John McNamee dies

The sudden death has been announced of Irish bookseller John McNamee, president of the European Booksellers Federation from 2005 to 2014. McNamee is understood to have suffered a heart attack at the weekend. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-06 00:00:00 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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Justice John Paul Stevens Had Some Things to Say Before He Died

Stevens’s “The Making of a Justice” is both a personal memoir and a meditation on the law. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-17 13:32:04 UTC ]
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Obituary: John Vincent Neal Dies at 77

John “Jack” Vincent Neal, cofounder of Neal-Schuman Publishers and the Neal-Schuman Foundation died on February 20. He was 77. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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Suspended figure skater John Coughlin dies at 33

John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, died by suicide in Kansas City, Mo., on Friday. He was 33. U.S. Figure Skating released a statement Saturday citing a Facebook post by Coughlin’s sister, Angela Laune, in which she said her “wonderful, strong,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s author and illustrator John Burningham dies

John Burningham, the picture book author and illustrator whose books included Would You Rather and Mr Gumpy’s Motor Car, has died aged 82. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 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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John Wilcock, Pioneer of the Underground Press, Dies at 91

John Wilcock in SoHo in 1977. He led two lives — as the author of many “$5 a day” travel books and as a driving force behind the underground press. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Calder, British Publisher Who Fought Censorship, Dies at 91

John Calder, who published works by Samuel Beckett, Henry Miller, Eugène Ionesco and Marguerite Duras, among others. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John A. Stormer, popular right-wing author, dies at 90

John A. Stormer, a religious leader and right-wing activist whose self-published Cold War tract “None Dare Call it Treason” became a grassroots sensation in 1964 and a rallying point for the emerging conservative movement, has died at 90. Stormer died July 10 after an unspecified yearlong... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-17 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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Magazine editor John Mack Carter dies at 86

An editor whose long career in women's magazines included 20 years as editor-in-chief at Good Housekeeping has died. John Mack Carter was 86. A statement from Hearst Corp. said Mr. Carter died... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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John Blake and Rosie Virgo leave John Blake Publishing

Founder John Blake and m.d. Rosie Virgo are stepping down from their roles at John Blake Publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Virgo memoir to John Blake Publishing

Snooker player John Virgo of BBC "Big Break" fame is publishing his memoir with John Blake Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Smith adds York St John to its Aspire scheme

John Smith & Sons Group has done a new deal with York St John University for its Aspire Bursary Management scheme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WATCH: Novelist C Pam Zhang in Conversation with John Freeman

Click below to watch the first virtual meeting of the Alta California Book Club, which Books Editor of Alta Journal David Ulin describes as: an opportunity for us to rethink the book club as a kind of ongoing process involving events, involving posts and interviews and discussions on the Alta... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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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S&S pre-empts John Stonehouse biography

Simon & Schuster is to publish a biography of former Labour minister John Stonehouse, who faked his own death in 1974. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-29 23:08:09 UTC ]
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