Morris threatened with legal action over Cilka's Journey

Heather Morris, the author of bestselling title The Tattooist of Auschwitz, has been threatened with legal action in the US by the stepson of Cecilia Kovachova around whom her second novel is thought to be based. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 05:51:43 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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Scientology leader threatens UK publisher with legal action

British independent publisher Silvertail Books has been threatened with legal action by lawyers representing Scientology leader David Miscavige. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louisiana School Librarian of the Year Seeking Legal Action After Slander Campaign

The president of the Louisiana Association of School Libraries speaks at a local library board meeting and met with harassment. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-08-02 15:08:14 UTC ]
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The action-packed saga ‘Monkey King: Journey to the West’ gets a modern take

A new abridged translation by Julia Lovell reveals the delights — and flaws — of the classic Chinese tale Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-03 08:24:52 UTC ]
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Legal Action Group to publish children’s book based on life of Lady Hale

Legal Action Group will publish a children's book based on the life of Supreme Court president Lady Hale next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 19:10:02 UTC ]
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US Authors Guild Praises Nora Roberts’ Legal Action on Digital Plagiarism

The leading author-advocacy trade organization in the United States announces that it's in talks with Amazon on issues of 'plagiarism and scams.' The post US Authors Guild Praises Nora Roberts’ Legal Action on Digital Plagiarism appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legal action launched on Northamptonshire library closures

The 21 Northamptonshire libraries at risk of closure have started legal action against the council. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Thursday Wake-Up Call: Sports Illustrated's World Series Prophecy. Plus, WPP Takes Legal Action

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital-related news. What people are talking about today: The Houston Astros won the World Series by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7. Sports Illustrated prophesied the Astros' win in a cover... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scotsman staff threaten strike action over job cuts

More than 30 jobs set to be axed across parent company Johnston Press’s Scottish operationStaff at the Scotsman are gearing up for strike action as more than 30 jobs look set to go across parent company Johnston Press’s Scottish operation.The regional newspaper publisher is seeking to cut about... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German publishers start legal action against Google over news snippets

German news publishers are escalating their fight to get a cut of the ad revenue that Google makes when it republishes parts of their news articles.The publishers’ society VG Media has started legal proceedings against Google after the search-engine giant refused to negotiate with the collecting... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former BBC technology chief to take legal action over DMI dismissal

Ex-employee accuses corporation of allowing 'inaccurate statements' to be made to MPs over failure of digital initiativeThe BBC chief technology officer dismissed over the failure of the Digital Media Initiative, the IT project scrapped last year at a cost of nearly £100m to licence fee payers,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legal action from CLA prompts councils to license

Twenty councils have taken a copyright licence following legal action over infringement by the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gloucestershire campaigners: 'no further legal action'

The campaign group Friends of Gloucestershire Libraries has decided to step back from further... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legal action over Brent library closures

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 11:21 Brent council, which recently confirmed a decision to close six of its 12 libraries, has become the latest to face a legal challenge from residents. Law firm Bindmans sent a letter before action detailing a proposed claim for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebel booksellers surprised by legal action

The breakaway group of Angus & Robertson franchisees say they're surprised by legal action from the group's administrators. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Responds as Legislation Threatens Librarians for Offering Information on Abortion Services

ALA says it is “developing guidance” for libraries and library workers and working with other organizations to “oppose any efforts to limit access to constitutionally protected information or limit privacy protections” for library users. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A geologist’s journey from the terrestrial to the celestial

Examining the rocks of the Earth and the mysteries of space, Lindy Elkins-Tanton also plumbs the meaning of her life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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AAP Seeking $300K in Legal Fees After Winning Maryland E-book Case

After successfully challenging Maryland’s library e-book law in court, the Association of American Publishers is now seeking to recover roughly $300,000 in court costs and legal fees from the state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Canadian Journalist Goes Undercover as an Afghan Refugee on a Journey to Europe

Matthieu Aikins’s olive complexion, dark hair, and ambiguous features means that he is often mistaken as a local in Afghanistan and the Middle East where he has lived since 2008. In his non-fiction book The Naked Don’t Fear the Water, the Japanese Canadian journalist goes undercover as an Afghan... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-04-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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