Weinstein Books 'terminated' in wake of assault allegations

Film mogul’s associated publishing imprint is to close in the wake of scandal over multiple abuse allegationsThe Weinstein Books imprint is being shut down, following a week of sexual assault allegations against the film mogul Harvey Weinstein.In a statement to staff issued on Thursday, Hachette Book Group said it had “terminated” the imprint. A joint venture between the Weinstein Company and the Hachette-owned publisher Perseus, Weinstein Books released around 10 books a year, with titles ranging from books by media personalities to film tie-ins. It was run by two women: editorial director Amanda Murray and publishing director Georgina Levitt. Related: The Weinstein allegations Official statement from @morningmika #KnowYourValue pic.twitter.com/7OIits1H2g Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #titles ranging #weinstein company #joint venture #assault allegations #publishing imprint #weinstein books

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Weinstein Books 'terminated' in wake of assault allegations'


Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein Books

The Hachette Book Group is terminating its Weinstein Books imprint in the US following the accusations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #sexual assault


Vintage continues publication of Bailey's Roth book after sexual assault allegations

Vintage says it will continue to publish Blake Bailey's Philip Roth biography in the UK following sexual assault allegations that have seen Bailey dropped by his agency and the book's shipment and promotion paused in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-26 17:36:44 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Asher, Alexie Top ALA 'Challenged Books' List in Wake of Allegations

The ALA's annual State of America's Libraries report, released on Monday, saw books by Jay Asher and Sherman Alexie land at the top of the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom's Top Ten Most Challenged Books of 2017 list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries report #challenged books #top ten #jay asher


Alleged book thief Filippo Bernardini may avoid trial in the US

The Simon & Schuster employee is accused of masterminding a phishing scam to obtain manuscripts from top authors The man charged by the FBI with stealing hundreds of book manuscripts may not face trial, under an agreement between prosecutors and his lawyers.Filippo Bernardini, an Italian... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-14 11:21:45 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #schuster #book manuscripts #top authors #phishing scam #filippo bernardini


In BIGNY's Wake, a New Book Forum for New York

The New York Book Forum, a nonprofit organization focused on expanding connections between the book industry and the general public and encouraging literacy, has formed less than two months after the Book Industry Guild of New York shut its doors after 97 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book industry #general public #book forum


A Jeffrey Epstein accuser shares scathing allegations in a new memoir: ‘My book is my day in court’

‘Silenced No More’ is unsparing in its accusations against Epstein and, especially, Ghislaine Maxwell, who is on trial on charges of sex trafficking. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-07 18:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #sex trafficking #ghislaine maxwell


Ventorros launches Kickstarter to create books for terminally ill children

A children's publisher has launched a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to create personalised books for terminally ill children. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-28 04:17:10 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children's publisher


Self-censorship hits Hong Kong book fair in wake of national security law

Far fewer politically sensitive titles are on display in the first such event since Beijing imposed sweeping new regulations Booksellers at Hong Kong’s annual book fair are offering a reduced selection of books deemed politically sensitive, as they try to avoid violating a sweeping national... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-15 10:57:25 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book fair #latest bestsellers #draws hundreds #coronavirus pandemic #hong kong


Josh Hawley: publisher cancels book in wake of Capitol attack

Simon & Schuster says it ‘cannot support senator after his role in what became a dangerous threat to our democracy and freedom’Publishers have cancelled a planned book by Senator Josh Hawley, who objected to Joe Biden’s presidential election win and backed baseless claims that the vote was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-08 05:50:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #schuster #simon schuster #capitol attack #josh hawley #joe biden


Black British authors top UK book charts in wake of BLM protests

Bernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge take No 1 slots in wake of anti-racist demonstrations, as Waterstones staff ask chain to support causeBernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge have become the first black British women to top the UK’s fiction and nonfiction paperback charts, in a week where... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-10 13:46:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #uk book #paperback #british publishing #bookshop #british author #hardback #michelle obama #white people #longer talking #black authors #hostile environment #reni eddo-lodge #waterstones staff #bernardine evaristo


Book publishers sue Internet Archive for allegedly enabling piracy

When libraries around the US began closing their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Internet Archive (IA) responded by creating a “National Emergency Library,” a collection of 1.4 million books from its free e-book repository Open Library. Pu... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-06-01 19:33:58 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries #e-book #coronavirus pandemic


Mark Halperin Signs Book Deal After 2017 Sexual Harassment Allegations

After a dozen women accused the pundit of sexual harassment at the height of the Me Too movement, Halperin has begun tiptoeing his way back into public life. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-08-18 22:02:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book deal #public life #sexual harassment


Ebury launches external review of Baños book amid antisemitism allegations

Ebury has launched an independent external review of Pedro Baños’ How They Rule the World, as the PRH imprint comes under mounting pressure to withdraw the book amid allegations of antisemitism. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-16 21:16:29 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #prh imprint


Former Trump Aide Sues President for Allegedly Using Campaign NDA to Exact Retribution for Tell-All Book

Former White House communications aide and new member of the Trump White House tell-all book club Cliff Sims is suing President Trump for his attempts to enforce a nondisclosure agreement signed by Sims—and many others—when he worked for the Trump presidential campaign. Sims, the New York Times... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #federal government #time working


Maine Magazine Publisher Cancels Festival After Assault Allegations

The news comes days after a former employee accused company co-founder Kevin Thomas of assault and intimidation. The post Maine Magazine Publisher Cancels Festival After Assault Allegations appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #assault allegations


Hachette Shutters Weinstein Books

In more fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Hachette Book Group has terminated its Weinstein Books imprint and, effective immediately, all books under the imprint will be released by the publisher's Hachette Books imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #effective immediately


Hachette to Honor Weinstein Books Contracts

The Hachette Book Group's joint imprint with the Weinstein Company will honor its authors' contracts, but no further plans have been made for Weinstein Books in the wake of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harvey weinstein #weinstein books #weinstein company


'Game-changing' book on sexual assault to Myriad

Myriad has bought world rights to What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape, a "game-changing" book that looks at sexual assault and the global discourse on rape from the viewpoint of a survivor, writer, counsellor and activist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #sexual assault


Ted Cruz wants to see his book on bestseller lists, denies bulk-buy allegations

Sen. Ted Cruz's memoir "A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America" has sold 12,000 copies, reports Time magazine, and is ranked at No. 16 on Amazon's list of bestselling books. Readers interested in the Texas Republican's autobiography can find it at most bookstores, but there's one... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #texas republican #readers interested #bestselling books #bestseller lists #ted cruz