Duvall Hecht, who popularized audiobooks as founder of Books on Tape, dies at 91

An enterprising entrepreneur, he spun the tedium of his daily commute into a cottage industry that gave bibliophiles a novel way of experiencing literature. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-02 04:08:56 UTC ]
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Duvall Hecht, who popularized audiobooks as founder of Books on Tape, dies at 91

An enterprising entrepreneur, he spun the tedium of his daily commute into a cottage industry that gave bibliophiles a novel way of experiencing literature. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-02 04:08:56 UTC ]
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Drusilla Park Jones, founder of a former antique children’s book shop in Baltimore, dies

Drusilla Jones, who owned an antique children’s book shop in Baltimore, died of end stage Alzheimer’s disease and diabetic complications Oct. 20 at Charter Senior Living. The Lutherville resident was 82. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2022-11-04 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Duvall Hecht, 91

Duvall Hecht, audiobook pioneer and founder of Books on Tape, died on February 10 at his home in Costa Mesa, Calif. He was 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Giancarlo DiTrapano, Tyrant Books Founder, Dies at 47

The founding editor and publisher of the influential independent press Tyrant Books died suddenly on March 30 while visiting New York City from his home in Naples, Italy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Elaine Kendall, author and former L.A. Times book critic, dies at 91

Author Elaine Kendall was a longtime book critic for the Los Angeles Times. She died in Montecito at age 91. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-12 22:46:20 UTC ]
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Bologna Children's Book Fair founder Carla Poesio dies

One of the founders of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Carla Poesio, has died. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book chain founder Philip Joseph dies

Bookseller Philip Joseph, who co-founded UK bookshop chain Books Etc with his son Richard Joseph, has died. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Paul Bacon dies at 91; he revolutionized the design of book covers

Paul Bacon's name may be unfamiliar, but anyone who has browsed the bestseller racks over the last 60 years knows his work. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 23 Most Popular Books on Book Riot in 2023

These are the 23 most clicked-on books featured on Book Riot in 2023, from fantasy to literary fiction and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-16 11:45:00 UTC ]
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Daynes scoops SLA Information Book Award for 'gentle' book on why things die

Katie Daynes' Why Do Things Die? (Usborne), illustrated by Christine Pym, has been announced as the overall winner of the School Library Association (SLA) Information Book Award for its “gentle, non-judgemental” tone on "a rare topic" for young readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-25 10:32:58 UTC ]
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Little Door Books founder wins Scottish picture book prize

Alan Windram, the founder of independent publishing company Little Door Books, has won this year’s £3,000 Bookbug Picture Book Prize for a title he created with illustrator Chloe Holwill-Hunter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night: the most popular books and which Broadway show is getting involved

World Book Night, the celebration of reading which includes the distribution of free books, has arrived. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Survey Finds Spotify Audiobooks Popular, but Compensation Questions Remain

As part of its efforts to force Spotify to be more transparent about how it pays authors, the Coalition of Concerned Creators commissioned a survey to discover how audiobook listeners felt about the service. It found mixed results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Most Popular Book News of the Week

Where to start with romantasy, the return of Reese's YA book club, and more of the most clicked-on news of the week. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Don Perlin, Comic Book Artist Who Found Success Late, Dies at 94

His Moon Knight was a hit in the 1970s, 30 years after he began his career. Bloodshot, another popular superhero, followed two decades later. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Most Popular Book Riot Stories of the Week

Grab your coffee, kick up your feet, and dive into our best stuff from another eventful week in the world ... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Less Travel, More Hybrid Work Among Most Popular Book Business Sustainability Options

A new survey conducted by the Green Book Alliance found that a reduction in business travel has gained popularity as a way for publishing companies to reduce their carbon footprint, while the use of carbon offsets and recycled paper has declined. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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