Obituary: Andrew Clements

Prolific children's author Andrew Clements, best known for his popular middle grade novel 'Frindle,' died on November 28 in West Baldwin, Me., following an illness; he was 70. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Andrew Pate, 58

Andrew Pate, who held executive positions with several technology and print-on-demand companies, died November 10 at his home in Chapel Hill, N.C. He was 58. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Andrew Brown obituary

Top academic publisher who joined Cambridge University Press as a graduate trainee and became a managing director in 2002Andrew Brown, who has died aged 63 of cancer, was one of the leading academic publishers of his generation. Having joined Cambridge University Press as a graduate trainee in... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Tomie dePaola

Award-winning author-illustrator Tomie dePaola, widely known for his stylized folk-art illustrations and vast catalogue of popular picture books, died March 30 of complications from surgery following a fall. He was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lilian Mohin obituary

My mother, Lilian Mohin, who has died aged 81, was a co-founder in the 1970s of the London-based feminist publishing house Onlywomen Press, for which she wrote and edited works of literature and poetry. Lilian set up Onlywomen Press in 1974 with Sheila Shulman and Deborah Hart – and was a... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Lucky Spool Media Founder Susanne Woods, Dies at 47

Susanne Woods, founder and publisher of needle and sewing crafts publisher Lucky Spool Media, died February 19, 2020, of complications from metastatic breast cancer. She was 47. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Gail Shepherd

Award-winning journalist, poet, and rising children's book author Gail Shepherd died of complications from a brain tumor on February 24 in Lake Worth, Fla.; she was 62. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Betsy Byars

Prolific children’s author Betsy Byars, winner of the Newbery Medal and National Book Award, died on February 26 in Seneca, S.C.; she was 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Clive Cussler obituary

Prolific author of fast-paced thrillers, including Raise the Titanic!, featuring the adventure hero Dirk PittThe prolific and popular novelist Clive Cussler, who has died aged 88, combined adventure and technology into fast-paced thrillers. Ubiquitous and easily recognisable on airport... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Myron Levoy

Author Myron Levoy, whose acclaimed YA novel ‘Alan and Naomi’ was a National Book Award finalist, has died at age 89. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Andrew Ziminski | 'I really wanted to communicate the fact that our country was built by migrants'

Andrew Ziminski’s book on stonemasonry is an enthralling story of the people who helped to shape some of the nation’s most treasured buildings.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Andrew Krivak’s ‘The Bear’ takes a gentler approach to post-apocalyptic fiction

The novel finds an unnamed father and daughter alone in a wilderness seemingly untouched by whatever catastrophe has rendered them the last two humans on earth. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Obituary: Clay Winters

Longtime publishing executive Clay Winters, former president of the Putnam & Grosset Group and co-founder of Boyds Mills Press, died on December 22; he was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Piers Jones obituary

My son Piers Jones, who has died aged 47 from cancer, worked as a digital publishing expert at the Guardian for eight years before becoming the first chief digital officer at the Natural History Museum in London.In various roles at the Guardian from 2008 onwards he helped to make it possible for... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Da Chen

Da Chen, whose memoirs for both adults ('Colors of the Mountain') and young readers ('Girl Under a Red Moon') chronicled his experiences growing up during China's Cultural Revolution, died of lung cancer on December 17 in Temecula, Calif.; he was 57. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Convene, Amplify, Solve': PW Talks to BISG Board Chair Andrew Savikas

In his new role as chair of the Book Industry Study Group, industry vet Andrew Savikas discusses the challenges and opportunities facing publishers in an age of rapidly evolving technology. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Linda Cannon, Parson Weems' Co-Owner, Dies at 68

Linda Cannon, co-owner of Parson Weems’ Publisher Services and a longtime bookseller and sales rep, died on December 5 following a brief illness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Edelweiss, Edelweiss? Julie Andrews Loves Reading About 18th-Century Plant Hunters

“I’m fascinated by stories of how the various plant specimens we take for granted today were originally discovered,” says the actor, whose latest book is “Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Obituary: Howard Cruse, Pioneering Queer Cartoonist, Dies at 75

The pioneering underground and queer cartoonist and author of the acclaimed queer/civil rights graphic novel 'Stuck Rubber Baby,' died November 26, from lymphoma. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Sarah Catherine Lindsay

Sarah Catherine “Sally” Lindsay, formerly v-p of merchandising and marketing at Koen Book Distributors, died at her home in Rockville, Md., on November 27. She was 70. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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