Fiji-based Authors Tell Climate Change in Books for Children

Fiji-based authors published adventure series for children that talked about critical ocean themes from sea-level rises and pollution to ocean acidification and deforestation to inspire the children of the Pacific to protect an ocean deeply connected to their culture. “The …

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U.S. Authorities Arrest Suspect for Allegedly Stealing Unpublished Books

United States federal agents arrested on Jan. 5 a suspect in a years-long scheme in which he impersonated figures from the publishing industry to steal unpublished book manuscripts. Authorities arrested Filippo Bernardini, a 29-year-old Italian, when he arrived at John …

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Facebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen Secures Book Deal

Frances Haugen, the Facebook Whistleblower who leaked tens of thousands of pages of company documents to the U.S. authorities and the press has secured a book deal. Little, Brown & Company bought on Thursday Frances Haugen’s planned memoir, “Offering a …

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U.S. Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House from Purchasing Simon & Schuster

The United States Justice Department sued Penguin Random House on Nov. 2 to stop it from purchasing rival publisher Simon & Schuster, arguing that the merge “would likely harm competition in the publishing industry.” In a complaint filed in the …

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Facebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen Secures Book Deal

Frances Haugen, the Facebook Whistleblower who leaked tens of thousands of pages of company documents to the U.S. authorities and the press has secured a book deal. Little, Brown & Company bought on Thursday Frances Haugen’s planned memoir, “Offering a …

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U.S. Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House from Purchasing Simon & Schuster

The United States Justice Department sued Penguin Random House on Nov. 2 to stop it from purchasing rival publisher Simon & Schuster, arguing that the merge “would likely harm competition in the publishing industry.” In a complaint filed in the …

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Irish Novelist Sally Rooney Refuses to Sell Translation Rights to an Israeli Publisher on Political Grounds

Acclaimed Irish novelist Sally Rooney has refused an offer from an Israeli publisher to have her new book translated into Hebrew due to her political stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict. In a statement on Oct. 12, Rooney explained that “for …

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