Colleagues Remember Carolyn Reidy

The sudden death of Carolyn Reidy yesterday morning left many in publishing stunned. Abrams CEO Michael Jacobs remembered her as a woman "with great range, intellect, and joie de vivre." Agent Gail Hochman added, "I think there will be many candles lit for her." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy will posthumously receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced extraordinary news for an extraordinary prize: The late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, Carolyn Reidy, will be the recipient of its Literarian Award at the 2020 National Book Awards. The lifetime achievement award, which honors... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 16:43:46 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy to receive a lifetime achievement honor at the 2020 National Book Awards

Carolyn Reidy, the late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, will receive the Literarian Award, the National Book Foundation announced today. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-08 14:14:51 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Establishes Carolyn Kroll Reidy Memorial Scholarship

Simon & Schuster's Jonathan Karp notes that the late Carolyn Reidy was a supporter efforts in diversity and of publishing training programs. The post Simon & Schuster Establishes Carolyn Kroll Reidy Memorial Scholarship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-09 17:08:31 UTC ]
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Memorial Celebrates Life of S&S's Carolyn Reidy

A memorial for Carolyn Reidy, who died on May 12, celebrated the life of the publisher. Speakers included former colleagues, as well as authors, including Doris Kearns Goodwin and Hillary Clinton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy’s Rich Legacy

The S&S CEO left behind a prospering publishing company and earned the respect and affection of the book world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy, president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, dies at 71

Reidy died Tuesday of a heart attack at age 71. She joined Simon & Schuster in 1992 as president of the trade division. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-12 17:58:46 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies of a Heart Attack, 71

Among the most admired and respected of Big Five leadership, Reidy joined Simon & Schuster in 1992. CFO Dennis Eulau recalls 'her fierce intelligence and curiosity.' The post Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies of a Heart Attack, 71 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-12 17:12:24 UTC ]
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S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies of Heart Attack

Carolyn Reidy, president and CEO of Simon & Schuster since 2008, died of a heart attack on May 12. She was 71. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Former colleagues remember legendary Penguin chief Peter Mayer

Tributes have continued to pour in to Peter Mayer, former c.e.o. of Penguin, who has died at the age of 82. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King, Carolyn Reidy to Be Honored at PEN Gala

PEN America will award Stephen King with the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award and celebrate S&S president and CEO Carolyn Reidy as its Publisher Honoree at its annual Literary Gala on May 22 in New York. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Carolyn Reidy: PW's Person of the Year 2017

For her steady leadership in guiding one of the country’s Big Five trade publishers, Reidy, the president and CEO of Simon & Schuster, is PW’s 2017 Person of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt’s CEO Talk: Simon & Schuster’s Carolyn Reidy and Albin Michel’s Guillaume Dervieux

On the first day of Frankfurt Book Fair, Carolyn Reidy of Simon & Schuster and Guillaume Dervieux of Albin Michel will discuss the evolving book market. The post Frankfurt’s CEO Talk: Simon & Schuster’s Carolyn Reidy and Albin Michel’s Guillaume Dervieux appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy to headline at Frankfurt CEO Talk

Simon & Schuster's president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy will be a “Guest of Honour” at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair and will speak about “strategic developments in international publishing”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Remembering Fred Kobrak, Our Friend and Colleague

We remember our friend and colleague, Fred Kobrak, an international book publishing industry veteran and fixture at the Frankfurt Book Fair, who passed away on December 12. The post Remembering Fred Kobrak, Our Friend and Colleague appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Thanksgiving is a time to grieve, read and remember. Two new books capture the mood.

Two recently published and appealingly idiosyncratic memoirs reflect this week’s autumnal spirit. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Remembering Joan Bingham

Joan Bingham was a good friend, a hard-working colleague, and a wonderful partner in Grove Atlantic. Starting with a phone call in the spring of 1992, she set in motion the events that led to the merger of Grove Weidenfeld and Atlantic Monthly Press to create this mid-sized independent literary... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Remember when famous writers used to shill for consumer products?

Ah, yes, the good old days: when novelists lent their faces and testimonials to advertisers hoping to sell tires, or a certain kind of beer, or fancy watches. It’s something you don’t see very much anymore, because we writers have become too principled to participate in advertising campaigns.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-19 17:14:06 UTC ]
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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

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-17 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Rights Director Marcella Berger Remembered by Simon & Schuster

For 35 years with Simon & Schuster, Marcella Berger had retired from the company in 2011. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Berger Sold Rights to Titles by Heller, Eggers, Clinton isitation hours are being held Friday (March 20) for Marcella Berger, the late... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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