Obituary: Brian Aldiss

Genre-bending author Brian Aldiss is remembered by his agent, Gordon Wise of Curtis Brown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English science fiction great Brian Aldiss, author behind Spielberg film 'AI,' dies at 92

Aldiss helped shape and elevate the science fiction genre, but he recognized its mutability. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brian Aldiss dies aged 92

“Extraordinary” science fiction writer Brian Aldiss died on Saturday (19th August) after celebrating his 92nd birthday the previous day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Brian Wildsmith

British children's author and illustrator Brian Wildsmith, praised for his creative range of style and subject, died on August 31 in Grasse, France. He was 86. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Evelyn Loeb Beilenson, 83

Evelyn Loeb Beilenson, former publisher of Peter Pauper Press, died on October 4. She was 83. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Diane Lomonaco

Diane Lomonaco, who for decades worked in production positions at a number of publishers, died on October 4 of early onset Alzheimer’s disease. She was 67. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Roger Boore obituary

My friend, Roger Boore, who has died aged 82, was a Welsh-language publisher and author. He will be remembered for his dedication to the Welsh language and its propagation, particularly among children. A chartered accountant, returning to his native Cardiff in the late 1960s, and with a growing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-10 16:09:06 UTC ]
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Obituary: John Ziccardi, 78

John Ziccardi, who led national sales efforts at Bantam and Bantam Doubleday Dell, died September 27. He was 78. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Daniel Moses

Daniel Moses, the longtime editor-in-chief of the San Francisco–based Sierra Club Books, died on September 12 in Ojai, Calif., of complications from three lung conditions caused by end-stage ankylosis spondylitis. He was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Jennifer Creswick

I first met Jennifer, who died on 3rd July, in 1985, when I had been commissioned by the British Council in Paris to research and write a report on the market for British books in France. The editorial and production side was handled in London by the council’s Book Promotion Department, which... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-17 07:32:28 UTC ]
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Obituary: Candice Chaplin

Candice Chaplin, v-p and director of backlist sales at Penguin Random House, died of cancer on September 7 in Gladwyne, Pa. She was 53. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Peter Warner

Peter Warner, the longtime president of Thames & Hudson, died on September 9 from complications due to myelodysplastic syndrome. He was 79. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: John Hitchin

Former publisher and bookseller John Hitchin died in August, aged 88. He is remembered by Tim Godfray and Dotti Irving. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-02 19:38:30 UTC ]
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Obituary: Bernette Ford

Obituary: Bernette Ford  1950–2021 Boxer Books publisher David Bennett writes: About 30 years ago, while on a sales trip to New York, I met Bernette Ford. I had no idea then that she would become my best buddy and our families would grow so close. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Obituary: Erika Seyfried, 36

Erika Seyfried, v-p and director of digital strategy and consumer engagement at Penguin Random House, died after going missing while vacationing in Vermont on August 29. She was 36. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brian Cox to voice Rankin and McIlvanney audiobook

Emmy award-winning Scottish actor Brian Cox has been confirmed as the audiobook reader for The Dark Remains, the new novel by Ian Rankin and William McIlvanney, published by Canongate.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Obituary: Jack Covert

Jack Covert, founder of the business book bookseller and distributor Porchlight Book Company (originally known as 800-CEO READ), died on August 13. He was 77. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Eloise Greenfield

Award-winning children's book author and poet Eloise Greenfield, known for her positive depictions of Black family life, her biographies spotlighting notable Black figures in U.S. history, and her efforts to fight racism, died on August 5; she was 92. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Ted Lewin

Award-winning author-illustrator Ted Lewin, known for his realistic and richly detailed watercolors, died on July 28 at age 86. 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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