Jared Diamond is working on a new piece without a title yet. But considering everything he touches, he wins ME, Nobel and other high accolades for, you’re wanna check for it. And his articles in the Scientific Journal.
He wrote Guns, Germs, and Steel ; Collapse ; and Why Is Sex So Fun.
His books ain’t for the underdeveloped mind though.
“I wanted $4 million. I didn’t want to go to trial, but they felt like they didn’t owe me anything. That $4 million wound up going to $11 million. Of course I didn’t get all with court fees and lawyer fees, but it put me through the ringer where I didn’t want to do anymore business again.
“I had to do all that to get money that I earned. I kind of paved the way for all that you got going on right now. If you were gonna pay anybody, me and Mannie should be the first two people the check was cut to. Mannie is still trying to get his money right now, it’s crazy.
“What’s crazy is I got I wise to it and I tried to be a good Samaritan to my group and warn them. ‘Hey man, my paperwork not right. Didn’t y’all receive the paperwork? What kind of lawyer do you have?’ They was like, ‘Yeah, I got a lawyer.’ I’m like, ‘Do you have an entertainment lawyer [or a criminal lawyer]? There’s a big difference. Criminal lawyers don’t know shit about contracts. You might wanna get a real lawyer and backtrack.’
Matthew Pearl (one of the best historical fiction authors of our time) has been working on another book delving around the start of Ticknor and Field’s startup publishing company in Boston.
They were the first to publish Charles Dickens, Poe, and the likes in American English. The also are the people that translated Dante’s Inferno (iromically, Dan Brown’s new person to build a plot around) into American text.
Longfellow and JT Fields did that by have. One sheet at a time.
“[Tha Carter III] album did great. But I don’t think Wayne collected a dime on royalty side. I don’t think he’s gonna be able to because some of the cats he was dealing with wasn’t doing straight business on the producer side. You’re under the impression that the guy you got the beat from was the guy who made the beat. It was situations like that that Wayne got caught in.