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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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John Sargent on Adventures and Misadventures in Publishing

Roxanne Coady talks with John Sargent about his many adventures in book publishing at a time when the industry met many challenges and some of the authors and other characters he worked with along the way. Subscribe and download the episode, wherever you get your podcasts!... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-02 08:18:56 UTC ]
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Jordan Miller, Cofounder of Academy Chicago Publishers, Dies at 97

Miller, who, with his late wife, Anita Miller, founded Academy Chicago Publishers in 1975, died in Chicago on October 19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen Rubin, Prominent and Punchy Publisher, Dies at 81

Stephen Rubin, the outspoken and influential publishing executive whose publication of works by such authors as Dan Brown, John Grisham, and Michael Wolff made him a force in the book business over the past 40 years, died on October 13 in Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Sargent on His Adventures and Misadventures in Publishing

Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now. Andrew talks to John Sargent, author of Turning Pages, about his adventures and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-20 08:10:10 UTC ]
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Richard Ekstract, Magazine Publisher With Link to Warhol, Dies at 92

He was promoting a new trade journal, Tape Recording, when he lent a video recorder to Andy Warhol, who used it to make a classic work with Edie Sedgwick. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-08-30 19:10:43 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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Suki Thompson, founder of Oystercatchers, dies aged 56

Thompson raised nearly £200,000 for Macmillan Cancer Research, and donations continue to come in. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2023-08-02 15:16:19 UTC ]
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West Coast Publishing Fixture Peter Beren Dies at 75

After starting his career with San Francisco's And/Or Books, Beren rose to become publisher of Sierra Club Books and, following stints with Via Books and Palace Press, started his own consulting and literary agency. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Titan Dick Snyder Dies at 90

Richard “Dick” Snyder, who built Simon & Schuster into the biggest publisher of its day over the course of a long and tempestuous career, died on June 6 at his home in Los Angeles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-08 04:00:00 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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Christian Publisher Hugh Revell Barbour Has Died

Hugh Revell Barbour, a pioneer in Christian publishing as the head of the Fleming H. Revell Company and who was also a cofounder of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, died May 5. He was 93. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Legendary 'Booklist' Publisher Bill Ott Dies

Bill Ott, who served as publisher of the ALA review publication 'Booklist' for 30 years, died earlier this month after a brief illness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-12 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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Jack Macrae, Former Holt Editor-in-Chief and Respected Publisher, Dies

Macrae, who helmed Holt in the 1980s and was president of Dutton in the 1970s, published Hilary Mantel, Jorge Luis Borges, and others during his illustrious career in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Drusilla Park Jones, founder of a former antique children’s book shop in Baltimore, dies

Drusilla Jones, who owned an antique children’s book shop in Baltimore, died of end stage Alzheimer’s disease and diabetic complications Oct. 20 at Charter Senior Living. The Lutherville resident was 82. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2022-11-04 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago founder Carmen Callil was a powerhouse who changed the publishing world for the better

The publisher and writer – who has died aged 84 – was a pioneering champion of female writers. Virago’s chair Lennie Goodings remembers her long-time colleague and friendMore than 40 years ago when Carmen and I were working late in the first Virago office on Wardour Street I asked her why she... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-18 15:06:43 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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Book Publisher Merloyd Ludington Lawrence Dies at 89

Her imprint, Merloyd Lawrence Books, published hundreds of works of nonfiction with Addison-Wesley, Basic Books, Da Capo Press, Hachette, and Perseus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-15 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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Cumberland House Founder Ron Pitkin Dies at 79

Pitkin, who founded the Nashville-based publisher Cumberland House and co-founded Rutledge Hill Press, died April 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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