#late 1960s

Publishing news tagged with #late 1960s

Page 1 of 1 pages


Roger Boore obituary

My friend, Roger Boore, who has died aged 82, was a Welsh-language publisher and author. He will be remembered for his dedication to the Welsh language and its propagation, particularly among children. A chartered accountant, returning to his native Cardiff in the late 1960s, and with a growing... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-10 16:09:06 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing house #astrid lindgren #maurice sendak #tomi ungerer #european publishers #picture books #growing family #late 1960s #chartered accountant


David Larkin obituary

My brother David Larkin, who has died aged 84, was an art director in the book publishing industry who consistently pushed artists to go beyond their known capabilities – and often saw things in them that they did not themselves perceive.In the late 1960s, as art director at Granada Publishing,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-03 15:48:19 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book publishing #art directors #late 1960s #art director


Stanley Johnson lands book deal to republish virus thriller

The Virus, first published in 1982, will be reissued this summer after the PM’s father shrugged off accusations of cashing in on the coronavirus crisisA long out-of-print novel about a deadly virus by Stanley Johnson, the father of UK prime minister Boris Johnson, is to be reissued this summer,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-11 14:45:10 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book deal #independent publisher #late 1960s #uk publishers #coronavirus pandemic #stanley johnson


The Guardian view on Amazon’s football coup: beware tech giants bearing gifts | Editorial

The US experience of watching sport online should ring alarm bells for those who prize the Premier League’s ability to bring people togetherIn the late 1960s, the American author and tech seer Richard Brautigan wrote lyrically of “a cybernetic meadow / where mammals and computers / live together... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-02 18:49:42 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #american author #prime service #late 1960s #premier league


Appreciation: Larry Cohen, the genre director who steadfastly avoided the generic

The “New Hollywood” era of the late 1960s and early ’70s has inspired shelves of showbiz history books about how visionary filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Brian De Palma, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg fused their personal experiences with the stuff of old B-movies,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #personal experiences #george lucas #martin scorsese #late 1960s


Audiobooks are going Hollywood

Audible.com has persuaded stars such as Dustin Hoffman, Kate Winslet and Samuel L. Jackson to lend their voices to classic novels for the popular media format.When it came to reading a book out loud, Dustin Hoffman was a bit rusty. The last time he had done something similar was in New York City... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #late 1960s #classic novels #kate winslet


Halpern Reflects on 40 Years of Ecco

It was a chance chauffeur job, shuttling a bored author back to his hotel room, that got Dan Halpern into publishing. The author was Paul Bowles, it was the late 1960s, and Halpern agreed to take the writer on the long drive back to Santa Monica when Bowles tired of the party he’d been thrown at... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #santa monica #late 1960s #hotel room