Obituary: HCCP's Scott Harvey, 52

Joseph "Scott" Harvey, a veteran publishing executive who most recently served as v-p of custom product development at HarperCollins Christian Publishing, died on Friday. He was 52. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Obituary: Russell Perreault, V-p at Vintage Anchor, 52

Veteran book publicist Russell Perreault died on Saturday. The executive director of publicity and social media for Penguin Random House's Vintage Anchor imprint, who had been with the unit for 25 years, was 52. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Scott Meyer

After a long struggle with cancer, the founder of Merritt Bookstore in Millbrook, N.Y., passed away on Sunday July 19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Compassionate Children’s Book From the NPR Host Scott Simon

In “Sunnyside Plaza,” Simon’s funny, observant protagonist solves a mystery. She also has developmental disabilities. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Big Reveal: Here’s the first cover of Drew and Jonathan Scott’s new magazine

Ad Age’s At the Newsstand spotlights notable ad-supported print media available soon near you. Meredith Corporation this morning did a big reveal: It released the cover of ... Reveal, the inaugural issue of its glossy collaboration with Drew and Jonathan Scott of HGTV “Property Brothers”... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-01-08 18:04:35 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Wurtzel, 'Prozac Nation' Author And Memoirist, Dead At 52

Wurtzel, who had breast cancer, gave new breath to the memoir and was a new voice for those struggling with clinical depression and addiction. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-01-07 21:47:12 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of Prozac Nation, dead at 52

Author of bestselling memoir about clinical depression, which made her ‘a hashtag before there was Twitter’, died from metastatic breast cancer Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of bestselling memoir Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52.Writer David Samuels, Wurtzel’s friend since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-07 16:51:54 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of Prozac Nation, has died at 52.

Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Wurtzel’s 1994 memoir, in which she chronicled her experiences with drug use and depression, became a New York Times bestseller and was adapted into a 2001 film starring Christina Ricci.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Elizabeth Wurtzel dies, aged 52

Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of bestseller Prozac Nation (Quartet), has died at the age of 52. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 14:09:30 UTC ]
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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

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-03 12:22:41 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Bad Sex Award split between Decoin and Harvey

The Bad Sex in Fiction Award has gone to dual winners Didier Decoin and John Harvey in a Booker-style decision by the judges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Harvey wins Staunch Book Prize

Samantha Harvey’s The Western Wind (Vintage) has won the £1000 2019 Staunch Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Obituary: Tom Spurgeon, Comics Journalist, Editor, Blogger, Dead at 50

Tom Spurgeon, author, editor, comics critic, blogger, and executive director of the Cartoon Crossroads Columbus comics festival, died of unknown causes in Columbus, Ohio, on November 13. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Laura Minchew Up at HCCP

Laura Minchew, previously senior v-p and publisher of Tommy Nelson Children’s Books, gift books, and new media, has been appointed to senior v-p, children’s and gift group publisher for HarperCollins Christian Publishing as well as HarperCollins Focus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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