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FILE - In this July 25, 2018 file photo, executive producer Arianna Huffington participates in the

Huffington teams with book publisher on wellness guides

Sep. 22, 2020 8:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A “behavior change" company founded by Arianna Huffington is teaming with Hachette Book Group on a series of wellness guides. The first release, “Your Time to Thrive,” comes out in March. “With ‘Your Time to Thrive,’ we’ve brought together...

Justin Rushbrooke QC who is representing Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex arrives at the High Court in London, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. The next stage in the Duchess of Sussex's legal action against a British newspaper over its publication of a

Meghan's lawyers deny she cooperated with royal book authors

Sep. 21, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for a British newspaper publisher that's being sued for invasion of privacy by the Duchess of Sussex argued Monday that she made personal information public by cooperating with the authors of a book about her relationship with Prince Harry. Her lawyers deny the claim. The former...

Washington Post journalist named executive editor at Crown

Sep. 8, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A prize-winning journalist at The Washington Post has been named vice president and executive editor at Crown, a prominent division of Penguin Random House where authors include Barack and Michelle Obama. Madhulika Sikka will acquire and develop books on subjects ranging from politics to...

FILE - This July 24, 2020, file photo shows Michael Cohen, center, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, returning to his apartment, in New York, after being released from prison. So-called Son of Sam laws won't keep Cohen from profiting from any part of his book,

Experts: Cohen may profit from criminal exploits in tell-all

Sep. 3, 2020 1:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Michael Cohen testified before Congress last year, Republican lawmakers worried aloud that President Donald Trump's former fixer would parlay the spectacle — and his criminal exploits — into a bestseller. “It pains me that we are sitting here adding another chapter...

FILE - In this June 10, 2020 file photo, two covers of Bon Appetit magazine are shown in New York. Book-publishing executive Dawn Davis is Bon Appetit’s new top editor,  amid a reckoning on race and culture at the food magazine. Davis, a Black woman, was most recently vice president and publisher of Simon & Schuster imprint 37 Ink. Bon Appetit is one of the main brands of magazine publisher Conde Nast.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Book-publishing exec Dawn Davis is new Bon Appetit editor

Aug. 27, 2020 2:27 PM EDT

Book-publishing executive Dawn Davis is Bon Appetit's new top editor, taking the helm following a reckoning on race and culture at the food magazine. Davis, a Black woman, was most recently vice president and publisher of Simon & Schuster imprint 37 Ink, and her titles include “The Misadventures of...

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From Ferrante to Woodward: a full fall season in books

Aug. 19, 2020 11:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The best news about the fall season in books is that there will be a fall season in books. The coronavirus has shut down cineplexes, performance centers, museums and comedy clubs, but books can still be enjoyed at the scale and in the settings the creators intended. While most physical...

This image provided by Skyhorse Publishing shows the cover of Michael Cohen's new book,

Cohen's book foreword: Trump 'wouldn’t mind if I was dead'

Aug. 13, 2020 10:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen's memoir about President Donald Trump will be released Sept. 8 by Skyhorse Publishing, which confirmed the news Thursday to The Associated Press. The book is called “Disloyal: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump.”...

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Bob Woodward's new Trump book, 'Rage,' due out next month

Aug. 12, 2020 11:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward's new book about President Donald Trump is titled “Rage” and will be released Sept. 15, less than two months before Election Day, according to a listing on Amazon.com. Publisher Simon & Schuster says the forthcoming book...

French publisher's jarring memoir to be released in English

Aug. 10, 2020 3:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An English-language edition of “Le Consentement,” a French publisher's jarring memoir about her abusive relationship as a teenager with a prominent writer in his 50s, will come out next year. HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced Monday that Vanessa...

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, returns to his apartment after being released from prison, Friday, July 24, 2020, in New York. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein ordered Cohen released on parole saying he believes the government retaliated against him for writing a book about Trump. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Lawyer: Michael Cohen has offer to be a political consultant

Aug. 6, 2020 3:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer has been offered work as a consultant and to make media appearances for a political action committee, his lawyer said Wednesday. Michael Cohen hopes to accept the offer to work on the committee’s behalf, attorney Danya Perry told...