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 Unconstitutional’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan’s Legal Response to Trump’s ‘Fire and Fury’ Demands: ‘Patently Ridiculous’

In a ringing response being followed internationally by freedom to publish advocates, Macmillan's attorneys answer the Trump attorneys' demands that the publisher stop the release of Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury.' The post Macmillan’s Legal Response to Trump’s ‘Fire and Fury’ Demands:... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-10 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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Macmillan: Don Weisberg To Succeed John Sargent as CEO; Susan Winslow Leads Learning

John Sargent departs as CEO of Macmillan on January 1, 2021 because of 'disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,' says Stefan von Holtzbrinck. The post Macmillan: Don Weisberg To Succeed John Sargent as CEO; Susan Winslow Leads Learning appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Macmillan CEO John Sargent: 'We're not Trying to Hurt Libraries'

In an open letter to librarians published this week, Macmillan CEO John Sargent struck a somewhat conciliatory note over the issue of embargoing e-books to libraries, but his message remains unchanged: library lending of e-books pose a problem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Wolff announces followup to his hit Trump book ‘Fire and Fury’

Michael Wolff's sequel to his blockbuster book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," which became a runaway bestseller when it was released last January, will hit bookstore shelves next month, publisher Henry Holt & Co. said in a surprise announcement Wednesday. Wolff's latest,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-15 16:35:00 UTC ]
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Michael Wolff’s ‘Siege’ Releases June 4, Sequel to Trump Exposé ‘Fire and Fury’

Described by Macmillan's Henry Holt as depicting 'a president who is increasingly volatile,' the new book covers Donald Trump's second year in office. The post Michael Wolff’s ‘Siege’ Releases June 4, Sequel to Trump Exposé ‘Fire and Fury’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-15 13:00:57 UTC ]
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Michael Wolff’s ‘Siege’ To Release June 4, an ‘Explosive’ Sequel to Trump Exposé ‘Fire and Fury’

Described by Macmillan's Henry Holt as depicting 'a president who is increasingly volatile,' the new book covers Donald Trump's second year in office. The post Michael Wolff’s ‘Siege’ To Release June 4, an ‘Explosive’ Sequel to Trump Exposé ‘Fire and Fury’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CEO Talk: Sargent on Rowohlt and ‘Fire and Fury’

At Frankfurt's annual CEO Talk, Macmillan CEO John Sargent took questions from journalists on 'Fire and Fury,' Rowohlt, and other topics. The post CEO Talk: Sargent on Rowohlt and ‘Fire and Fury’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan’s John Sargent Is Featured at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s CEO Talk

Praised for his handling of Trump's attempt to 'intimidate a publisher', Macmillan CEO John Sargent will speak at the Frankfurter Buchmesse this year. The post Macmillan’s John Sargent Is Featured at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s CEO Talk appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Second Full Week, Macmillan’s ‘Fire and Fury’ Sales Roar to a Bonfire

Taking all formats together, Macmillan's Henry Holt & Company is reporting 1.7 million copies of Michael Wolff's book sold, sparks flying as the book leaps to No. 1 on the lists. The post In Second Full Week, Macmillan’s ‘Fire and Fury’ Sales Roar to a Bonfire appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fire and Fury trumps Kerridge to claim number one

Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury (Little, Brown) has blazed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, ousting Tom Kerridge’s Lose Weight for Good (Absolute) and selling 41,202 copies for £620,851, according to Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan’s ‘Fire and Fury’: Now More Than 30 Foreign Rights Deals, ‘Fuego y Furia’ on the Way

As 'Fuego y Furia' is readied by a Planeta team of translators for Vintage Español's North American Spanish edition, 'Fire and Fury' is now listed as 'in stock' on Amazon.com and selling fast. The post Macmillan’s ‘Fire and Fury’: Now More Than 30 Foreign Rights Deals, ‘Fuego y Furia’ on the Way... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fire and Fury: International Publishers ‘Throw Full Support Behind’ Macmillan

'A sad irony to see the so-called leader of the free world trying to limit freedom to publish.' The International Publishers Association slams the Trump cease-and-desist effort and libel law comments as 'a new and worrying development.' The post Fire and Fury: International Publishers ‘Throw... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Focus: Macmillan’s ‘Fire and Fury’ Has 20 Foreign Deals Already, More in Negotiation

In London, Foyles' flagship store in Charing Cross triumphantly tweets its hardcovers of 'Fire and Fury'–'some book about some guy now in our window'–and Andrew Wylie's offices in New York City fill us in on international sales already in place. The post Rights Focus: Macmillan’s ‘Fire and Fury’... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Zealand bookstores still waiting for Trump exposé Fire and Fury

It was supposed to be the day that hordes of Kiwis would get their hands on the book everyone's talking about. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sargent Says Macmillan Will Not Be Intimidated by Trump

Macmillan CEO John Sargent has refused the demands of the cease-and-desist letter President Trump's attorney sent the Henry Holt that the publication of Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' be halted. A letter from Macmillan's legal counsel sent to Trump's counsel confirms the company's stance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-08 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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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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A library staffer has been fired for burning Trump and Ann Coulter books in his free time.

Cameron Williams, a former staffer at Chattanooga Public Library and a local Black Lives Matter activist, has been fired from his library job three months after being accused of “improperly” burning books written by Donald Trump and Ann Coulter. In December, as the Chattanooga Times Free Press... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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