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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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Colleagues pay tribute to Lord Weidenfeld

Publishing colleagues have continued to pay tribute to George Weidenfeld's "passion for book ideas" and his supportiveness to colleagues young and old, in the wake of his death at the age of 96. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My hero: George Weidenfeld by Antonia Fraser

Lord Weidenfeld, who died this week aged 96, hired author Lady Antonia Fraser when she first started writing. She remembers him introducing her to Wagner and for his perfect chat-up line: “Have you ever thought of writing a book?”“His name is George Weidenfeld,” said my mother, “and he’s a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tribute to Lord Weidenfeld, One of the Last Great Émigré Publishers

UK publisher Lord Weidenfeld was a towering and influential figure in the book industry, and he seemed to embody not only the history of publishing but also the history of Europe. The post Tribute to Lord Weidenfeld, One of the Last Great Émigré Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Lord George Weidenfeld

Liz Thomson takes a look at the life of Lord Weidenfeld, co-founder of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, who has died at the age of 96. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Orion Party, Publisher Praises E-sales to 179 Countries

At the UK Orion Author Party, 95-year-old Lord Weidenfeld's presence contrasted with the news that the Hachette Group sold more than 70m ebooks last year. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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