Nonfiction Book News
No Easy Day Author to Pay Nearly $7 Million to U.S. Government (August 25, 2016): Former Navy Seal Matt Bissonnette is to pay nearly $7 million of his book royalties to the U.S. Government for violating non-disclosure agreements.
President Obama Shares His 2016 Summer Reading List (August 15, 2016): President Barack Obama is a big reader, as are his children. His 2016 summer reading list has a mix of nonfiction, general fiction and science fiction.
Anna Faris Inks Memoir Deal, Chris Pratt to Write Forward (July 28, 2016): Anna Faris will write a memoir to be published by Dutton. It will be based on her popular web series, Anna Faris is Unqualified.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to Publish Book With HarperCollins (July 18, 2016): Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will publish a book with HarperCollins in Fall 2017.
Bernie Sanders Inks Book Deal With St. Martin's Press (July 14, 2016): Bernie Sanders just inked a deal with Thomas Dunne Books. The book will lay out his agenda for America's future and will be released just after the election.
Lindsey Vonn to Publish Her First Book With Dey Street Books (May 24, 2016): Lindsey Vonn will publisher her first book with Dey Street Books. Strong is the New Beautiful arrives in October 2016
Tell-All Book by Anonymous Congressman Climbs Amazon Bestseller List (May 15, 2016): A tell-all book by an anonymous congressman has been climibng the bestseller list on Amazon
Kevin Hart Inks Memoir Deal With Simon and Schuster's 37 Ink (March 23, 2016): Comedian Kevin Hart is writing a memoir for Simon and Schuster. From the Hart will be released on Father's Day, 2017
Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky Writing a Book About Hockey (March 7, 2016): Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky is writing a book about hockey that will be released for the 99th anniversary of the NHL.
Tommy Mottola Slapped With Lawsuit by Hachette (February 26, 2016): Mariah Carey's ex-husband Tommy Mottola is being sued by Hachette for taking advance money and failing to turn in his book manuscript.
Bruce Springsteen Memoir Hits Bookstores in September (February 13, 2016): Bruce Springsteen has finished writing his autobiography. Born to Run is being published by Simon and Schuster, and will hit bookstores in September, 2016.
Megyn Kelly Lands $10 Million Book Deal (February 5, 2016): Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has reportedly landed a $10 million dollar book deal with HarperCollins.
Scholastic Pulls Controversial Picture Book: A Birthday Cake for George Washington (January 18, 2016): Scholastic pulls the plug on the picture book A Birthday Cake for George Washington after a tsunami of criticism for its portrayal of happy slaves.
Greta Van Susteren Writing Social Media Guide for Simon & Schuster (December 7, 2015): Greta Van Susteren inked a book deal with Simon & Schuster to write a social media guide.
Oprah Winfrey Writing Memoir, Launching Book Imprint (December 3, 2015): Oprah Winfrey will publish her memoir in January, 2017. She will also launch a new book imprint in conjunction with MacMillan.