Legendary Cookbook Editor Maria Guarnaschelli Dies at 79

The editor behind the 1997 revision of 'The Joy of Cooking' and many other influential cookbooks, as well as works of nonfiction and literature, died on Saturday on Long Island. She was 79. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Maria Guarnaschelli, influential cookbook editor, dies at 79

She brought her exacting tastes, both literary and culinary, to undertakings including a massive update of the time-honored tome ‘Joy of Cooking.’ Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Maria Guarnaschelli, Book Editor Who Changed What We Cook, Dies at 79

She introduced Americans to new cuisines and helped transform cooking from a domestic chore to a cultural touchstone, inspiring her daughter, Alex, to be a chef. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Daniel Menaker, Book Editor Who Wrote With Wit, Dies at 79

After 26 years at The New Yorker, he became chief editor at Random House, overseeing works by a raft of luminaries. He wrote a half-dozen well-received books of his own. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Fred Jordan, Former Grove Press Editor and Pantheon Publisher, Dies at 95

Fred Jordan, a Holocaust survivor and influential longtime editor at Grove Press for three decades and, later, publisher of Pantheon Books, died on April 19. He was 95. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Christopher Little, Who Built an Empire Around a Boy Wizard, Dies at 79

As a struggling literary agent in London, he took a chance on J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter, turning her books into the most lucrative literary franchise in history. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Grove Atlantic Executive Editor Joan Bingham Dies at 85

Joan Bingham, longtime executive editor of Grove Atlantic and a key figure in the merger that created the house, died October 31. She was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sir Harold Evans, trail-blazing newspaper editor, dies aged 92

Legendary British-American media figure was behind major investigations including exposure of thalidomide scandalSir Harold Evans, the legendary editor whose 70-year career as a hard-driving investigative journalist, magazine founder, book publisher and author made him one of the most... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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Remembering Alice Mayhew, Legendary Editor

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Elisabeth Sifton, Editor and Tamer of Literary Lions, Dies at 80

She was also a publisher and an author whose memoir affirmed that her father, the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, had popularized the Serenity Prayer. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Susan Kamil, a Top Book Editor and Publisher, Dies at 69

Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lena Dunham, Elizabeth Strout, Gary Shteyngart and Prince were among the authors she nurtured. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Mitchel Levitas, Editor in Leading Posts at The Times, Dies at 89

A Polk Award winner, he edited the Op-Ed page, The Book Review, The Week in Review and also oversaw coverage of the New York area. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Stan Lee, legendary Marvel Comics architect, dies

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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James Sire, Influential IVP Editor, Dies at 84

The late InterVarsity Press author and editor James Sire was lauded as a major force in Evangelical intellectualism and apologetics -- in his own works and those of the authors he brought forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Defining American Cuisine: PW Talks to the Editor of ‘America: The Great Cookbook'

Joe Yonan, the editor of 'America: The Great Cookbook,' discusses the challenges of representing the American food scene, in all of its complexity diversity, in a single volume. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New York Review of Books editor Robert B Silvers dies

The exacting editor of the high-brow magazine was a legend on the New York literary scene. Continue reading at BBC News

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Robert Silvers, 'NYRB' Co-Founder and Editor, Dies at 87

Robert B. Silvers, the co-founder of the New York Review of Books and its editor since 1963, died on the morning of March 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jimmy Breslin, legendary New York City columnist, dies at 88

Jimmy Breslin, the street-savvy, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist whose two-fisted prose championing the little guy and pillorying those who betrayed the public trust made him a New York City institution for more than 40 years, died Sunday. He was 88. Breslin, who also turned out a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Barry Holmes, Cassell editor for Poems on the Underground, dies

Barry Holmes, former senior commissioning editor at Cassell, has died after a long illness.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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