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HMH's Bruce Nichols Tapped to Head Little, Brown

Bruce Nichols has been named publisher of Little, Brown, filling a void that has been open since Reagan Arthur was hired as Sonny Mehta's replacement at Knopf. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Swift, Ishiguro, Barnes remember Sonny Mehta at London memorial

Sonny Mehta was the "Rolls-Royce of publishers", a memorial service in London heard yesterday, as authors including Graham Swift, Kazuo Ishiguro and Julian Barnes joined publishers Markus Dohle and Gail Rebuck to pay tribute to the long-time editor-in-chief of Knopf, who died in December. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 00:20:15 UTC ]
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Hundreds Turn Out to Remember Sonny Mehta

Approximately 500 people filled the Celeste Bartos Forum at the New York Public Library on February 19 to celebrate the life of Sonny Mehta, the legendary editor-in-chief of Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, who died on December 30. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sonny Mehta: A Brief Appreciation

Sonny Mehta arrived in New York from Pan in 1987, hand-picked by Bob Gottlieb to succeed him as only the third editor-in-chief in the history of Alfred A Knopf. Our paths inevitably crossed after I became book news editor of Publishers Weekly two years later. I’d worked in London publishing, and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-01 18:26:58 UTC ]
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Sonny Mehta, Venerable Knopf Publisher, Is Dead at 77

Mr. Mehta was a voracious reader and instinctive decision maker who could spot great books and, coming from a paperback world, had no qualms about pushing them. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-31 15:37:45 UTC ]
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Publishing Legend Sonny Mehta is Dead at 77

Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, died December 30 in New York City. He was 77. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-31 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade pays tribute to Sonny Mehta, 'one of the greats'

Publishers, agents and authors have paid tribute to Sonny Mehta, chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, who died on Tuesday (30th December) at the age of 77 from complications from pneumonia. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 20:17:15 UTC ]
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Lord Evans of Temple Guiting obituary

Publisher who turned Faber & Faber into a champion of the best contemporary writingMatthew Evans, who has died aged 74 from leukaemia, was a great publisher who also happened to play a decisive role in the making of the musical Cats. He transformed Faber & Faber from the Vatican of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sonny Mehta: 2015 PW Person of the Year

Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Knopf and chairman of Knopf Doubleday, has steered the vaunted literary publisher through myriad changes since taking over nearly three decades ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mehta pays tribute to Master

Sonny Mehta has paid tribute to former colleague Simon Master [pictured], who died suddenly last week, with Mehta telling The Bookseller he felt “extremely privileged to have known him”. Master died on Friday (16th January) while on holiday, at the age of 70. He was formerly deputy group... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sonny Mehta to receive LBF Lifetime Achievement Award

Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 09:44 Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf, is to be awarded the eighth Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing by London Book Fair. Mehta has published authors including Thomas Mann, Willa Cather, Albert Camus, John Updike, Toni... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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