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'

[ Crains New York | 2014-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Crains New York | 2014-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kevin Buckley, foreign correspondent and magazine editor, dies at 80

He revealed U.S. atrocities in Vietnam while reporting for Newsweek and wrote a book about the ouster of Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Remembering Publishing Great John Mack Carter

John Mack Carter, one of the industry's most influential magazine editors and the longtime voice of McCall's, Ladies' Home Journal and Good Housekeeping, has died at 86 following a long battle with Parkinson's. Mr. Carter was the only person in publishing history to helm all three titles.Mr.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marc Jaffe, Editor Whose Work Spanned Nearly a Century, Dies at 102

The former editorial director of Bantam and Ballantine and founder of Villard Books at Random House and an eponymous imprint at Houghton Mifflin, whose long and storied career in trade book publishing lasted into his final hours, died on December 31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jane Garrett, Book Editor With a Prizewinning Touch, Dies at 88

History books she shepherded over 44 years at Alfred A. Knopf won a raft of Pulitzers — seven in all — as well as Bancrofts, though one recipient set off a furious academic debate. Continue reading at The New York Times

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David Mitchell, Weekly Editor Who Exposed a Corrupt Cult, Dies at 79

His tiny California newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize for its exposé of Synanon, a renowned drug rehabilitation program that had turned into a violent operation. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-01 21:32:07 UTC ]
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John Freeman and Omar El Akkad on a Literary Magazine’s Final Issue

Poet, editor, and writer John Freeman and novelist Omar El Akkad join co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan to talk about the final issue of Freeman’s, a literary magazine founded in 2015. El Akkad, a contributor to the volume, describes founding editor Freeman’s intense and uniquely... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-19 08:10:54 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

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Christopher Carduff, 'Wall Street Journal' Books Editor, Dies at 66

Carduff, who was named books editor at the 'Wall Street Journal' in 2017, was also a contributing editor for the Library of America Series and the publishing consultant to John Updike's literary trust. He died on August 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Legendary Knopf Editor Robert Gottlieb Dies at 92

Knopf executive v-p and publisher Reagan Arthur said it would be hard to name an editor who had a more lasting and profound impact on American letters than Gottlieb: "He had a vision not just for what worked on the page, but what worked in the marketplace." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Roy Finamore, James Beard Award–Winning Author and Editor, Dies at 70

A notable author and editor of lifestyle and cookbooks, Finamore died on May 6 after a brief illness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Victor Navasky, award-winning author and editor of the Nation, dies at 90

Liberal lion won National Book Award and edited leftwing Nation, with writers including Hitchens and Cockburn, from 1978 to 2005Victor Navasky, an award-winning author and journalist who presided over the liberal US weekly the Nation and wrote influential books on the anti-communist blacklist... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Patricia Holt, 'Chronicle' Book Editor and PW Correspondent, Dies at 78

Patricia Holt, book editor of the 'San Francisco Chronicle' for 17 years and the first western correspondent for 'PW,' died December 3 following a battle with cancer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Henry Morrison, Longtime Literary Agent, Dies at 86

The longtime agent of Samuel R. Delany, Dean Koontz, and Robert Ludlum died November 2. He was 86. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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John Storey, Founder of Storey Publishing, Dies

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Roger Angell, editor, baseball writer at the New Yorker, dies at 101

As fiction editor, he helped mold the stories of generations of writers. As a sportswriter, he was enshrined in the writers’ wing of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-20 21:24:22 UTC ]
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Tom Dupree, Former Bantam and HarperCollins Editor, Dies at 72

Tom Dupree, who was a senior editor at Bantam for much of the 1990s and later an executive editor at HarperCollins, died of in his New York home on February 7. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jason Epstein, Legendary Editor and Book Biz Innovator, Dies at 93

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