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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Graphic Novel Remembers Attica

A friend of an inmate, Big Black, who helped others during the uprising, tells his story in “Stand at Attica.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Remembering Alice Mayhew, Legendary Editor

On a bookshelf alongside the dining-room table, I maintain a narcissistic shrine consisting of first-edition copies of my eight books. Four of them were published by Alice Mayhew, the legendary editor at Simon & Schuster who died earlier this week at the well-disguised age of 87. And those... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Remembering Alice Mayhew

On a bookshelf alongside the dining-room table, I maintain a narcissistic shrine consisting of first-edition copies of my eight books. Four of them were published by Alice Mayhew, the legendary editor at Simon & Schuster who died earlier this week at the well-disguised age of 87. And those... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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

Authors describe what it was like to work with the legendary Simon & Schuster editor, who died on Feb. 4. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-05 18:01:44 UTC ]
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Remembering Ram Dass

The publishing industry mourns Ram Dass, the bestselling author of ‘Be Here Now’ and other books on spirituality, following his recent death at age 88. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Remembering German Publisher Monika Schoeller

Longtime publisher of S. Fischer Verlag and patron of German literature, Monika Schoeller leaves behind a remarkable legacy in German book publishing The post Remembering German Publisher Monika Schoeller appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-26 14:38:00 UTC ]
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Remembering National Book Award Winners of the Past

On the day the 2019 honorees are to be unveiled, we recall recipients who have died in recent years. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-20 23:04:27 UTC ]
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Remembering Stephen Dixon: Writer, Teacher, Friend

Stephen Dixon left us yesterday. The author of Frog (1991) and Interstate (1995) two National Book Award finalists, published some thirty other books, including collections of his over 500 short stories. I first met Dixon on the final day of a class in my junior year of college called “Short... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-07 20:03:05 UTC ]
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Remembering Kate Braverman’s Los Angeles

On this warm October day in Southern California, I walk the Venice canals and think of Kate Braverman. How in her sensational first novel Lithium for Medea she captured a Venice so distant that it’s difficult to accept that this version, which is polished and expensive and filled with tourists,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 08:48:36 UTC ]
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‘The Contender’ remembers Marlon Brando as an actor and so much more

William J. Mann’s lengthy biography looks at the Oscar winner’s rise, fall and resurgence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-18 15:48:58 UTC ]
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Remembering and Pining for the Scholastic Book Fair

"Come with me, and you'll be in a world of pure imagination" -- that is, the Scholastic Book Fair. Shiny new paperbacks and all, reminisce with us. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-07 10:35:28 UTC ]
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Ann Patchett | 'Can you remember things the way they actually happened?'

Ann Patchett’s new novel is a moving story of siblings who lose everything—except each other. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Charles Johnson Remembers the Great Paule Marshall

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[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-05 08:47:45 UTC ]
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Remembering Toni Morrison, Editor

A journalist recounts her conversations with the legendary literary figure on her time working in the book biz. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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QUIZ: How Well Do You Remember the Food in Harry Potter?

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[ Book Riot | 2019-08-13 10:35:35 UTC ]
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Book Twitter Remembers Toni Morrison

As the book world grieves the loss of legendary author Toni Morrison, many writers and readers took to Twitter to recognize her legacy. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-12 10:33:56 UTC ]
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Mobile Matters—and Publishers Must Remember That, Even When Resources Are Limited

A smartphone alert to local news publishers: Mobile matters! It matters to your readers, to your revenue streams and to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-21 15:22:29 UTC ]
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A Field Trip to Remember (shelftalker)

48 kindergartners make an exodus from a book desert in a pair of yellow school buses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-06 12:00:45 UTC ]
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