Tag: Macmillan Publishers

U.S. Tries to Seize Edward Snowden’s Proceeds From New Memoir

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sued the former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden on Tuesday, seeking to seize his proceeds from his new memoir because he did not submit the manuscript for review before it was published so officials could make sure it contained no classified information. Mr. Snowden, whose 2013 leaks of top-secret documents about […]

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If Only These Walls (and Bookcases) Could Talk

Transparency is one of the biggest trends in modern office design: open floor plans, fewer offices, glass walls and doors. And at a time when #MeToo has called attention to the sordid things that can happen behind closed doors, there may be some comfort in having everything, and everyone, within view. But a taste for […]

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A Celebrity Tower Is ‘Getting Some Work Done’

Ever since the Flatiron Building was erected at the foot of Madison Square Park in Manhattan in 1902, it has brimmed with tenants, most of which were small businesses. Songwriters tickled piano keys for sheet-music publishers. Dentists buzzed their drills. At one company, milliners made fezzes for the Masons. Things began to change after 1959, […]

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