In the 19th century, the actress refused to play Sophia in "Woe from Wit" with the words: "I’m a decent woman and I don’t play in explicit scenes!" Such a scene they considered a night conversation with Mochalin, who has not been the husband of the heroine.
Stephen King has sold the film rights to his book as little as 1 dollar. He gives the opportunity for young filmmakers and students, while leaving all the rights to works and prohibiting to get benefits from the resulting commercial movies.
Shortly after the publication of dystopia Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" publisher Ballantine Books issued a special series of additional 200 copies of the novel that were wrapped with cover of asbestos-based material with exceptional fire protection properties.
As at the time of the novel activity of creative writing was considered inappropriate for a woman, it had to be published under the male name. A year after the publication of the book Emily Brontë died, never knowing what place will be taken by her novel in the history of world literature. After the death of Emily her sister Charlotte reissued novel and added a preface, which explains that the author of the novel is woman actually.
Once Chuck Palahniuk was resting on the nature and quarreled with the neighboring camp, after which he was soundly beaten. Back on the job with a face covered in bruises, Palahniuk saw that none of his colleagues did not ask what had happened. Then he got the idea of the novel "Fight Club." In the course of writing the book Palahniuk got involved in street fights many times more, testing experience of his heroes the hard way.