Andre Schiffrin Remembered

An important chapter in the history of American publishing was recalled, last night, at the memorial for Andre Schiffrin, in New York City. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andre Schiffrin dies at 78; book publisher founded New Press

André Schiffrin died in Paris on Sunday of pancreatic cancer. In Schiffrin's nearly three decades at Pantheon Books, he worked with writers Jean-Paul Sartre, Marguerite Duras and Gunter Grass.When André Schiffrin ¿ who died in Paris on Sunday of pancreatic cancer at age 78 ¿ was fired in 1990 as... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Panel Mania: Blade Runner 2019: Off World Vol. 2 by Michael Green, Mike Johnson, and Andres Guinaldo

In this 10-page excerpt from 'Blade Runner 2019: Off World Vol. 2' by Michael Green, Mike Johnson, and Andres Guinaldo, the graphic novel sequel to Ridley Scott’s acclaimed 1982 dystopian sci-fi film, Blade Runner Ash Ashina has been tracked down by another ruthless Blade Runner looking for a... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Remember when famous writers used to shill for consumer products?

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Mourning the Letters That Will No Longer Be Written, and Remembering the Great Ones That Were

A book critic laments the decline in proper correspondence, and recalls the great letters of Ralph Ellison, Jean Rhys, Samuel Beckett and others. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Colleagues Remember Carolyn Reidy

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Former Rights Director Marcella Berger Remembered by Simon & Schuster

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A Gay Man Remembers His Awakening, as AIDS Shook His World

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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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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

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A Graphic Novel Remembers Attica

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A Graphic Novel Remembers Attica

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Remembering Alice Mayhew, Legendary Editor

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‘An Editor Can Save You From Yourself’: Remembering Alice Mayhew

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Remembering Ram Dass

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Remembering National Book Award Winners of the Past

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Remembering Stephen Dixon: Writer, Teacher, Friend

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