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Literary Agents Put Out an Open Call for Submissions From Muslim Writers (2017-02-01): A group of 60 literary agents has put out a call for submissions from Muslim writers. The call spans all genres.
Trump Nominee Monica Crowley Felled by Plagiarism Scandal (2017-01-17): Trump nominee Monica Crowley has withdrawn from consideration for NSC post after major plagiarism scandal.
Donald Trump Blasts CNN For Using Unflattering Photo for Election Book Cover (2017-01-02): President Elect Donald Trump is unhappy that CNN used an unflattering portrait of him for the cover of its new book, Unprecedented, which tells the story of his poltiical victory.
Donald Trump Boots Biographer Off Golf Course (2017-01-01): President Elect Donald Trump kicked one of his biographers off his golf course in Jupiter, Floria Friday. The biography was quite unflattering to the PEOTUS.
Milo Yiannopoulos Inks $250,000 Book Deal With Simon & Schuster (2016-12-29): Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos just landed a $250,000 book deal with Simon & Schuster. He says being banned from Twitter helped him land the gig.
Oprah Winfrey's New Book Imprint Will Publish The Black Angels: The Untold Story of the Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis (2016-12-15): Oprah Winfrey's new book imprint, An Oprah Book, will publish The Black Angels: The Untold Story of the Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis in 2018
Brooklyn Beckham to Release Photography Book (2016-12-08): Brooklyn Beckham has landed a book deal with Penguin Random House to publish his first book of photographs. The 17 year old has already shot a campaign for Burberry.
The UAE Passes a Law Making Books and Reading a Priority for the Country (2016-11-07): The UAE has passed a visionary new law that promotes reading, books and literacy. Sheikh Mohammed wants to make the UAE a center of learning and cultural exchange.
Philip Roth to Donate His Book Collection to the Newark Public Library (2016-10-27): Philip Roth will donate his 4000 volume book collection to the Newark Public Library. Architect Henry Myerberg will design the room for the collection.
Nine Dots Prize Launches With $100,000 Prize for Unfinished Book (2016-10-21): The new Nine Dots Prize is sponsored by Cambridge University Press and offers a $100,000 prize to the winner.
Finalists for the 2016 National Book Awards Announced (2016-10-10): Finalists for the 2016 National Book Awards were announced. Colson Whitehead and Jacqueline Woodson lead the fiction category.
David McCullough to Publish Book About American Pioneers in 2019 (2016-10-06): David McCullough will publish a book about American pioneers in 2019. It will be published by Simon & Schuster.
Donald Trump in Twitter War with The Art of the Deal Ghostwriter (2016-09-10): Donald Trump is engaged in a Twitter war with his former ghostwriter, Tony Schwartz.
No Easy Day Author to Pay Nearly $7 Million to U.S. Government (2016-08-25): 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 (2016-08-15): 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 (2016-07-28): 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 (2016-07-18): Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will publish a book with HarperCollins in Fall 2017.
Donald Trump's Ghostwriter Says a President Trump Will Lead to the End of Civilization (2016-07-18): Donald Trump's ghostwriter gives a blistering critique of the presidential candidate. And he says it's his fault Trump is such as success.
Bernie Sanders Inks Book Deal With St. Martin's Press (2016-07-14): 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.
Dan Brown Pays to Digitize Rare Mystical Texts at Ritman Library (2016-06-23): Dan Brown has donated $340,000 to help the Ritman Library in Amsterdam digitize its core texts on mysticism, Hermetica and Kabbala. The texts will be available online.