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Chgo Review of Books Takes Stand Against Hater Milo/Simon & Schuster book deal
by anon
Tuesday Jan 3rd, 2017 1:29 PM
Milo Yiannopolous, the Breitbart writer who was deemed too offensive for Twitter, has been granted a book deal by Simon and Schuster.
Take a stand against hate speech! Please consider your book purchases carefully from now on.

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-monday-edition-1.3918636/chicago-review-of-books-snubs-simon-schuster-over-milo-book-deal-1.3918639

Milo Yiannopolous, the Breitbart writer who was deemed too offensive for Twitter, has been granted a book deal by Simon and Schuster.

Last week, it was revealed that the publisher has given Yiannopolous an advance of $250 000. Yiannopolous was kicked off of Twitter in the summer, after a racist harassment campaign against Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones.

Many in the literary world spoke out against the book deal. Among them, Adam Morgan. He's the founder and editor-in-chief of the Chicago Review of Books. The publication has said they will not review a single Simon and Schuster book this year, in protest. (more)