Picador stops distribution of Sebold's Lucky after man jailed for her rape exonerated

Picador has stopped distribution of Alice Sebold's memoir Lucky as the author apologised to the man who was exonerated of her rape last week, 40 years after his conviction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 20:34:54 UTC ]
News tagged with: #picador #author apologised #stopped distribution #alice sebold #man jailed #rape exonerated

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Picador stops distribution of Sebold's Lucky after man jailed for her rape exonerated'


Alice Sebold's memoir, 'Lucky,' pulled as she apologizes to man wrongly convicted of her rape

Sebold apologized to Anthony Broadwater, convicted of her rape in 1982 and exonerated last week. Her publisher announced a pause to consider revisions. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-30 22:41:08 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publisher announced #anthony broadwater #alice sebold


Alice Sebold’s LUCKY Pulled Following Anthony Broadwater Exoneration

Lucky, Alice Sebold's memoir of her rape as a college student, is being pulled from shelves following the exoneration of Anthony Broadwater. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-01 12:52:26 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #anthony broadwater #college student #alice sebold


Alice Sebold Apologizes to Man Wrongly Convicted of Raping Her

Anthony Broadwater spent 16 years in prison after the author identified him as her attacker in an assault she described in her memoir “Lucky.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-30 23:51:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #memoir lucky


Alice Sebold’s Memoir About Her Rape Is Even More Brutal to Read Now

The uncanniness of rereading Lucky now that the man Alice Sebold identified as her rapist has been exonerated. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2021-12-04 00:50:58 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #alice sebold


Publisher Pulls Alice Sebold's Memoir As 1981 Rape Conviction Is Overturned

Simon & Schuster said it was working with the author on how to revise her 1999 book "Lucky" after Anthony Broadwater was cleared of the assault it describes. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2021-12-01 22:20:50 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #schuster #anthony broadwater #simon schuster


Alice Sebold’s publisher pulls memoir after overturned rape conviction

Scribner has responded to the news that Anthony Broadwater has been cleared of the crime at the centre of Lucky by ceasing to distribute the bookAlice Sebold’s publisher Scribner is pulling her 1999 memoir Lucky from shelves after a man was cleared of the rape at the heart of it.Anthony... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-01 10:52:48 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #anthony broadwater #alice sebold


US man avoids jail in Thailand over bad resort review

Wesley Barnes had posted several reviews allegedly accusing the resort of "modern day slavery" Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2020-10-09 06:23:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes


Photographer in Nobel scandal jailed for rape

Photographer Jean-Claude Arnault,  the man at the centre of the sexual assault furore which has enveloped the Nobel Prize in Literature, has been convicted of rape in a Stockholm court, according to reports. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #nobel prize


Stop trying to sex up the Man Booker judges’ meetings. We are geeky nerds | Alex Clark

The image of furious rows and storming-outs is not one that I recognise but an industry concoction to glamorise publishingThe Man Booker prize is airing its dirty linen, celebrating its 50th birthday by drip-feeding bits of gossip and scandal from judging meetings, ceremonies and parties through... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #dead body #mary wilson #kingsley amis #50th birthday


Picador wins 14-way auction for 'heart-stopping' debut

Picador has triumphed in a 14-way auction for a "heart-stopping and gripping" debut novel set in the Pre-Raphaelite circle of Victorian London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #victorian london


Man who pointed shotgun at girl selling Girl Scouts cookies gets jail time

 A Southern California man who pointed a shotgun at a 7-year-old girl selling Girl Scout cookies has been given six months in jail. See more of our top stories on Facebook >> The Riverside Press-Enterprise says John Dodrill was sentenced Friday. He pleaded guilty to possessing an illegal... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #pleaded guilty #riverside press-enterprise #top stories


In ‘The Great Man Theory’ a middle-aged man can’t shift out of neutral

Teddy Wayne's novel is a character study of a protagonist stuck in a rut of self-regard. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-12 14:30:05 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #teddy wayne


Thursday's TV highlights: 'Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story' and more

SERIES Movie Night With Karlie Kloss The supermodel and her celebrity guests watch flicks, play games and gab in this new series. First up, 2002’s “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.” 6:30 p.m. Freeform The Perfect Suspect The debut installment of this true-crime series tells the tale of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harry potter #play games #tv highlights


A Summary and Analysis of Flannery O’Connor’s ‘A Good Man Is Hard to Find’

‘A Good Man Is Hard to Find’ is one of the best-known short stories by Flannery O’Connor (1925-64), who produced a string of powerful stories during her short life. First published in the collection A Good Man Is Hard to Find in 1955, the story is about an American family […] Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-09-26 14:00:41 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #short stories #short life #powerful stories #good man


A Visible Man by Edward Enninful review – the long road to Vogue

A refreshingly intimate account of Enninful’s rise from refugee status to editor-in-chiefEdward Enninful’s memoir gives the impression of someone in perpetual motion. He has, after all, made the journey from refugee to the hallowed offices of Condé Nast, becoming the editor-in-chief who brought... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-15 10:00:43 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #story begins #ll find #cond nast


At CALIBA, Booksellers and Publishers Discuss Reps, Distribution, and Co-op

Along with author presentations and networking opportunities. the recently concluded CALIBA offered lots of practical advice for booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #practical advice #author presentations


Josh Hawley, the man who fled from danger of his own making, wrote a book called Manhood.

It was announced yesterday that Josh Hawley, the senator from Missouri who will always be remembered for fleeing the very crowd he’d recently egged on with a fist, has written a book called Manhood.* The book, to be published by Regnery, purports to call on “American men to stand up and embrace... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-09 14:22:03 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book called #announced yesterday #josh hawley


Area man named Bob Jablonski returns library book called Hitler 77 years overdue.

A New Jersey man named Bob Jablonski has finally returned Hitler to the local library. No, this is not The Onion. Bob Jablonski checked out the 1936 biography of Adolph Hitler in 1947, for a school book report, and presumably kept it all these years just to make sure the Allies had truly won... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-02 14:55:57 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book called #adolph hitler #local library


‘The Man Who Could Move Clouds’ is a memoir full of magic

Ingrid Rojas Contreras tells the story of her grandfather Rafael Contreras Alfonso, a Colombian healer with otherworldly gifts. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-11 14:57:38 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #move clouds