Nonficion Book News Page: 3

This is page 3 of the nonfiction book news archives.

Apple Distributes Settlement Money to Ebook Customers (2016-06-21): Ebook customers will see a credit in their Amazon, BN, Apple or Kobo accounts today. The credit is Apple's portion of the settlement in the ebook price fixing case.

Lindsey Vonn to Publish Her First Book With Dey Street Books (2016-05-24): 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 (2016-05-15): 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 (2016-03-23): Comedian Kevin Hart is writing a memoir for Simon and Schuster. From the Hart will be released on Father's Day, 2017

Paul Beatty Wins 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction (2016-03-20): Paul Beatty won the National Book Critics Circle Award for his novel The Sellout, a tragicomic look at race relations in America today.

Newly Discovered H.P. Lovecraft Manuscript About Superstition to be Sold At Auction (2016-03-18): A newly discovered manuscript about the causes of superstition will be auctioned off in Chicago. H.P. Lovecraft ghost wrote the manuscript for Harry Houdini.

Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky Writing a Book About Hockey (2016-03-07): 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 (2016-02-26): Mariah Carey's ex-husband Tommy Mottola is being sued by Hachette for taking advance money and failing to turn in his book manuscript.

President Obama Nominates Dr. Carla D. Hayden to be Librarian of Congress (2016-02-25): President Obama has nominated Dr. Carla Hayden to be the next Librarian of Congress. She must be confirmed by the Senate.

Bruce Springsteen Memoir Hits Bookstores in September (2016-02-13): Bruce Springsteen has finished writing his autobiography. Born to Run is being published by Simon and Schuster, and will hit bookstores in September, 2016.

Chinese Authorities Admit They Imprisoned Missing Hong Kong Booksellers (2016-02-06): The missing Hong Kong booksellers have been found. Mainland China has imprisoned them for selling books critical of the Chinese officials.

Megyn Kelly Lands $10 Million Book Deal (2016-02-05): 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 (2016-01-18): 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 (2015-12-07): Greta Van Susteren inked a book deal with Simon & Schuster to write a social media guide.

Oprah Winfrey Writing Memoir, Launching Book Imprint (2015-12-03): Oprah Winfrey will publish her memoir in January, 2017. She will also launch a new book imprint in conjunction with MacMillan.

Pope Francis Writing Children's Book (2015-11-24): Loyola Press will publish Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World in March, 2016.

Poet and Artist Ashraf Fayadh Sentenced to Death by Saudi Arabia (2015-11-24): Poet and artist Ashraf Fayad has been sentenced to death by Saudi Arabian court on the grounds his poetry promotes atheism and spreads destructive thoughts.

Shakespeare and Co. Bookstore Sheltered Customers From Paris Terror Attacks (2015-11-16): Canadian author Harriet Alida Lye describes customers being sheltered during Paris terrorist attacks by the famous Shakespeare and Co. bookstore.

Anne Frank's Father Added as Co-Author to Extend European Copyright Protection (2015-11-16): Anne Frank's father, Otto Frank, has been added as a co-author to her diary in a bid to extend the European copyright. Without the addition, the copyright ends in January, 2016.

Gwyneth Paltrow Launching Book Imprint With Hachette Called Goop Press (2015-11-11): Gwyneth Paltrow is going into the book publishing business. She is partnering with Grand Central Publishing to create a new imprint called Goop Press.