” The standard publishing contract is replete with clauses that strip authors of control over their books. “


” Publishing is a business. It’s about squeezing every last dollar out of every available source, and the most vulnerable source is the author. No clearer proof of that exists than the ‘standard’ book contract. “


” In 1996, Muhammad Ali and I co-authored a short book about bigotry and prejudice that was keyed to religious and racial divisions. To spread the message, we visited schools in a half dozen cities across the country, talking with students about the need for tolerance and understanding. “


” My personal relationship with Ali began in 1988, when we met in New York to explore the possibility of my writing the book that ultimately became ‘Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times.’ “



All 4 Thomas Hauser Quotes about Book in picture


The standard publishing contract is replete with clauses that strip authors of control over their books.
Publishing is a business. It


In 1996, Muhammad Ali and I co-authored a short book about bigotry and prejudice that was keyed to religious and racial divisions. To spread the message, we visited schools in a half dozen cities across the country, talking with students about the need for tolerance and understanding.
My personal relationship with Ali began in 1988, when we met in New York to explore the possibility of my writing the book that ultimately became
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