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Newtown parents score a win in growing fight against hoaxers

Jun. 18, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened — the latest victory for victims' relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against conspiracy...

Publisher delays US release of Naomi Wolf book 'Outrages'

Jun. 14, 2019 2:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Wolf's U.S. publisher is postponing the release of her new book, "Outrages," after a BBC interviewer challenged some of her findings. Wolf is openly objecting to the delay. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced that "new questions" had come up about "Outrages," originally scheduled to...

Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap

Jun. 8, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train sued her publisher Friday after it cancelled her book deal over the controversy. Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. in Los Angeles County Superior Court,...

Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms

Jun. 7, 2019 2:33 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms .

Correction: BookExpo-BookCon story

Jun. 6, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 2 about BookExpo and BookCon, The Associated Press erroneously identified an author. The author's name, changed recently from Kheryn Callender, is now Kacen Callender. The incorrect pronoun "she" has also been deleted. A corrected version of the story is below: Book sales...

Amazon to release Mindy Kaling's new essay collection

May. 28, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mindy Kaling is taking a different path with her next book. The actress and writer plans to release her third collection of essays through's Amazon Original Stories imprint. The book, currently untitled, is scheduled for the summer 2020. Amazon announced Tuesday that topics will...

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

May. 28, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

iBook charts for week ending May 26, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - 9780735219113 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. Howard Stern Comes Again by Howard Stern - 9781501194313 - (Simon & Schuster) 3. A...

Naomi Wolf and publisher discussing fixes for new book

May. 24, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Naomi Wolf says it is discussing possible corrections in her new book after an interviewer challenged some of her conclusions. Wolf's "Outrages: Sex, Censorship, and the Criminalization of Love," coming out from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt next month, describes severe...