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 Naisbitt, futurist and best-selling author of ‘Megatrends,’ dies at 92

His forecasts of trends in business and society led to a series of best-selling books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-11 15:32:47 UTC ]
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John Naisbitt, author of bestseller 'Megatrends,' dies at 92

The American author John Naisbitt, whose 1982 bestselling book Megatrends was published in dozens of countries, has died at 92 Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-04-10 13:18:30 UTC ]
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John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89

Breaking from the James Bond mold, he turned the spy novel into high art as he explored the moral compromises of agents on both sides of the Iron curtain. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-12-14 16:04:51 UTC ]
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John le Carré, who lifted the spy novel to literature, dies at 89

A onetime British spy, he used the Cold War as his canvas in such novels as “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold” and “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-13 10:56:56 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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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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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 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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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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