Book Publishing Veteran Hugh Lauter Levin Dies at 72

Publisher Hugh Lauter Levin, the longtime v-p at Abrams who launched his own house, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, in 1984, and sold it to Rizzoli in 2007, died on January 9. He was 72. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publishing Veteran Hugh Lauter Levin Dies at 72

Publisher Hugh Lauter Levin, the longtime v-p at Abrams who launched his own house, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, in 1984, and sold it to Rizzoli in 2007, died on January 9. He was 72. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sue Arroyo, CEO and Publisher of CamCat Books, Dies at 57

Arroyo, who founded CamCat in 2018 and published more than 100 titles, died on February 26 after a fall. Editorial director Helga Schier said that no decisions will be made about CamCat's leadership until Arroyo's estate is settled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Publishing Veteran Joey Paul Dies at 79

Paul, whose career in Christian publishing spanned more than four decades, was an executive editor at Thomas Nelson. He died on February 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Nigel J. Yorwerth, Known for Eponymous Publishing Consultancy and Literary Agency, Dies at 72

Yorwerth, who founded Yorthwerth Associates in 2003, is remembered for his advocacy for authors in the self-help and spiritual categories and as a fixture of the London and Frankfurt Book Fairs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Publisher Hugh Revell Barbour Has Died

Hugh Revell Barbour, a pioneer in Christian publishing as the head of the Fleming H. Revell Company and who was also a cofounder of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, died May 5. He was 93. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ComiXology Veterans David Steinberger and Chip Mosher Launch Comic Book Publishing Company

DSTLRY will focus on premium comics and collectibles with a resellable digital marketplace that "redefines" the creator-owned business structure. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s books publisher Peter Usborne dies at 85

Publisher pays tribute to ‘genius’ who was an ‘inspirational leader’Peter Usborne, the founder of the children’s books publisher Usborne and the co-founder of Private Eye magazine, has died aged 85, the publisher has announced.He died “unexpectedly but peacefully” surrounded by his family this... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-03-30 18:46:40 UTC ]
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Book Publisher Merloyd Ludington Lawrence Dies at 89

Her imprint, Merloyd Lawrence Books, published hundreds of works of nonfiction with Addison-Wesley, Basic Books, Da Capo Press, Hachette, and Perseus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Book Author Shirley Hughes has Died at 94

Shirley Hughes was the English author and illustrator of beloved picture books like Out and About, Dogger, and the Alfie series. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-02 13:57:50 UTC ]
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Quadrille's Hughes appointed first UK publisher at Murdoch Books

Murdoch Books has appointed Céline Hughes to the newly created role of UK publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-08 12:39:26 UTC ]
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Publishers should emphasise 'joyful' qualities of diverse books, Levine says

Publishers “should stop thinking about BAME talent as fulfilling a school requirement” and “should emphasise the joyful and literary qualities" of diverse books, Arthur Levine, founder of the independent publisher Levine Querido, has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-22 04:07:18 UTC ]
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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 ]
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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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The State of Publishing, As Seen From the Inside: Notes from the 2024 Publishers Weekly U.S. Book Show

Get insights on the state of publishing from agents, editors, and other industry professionals from the 2024 U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-05-23 18:14:04 UTC ]
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Publishing On and Off the Page: A Reading List of Books About Book People

Readers love to read about book people almost as much as writers love to write about them (I love to do both). My latest novel, On Fire Island, follows uber-talented young book editor, Julia Gold and literary wunderkind, Benjamin Morse, through their journeys on and off the page. Threaded in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-05-26 08:52:35 UTC ]
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Are Literary Agents Seeing Changes in Publishing with Increased Book Bans (A Survey): Book Censorship News, March 24, 2023

Are publishers acquiring fewer LGBTQ+ and diverse books in the wake of rising censorship? This week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-24 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Haymarket Books, Kaepernick Publishing to Co-Publish Anthology Defending Black Studies

In response to educational bans, Haymarket Books and Kaepernick Publishing are collaborating on a compilation of essays by African American scholars and other Black intellectuals writing in defense of African American/Black Studies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Veteran Marc Visnick Promoted to COO and Publisher at TOKYOPOP

Visnick will helm U.S. operations and drive growth for the 25-year-old graphic novel and manga brand. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Exact Editions To Showcase IPG Publishers’ Books at London Book Fair

Publishers exhibiting with IPG at London Book Fair will be able to have a 'shelf' in Exact Editions' digital showcase and 'reading room.' The post Exact Editions To Showcase IPG Publishers’ Books at London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-01-09 06:00:48 UTC ]
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