Jason Epstein, publishing executive who shaped literary tastes, dies at 93

He founded Anchor Books, publishing high-quality paperbacks in the 1950s, then led Random House and helped launch the New York Review of Books. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-02-05 02:25:43 UTC ]
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Jason Epstein, publishing executive who shaped literary tastes, dies at 93

He founded Anchor Books, publishing high-quality paperbacks in the 1950s, then led Random House and helped launch the New York Review of Books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-02-05 02:25:43 UTC ]
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Jason Epstein, Legendary Editor and Book Biz Innovator, Dies at 93

The longtime Random House editor, who combined a deep passion for books with a shrewd business mind and, as a result, made multiple major contributions to 20th Century literary and publishing history, died on February 4. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Nigel J. Yorwerth, Known for Eponymous Publishing Consultancy and Literary Agency, Dies at 72

Yorwerth, who founded Yorthwerth Associates in 2003, is remembered for his advocacy for authors in the self-help and spiritual categories and as a fixture of the London and Frankfurt Book Fairs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Executive Marvin Brown Dies at 87

Over his 30-plus-year career in publishing, Brown held executive roles at Atheneum, New American Library, Viking Penguin, and Penguin USA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Executive Stan Corwin Dies at 83

Stan Corwin, an executive with Pinnacle Books, Grosset & Dunlap, and Prentice-Hall who also founded his own multimedia company, died on May 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Longtime Publishing Marketing Executive Maryann Palumbo Dies at 75

Maryann Palumbo, who rose to become v-p and director of advertising, promotion, and publicity at New American Library, died April 3. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sara Lycett, medical publishing house executive, dies

Sara Lycett, a retired Williams & Wilkins publishing executive, has died at 81. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2020-11-30 22:13:50 UTC ]
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James Silberman, Editor Who Nurtured Literary Careers, Dies at 93

At Random House and elsewhere, including his own Summit imprint, he worked with James Baldwin, Marilyn French, Hunter S. Thompson and many others. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-01 18:32:40 UTC ]
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Obituary: Parker B. Ladd, Retired Publishing Executive, Dies

The former executive at Charles Scribner's Sons, a director of the Association of American Publishers, and cofounder of Literacy Partners died on November 14. He was 89. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2023 Digiday Publishing Summit Preview: How publisher needs and programmatic trends are shaping revenue, data and media

Presented by Rise Join a panel led by editor-in-chief Jim Cooper as Digiday and Rise kick off 2023 with a special preview of the upcoming Digiday Publishing Summit. As our editors prepare to put a lens on revenue, data and editorial strategies at the Vail summit this March, RSVP to save your... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2023-01-05 15:47:27 UTC ]
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Thomas McCormack, ‘One of the Great Contrarians of Publishing,’ Dies at 92

McCormack, the longtime, famously outspoken executive who turned St. Martin’s Press from “an insignificant trade house on the brink of bankruptcy to a quarter-billion-dollar powerhouse,” died on June 15. He was 92. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Richard Parks Dies at 83

Parks, who ran his own eponymous literary agency for more than 35 years, counted Jonathan Lethem, Jonathan Carroll, and Susan Straight among his clients. He died of complications from dementia on April 23. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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On Publishing My Memoir of Grief As My Father Lays Dying

“My job as a parent isn’t over until your book gets published,” my father said, years ago. I don’t remember the circumstances of this statement—where we were, what we were doing. I want to say it had something to do with his body, maybe the deterioration of his lungs to COPD, his breathing so... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-03-27 08:54:34 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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Sue Arroyo, CEO and Publisher of CamCat Books, Dies at 57

Arroyo, who founded CamCat in 2018 and published more than 100 titles, died on February 26 after a fall. Editorial director Helga Schier said that no decisions will be made about CamCat's leadership until Arroyo's estate is settled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Publishing Veteran Joey Paul Dies at 79

Paul, whose career in Christian publishing spanned more than four decades, was an executive editor at Thomas Nelson. He died on February 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publishing Veteran Hugh Lauter Levin Dies at 72

Publisher Hugh Lauter Levin, the longtime v-p at Abrams who launched his own house, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, in 1984, and sold it to Rizzoli in 2007, died on January 9. He was 72. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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2023 in books: Protests, bannings and the rise of AI helped shape the story of publishing

The publishing world made plenty of news in 2023, but not only because of the books themselves Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-12-08 14:55:07 UTC ]
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