Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler now has a book deal to go along with her movie deal

Susan Fowler, whose viral account of the harassment and discrimination she faced at Uber led to the ouster of its CEO and 20 other employees, and an investigation by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, is releasing a book about her experience. Fowler, who is trained as an engineer, has written two books on computer … Continue reading “Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler now has a book deal to go along with her movie deal” Susan Fowler, whose viral account of the harassment and discrimination she faced at Uber led to the ouster of its CEO and 20 other employees, and an investigation by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, is releasing a book about her experience.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Fowler’s Memoir Shows Uber Was an Even Worse Place to Work Than We Thought

The former Uber engineer paints a damning portrait of the culture Travis Kalanick built. Continue reading at Slate

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From Uber driving to huge book deal: Adrian McKinty's life-changing phone call

Despite awards and acclaim for his crime fiction, the impoverished novelist lost his home and was set to quit – then the phone rangIt was1.30 in the morning in Melbourne and Adrian McKinty had just got home after dropping off his last Uber customer of the night at the airport. His phone rang. It... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-08 06:00:17 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker Books signs two-book deal with creative duo Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel

Walker Books will publish Unleash Your Creative Monster: A Children’s Guide to Writing by Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel, the first title in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Avon Books re-signs Sue Moorcroft in three-book deal

HarperCollins division Avon Books has re-signed author Sue Moorcroft in a three-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Susan Orlean talks ‘The Library Book’ on first day of L.A. Times Festival of Books

Susan Orlean cracked open her book and bent toward the microphone. “Covers burst like popcorn,” she said, reading from her book about the mysterious 1986 fire at downtown L.A.’s Central Library. “Pages flared and blackened and then sprang away from their bindings, a ream of sooty scraps soaring... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Hera Books secures two-book deal with Walters

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Artisan Inks Multi-Book Deal with Chef René Redzepi

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E-book deal's the steal of the century; 4000 pirated books

An Australian group-buying site owned by Microsoft and Nine sold ebook readers bundled with a treasure trove of thousands of pirated books including the full Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings series. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

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Avon signs #PitMad pitch in two book deal

Avon Books has acquired world all language rights (including dramatic) to The Family Tree and one other thriller by authors Steph Mullin and Nicole Mabry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Deals: Week of October 26, 2020

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Book Deals: Week of October 19, 2020

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Religion Book Deals: October 14, 2020

Joni Eareckson Tada brings a children’s book about heaven to the Good Book Company, an introduction to African American literature lands at IVP, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of October 12, 2020

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'Strictly' star Oti Mabuse waltzes into two-book deal with Walker

Walker Books has signed a deal for two picture books from "Strictly Come Dancing" professional Oti Mabuse. The first title, Dance with Oti, will be published in summer 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Deals: Week of October 5, 2020

Nicole Lapin lands a seven-book, seven-figure deal with HarperCollins Leadership; Berkley prevails at auction to take three from Lana Popovic´; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Robert Peston launches fiction career in two-book deal with Zaffre

Bonnier imprint Zaffre Books has signed a two-book, six-figure deal with Robert Peston, ITV's political editor. His first novel, The Whistleblower, will be published in September 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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