Obituary: Danielle Cumbo

Publishing industry veteran Danielle Cumbo, who most recently served as director, international sales at Simon & Schuster, passed away after a long illness on April 16. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Charles Rue Woods

Charles Rue Woods, art director at Grove Atlantic for nearly 20 years, died May 15. He was 69. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Michelle Lewy, 62

Michelle Lewy, who held executive spots at a number of publishing houses, died May 7. She was 62. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Warren Adler

Warren Adler, a novelist best known for his 1981 bestseller 'The War of Roses,' died at age 91 in New York City on Monday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Author Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, creator of more than 130 books for children and young adults, and known for her beloved series about boy detective Nate the Great, died on March 12; she was 90. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Bob Schmid

Bob Schmid, a longtime Simon & Schuster sales representative, died last month in Baltimore. He was 74. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Danielle McLaughlin among $165k Windham-Campbell Prize winners

Irish author Danielle McLaughlin has been awarded a $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize, alongside seven other writers honoured for their literary achievements. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: John Hamilton

Longtime Penguin art director John Hamilton passed away in February, at the age of 55. Eight colleagues and collaborators share their memories of him. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: John Vincent Neal Dies at 77

John “Jack” Vincent Neal, cofounder of Neal-Schuman Publishers and the Neal-Schuman Foundation died on February 20. He was 77. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Paul B. Janeczko

Paul B. Janeczko, longtime teacher and lauded poet and anthologist best known for his poetry anthologies for children, died February 19 following an illness. He was 73. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Raincoast's Allan MacDougall Dies at 71

Allan MacDougall, cofounder and former CEO of Canada's largest book distributor and wholesaler, Raincoast Books, has died. He was 71. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Tomi Ungerer

Internationally renowned French author-illustrator and prolific artist Tomi Ungerer, who created books in French, English, and German, and was known for his playful humor as well as sharp satire, died in west Cork, Ireland on February 8; he was 87. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Diana Athill

Diana Athill’s publishers and agent pay tribute to the renowned memoirist and editor.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Laurie Brown, 69

Laurie Brown, who worked in various sales and marketing positions for a number of major publishers in a 40-year career, died January 31 after a battle with cancer. She was 69. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diana Athill obituary

Remarkable editor at André Deutsch who later in life found success as a frank and clear-sighted memoiristDiana Athill, who has died aged 101, was one of book publishing’s most remarkable editors, but in the latter part of her life it was her own writing that brought her much-enjoyed literary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Gail Browning

Gail Browning, former Random House v-p and divisional sales director, died January 19 at the age of 80. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Claudio López de Lamadrid

Miguel Aguilar remembers Claudio López de Lamadrid—"He radiated confidence. When you were with him you felt that things could only turn out well." Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver, one of America’s most beloved and popular poets, died at her home in Hobe Sound, Fla., on January 17. She was 83 years old. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jane Havell obituary

Jane Havell, who has died aged 65 of pancreatic cancer, was my business partner in the independent publishing house Maia Press.We planned the launch of the company over a kitchen table with a large glass of wine in 2002 and over the next six years, before it was bought by Arcadia, we published... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Audrey Stone Geisel

Audrey Stone Geisel, philanthropist and widow of the late children’s book icon Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, died on December 19 at her home in La Jolla, Calif.; she was 97. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Claire L’Enfant

Talia Rodgers, publishing director at Digital Theatre, remembers editor and publisher Claire L'Enfant: Claire L’Enfant, who has died aged 67, was an editor and publisher whose work with authors and colleagues set a kind of gold standard for how to get the best out of people. Her quiet... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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