Woody Allen memoir finds new publisher
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Filmmaker Woody Allen has found a new publisher for his memoir in Arcade Publishing, which released the book Monday.

The 400-page “Apropos of Nothing” had been dropped by its original publisher, Hachette Book Group, earlier this month over employee protests based on previous sexual assault allegations against Allen.

“The book is a candid and comprehensive personal account by Woody Allen of his life, ranging from his childhood in Brooklyn through his acclaimed career in film, theater, television, print and standup comedy, as well as exploring his relationships with family and friends,” Arcade announced in a statement to The Associated Press.


Arcade is an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, and a Skyhorse spokeswoman told the AP no decisions had been made about whether Allen would give interviews. She had no comment on whether the book would be released in Europe, and the financial details of the book deal have not been disclosed. 

Hachette imprint Grand Central Publishing had been set to release Allen’s book on April 7, but employees at the book group walked off the job in response to allegations of sexual abuse from adopted daughter Dylan Farrow and renewed criticism from adopted son and journalist Ronan Farrow, who is also in Hachette's stable.

Arcade editor Jeannette Seaver said in a statement to The Hill that “in these tumultuous times...when truth is too often dismissed as ‘fake news,’ we as publishers prefer to give voice to a respected writer and filmmaker, rather than bow to the politically correct pressures of the modern world."

Updated at 6:59 p.m.