AP Newsbreak: Sherman Alexie declines literary award
APNewsBreak: Sherman Alexie has declined the Carnegie Medal he received last month, the American Library Association told The Associated Press
Harlan Coben switches publishers, has 5-book deal
One of the world's top thriller writers, Harlan Coben, is changing publishers
'Get Out,' 'Power,' 'black-ish' and 'Girls Trip' win at NAACP Image Awards
The NAACP Image Awards were handed out Monday night in a ceremony at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium that aired live on TV One. It was a big night for Jordan Peele and "Get Out." In a non-televised portion of the show, Peele was recognized for outstanding directing in a motion picture and outstanding
Book excerpt: Newt Gingrich's 'Understanding Trump'
Excerpted from UNDERSTANDING TRUMP by Newt Gingrich by arrangement with Center Street Books, an imprint of Hachette Book Group (USA), Inc., Copyright © Newt Gingrich 2017. INTRODUCTION WHY THIS BOOK? It is astonishing to me, as a historian, how the elite media and much of the political
Book Excerpt: Newt Gingrich's 'Treason'
Excerpted from TREASON by Newt Gingrich and Pete Earley by arrangement with Center Street, a division of Hachette Book Group , Inc., Copyright © 2016 by Newt Gingrich and Pete Earley. CHAPTER ONE Washington National Cathedral Northwest Washington, D.C. It was a perfect morning for jihad in America.
Amazon's E-Book Distribution Contracts Under Investigation by European Commission
Amazon's e-book distribution agreements with publishers are under investigation by the European Commission over allegations the e-commerce giant may have engaged in anti-competitive behavior. At issue are certain clauses in Amazon's contracts with publishers requiring them to tell Amazon about more
Jeffrey Schneider Launches Schneider Global Strategy; Townsend to Lead Communications at ABC News
ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing Jeffrey Schneider will launch his own communications and media relations firm, Schneider Global Strategy, and Julie Townsend will lead communications at ABC News. See below for note followed...
Excerpt: Tavis Smiley's 'Death of a King'
Excerpted from DEATH OF A KING: THE REAL STORY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S FINAL YEAR. by Tavis Smiley with David Ritz by arrangement with Little, Brown, an imprint of Hachette Book Group (USA), Copyright (c) Tavis Smiley 2014. INTRODUCTION I hold this...
Commercial Drones Take Off in US, Europe
Morning Money Memo… Commercial drone flights may get a lift from the FAA. Federal regulators are expected to allow seven TV and movie production companies to use drones for filming on sets. Until now, the FAA has banned the use of commercial drones. But two...