Faber pays tribute to 'gifted' author and journalist Lyra McKee

Tributes have been paid to 29-year-old “gifted" Lyra McKee, a journalist and debut Faber author, who was shot while observing rioting in Londonderry's Creggan estate. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder pays tribute to late author Frank White

The author and playwright Frank White, whose novel There Was a Time was published by Hodder in 2017, has died at the age of 92. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 09:56:16 UTC ]
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Colleagues pay tribute to journalist and 'lioness' Deborah Orr

Columnist, editor and author hailed as ‘fearless’, after her death at the age of 57Friends and colleagues have responded to the death of the journalist and author Deborah Orr with a flood of tributes, describing the longtime Guardian columnist as fearless, hilarious, and “a lioness in a world... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-21 15:54:16 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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Faber to publish Lyra McKee anthology to mark anniversary of her death

Faber will publish an anthology of journalist’s Lyra McKee’s work to mark the anniversary of her death. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 00:46:39 UTC ]
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Faber signs two from 'rising star' Lyra McKee

Faber has signed two books by "rising star of investigative journalism", Lyra McKee.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade pays tribute to Morse author Colin Dexter

Figures from across the trade have paid tribute to Colin Dexter, author of the Inspector Morse novels, who died aged 86, at his home in Oxford. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber pays tribute to 'gentle giant' Derek Walcott

Nobel laureate prizewinning poet “gentle giant” Derek Walcott has died aged 87 at his home in St Lucia after a long illness. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a rise in complaints from members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Haynes pays tribute to founder John H Haynes with new biography

Haynes Publishing is paying tribute to its late founder John H Haynes with a new biography in April.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 10:43:07 UTC ]
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LinkedIn’s SlideShare is a vast emporium for pirated e-books. Authors are paying the price

From bestsellers to textbooks, stolen content is easily found on a 14-year-old hosting service operated by Microsoft’s social network. Mid-level writers are hurt the most. If you want to purchase a copy of The Institute, Stephen King’s latest novel about supernatural kids, you could find it at... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-01-15 13:00:52 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of Prozac Nation, dead at 52

Author of bestselling memoir about clinical depression, which made her ‘a hashtag before there was Twitter’, died from metastatic breast cancer Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of bestselling memoir Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52.Writer David Samuels, Wurtzel’s friend since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-07 16:51:54 UTC ]
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Trade pays tribute to Sonny Mehta, 'one of the greats'

Publishers, agents and authors have paid tribute to Sonny Mehta, chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, who died on Tuesday (30th December) at the age of 77 from complications from pneumonia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 20:17:15 UTC ]
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Publishers pay tribute to 'inspiring' Nell Gifford

Publishers have paid tribute to Nell Gifford, the co-founder of Giffords Circus, who has died at the age of 46. Gifford had been diagnosed with breast cancer, and she died on Sunday (8th December), surrounded by family "both immediate and circus", Giffords Circus confirmed in a statement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 02:52:08 UTC ]
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Trade pays tribute to 'icon' Gary Rhodes

The industry has paid tribute to the "forward-thinking rebel” TV chef and author Gary Rhodes who died this week aged 59. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 23:26:19 UTC ]
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Lyra McKee anthology to show 'subtlety and courage' of murdered reporter

Collection of the campaigning journalist’s work will be published next year to mark the anniversary of her killingAn anthology of work by the investigative journalist Lyra McKee, who was fatally shot by New IRA gunmen, will be published next year on the first anniversary of her death, Faber... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-11 10:16:33 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Day pays tribute to 'dazzling' Sophie Christopher in M&P keynote speech

Elizabeth Day paid tribute to the "dazzling" Transworld senior publicity manager Sophie Christopher, in her keynote speech for The Bookseller’s Marketing and Publicity Conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 12:29:55 UTC ]
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Tributes paid to children’s author Malaika Rose Stanley

Children’s author Malaika Rose Stanley, known as Ros, has died after a long struggle with cancer, aged 65. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 22:55:20 UTC ]
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Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author

A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-30 16:33:57 UTC ]
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Book Expo 2019: Adult Breakfast Authors Say Crime Pays in Literary World

Thursday morning's Adult Book & Author Breakfast featured Rachel Maddow, Malcolm Gladwell, Karin Slaughter, Marjorie Liu, and Ta-Nehisi Coates introducing their newest books, with presentations emphasizing the true crimes that inspired each to write. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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