a result of legal action brought by his ex-wife is to ask the supreme court to overturn... Continue reading at The Guardian

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In latest breach, Iran's Mahan Air hit with cyberattack

Iran's state TV says a cyberattack has disrupted access to the country's privately owned Mahan Air Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-11-21 09:33:44 UTC ]
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Watch Chanel Miller’s Dayton Literary Peace Prize speech, delivered in Brock Turner’s hometown.

On Sunday night, both the 2020 and 2021 winners of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize accepted their awards in an in-person ceremony—including Chanel Miller, who won the 2020 Prize for nonfiction for her memoir Know My Name. Dayton, Ohio is the hometown of Brock Turner, who was convicted of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-19 18:22:33 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney novels pulled from Israeli bookstores after translation boycott

Following the acclaimed author’s decision not to have Beautiful World, Where Are You translated by an Israeli publisher, two major retailers have removed her work from their shelvesBooks by Sally Rooney will no longer be sold in two Israeli bookshop chains, after the acclaimed writer’s decision... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-05 16:14:29 UTC ]
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Mary Kay Inc. Threatens Legal Action Over Release of Book about Company Founder

Executives at the cosmetic company Mary Kay Inc. have made repeated attempts in recent weeks to stop publication of a book about the company by Jennifer Bickel Cook, the long-time personal administrative assistant to founder Mary Kay Ash. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney won’t release new bestseller in Israel, publisher says, intensifying debate on cultural boycott

The Irish author of "Beautiful World, Where Are You" has been open about her opposition to Israeli government policies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-12 11:46:18 UTC ]
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Sir Salman Rushdie to serialise book via email newsletter

The Booker Prize-winning author will serialise a new novella on the Substack newsletter publishing platform. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2021-09-02 16:07:25 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie Is Now on Substack

The Booker Prize-winning author has reached a deal with the newsletter platform, where he plans to publish fiction and interact with readers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-01 14:25:24 UTC ]
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Woody Allen's memoir publisher threatens to sue HBO over documentary

Skyhorse Publishing, the imprint behind director Woody Allen's memoir, is considering suing HBO for sampling its audiobook for a documentary series. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-22 22:46:48 UTC ]
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Larry Flynt, controversial porn publisher who pushed limits of free speech, dead at 78

Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt Jr., the self-described "smut peddler who cares" who used his pornography empire and flair for the outrageous to push the limits of free speech, has died at the age of 78. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-02-11 02:25:53 UTC ]
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Sturgeon's speeches to be published by Sandstone

Sandstone Press is to publish a book of speeches by Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's First Minister. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-02 21:53:50 UTC ]
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Open letter calls for publishing boycott of Trump administration memoirs

More than 500 book industry professionals have added their names to a call for publishers not to sign up veterans of the departing president’s governmentFive-hundred American authors and literary professionals have signed a letter calling on US publishers not to sign book deals with members of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-19 16:25:50 UTC ]
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Coke in giant agency review and FTC threatens Facebook: Thursday Wake-Up Call

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Publishers splash the cash at virtual FBF, as Garmus and Brown take centre stage

Deals for big-issue books were still being struck for substantial sums, despite the Frankfurt Book Fair taking place virtually as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 16:05:23 UTC ]
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Find new talent to nurture, publishers told at FBF

Publishing is too used to centring whiteness and must concentrate on actively seeking new talent, nurturing it and promoting it outside of the mainstream, attendees heard at a Frankfurt Book Fair session on improving diversity and addressing inequalities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 00:19:36 UTC ]
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