Grove Atlantic Executive Editor Joan Bingham Dies at 85

Joan Bingham, longtime executive editor of Grove Atlantic and a key figure in the merger that created the house, died October 31. She was 85. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Grove Atlantic Executive Editor Joan Bingham Dies at 85

Joan Bingham, longtime executive editor of Grove Atlantic and a key figure in the merger that created the house, died October 31. She was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Fred Jordan, Former Grove Press Editor and Pantheon Publisher, Dies at 95

Fred Jordan, a Holocaust survivor and influential longtime editor at Grove Press for three decades and, later, publisher of Pantheon Books, died on April 19. He was 95. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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F. Ross Johnson, former chief executive of RJR Nabisco, dies at 85

Canadian businessman F. Ross Johnson, the former RJR Nabisco chief executive depicted as the epitome of corporate greed in the bestselling book and movie "Barbarians at the Gate," has died. He was 85. The Aycock-Riverside Funeral and Cremation Center in Jupiter, Fla., said Johnson died Thursday.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Atlantic Hires Former TNR Literary Editor Leon WieseltierThe Atlantic Hires Former TNR Literary Editor Leon Wieseltier

Leon Wieseltier has been hired by The Atlantic as a contributing editor and critic, the media company announced today. In his new position, he will write about “his customary wide range of subjects” for the magazine ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former News Corp and Daily Mail editor Luke McIlveen appointed executive editor of Nine newspapers

McIlveen was previously editor-in-chief of news.com.au and founding editor of Daily Mail Australia. He takes on Tory Maguire’s former role at the Age and SMHFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastFormer News... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-01-22 04:15:05 UTC ]
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Jim Fox, Former HarperCollins General Counsel, Dies at 85

Fox, who worked at HarperCollins Publishers for 35 years and as the company's general counsel for a decade, died on May 2 following an extended illness. Former HC president and CEO Jane Friedman once called Fox "a legend in his own time." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Influential 'Publishers Weekly' Editor Sybil Steinberg Dies at 90

Sybil Steinberg, a lifelong lover of literature and a 'Publishers Weekly' editor for 25 years, died on March 17. She was 90. Steinberg served as editor of the magazine's Reviews and Author Interview departments until her retirement in 2001. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Marc Jaffe, Editor Whose Work Spanned Nearly a Century, Dies at 102

The former editorial director of Bantam and Ballantine and founder of Villard Books at Random House and an eponymous imprint at Houghton Mifflin, whose long and storied career in trade book publishing lasted into his final hours, died on December 31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jane Garrett, Book Editor With a Prizewinning Touch, Dies at 88

History books she shepherded over 44 years at Alfred A. Knopf won a raft of Pulitzers — seven in all — as well as Bancrofts, though one recipient set off a furious academic debate. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-03 21:36:32 UTC ]
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David Mitchell, Weekly Editor Who Exposed a Corrupt Cult, Dies at 79

His tiny California newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize for its exposé of Synanon, a renowned drug rehabilitation program that had turned into a violent operation. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-01 21:32:07 UTC ]
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Edward Bleier, Visionary Executive at Dawn of Cable TV, Dies at 94

Seeing untold promise in new technology, he was a prime mover in the creation of the cable industry, helping to transform Time Warner Cable into a giant in the field. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-19 20:03:36 UTC ]
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At Canada's largest Atlantic puffin colony, chicks are dying of starvation

Pufflings, the small chicks of the Atlantic puffin, are struggling due to a lack of food and warming ocean temperatures. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-10-01 08:30:00 UTC ]
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Longtime Publishing Professional L.D. Clepper Dies at 85

In his long career in book sales and marketing, Clepper worked at Macmillan, Harper & Row, Houghton Mifflin, and Oxford University Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Christopher Carduff, 'Wall Street Journal' Books Editor, Dies at 66

Carduff, who was named books editor at the 'Wall Street Journal' in 2017, was also a contributing editor for the Library of America Series and the publishing consultant to John Updike's literary trust. He died on August 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Legendary Knopf Editor Robert Gottlieb Dies at 92

Knopf executive v-p and publisher Reagan Arthur said it would be hard to name an editor who had a more lasting and profound impact on American letters than Gottlieb: "He had a vision not just for what worked on the page, but what worked in the marketplace." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coffee House Press Names Executive Editor and Makes Additional Hires

Coffee House Press in Minneapolis is building up its staff after 30% of its employees resigned this past month. Jeremy Davies was named executive editor and three Texas booksellers have also recently joined the press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Roy Finamore, James Beard Award–Winning Author and Editor, Dies at 70

A notable author and editor of lifestyle and cookbooks, Finamore died on May 6 after a brief illness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s books publisher Peter Usborne dies at 85

Publisher pays tribute to ‘genius’ who was an ‘inspirational leader’Peter Usborne, the founder of the children’s books publisher Usborne and the co-founder of Private Eye magazine, has died aged 85, the publisher has announced.He died “unexpectedly but peacefully” surrounded by his family this... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-03-30 18:46:40 UTC ]
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