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Roxane Gay blasts Simon & Schuster, says dropping Milo Yiannopoulos was a 'business decision'

After his inflammatory comments in regards to pedophilia resurfaced this week, right-wing Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos was uninvited from this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, and his $200,000… 399 more words

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Roxane Gay parts with publisher Simon & Schuster over deal with far-right pundit Milo Yiannopoulos

NEW YORK – Angered with her publisher for giving a platform to the “blunt, inelegant hate” of far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, author Roxane Gay has withdrawn a planned book with Simon & Schuster. 357 more words

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'I don't have feelings to hurt': Simon & Schuster under fire for book deal with Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos

Leslie Jones, the Saturday Night Live and Ghostbusters actress who was temporarily chased off Twitter in July by an army of trolls hurling sexist and racist insults, was sure to have thoughts on Milo Yiannopoulos getting a book deal. 449 more words

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Book review: Crisp writing, vivid characters keep Peggy Blair's complex detective story from getting lost in the details

Ricardo Ramirez is a Cuban police officer navigating the arcana of a communist state while trying to solve murders and help his fellow citizens.

In past novels in this well-crafted police procedural series by Ottawa writer Peggy Blair, he’s always been aided in nabbing bad guys by the ghosts of the slain. 397 more words

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