Regnery Publishing, a conservative publishing home, mentioned Monday that it had picked up a guide by Senator Josh Hawley, Republican of Missouri, after Simon & Schuster ended its contract to publish it within the wake of assault on the Capitol.
Mr. Hawley had come underneath criticism for difficult the outcomes of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory and was accused of helping incite the mob that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6. His guide, “The Tyranny of Big Tech,” is scheduled to be revealed this spring, Regnery mentioned.
Thomas Spence, the president and writer of Regnery, mentioned in an announcement that the publishing home was proud to face with Mr. Hawley. “The warning in his book about censorship obviously couldn’t be more urgent,” Mr. Spence mentioned. His firm’s assertion mentioned that Simon & Schuster had made Mr. Hawley a sufferer of cancel tradition.
Most main publishers, together with Simon & Schuster, one of many “Big Five” guide publishers within the United States, publish books throughout the political spectrum. But Simon & Schuster mentioned it referred to as off its plan to publish Mr. Hawley’s guide after the Capitol siege.
“As a publisher it will always be our mission to amplify a variety of voices and viewpoints: At the same time we take seriously our larger public responsibility as citizens, and cannot support Senator Hawley after his role in what became a dangerous threat,” Simon & Schuster mentioned in an announcement. The firm didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark about Regnery’s accusations.
After his guide was dropped, Mr. Hawley described it as “Orwellian.”
“Simon & Schuster is canceling my contract because I was representing my constituents, leading a debate on the Senate floor on voter integrity, which they have now decided to redefine as sedition,” he wrote in a publish.
In current years, Regnery’s best-selling authors have included Ann Coulter, the conservative pundit, and Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas. Mr. Hawley’s guide is about know-how companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon and their political affect.