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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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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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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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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Epica Awards’ Longtime Book Editor on How Creativity Keeps Changing

A jury of advertising journalists from around the world is convening in Amsterdam this week to select the best ads of the year--an honor distinct for two reasons. It's the only show judged by an impartial jury, meaning no brands or agencies vote. And it comes at both the end and the beginning of... Continue reading at AdWeek

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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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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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Karl Miller, founding editor of London Review of Books, dies at 83

Literary world praises Miller for his intelligence, wit and literary acumen, and lasting pride in his Scottish rootsKarl Miller, founding editor of the London Review of Books, critic and award-winning author, has died, aged 83.After stints as literary editor of both the Spectator and the New... Continue reading at The Guardian

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'Cooking the Books,' April 7, 2014: A Note from the Editor

Hello, and welcome to your new 'Cooking the Books.' Beginning with this issue, we'll be landing in your inbox twice every month, bringing you even more news, interviews, deals, reviews, and forward-looking coverage of cookbooks and other writing from the world of food and drink. And as the newly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Kindle Changed the Book Business. Can It Change Books?

A decade after the first Kindle, Amazon looks toward disrupting books themselves. Continue reading at Wired

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Do Books to publish climate change book by Omond

Do Books will publish a book on climate change by non-binary eco-activist Tamsin Omond, who is also standing for election as a co-leader of the Green Party.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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U.S. Book Show: 'PW' Editors' Picks, Picture Books

Kicking off the day of children’s editors' picks was a conversation between eight editors on forthcoming picture books moderated by 'PW' senior children’s reviews editor Amanda Bruns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nation Books Changing Name to Bold Type Books

Effective January 1, Nation Books, a joint project of the Nation Institute and Hachette Book Group, will be known as Bold Type Books. The move comes on the heels of the Nation Institute changing its name. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: A Book Editor's Book Hits #1

Audiences have moved toward fun fiction and away from furious facts as Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' takes a tumble to #3 on the iBooks list, while 'The Woman in the Window' by A.J. Finn—a book editor who now writes thrillers under a pen name—takes the #1 slot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books: An editor with a vision, the late Denis Johnson and more book news

Hello, book lovers! I’m book editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s literary news. THE BIG STORY John Freeman’s name is in lights — literary lights, that is, on the cover of the journal Freeman’s. In it, he encourages some of our greatest writers — Mohsin Hamid, Valeria Luiselli, Dave Eggers —... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Radhika Jones, a Times Books Editor, Said to Be Next Vanity Fair Editor

Radhika Jones, an editor in the books department at The New York Times, is expected to be named the next editor of Vanity Fair. Continue reading at The New York Times

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How Can Women Change the World? Book by Book 

As a literary agent, Frankfurt has been a launch pad for some of the most powerful women’s voices from around the world. This year will be no different. The post How Can Women Change the World? Book by Book  appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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VIDEO: E-book extras spell change for books

With the rapid increase in self-published books around the world, major publishing houses are having to find new ways to maintain their market share. Continue reading at BBC World

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Virginia Woolf’s novels once left me cold. A new book about ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ changed my mind.

Merve Emre’s “The Annotated Mrs. Dalloway” highlights the many reasons Woolf’s book is a masterpiece. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Thames & Hudson former president Peter Warner dies, aged 79

Peter Warner, former president and publisher of Thames & Hudson, has died at the age of 79 from complications of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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