A Final Farewell to Susan Kamil

On December 5, New York's trade publishing community packed the TimesCenter in Manhattan to hear a who's who of authors remember the highly regarded Random House publisher Susan Kamil, who died suddenly on September 8 at 69. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #trade publishing #random house #died suddenly #authors remember #susan kamil #final farewell

Other Publishing stories related to: 'A Final Farewell to Susan Kamil'


Center for Fiction Debuts Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers

The Center for Fiction announced the establishment of the Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers, a new award to honor the memory and influence of the late Kamil, who was former executive v-p and publisher of the Random House imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #random house #executive v- #fiction announced #emerging writers


Susan Kamil, a Top Book Editor and Publisher, Dies at 69

Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lena Dunham, Elizabeth Strout, Gary Shteyngart and Prince were among the authors she nurtured. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-10 22:55:59 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book editor #elizabeth strout #lena dunham #ta-nehisi coates #salman rushdie #susan kamil


Random House publisher Susan Kamil has died at the age of 69.

Executive vice president and publisher of Random House Susan Kamil, who published Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elizabeth Strout, Sophie Kinsella, and Ruth Reich, among many others, died this weekend from complications relating to lung cancer, the AP reports. Random House president Gina... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-09 14:26:02 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #random house #ap reports #lung cancer #sophie kinsella #elizabeth strout #ta-nehisi coates


Random House Publisher Susan Kamil Dies at 69

Susan Kamil, publisher of Random House and a veteran publishing executive whose career spanned more than 40 years, died on Sunday, September 8, from complications from lung cancer. She was 69. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #random house #lung cancer #career spanned #susan kamil


A Final Farewell to Peter Mayer

Last week, New York's trade publishing community turned out in full force to hear speakers reminisce about the life of Peter Mayer, the iconic publisher who died May 11, 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #iconic publisher #full force #peter mayer


Column: Why Billie Jean King finally took control of her own story

As she releases her memoir "All In," tennis icon Billie Jean King discusses her career, her causes and "living truthfully." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-08-17 13:00:35 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir


How to watch filmmaker Rodrigo Garcia discuss 'A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes'

Filmmaker Rodrigo Garcia brings his memoir about his father, Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez, and mother, Mercedes Barcha, to the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-07-29 20:18:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #times book


Art as a “Catalyst for Conversations”: A Conversation with Philbrook Curator Susan Green, by Michelle Johnson

Culture Adrian Aguilera (Mexican, b. 1981) and Betelhem Makonnen (Ethiopian American, b. 1972), untitled (a flag for John Lewis or a green screen placeholder for an America that is yet to be), 2020 (installation view). Printed standard flag fabric,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-07-15 19:45:53 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #random house #address issues #simple pleasure


Former Trump officials share alarming inside accounts of his final year in office

They offer vivid details, and try to save their reputations, in a new book by Post reporters. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-15 08:42:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #post reporters #final year


Bologna’s Finale: 75,000 Visitors and 300 Hours of ‘Initiatives’

The second digital evocation of the world's largest children's book trade show closes with big numbers and lots of programming on video. The post Bologna’s Finale: 75,000 Visitors and 300 Hours of ‘Initiatives’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-17 21:02:44 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children's book #largest children #digital evocation #post bologna


Final John le Carré novel, Silverview, to be published in October

Finished before his death in December, le Carré gave his blessing to publish the novel, which follows a bookseller who becomes embroiled in a spy leakSilverview, a final full-length novel by John le Carré, in which the late author delves into “the soul of the modern Secret Intelligence Service”,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-19 13:00:09 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookseller #le carr


John Burningham’s final picture book is poignant tale of ‘difficult’ dog’s last trip

Air Miles has been illustrated by his wife Helen Oxenbury and finished by Bill Salaman, friend of the author who died in 2019The final picture book from the late, much-loved children’s author John Burningham – in which “difficult dog” Miles goes on one final journey – has been completed by his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-15 06:00:18 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #picture book #bear hunt #20th century #much-loved children #poignant tale #john burningham #helen oxenbury


African speculative fiction is finally getting its due. Let’s talk about books to seek out.

A few of the fresh voices: Tade Thompson, Nnedi Okorafor, Sofia Samatar and Suyi Davies Okungbowa. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-14 14:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #nnedi okorafor #tade thompson


Susan Richman, Longtime Publicity Executive, Dies

Susan Richman, a former publicity executive at several major publishers and who worked with the Goddard Riverside Community Center Book Fair for more than 30 years, died April 19. She was 80. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book fair #major publishers #publicity executive


Joe Wicks reveals final Bluebird title, Joe's Family Food

Joe Wicks has revealed the cover and title for new recipe book Joe's Family Food, published by Bluebird on 10th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-10 04:58:41 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #10th june #joe wicks


‘The Final Revival of Opal & Nev’ is a dazzling debut full of unforgettable characters

Dawnie Walton’s novel is framed as an oral history about two musicians who got their start as an interracial duo in the 1970s. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-31 15:48:32 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #oral history


London Book Fair 2021: Final Decision in Mid-April

Organizers of the show say they're assessing 'ongoing uncertainty around international travel' in the coronavirus pandemic. The post London Book Fair 2021: Final Decision in Mid-April appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-31 08:12:26 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book fair #london book fair #coronavirus pandemic #final decision


Saying Farewell to PW’s First Lady

Colleagues and former coworkers share memories of Daisy Maryles, who died on March 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


The Headless Woman: On Susan Taubes and Clarice Lispector

“DER LETZTE TANZ” (“The Last Dance”) — a story by Hungarian American author Susan Taubes written in German and published posthumously — tells the story of Mary Ann, a young girl who has an on-and-off love affair with a man she calls Death. He visits her in dreams, for the first time at the age... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-02-26 16:00:55 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #american author #love affair #young girl #mary ann #clarice lispector