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Abrams Acquires Peter Mayer's the Overlook Press

The Overlook Press, cofounded by Peter Mayer, the former chair and CEO of the Penguin Group, in 1971, has been acquired by illustrated book publisher Abrams. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Remembering Book Publisher Peter Mayer

Peter Mayer, former Penguin CEO and publisher of Overlook Press, died on May 11, 2018. He will be remembered around the world for his zeal for book publishing and literature. The post Remembering Book Publisher Peter Mayer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Peter Mayer, Publisher of the Incendiary ‘Satanic Verses,’ Dies at 82

Peter Mayer in the late 1990s at the Overlook Press in Manhattan, where he published out-of-print books. “The real issue ought to be, is the book readable, is it valuable, is it good?” he said. “Who cares if it’s old or new?” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2018-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Jack Lamplough

Jack Lamplough, who served as director in the marketing and publicity departments at Tower Books, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, and Quirk Books, and Overlook Press, has died. He was 59. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Going to the Dogs

Or, as the folks at Overlook Press are doing, focusing on one particular canine breed: the pit bull. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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