DK pays tribute to Stan Lee

Marvel books publisher DK has responded with "great sadness" to the death of Stan Lee, the creative genius behind the Marvel universe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade pays tribute to "insightful" Rendell

Tributes have been paid from across the trade to crime writer Ruth Rendell, described as an “insightful and elegant observer of society”. Rendell died on Saturday (2nd May) at the age of 85. She had been admitted to hospital in January after suffering a critical stroke. The writer, who was... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade pays tribute to Ion Trewin

Tributes have been paid to a “true friend” of literature, Ion Trewin, who died yesterday (8th April) at the age of 71. Trewin, who was literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, was diagnosed with untreatable cancer last October. He leaves behind his wife Sue, son Simon, who is head of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics Legend Stan Lee Is First Person To Upload Video To LiveJournal

Native video support is here, true believers!From being a comic book innovator to the only person to appear onscreen in every Marvel Universe movie, Stan Lee has had a lot of firsts in his life. This week he added another to the list—becoming the first person to upload a video to the blogging... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mehta pays tribute to Master

Sonny Mehta has paid tribute to former colleague Simon Master [pictured], who died suddenly last week, with Mehta telling The Bookseller he felt “extremely privileged to have known him”. Master died on Friday (16th January) while on holiday, at the age of 70. He was formerly deputy group... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France's publishers pay tribute to Charlie Hebdo staff

The French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE) said in a statement this afternoon that it was “deeply upset” by today's terror attack against publication Charlie Hebdo and “freedom of the press, expression and right to publish, the foundations of democracy.”  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP pays tribute to Trollope

Oxford University Press (OUP) is republishing Anthony Trollope’s Barchester Chronicles... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BEA 2014: Stan Lee: From Comic Book Legend To Children’s Author

With X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man 2 taking top box-office this month, one might presume that the co-creator of all these classic superheros is sitting by a pool somewhere sipping mai tais. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin pays tribute to Tom Clancy

Penguin has paid tribute to thriller giant Tom Clancy, who has died at the age of 66. Tom Clancy... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Entertainment Mags Pay Tribute to James Gandolfini

A day after news broke of actor James Gandolfini's death, entertainment magazines are lining up content to commemorate The Sopranos star’s life and work. An Entertainment Weekly spokesperson said that the magazine would include a tribute to Gandolfini in its “All Time Greatest” double issue, on... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Lutherville company makes Stan Lee cologne

JADS International creates scent for comic book iconCreate a fragrance that smells heroic with a touch of villainy — that's what Andrew Levine's Lutherville company set out to do. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Lutherville company introduces Stan Lee cologne

Comic book icon's super scent includes ginger, basil and violetEver wonder what comic book icon Stan Lee smells like? Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Trade colleagues pay tribute to Christopher Davis

Former colleagues have paid tribute to Dorling Kindersley stalwart Christopher Davis, who has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade pays tribute to Maeve Binchy

The trade has paid tribute to multi-award-winning Irish author Maeve Binchy after her death at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins pays tribute to Wynne Jones

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 15:21 HarperCollins has paid tribute to Diana Wynne Jones who passed away this weekend following a long illness. Victoria Barnsley, HarperCollins publisher and c.e.o., said: “Diana was one of our truly wonderful and much cherished... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Wants Libraries to Pay (and Pay...and Pay...) for e-Books

Back in 1984, I wrote a book that sold to a lot of libraries. It stayed on the shelves for over a decade. If it had been an ebook published today by HarperCollins, there's a good chance it would have been off those shelves within a year. Or sooner. Continue reading at PC World

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How low pay and low pay transparency undermine the publishing business

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Alice Lee, sister of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' writer Harper Lee, is mourned by fellow church members and friends

Alice Lee was a key figure in Marja Mills's recent bestseller 'The Mockingbird Next Door.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Condé Nast pays interns $5.8m to settle low-pay lawsuit

Publishing giant to pay more than 7,000 interns between $700 and $1,900 after lawsuit said some had been paid less than a dollar an hourTell us: how did you get by when working an unpaid internship? Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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New Lee & Low Diversity Baseline Survey Finds Minor Changes

The third edition of the survey found the industry to be slightly more diverse in terms of its racial and gender makeup than it was four years ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: How Covid Fostered DK's Transatlantic Collaboration

The CEO of DK U.K. explains how the shift to remote work provided a vital connection to the U.S. and introduced new practices that helped grow sales by 20%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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