Emerald Publishing founder Dr Keith Howard dies, aged 89

The founder and owner of Emerald Publishing, Dr Keith Howard, has died peacefully at his home at the age of 89. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-14 08:04:56 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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David McCullough, Pulitzer-winning historian, dies aged 89

The author of biographies and other works and narrator of documentaries, McCullough was ‘the voice of American history’David McCullough, the Pulitzer prize-winning author whose lovingly crafted narratives on subjects ranging from New York’s Brooklyn Bridge to American presidents John Adams and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-08 19:41:16 UTC ]
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Book Publisher Merloyd Ludington Lawrence Dies at 89

Her imprint, Merloyd Lawrence Books, published hundreds of works of nonfiction with Addison-Wesley, Basic Books, Da Capo Press, Hachette, and Perseus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Foraging author Roger Phillips dies aged 89

Foraging expert Roger Phillips has died aged 89, his publisher Pan Macmillan has announced.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-24 00:28:52 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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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and founder of City Lights bookshop, dies aged 101

Poet and countercultural pioneer put on trial for publishing Allen Ginsberg’s Howl went on to become a beloved icon of San FranciscoLawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, painter and political activist who co-founded the famous City Lights bookshop in San Francisco and became an icon of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-23 19:42:46 UTC ]
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Tom Maschler, Bold British Publisher and Booker Prize Founder, Dies at 87

He fostered the careers of more than a dozen Nobel laureates, including Gabriel García Márquez, Nadine Gordimer and Doris Lessing. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-23 16:26:04 UTC ]
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Publisher Tom Maschler dies, aged 87

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'A visionary publisher': Tony Elliott, Time Out magazine founder, dies

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[ The Guardian | 2020-07-17 18:46:36 UTC ]
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Random House publisher Susan Kamil has died at the age of 69.

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Tributes paid after Gay's The Word founder Jonathan Cutbill dies, aged 82

Tributes have been paid to Gay’s The Word bookshop co-founder Jonathan Cutbill, who has passed away aged 82 after a period of ill health. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 17:00:19 UTC ]
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Black Spring Press publisher Hastings dies aged 52

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'Sensational' Doreen Montgomery dies aged 89

Doreen Montgomery, the “remarkable” chairman of the literary agency Rupert Crew Ltd, has died aged 89 following a seven-decade career in the trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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`Si' Newhouse, Billionaire Publisher of Vogue and GQ, Dies at 89

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Publisher Matthew Evans, former Faber and Faber boss, dies aged 74

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Publishing giant George Weidenfeld dies aged 96

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Jeremy Tarcher dies at 83; maverick publisher of New Age bestsellers

In the early 1960s Jeremy Tarcher packaged book deals for celebrities, which resulted in such comical titles as "Phyllis Diller's Housekeeping Hints" and Johnny Carson's "Happiness Is a Dry Martini." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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