Publishers rush out Trump and Brexit books to traumatised readers

Industry push for titles responding to this year’s shocking votes in the US and UK prompts raft of comedies and sober analysesPublishers are rushing out a raft of titles to meet demand among readers traumatised by the election of Donald Trump and the aftermath of the Brexit referendum. Titles range from humour to protest packs aimed at reinvigorating the left as it faces four years of the former TV star in the White House.The books are being turned around in time for Trump’s inauguration as US president on 20 January. American writer Gene Stone will publish The Trump Survival Guide on both sides of the Atlantic 10 days before the inauguration. Billed as “everything you need to know about living through what you hoped would never happen”, the book will be a serious call to action for Trump dissenters across the political spectrum, said publisher Dey Street Press, a division of HarperCollins. The author’s earlier books include a satirical guide to surviving George W Bush’s presidency. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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