White House Letter: Lucrative Book Deals Might Finance the Obamas’ Post-White House Life

President Obama on the South Lawn of the White House in July. He could earn as much as $30 million with a two- or three-book contract once his second term ends, said Raphael Sagalyn of the ICM/Sagalyn Literary Agency. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2016-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump swooped in to profit from White House photographer’s book deal – report

Ex-president blocked Shealah Craighead plan and then made up to $20m from publishing images in own memoir, New York Times saysDonald Trump blocked plans by his chief White House photographer to publish a book of pictures of his time in power – then published a book of such images himself, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-31 22:37:41 UTC ]
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Melania Trump’s post-White House book might not be a memoir after all, which is fine.

For a while, Melania Trump has teased that she might write a book after the Trump family exits the White House. I, like many, had mixed feelings. On one hand, it’d be interesting to see the Trump administration from the point of the view of the famously sullen First Lady; but on the other hand,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-10 18:18:04 UTC ]
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Barack and Michelle Obama sign $91m book deal with Penguin Random House

Barack and Michelle Obama have signed with publishing house Penguin Random, for a record breaking sum.   Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack and Michelle Obama sign record book deals with Penguin Random House

Books by former president and first lady said to have been sold for more than $60m and will focus on White House yearsBarack and Michelle Obama have signed book deals with Penguin Random House, the publisher announced on Tuesday.Financial terms were not disclosed for the books, for which several... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obamas Make Book Deal With Penguin Random House

Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama in Washington last year. They plan to donate a portion of the advances for their books to charity. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Critic's Notebook: Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books

President Obama in the Oval Office during an interview with Michiko Kakutani on Friday. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books News: Stormy Daniels’s ‘Full Disclosure’ Book Will Likely Rattle White House

In her memoir, Stephanie Clifford gives a vivid, detailed account of her encounter with Donald Trump in 2006 and its aftermath. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ex-Trump press secretary Stephanie Grisham to release White House book

Grisham, also a former top aide to Melania Trump, to publish memoir containing ‘surprising new scandals’ in October The former Trump White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, also a former top aide to former first lady Melania Trump, will release a memoir in October. Related: ‘Bring it’:... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-09 19:11:26 UTC ]
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Twitter Users Throw The Book At Kayleigh McEnany Over White House Memoir

People had questions about the Trump White House press secretary's upcoming book: "I assume that this is in the fiction section?" Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Books Are Back in the White House — And One of Them Is by Angie Thomas

The best-selling author just found out that her debut novel is soon to be on the first lady’s bedside table. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-28 10:00:04 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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White House 'pressured official to say John Bolton book was security risk'

Ex-National Security Council official claims she was pressured her to say manuscript contained sensitive information after her department had cleared itA former National Security Council official who while working there reviewed John Bolton’s memoir for classified information before publication,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-24 15:10:36 UTC ]
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Apparently, the White House turned the routine review process for Bolton’s book into a huge mess.

When John Bolton was preparing to publish The Room Where It Happened, his memoir of serving in the Trump White House, he and his legal team took the routine step of submitting it for review at the National Security Council. It was Ellen Knight’s job to oversee that process, as she had done... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-23 20:07:06 UTC ]
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Actual cancel culture: White House threatens John Bolton about impending book.

Because they have nothing to hide about anything, the White House has issued some kind of threat—according to CNN’s Jake Tapper—in a formal letter to former National Security Adviser John Bolton, whose forthcoming memoir from Simon & Schuster contains first-hand accounts of Donald Trump... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-29 17:43:05 UTC ]
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Little, Brown scoops book by 'Trump resistance' White House insider

Little, Brown is publishing a book from the anonymous senior official who wrote a New York Times op ed claiming to be part of “the resistance" inside Donald Trump's White House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 07:27:05 UTC ]
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ADVFN Books strikes foreign rights deal with Harriman House

ADVFN Books has licensed foreign rights to Harriman House for a number of titles from its financial books division.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Soccer star Megan Rapinoe signs book deal with Penguin Random House

Outspoken soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe will offer her takes on sports and current events in a new book for the Penguin Press. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-25 19:10:34 UTC ]
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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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