Debut author Jacqueline Rohen dies suddenly, aged 40

Author and conservationist Jacqueline Rohen, whose debut novel How to Marry Your Husband is published by Arrow this month, has died suddenly at her home in Uganda.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 07:16:06 UTC ]
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Author Charles Sprawson dies, aged 78

Charles Sprawson, author of celebrated swimming memoir Haunts of the Black Masseur (Vintage), has died. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 07:22:55 UTC ]
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Canadian author Graeme Gibson dies, aged 85; Atwood pays tribute to 'beloved' partner

Canadian author Graeme Gibson has passed away, aged 85, with his partner Margaret Atwood paying tribute to her "beloved" spouse.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 18:21:20 UTC ]
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Montalbano author Camilleri dies, aged 93

Andrea Camilleri, author of the Inspector Montalbano series, has died at the age of 93. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 02:58:54 UTC ]
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Judith Kerr dies aged 95; tributes paid to Tiger Who Came to Tea author

Judith Kerr, illustrator and writer of children’s favourites including The Tiger Who Came to Tea, has died at the age of 95. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-23 17:41:23 UTC ]
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Small Island author Andrea Levy dies, aged 62

Andrea Levy, writer of bestselling Windrush generation novel Small Island (Headline), has died from cancer at the age of 62, with the publishing community paying tribute to how she "reshaped the literary world". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Burningham, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 82

Burningham, who was married to fellow children’s writer Helen Oxenbury, created beloved picture books including Mr Gumpy’s Outing and Avocado BabyJohn Burningham, the children’s author and illustrator behind some of the 20th century’s most enduring children’s books, has died at the age of 82.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stig of the Dump author King dies aged 94

Clive King, author of children's classic Stig of the Dump, has died aged 94. He passed away in Norfolk on 10th July. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling author Penny Vincenzi dies aged 78

The ‘doyenne of the modern blockbuster’, Vincenzi sold more than 7m copies of her sweeping, dramatic novelsThe bestselling author Penny Vincenzi, whose novels have sold more than 7m copies worldwide, has died aged 78.Vincenzi published her first book, Old Sins, in 1989 and produced 17 novels and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author, Executive Martin Levin Dies at Age 97

Martin Levin, whose many industry roles included publishing executive, mergers and acquisitions guru, and author, died July 25. He was 97. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Acclaimed 'Discworld' author Terry Pratchett dies aged 66

Sir Terry Pratchett, the author best known for his Discworld series, has died aged 66. His novels weaved fantasy, science fiction, satire and whimsy to great effect -- more than 80 million Discworld books have been sold worldwide. Despite publishing ... Continue reading at Engadget

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Author Maeve Binchy dies aged 72

Best-selling Irish author Maeve Binchy, who sold more than 40 million books worldwide, has died after a short illness. Continue reading at BBC News

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Children’s Institute 2020: Indies Introduce Debut Authors

Ten authors of books chosen by booksellers as their favorite summer/fall middle grade and YA debuts read from their works in a lunchtime panel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Felicity Bryan dies, aged 74

Literary agent Felicity Bryan has died, aged 74. She died on Sunday (June 21st) at her home in Kidlington "as she had wished", according to a statement from her family. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 06:13:43 UTC ]
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Carlos Ruiz Zafón dies, aged 55

Spanish author Carlos Ruiz Zafón, whose novels include bestseller The Shadow of the Wind, has died at the age of 55. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 16:39:13 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the debut author

It was Sunday 22nd March when I emailed Carrie, my literary agent, telling her I’d had an idea in the bath and although it felt far-fetched, I wanted to explore it and could she please call me on Monday for a quick chat. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Welbeck signs three-book deal with debut author Ben Creed

Welbeck Publishing Group has signed a three-book deal with debut historical writer Ben Creed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 20:25:57 UTC ]
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Nick Kotz, Crusading Journalist and Author, Dies at 87

He won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing unsafe conditions in meatpacking plants. He also wrote about hunger in America and the politics of the B-1 bomber. Continue reading at The New York Times

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RH's Bob Loomis Dies at Age 93

Bob Loomis, who began his career as an editor at Random House when company founders Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer were still running the publisher, died April 19 at age 93. Loomis retired from Random House in 2011. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Photographer and author Stuart Goodman dies of coronavirus

The photographer and author Stuart Goodman has died of coronavirus aged 73, it has been confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 20:40:02 UTC ]
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