'Magnificent' Carole Blake remembered

There was standing room only at a packed memorial service to celebrate the life of “magnificent” agent Carole Blake in St John’s Smith Square, London. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Dazzling star' Carole Blake remembered at funeral

The funeral service for Carole Blake, held yesterday at Golder’s Green Crematorium, was as eclectic as the woman in whose loving memory everyone had gathered. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Remembering Carole Blake, Literary Agent

Literary agent and bestselling author Carole Blake, a familiar face in the UK and global book community, passed away on October 25, 2016. The post Remembering Carole Blake, Literary Agent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First candidates awarded Carole Blake Open Doors Project placements

Ada Igwebu and Connor Faulkner have been offered places by Blake Friedmann on its inaugural Carole Blake Open Doors Project, a programme encouraging candidates from diverse backgrounds to enter the publishing industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carole Blake named agent of the year at RNAs

The late agent Carole Blake has been honoured with the Agent of the Year award at the Romantic Novelists' Association's (RNA) second industry awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carole Blake Open Doors Project founded in agent's memory

The Blake Friedmann Agency has launched the Carole Blake Open Doors Project in memory of the “beloved” agent, who died suddenly in October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: British Agent Carole Blake

The U.K. Blake Friedmann agency has announced that Carole Blake, co-founder of the agency with her former husband Julian Friedmann, has died. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agent Carole Blake dies

Literary agency Blake Friedmann has announced the death of agency co-founder Carole Blake. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Blake and Rosie Virgo leave John Blake Publishing

Founder John Blake and m.d. Rosie Virgo are stepping down from their roles at John Blake Publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder signs King's 'magnificent' Fairy Tale for September release

Stephen King has written  “a magnificent and terrifying tale” about a teenage boy with keys to a parallel world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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People Remember André Leon Talley In Charming, Poignant Tweets

The former Vogue editor-at-large, who died this week, impressed and inspired people he met — and those he didn't. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Remembering Joan Didion: ‘Her ability to operate outside of herself was unparalleled’

The American author was not only brilliant but also generous and kind to younger writers, writes Emma BrockesThere is that famous photo of Joan Didion, taken in Malibu in 1976, in which she leans on a deck overlooking the beach, cigarette in hand, scotch glass at her elbow, and regards her... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Remember when Alan Moore got into a public feud with Frank Miller over Occupy Wall Street?

On this day in 1953, comic book legend Alan Moore (Watchmen, V for Vendetta, From Hell, Batman: The Killing Joke) was born in was Northampton, England. In addition to his mastery of signature storytelling, Moore is known for his forthright, outspoken nature (take, for instance, his criticism of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-18 16:09:18 UTC ]
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John Blake lands 'shocking' memoir from ex-head of UFO programme

Bonnier Books UK imprint John Blake has landed a “shocking” memoir by Luis Elizondo, the former head of the US government’s highly sensitive UFO programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-12 02:01:18 UTC ]
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How Do You Find a Book When You Can’t Remember the Title or the Author?

Anyone who has worked in a bookstore knows only too well that moment when a customer approaches by saying, “So I don’t remember the title, or the author, but—.” And we’ve all been on the other side of the counter, trying to pinpoint something we can’t quite describe at a bookstore (“It’s a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Remember Elvira? The mistress of the dark is still here, and she has some bombshells to drop.

Cassandra Peterson’s memoir, “Yours Cruelly, Elvira,” is as engrossingly odd as her career has been. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Employees, Authors, and Others Remember Dick Robinson

A virtual memorial service for Scholastic's beloved chairman, president, and CEO, Dick Robinson, featured a mix of speakers eulogizing him, including celebrities, authors, company executives, and employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Blake designs cover for ShelterBox all-star climate change story

Sir Quentin Blake has designed the cover for Tamesis Street, a forthcoming climate change story by global disaster relief organisation ShelterBox featuring an all-star list of contributors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Remembering The Black Expressions Book Club

In memory of the Black Expressions Book Club and its impact on a reader always seeking out Black literary excellence. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Joyce Carol Oates captures the wobbly reality of widowhood in ‘Breathe’

The prolific author mines her own experience in a novel about a woman struggling to accept the death of her husband. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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