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Apple Calls For Recall And Destruction Of Tell-All Book: Today In Books

Apple Calls For Recall & Destruction Of Tell-All Book

Former German App Store manager Tom Sadowski has a tell-all book released in Germany, App Store Confidential, that Apple claims violates employee confidentiality agreements. They’ve hired lawyers who have ordered “to cease deliveries of book orders, to recall all copies of the book that are already in circulation, and to destroy all manuscripts of the book.”

LeBron James Adds Children’s Book Author To Resume

I Promise by LeBron James and illustrated by Nina Mata is a picture book releasing this year named after the elementary school James founded in 2018. “’Books have the ability to teach, inspire, and bring people together,’ said James in a statement.” We’re also looking forward to him publishing a middle-grade novel next year!

Penguin’s Going Green

Bertelsmann, Penguin Random House’s parent company, announced that it would be carbon neutral by 2030. Now Markus Dohle, PRH global CEO, has sent a letter outlining PRH’s role in helping to achieve Bertelsmann’s goal. From reducing its carbon emissions, aiming to be fully green energy in two years, and saying “’we are fully on track’ to reach the publisher’s goal of sourcing 100% of its paper from certified mills.”