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Ernest Hecht's memorial planned for September

Souvenir Press has announced a celebration of founder Ernest Hecht's life as well as revealing the last book he commissioned. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Ernest Hecht

Ernest Hecht, who has died aged 88, was the last of the émigré publishers – a fact he delighted in pointing out in the wake of the passing two years ago of Lord Weidenfeld and Peter Owen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel prize winners and stocking fillers – 65 years in the murky waters of London publishing

Ernest Hecht set up Souvenir Press from his bedroom in 1951. Now, following the death of Lord Weidenfeld, he is the last of the group of remarkable Jewish émigrés who transformed postwar British publishingA 65th birthday is a milestone but – now the official retirement age has been abolished –... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ernest Hecht made an OBE

Ernest Hecht, founder of Souvenir Press, has received his OBE from HRH Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Swainson, Hecht, Campbell and Bond honoured by Queen

Bloomsbury’s Bill Swainson [pictured], Souvenir Press m.d. Ernest Hecht, Nature Publishing Group's Dr Philip Campbell and Paddington creator Michael Bond are among the book industry figures named in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours. Campbell, editor in chief of NPG's flagship journal Nature,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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