Publishing Milo Yiannopoulos’ book is wrong. My magazine is fighting back | Adam Morgan

Simon & Schuster has given the Breitbart writer a $250,000 deal – so I decided the Chicago Review of Books would not cover any of its authors in 2017Last week, the literary world gasped when one of the largest publishers in the United States, Simon & Schuster, rewarded America’s most infamous internet troll, Milo Yiannopoulos, with a $250,000 book deal. But we probably should have seen it coming. After all, 2016 taught us that ridiculing women, people of colour, Muslims and members of the LGBTQ community can make someone immensely popular. Related: Leslie Jones accuses Simon & Schuster over Milo Yiannopoulos book deal Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos publisher insists book won't feature hate speech

Simon & Schuster boss writes to authors alarmed by the rightwing author’s profile, assuring them that the firm will not tolerate abusive writingIn what is being seen as a damage limitation exercise, the publisher of rightwing controversialist Milo Yiannopoulos has written to authors to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-24 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

[ Slate | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish Adam Kay’s first children’s book

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Publishers Are Reinvesting in the ‘Lean-Back’ Experience of Print Magazines

Despite flipping the “digital-only” switch on many titles, major publishers continue to launch new publications – and reinvest in existing ones – with a heightened focus on paper quality, editorial value, and the luxuries of print. Execs from Meredith, Hearst Autos, and Bonnier Media discuss how... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Weekly E-Book Ranking: Adam Kay's festive follow-up shifts back into the top

Adam Kay's Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) has re-claimed the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one, topping the chart for the first time since its launch week in October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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US publishers still fighting for exclusion from book tariffs

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 14:22:15 UTC ]
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Her Book in Limbo, Naomi Wolf Fights Back

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Books on the Blockchain: Spotlight on Morgan James Publishing

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Church Publishing Looks Back on 100 Years of Books

Celebrating 100 years in the book business, Church Publishing Incorporated is honoring its Episcopal roots while also adapting to a broad and changing audience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Milo Yiannopoulos drops lawsuit over his cancelled book

The rightwing provocateur, who recently attempted to represent himself in court, and his former publisher asked that the case be dismissed ‘without costs or fees to either party’Rightwing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is dropping a lawsuit against his former publisher Simon & Schuster, after... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos sues former publisher for $10m

Rightwing provocateur seeks damages from Simon & Schuster after it dropped memoir Dangerous over contentious remarks – but imprint says suit is ‘without merit’A $10m (£7.7m) lawsuit announced by far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been dismissed by his former publisher as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos Strikes Back

In a one-two punch, the former 'Breitbart' editor self-published his book, 'Dangerous,' on July 4 and held a protest and rally outside the Simon & Schuster offices on July 7, where he announced a $10 million lawsuit against the publisher for "breach of contract." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yiannopoulos to Self-Publish Book Dropped by S&S

Milo Yiannopoulos, the alt-right provocateur who had his book deal with Simon & Schuster canceled in February, is now self-publishing his book. 'Dangerous' is currently available for pre-order ahead of its July 4 release date. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers chased Katie Hopkins and Milo Yiannopoulos. But hate doesn’t sell | Chris McCrudden

Hot air and rightwing controversy fuel social media and fill column inches, but there’s no evidence they make people buy books. Quite the oppositePublishing has always been a controversial industry. Its history of banned books, lawsuits and angry letters wouldn’t look out of place in the most... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos book deal cancelled following outrage over child abuse comments

Simon & Schuster pulls forthcoming autobiography, titled Dangerous, for which it had reportedly paid a $250,000 advanceSimon & Schuster has cancelled the publication of Milo Yiannopoulos’ book, and his fellow Breitbart employees have reportedly threatened to quit if he is not fired.A... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Cancels Milo Yiannopoulos's Book

After enduring withering criticism since it was revealed in late December that it planned to publish a book by controversial Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos, Simon & Schuster said late Monday that it has canceled the release of 'Dangerous.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos publication pushed back three months

Controversial figure Milo Yiannopoulos' book deadline has been pushed back three months so he can discuss the "insanity of the last few weeks" in the title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos peddles hate. It’s not censorship to refuse to publish it | Sam Sedgman

Defenders of free speech are misguided in championing his cause. Reasoned debate will never arise from his utterances – and others will be scared into silenceA coalition of free speech organisations rallied together last week to defend Simon & Schuster’s choice to publish professional... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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