Milo Yiannopoulos to self-publish memoir and sue Simon & Schuster

The far rightwinger, dropped by the publisher following his comments on child abuse, vows to make lives of ‘professional victims a living hell’After his memoir Dangerous was very publicly dumped by his publisher, hard-right professional provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has announced he will instead self-publish the book – and that he will sue Simon & Schuster for $10m for backing out of the deal.The memoir will be the first book to be published under his own Dangerous Books label, which will specialise in titles by authors who “can’t get published”. The venture was revealed as part of Milo Inc, a new media venture announced by Yiannopoulos. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should Simon & Schuster Be Publishing Alt-Right Hatemonger Milo Yiannopoulos’ Book?

Ben Mathis-Lilley: Hello, Amanda. Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos has allegedly been given a $250,000 contract to write a book about “free speech” for Simon & Schuster. I think this is bad and that Simon & Schuster should feel bad. You basically disagree. Let’s discuss! Continue reading at Slate

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Milo Yiannopoulos labels low sales figures of Dangerous memoir 'fake news'

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