S&S UK will not publish controversial Milo Yiannopoulos

Simon & Schuster UK will not join its US counterpart in publishing a book by controversial right-wing figure Milo Yiannopoulos. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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