Obituary: Ann Spinelli

Spinelli, a former v-p and executive art director at Putnam Publishing Group, died on May 9. She was 77. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Obituary: Ann Rinaldi

Author and journalist Ann Rinaldi, best known for her painstakingly researched YA historical fiction featuring female protagonists, died on July 1 in Branchburg, N.J.; she was 86. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Ann K. Beneduce

Revered children's book editor and author Ann K. Beneduce, who had a guiding hand in launching the careers of Eric Carle and many other authors and illustrators, died on March 18 in Princeton, N.J. She was 102. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Bookseller Anne Irish

Anne Irish, a leading figure in children's bookselling in America, died on January 26 at age 78; she was among a cadre of women who opened and purchased bookstores in the 1970s and 1980s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Ann Durell

Esteemed children’s book editor and publisher Ann Durell died at her home in Manhattan on May 6; she was 87. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Anne Rockwell

Author and illustrator Anne Rockwell, celebrated for her many informational picture books for very young children, died of natural causes on April 10. She was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Ann LaFarge, Editor and Novelist

Ann B. LaFarge, a former editor for Dutton, Ballantine, Zebra, and Kensington, died at home on May 27. She was 83. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Ann McGovern

Prolific children’s author, collage artist, and world traveler Ann McGovern died on Saturday, August 8, at her home in New York City. She was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Joan Fusco

Joan Fusco, former manager of remainders and overstock at Abrams, died on September 14 following a debilitating stroke. She was 83. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jane Katjavivi obituary

My friend Jane Katjavivi, who has died aged 69 after a short bout of ill-health, dedicated her life to Namibia. She and I first met in the 1970s when we were both working in the London office of the South West Africa People’s Organisation (Swapo), the liberation movement fighting to end South... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-19 19:11:37 UTC ]
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Anne Heche was working on another memoir before she died. It hits shelves next year

Anne Heche died in August of injuries she sustained from a fiery car crash. She published her first memoir, "Call Me Crazy," in 2001. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Viva Editions to Publish Anne Heche Memoir

Start Publishing’s Viva Editions imprint will release Anne Heche’s memoir 'Call Me Anne' on January 24. An award-winning actress, Heche died in August in a car crash in Los Angeles just as she was completing the book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Anne Garrels, intrepid war correspondent for NPR, dies at 71

Her dispatches from Baghdad during the U.S. airstrikes and ground assault in 2003 brought vivid accounts of the war's toll and the Pentagon's future struggles. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Nicholas Evans obituary

Author of The Horse Whisperer, the 1995 book that was turned into a popular film, starring and directed by Robert RedfordNicholas Evans, who has died aged 72 after a heart attack, was the unlikely author of the bestselling novel The Horse Whisperer (1995), which became a Robert Redford film.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Christopher Foyle

Christopher Foyle, former chairman of Foyles bookshops in the U.K., has died at the age of 79. He had been suffering from leukemia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Frederick Buechner

Widely recognized as one of the great Christian writers of the 20th century, Frederick Buechner died on August 15. He was 96. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Jeanne Steig

Children's author and multimedia visual artist Jeanne Steig, known for her witty retellings of fairy tales and myths, most of them illustrated by her late husband, celebrated cartoonist and author William Steig, has died at 92. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Alan Grant obituary

British comic book writer responsible for shaping storylines for characters such as Judge Dredd, Batman and Strontium DogWhen the comic book writer Alan Grant, who has died aged 73, was at school in Scotland in the 1950s, he was regularly beaten by his teachers for being left-handed, and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Lisa Hill

Long-time book sales representative Lisa Hill, a veteran of Random House and S&S, died on June 9 at Hospice of W. Kentucky from a short illness. She was 60. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Jim Murphy

Award-winning children's book author Jim Murphy, best known for his carefully researched nonfiction documenting dramatic events in history, died suddenly on May 1; he was 74. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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