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Simon & Schuster

  1. lawsuits
    Milo Yiannopoulos Drops Publisher Lawsuit, But We’ll Always Have Those NotesHe had sued for $10 million over the canceled release of his memoir.
  2. delete ugh
    Milo Yiannopoulos’s Book Editor Had the Most Savage Comments on His Manuscript“This is a stupid way to end a terrible chapter.”
  3. We Published a Book!For New York Magazine’s 50th anniversary, an eight-pound extravaganza.
  4. trolls
    Milo Yiannopoulos Is Suing Simon & Schuster for $10 MillionThis comes after they backed out of publishing his book.
  5. controversies
    Milo Yiannopoulos’s Publisher Addresses Book Controversy in a Letter to AuthorsSimon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy wrote, “I want to make clear that we do not support or condone, nor will we publish, hate speech.”
  6. milo yiannopoulos
    Authors, Artists Protest Milo Yiannopoulos Book“With contracts in place, we do not have to quietly accept or assent to this ‘Gleichschaltung.’”
  7. new eras
    5 Tips for Derek Jeter on Book-PublishingThe Yankees star is starting a new phase in his career.
  8. suspense
    Everyone Read This Anonymous Blog Post!This is how Simon & Schuster got everyone to care about its Obama novel.
  9. E-Book Cannibalism Pushes Publishers Toward Hardcover-Only ReleasesWhen publishers release e-book and hardcover editions of their books simultaneously, believe it or not, the hardcovers sell less.
  10. media deathwatch
    Bad News for Books. And Newspapers. And Magazines. And Websites.Yeah, this week is getting ugly.
  11. gossipmonger
    James Franco Gets His Pick of Columbia FreshmenA bunch of girls screamed with lust for James Franco at Columbia, and we don’t blame them. Also, Alec Baldwin screamed at a limo driver while leaving the U.S. Open, in today’s gossip roundup.
  12. it just happened
    Emily Gould’s Book Sold, Not for $1 MillionIt went to Free Press and will come out in 2010.
  13. the comics page
    Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Chiggers’An exclusive excerpt from Hope Larson’s new all-ages graphic novel.
  14. gossipmonger
    Bloomie and McCain: A Ticket Made in Independent Heaven?John McCain may or may not ask Mike Bloomberg to be his running mate. Harvey Weinstein belted out “New York, New York” at his daughter’s 10th-birthday party at Spotlight Live. Recently married Vogue editor and socialite Lauren Davis wants to find a “gestational carrier” for her baby. First daughter Barbara Bush watched the Giants win at the Village Pourhouse with 40 friends. Josh Hartnett went to Freemans and the Beatrice Inn on Thursday, while Helena Christensen just went to Freemans. Andy Samberg went to BAM to watch harpist girlfriend Joanna Newsome perform.
  15. company town
    Imus Sucker Punches BrokawMEDIA • Don Imus on Tom Brokaw: “He is not the most courageous person I’ve ever met in my life. He’s not the guy I’d want to be in a foxhole with.” You see, Brokaw didn’t defend Imus when he was down-and-out because of the whole “nappy-headed-hos” incident. Resentment, now that takes courage! [NYP] • Shocker: CNBC is actually scared shitless of Fox Business News. They’re now asking guests to choose sides, threatening to drop them if they dare to appear on Murdoch’s new down-home network. [Silicon Alley Insider] • Veteran literary agent Lynn Nesbit wants a new publishing madman: “Even [former Simon & Schuster CEO] Dick Synder is a lot more colorful than [newly departed Simon & Schuster CEO] Jack Romanos, who is now gone. I mean, they had passion, they cared about literature. Even Dick, who’s not an intellectual. He cared. He was a madman … . Who is a madman now in publishing? … It was just different then.” Hi, Lynn, allow us to introduce you to our favorite publishing madwoman, Judith Regan. [Media Mob/NYO]
  16. ranters and ravers
    Pulitzer Prize Winner Stephen Hunter’s New Novel Will Not Win the Pulitzer PrizeYou just got hit on by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Hunter!
  17. gossipmonger
    Bella Abzug Was Not in ‘The Apartment’Congresswoman Bella Azbug was once asked to be a stand-in for Shirley MacLaine in The Apartment, but she declined. On the set of her first movie, Kim Cattrall was told she resembled Marilyn Monroe, “not in looks, of course, but in lack of talent.” Harold Ford and three blondes hung out at Blue Ribbon Sushi till 2 a.m. Chris Robinson is happy that ex Kate Hudson is dating Dax Shepard because now he has more time to hang out with their 3-year-old son. The kiddie imprint of Simon & Schuster is releasing a guide to orgy etiquette. Ted Turner still owes merely $642 million of the $1 billion he pledged to donate to the U.N. a decade ago. Elton John once tried to commit suicide by sticking his head in an oven, though he used a pillow and put the gas on low.
  18. the take
    We Reveal the Classified Information the CIA Won’t Let Simon & Schuster PublishIncluding sensitive classified information!
  19. the industry
    Germany Says ‘Nein’ to Tom CruiseGermany Rejects Valkyrie, Cruise: The German government announces that United Artists’ Valkyrie, starring Tom Cruise and directed by Bryan Singer, is not welcome to shoot at German military sites, citing Cruise’s Scientology beliefs. UA reps say shooting will go ahead with German locations to be determined. Film, true-story retelling of plot to kill Hitler, is a cornerstone of United Artists’ plans, and is first example of studio player Cruise’s Scientology interfering with business as usual. [Variety]
  20. the industry
    Mars Investigations Closed for Good?