Former Bookseller editor David Whitaker dies

David Whitaker, a former editor of The Bookseller, has died. Whitaker died peacefully in his sleep overnight on 4th August, his widow Maggie Van Reenan has confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-05 11:21:27 UTC ]
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