Roth, Coetzee, Amis join in authors' letter to Trump

Philip Roth, Zadie Smith, J M Coetzee and Anne Tyler are among 65 leading writers joining with PEN America in an open letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to reconsider his travel ban against visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors United warns of attacks on 'author livelihoods' under Trump administration

The new US administration under Donald Trump could make things "very, very much worse" for authors, according to campaign group Authors United. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors join Julian Barnes in condemning US authors' admission to Booker prize

Writers including AS Byatt and Philip Hensher say Commonwealth and British writers face greater struggle to find readers, now ‘dice are loaded’ AS Byatt, Philip Hensher and Susan Hill have joined authors backing Julian Barnes’s call for the Man Booker prize to exclude US writers once again, a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling Author Shows How Trump Allies Are Plotting To Undermine Jan. 6 Probe

Don Winslow says the strategy is simple and obvious, and it could mean they'll never be held accountable. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-03-04 08:35:08 UTC ]
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Join the #FReadom Letter Writing Campaign to Combat Censorship!

The #FReadom campaign is asking you to write your school board with provided templates to support school libraries and access to information. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-01-04 11:39:00 UTC ]
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Fantasy Author Scarlett St. Clair Joins Bloom Books

Dark fantasy author Scarlett St. Clair will join Bloom Books, which will publish her new novel 'King of Battle and Blood,' along with her complete backlist and forthcoming new books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Open letter calls for publishing boycott of Trump administration memoirs

More than 500 book industry professionals have added their names to a call for publishers not to sign up veterans of the departing president’s governmentFive-hundred American authors and literary professionals have signed a letter calling on US publishers not to sign book deals with members of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-19 16:25:50 UTC ]
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Read an open letter from publishing professionals condemning Trump enablers’ book deals.

As you may remember, about a week ago, Senator Josh Hawley challenged the results of the election, encouraged the storming of the Capitol, and then complained about Simon & Schuster canceling his book deal, calling the publisher’s decision “Orwellian” (how?) and “a direct assault on the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-19 16:20:57 UTC ]
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Hundreds in publishing sign letter objecting to book deals for the Trump administration

More than 250 members of the literary community signed a letter this week urging publishers not to sign book deals with anyone in the Trump administration. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-15 19:12:33 UTC ]
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Bell and NLT invite kids to join letter writing project

Usborne author PG Bell, creator of the children’s book series The Train to Impossible Places, has partnered with the National Literacy Trust and The Postal Museum on a letter writing project inviting children to share their experiences of the pandemic with future generations.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 22:56:51 UTC ]
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Children's authors sign open letter protesting outcome of school meals vote

More than 200 children's authors and illustrators, including Malorie Blackman, Philip Pullman and Cressida Cowell, have signed a letter condemning the government’s vote rejecting the extension of its free school meal scheme over the holidays. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 00:51:58 UTC ]
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DoJ Sues Author of Melania Trump Tell-All

The Department of Justice this week filed suit against Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former friend of first lady Melania Trump, alleging that she violated a nondisclosure agreement by publishing a tell-all book, 'Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘That’s A Cult’: Bestselling Author Hits Trump-Supporting Coronavirus Deniers

Don Winslow calls out Trump for his botched coronavirus response, and his supporters for living in denial. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-16 09:43:06 UTC ]
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Bestselling Author Don Winslow Reveals ‘The Greatest Lie Donald Trump Ever Told’

Winslow has a blunt reminder for Trump's supporters ahead of Election Day. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-09 08:34:11 UTC ]
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Sports stars join authors for NLT's #FitforLit Challenge

Children's authors and sports stars are to take part in a series of book-themed sporting challenges to raise money for the National Literacy Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-17 05:01:34 UTC ]
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Bestselling Author Predicts The 3 Cards Of 'Trump's Evil Plan' For Reelection

Don Winslow warns that Trump is planning a "big loud" October surprise attack on Biden. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-07-31 08:24:11 UTC ]
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'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel joins the L.A. Times Book Club May 19

Emily St. John Mandel chronicles a global pandemic and financial crisis in her novels, 'Station Eleven' and 'The Glass Hotel.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-23 22:16:10 UTC ]
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The Ghost Writer: An Author Imagines a Letter From Her Late Grandmother

“Nobody Will Tell You This but Me,” a memoir by Bess Kalb, traces her family history from the Russian pogroms to the American dream. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-17 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Children's author Polly Ho-Yen joins Titan with adult debut

Titan Books has signed Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and Blue Peter Book Award shortlisted author Polly Ho-Yen's debut adult novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 16:28:19 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow, author of 'Catch and Kill,' joins the Times Book Club

Journalist Ronan Farrow discusses "Catch and Kill" and #MeToo revelations on Oct. 22 with the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-25 14:00:46 UTC ]
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