'Absolute genius' Michael Bond remembered at memorial service

A host of authors and illustrators, publishing chiefs, and high-profile actors were among those who remembered children's author Michael Bond CBE at a service held at St Paul's Cathedral. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Bond memorial service

A memorial service for Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond CBE will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral on 14th November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 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

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In memory of Michael Seidenberg, owner of Brazenhead Books.

For years, I had been hearing about a secret bookstore on the Upper East Side, run by the owner out of his apartment. I thought that you could show up only in the company of a regular attendee. (I would later learn that this was not true, that Michael was, as he liked to say […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Best photo book printing service: Cherish your memories in a DIY project

Online photo printing has disrupted the photography business, and now you can create your own custom photo book that will look at home on any coffee table. Before, you’d have to bring your film or SD card to a studio to turn your photos into a professional-looking photo book. But now you can... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Peter Mayer’s Memorial Service: Appreciation for a Publishing Giant

The late Peter Mayer is remembered as the man who made the Penguin Group 'the world’s most admired and successful publishing company.' The post At Peter Mayer’s Memorial Service: Appreciation for a Publishing Giant appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Memorial service for John Calder

A memorial service to celebrate the life of publisher and bookseller John Calder will be held at the Free Word Centre, Farringdon Road, London on Friday 9th November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to publish last picture book from Michael Bond

Penguin Random House Children’s is to posthumously publish Michael Bond’s The Ups and Downs of the Castle Mice, a sequel to his 2016 picture book The Tale of the Castle Mice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agent Toby Eady remembered at pre-LBF memorial

Friends, family and clients gathered at the Royal Over-Seas League in St James’s yesterday to pay tribute to agent Toby Eady, who died on 24th December aged 76. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC to publish Michael Bond's final Paddington picture book

A new Paddington picture book by the late Michael Bond is publishing with HarperCollins Children’s Books in June 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies aged 91

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond died at home yesterday aged 91 following a short illness, his publisher has said. Described as “a giant of children’s literature” by HarperCollins, which published him for over 60 years, Bond's first book, A Bear Called Paddington, was released in 1958.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Michael Bond

British children’s author Michael Bond, widely known for his books starring Paddington bear, has died at the age of 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Dover remembers George Weidenfeld

Former Weidenfeld & Nicolson employee Michel Dover remembers Lord Weidenfeld. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fan project launched for Michael Bond’s 90th

Michael Bond’s literary estate is asking fans to send videos and photos of themselves wishing him a happy birthday to celebrate his 90th next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Memorial service for Ruth Rendell announced

A memorial service for the late Ruth Rendell is due to held next month. Rendell died on 2nd May at the age of 85, almost four months after being admitted to hospital after suffering a critical stroke. A service for Rendell will be held on Thursday 29th October at All Saints Margaret Street,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ion Trewin memorial service this autumn

A memorial service for Ion Trewin, who died earlier this year after a battle with cancer, is to be held in the autumn. Trewin, who was literary director  of the Booker Prize Foundation, passed away on 8th April. Formerly literary editor of the Times, Trewin then worked at Weidenfeld &... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Memorial service for Simon Master

A memorial service for former Random House group deputy chairman Simon Master will take place on Friday 17th April. The service will take place at at St Luke’s Church, Sydney Street, London SW3 6NH at 11 a.m. and will be followed at 12.15p.m. by a reception in the Culford Room, Cadogan Hall, 5... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael Bond: 'I'd hate another writer to use Paddington'

Michael Bond has taken legal advice on how to stop other authors writing about Paddington Bear after his death, according to the Times.   In an interview published in the newspaper on Saturday 1st November , Bond said he has already consulted a lawyer over how to protect his creation and that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Erica Kochman Warshal Memorial Service

A memorial service will be held for Abrams's Erica Kochman Warshal on May 8 at 5 p.m. at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Memorial Service Set for Charlotte Zolotow

A public memorial service for author and publisher Charlotte Zolotow will be held in New York City on Tuesday, May 27, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Judson Memorial Church. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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