John Haynes dies, aged 80

John Haynes, the founder director of car manual publisher the Haynes Group has died, aged 80, after a short illness.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Interview with a Vampire' Author Anne Rice Dies at Age 80

Rice, whose books have sold more than 150 million copies worldwide, died of complications from a stroke on December 11. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'True one off' author Anne Rice dies, aged 80

The American author Anne Rice, best known for Interview with the Vampire, has died aged 80 with Chatto & Windus paying tribute to the "true one-off". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-12 22:02:56 UTC ]
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John Lewis, Heroic Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

Rep. John Lewis, a fearless leader during the Civil Rights Movement, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Honor, and the author of the March trilogy, a graphic memoir of the Civil Rights Movement and the first work of comics arts to receive a National Book Award, died on July 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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King of Hay Richard Booth dies, aged 80

Tributes have been paid to Richard Booth, after the self-styled King of Hay died aged 80.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 21:10:20 UTC ]
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PRH art director John Hamilton dies aged 55

Penguin Random House's longtime art director John Hamilton has died aged 55, the publisher has confirmed, with chief executive Tom Weldon paying tribute to his "incredible spirit" which "helped define" PRH. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Burningham, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 82

Burningham, who was married to fellow children’s writer Helen Oxenbury, created beloved picture books including Mr Gumpy’s Outing and Avocado BabyJohn Burningham, the children’s author and illustrator behind some of the 20th century’s most enduring children’s books, has died at the age of 82.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former ABC managing director Brian Johns dies aged 79

Johns – also an adviser to Gough Whitlam and to Malcolm Fraser, political correspondent and head of Penguin books – remembered as a cultural leaderFormer ABC managing director Brian Johns has died of cancer aged 79.The outgoing managing director, Mark Scott, paid tribute to his predecessor,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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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John Storey, Founder of Storey Publishing, Dies

John Storey, one of the most respected indie publishers of his era, has died at 79. Storey founded Storey Publishing, now an imprint of Workman, with wife Martha in 1983. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Marcus Sedgwick, celebrated children’s author, dies aged 54

Tributes have flooded in for the much-loved writer, who wrote more than 40 books for children and adults including the recent Be the Change handbooksAuthor Marcus Sedgwick, who wrote more than 40 books for children and adults, has died aged 54. His literary agency RCW has confirmed his death,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-17 13:02:14 UTC ]
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Carmen Callil, pioneering champion of female writers, dies aged 84

Publisher who founded Virago Press began as a campaigning outsider who introduced UK readers to authors including Angela Carter and Margaret AtwoodCarmen Callil, the publisher and writer who championed female writers and transformed the canon of English literature, has died of leukemia in London... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-18 09:09:25 UTC ]
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Harry Potter and Cracker actor Robbie Coltrane dies aged 72

The actor, known for playing Hagrid in the Harry Potter franchise and Fitz in the series Cracker, has died aged 72. Continue reading at BBC News

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Peter Robinson, creator of the Inspector Banks novels, dies aged 72

The Leeds-born novelist whose work included poetry and short stories as well as his bestselling thrillers will be remembered as a master of plot and characterThe crime writer Peter Robinson has died aged 72, his publisher has announced.The Yorkshire-born author died suddenly on the 4 October... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hilary Mantel, celebrated author of Wolf Hall, dies aged 70

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Writer Michael Malone, 80, Dies of Pancreatic Cancer

Novelist and television script writer Michael Malone, 80, died of pancreatic cancer on August 19. Malone was one of the first established writers to be published under the Sourcebooks Landmark imprint launched in 2001. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Snowman author Raymond Briggs dies aged 88

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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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Japanese creator of hit manga series Yu-Gi-Oh! dies aged 60

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Larry Woiwode, author of acclaimed 1970s novel, dies at 80

His 1975 novel, "Beyond the Bedroom Wall," was considered among the best of its time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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