David Marcuse, who ran bookstores for liberal clientele, dies at 73

His Common Concerns bookstore in Washington became a left-wing community resource in the 1980s. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-13 18:04:58 UTC ]
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Robert Goolrick Dies at 73; Became a Successful Novelist Late in Life

Being fired as an advertising executive freed him to write a blistering memoir about his Southern family and an erotic novel that became a best seller. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-21 00:03:50 UTC ]
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Robert Goolrick, whose books explored tragedy and endurance, dies at 73

He vaulted to literary prominence with a lacerating childhood memoir of abuse and wrote best-selling novels such as "A Reliable Wife.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-14 01:28:24 UTC ]
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Academic publisher Michael Holdsworth dies, aged 73

Tributes have been paid to academic publisher Michael Holdsworth after his death, aged 73. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-15 13:03:36 UTC ]
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Nach Waxman, Founder of a Bookstore Where Foodies Flock, Dies at 84

A “kitchen anthropologist,” he created a mecca in Manhattan for chefs, writers, scholars, everyday cooks and anyone else who is, well, hungry for culinary knowledge. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-08 00:23:01 UTC ]
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Former Bookseller editor David Whitaker dies

David Whitaker, a former editor of The Bookseller, has died. Whitaker died peacefully in his sleep overnight on 4th August, his widow Maggie Van Reenan has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-05 11:21:27 UTC ]
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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 07:06:47 UTC ]
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Once seen as a dying business, city bookstores are gaining ground

In his more than 30 years selling books on the Upper West Side, Chris Doeblin has weathered competition from Barnes and Noble and Amazon and the ascent of e-readers. He has figured out how to mix... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-09-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature prize founder David Cohen dies, aged 89

Dr David Cohen, founder of the eponymous £40,000 literature prize, has died aged 89. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 10:03:11 UTC ]
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This dying bookstore has a proposal for NYC: Just treat us like you treated Amazon

Book Culture, based in the same Queens neighborhood where Amazon wanted to set up shop, says it will be forced to close if the city or state doesn’t offer assistance. In New York City’s Long Island City neighborhood, down the road from where Amazon tried (and failed) to build a “second... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-26 15:56:45 UTC ]
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A Deeper Look at David Marcus’ 6 Trends for Facebook Messenger in 2018

Facebook Messenger has come a long way since vice president of messaging products David Marcus left his post as president of PayPal to join the social network in June 2014. Marcus shared six trends that he believes will emerge for the messaging application in 2018 in a note published on Facebook... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, dies at 73

Sam Shepard, paragon playwright of the American West, was born to roam. With a father who was an Army officer and sometime farmer and a mother who was a teacher, Shepard — born in 1943, the oldest of three — spent his childhood bouncing around the heartland. This would later inform his writing,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Storey dies, aged 83

Booker prize-winner David Storey, author of This Sporting Life (Vintage), has died aged 83.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sprint car driver David Steele dies after crash at Florida track

Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida. Desoto Speedway officials said in a Facebook post on Saturday night that track owners and staff were saddened by the crash. The statement says Steele was trying to win his 100th race in Florida. A Manatee County Sheriff's Office... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liverpool University Press chair David Attwooll dies

David Attwooll, poet and chair of Liverpool University Press, has died at the age of 67 after succumbing to Erdheim-Chester Disease. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big-Box Bookstores Don’t Have to Die

You could say I have a sentimental attachment to the chain bookstore. Growing up in an intellectually impoverished American suburb, I spent much of my free time in now-defunct locations of Borders and Barnes & Noble. I read garbage, mostly: popular history magazines, Star Trek novelizations,... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2015-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gaylord Shaw dies at 73; journalist won a Pulitzer for The Times in 1978

Gaylord Shaw, a renowned journalist who broke the news of Richard Nixon's resignation and won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 1978 for the Los Angeles Times, has died at age 73. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Biblical Scholar, Author Marcus J. Borg Dies

Marcus J. Borg, author of key books on the historical Jesus and champion of progressive Christianity, has died. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PayPal's David Marcus Will Lead Mobile Messaging at Facebook

PayPal president David Marcus has left to steer mobile messaging at Facebook. Facebook claims that its standalone messaging app, called Messenger, is now used by more than 200 million people monthly. And the company's blog post today suggested that Marcus would lead that specific part of the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2014-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agent David Bolt dies

Literary agent David Bolt died on 16th November, aged 84.   Bolt worked at David Higham... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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