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Woody Allen's Memoir Dropped by Publisher After Staff Walk-Out

Woody Allen's Memoir Dropped by Publisher After Staff Walk-Out

Woody Allen‘s memoir will no longer be published by Hatchette.

The publishing company revealed that the 84-year-old director’s A Propos of Nothing will no longer be published, according to a statement via THR on Friday (March 6).

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“Hachette Book Group has decided that it will not publish Woody Allen’s memoir A Propos of Nothing, originally scheduled for sale in April 2020, and will return all rights to the author,” they said.

“The decision to cancel Mr. Allen’s book was a difficult one. At HBG we take our relationships with authors very seriously, and do not cancel books lightly. We have published and will continue to publish many challenging books. As publishers, we make sure every day in our work that different voices and conflicting points of views can be heard. Also, as a company, we are committed to offering a stimulating, supportive and open work environment for all our staff. Over the past few days, HBG leadership had extensive conversations with our staff and others. After listening, we came to the conclusion that moving forward with publication would not be feasible for HBG.”

The news comes after staff walked out at the publishing company in protest.

Ronan and Dylan Farrow also issued statements about Woody‘s memoir. See what they said…

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