Aug 07 2020 Alan Dershowitz, who is a real lawyer, claims he has been defamed by Benjamin Dafoe, who is a fictional lawyer. “The Good Fight,” which streams on CBS All Access, frequently revolves around ripped-from-the-headlines events. On May 28, the legal drama aired an episode called “The Gang Discovers Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein,” about the wealthy sex offender who died in prison last year. On the show, Benjamin Dafoe, Epstein’s (fictional) former attorney, says he formed a very bad opinion of Epstein after “he ditched me for Dershowitz.” Then he adds: “At least I didn’t get a massage, like...
Ebury imprint Vermilion is releasing a 10th anniversary edition of Brené Brown’s The Gifts of Imperfection.
Tiny Tree has acquired a new junior fiction series from Bonnie Bridgman, featuring fun, adventure and a strong female lead.
Mirror Books has landed the “extraordinary” true story of Audrey Hepburn and her time as a resistance fighter during the Second World War, written by Robert Matzen.
Amazon imprint Lake Union has signed a three-book deal with comedy author Nick Spalding.
Doubleday has acquired Jamie O'Connell's "stunning" debut Diving for Pearls, featuring intertwining stories "combining dark wit and devastating emotional truth".