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

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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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Sir Harold Evans obituary

Journalist who at the Sunday Times became the most admired newspaper editor of his generationSir Harold Evans, who has died aged 92, lived a life of two halves, almost two distinct lives. In his first life, he was the Manchester lad who grew up to be the most famous and most admired newspaper... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Sam McBratney

Irish children's author Sam McBratney, most widely known for the classic, bestselling picture book 'Guess How Much I Love You,' died on September 18; he was 77. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBO Max Expands Originals With Ridley Scott Sci-Fi Series, Selena Gomez Cooking Show

NBCUniversal's streaming service Peacock has an original science fiction series, Brave New World. Netflix is prepping Away, an upcoming sci-fi drama following a group of astronauts on a journey to Mars. Now, HBO Max has announced the premiere date of its own ambitious sci-fi show. Raised by... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Obituary: John Adams

John Adams, national accounts manager for Penguin Random House, died yesterday of an apparent heart attack. He was 64. A veteran sales rep, he was with PRH and its predecessor companies for 34 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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OUP scoops Harvey gaming debut

Oxford University Press will publish Helen Harvey’s "powerful" debut, Emmy Levels Up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 02:05:28 UTC ]
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Obituary: Dick Donahue

Dick Donahue, retired features editor at 'Publishers Weekly,' died on July 5 at his assisted living residence, the Beth Abraham Center in the Bronx. He was 79. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Peter Quandt

Peter Quandt, a former president and CEO of Macmillan Book Clubs and the K-III Education Group, has died of cancer in Chappaqua, N.Y. He was 71. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Sherlock' star Andrew Scott to narrate Bolinda audiobook

Irish actor Andrew Scott will narrate an audiobook of Emily Rodda's The Glimme, audio publisher Bolinda has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 02:06:56 UTC ]
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Obituary: U.K. Literary Agent Felicity Bryan

Felicity Bryan, founder of Felicity Bryan Associates and one of Britain’s most respected literary agents, died June 21 of cancer. She was 74. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Stella Pevsner

Children's author Stella Pevsner, widely known for her middle grade and YA novels that often addressed difficult subjects, died on June 11 at age 98. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hickey wins £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for The Narrow Land

Irish author Christine Dwyer Hickey has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for her “masterpiece” The Narrow Land (Atlantic), exploring the marriage of artists Edward and Jo Hopper. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 12:10:56 UTC ]
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Obituary: India Cooper

Veteran book publishing copy editor and actor India Cooper died on May 17 in Madison, Ind., after a brief illness. She was 67. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IAB Snags HQ Trivia Alum Scott Rogowsky as Host of Virtual NewFronts Week

This year's Digital Content NewFronts will get down to the nitty gritty with former HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky, whom the Interactive Advertising Bureau has tapped to serve as the annual event's first-ever virtual emcee. Beginning with the first day of this year's NewFronts, slated to kick off... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Obituary: Karen Blumenthal

Children's book author and journalist Karen Blumenthal, widely recognized for her works of narrative nonfiction addressing complicated subject matters, died on May 19 in her hometown of Dallas, following a heart attack; she was 61. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scott's Treachery of Spies on track for TV drama

TV and film rights in Manda Scott's historical thriller A Treachery of Spies have sold to London-based production outfits Beaglepug Films and Enriched Media Group.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 05:02:51 UTC ]
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Obituary: Thomas Low

Thomas Low, co-founder and CEO of multicultural children's publishing house Lee & Low Books, has died of cancer, his family confirmed; he was 78. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Frances Goldin

Longtime literary agent and left-wing activist Frances Goldin died May 16. She was 95. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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