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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-07 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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HCCP's Thomas Nelson ordered to pay $15m damages to printer EPAC

Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishers in the US, has been found guilty of fraud and breach of contract and ordered to pay $15m in damages to printer EPAC Technologies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 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: 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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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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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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Obituary: James Price

James Price, who has died aged 89, was a publisher of rare imagination and conviction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Leslie Smith obituary

Writer, campaigner and passionate critic of austerity who found fame late in life with his bestselling book Harry’s Last StandIf proof were ever needed that it is never too late to make a major impact, Harry Leslie Smith, who has died aged 95, surely offers it. He was 91 when his bestselling... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Kaylee N. Davis

Longtime children's book marketing executive Kaylee N. Davis died on October 30 of complications from a recent surgery; she was 63. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Author Eugene H. Peterson Dies at 85

The bestselling author of ‘The Message’ Bible translation and several other works died at age 85 on October 22. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anthea Bell obituary

Translator best known for her witty English rendering of Asterix, the popular French comic book seriesIn 1970 Anthea Bell found herself with the tricky task of translating Asterix in Britain. The eighth adventure in the comic book series about everyone’s favourite Gaul rested on a French view of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Kate Dopirak

Mary Kathleen "Kate" Dopirak, a rising children’s book author, died on October 10 of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, a rare degenerative brain disorder; she was 43. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Lee Hochman, 90

Eleanor "Lee" Hochman, a translator of French literature and nonfiction and also a longtime copyediting chief at New American Library, died at home in New York City on October 6, of natural causes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Laqueur obituary

Distinguished historian, journalist and scholar who focused on terrorism, the Holocaust and the decline of EuropeThe contemporary historian and journalist Walter Laqueur, who has died aged 97, made the great issues of the past century accessible to a wide readership in the almost 100 book titles... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scott Galloway: Amazon is 'beating up' on Google, Facebook and Apple

Scott Galloway's book "The Four" is about tech giants Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon and how they pose a threat to just about every other business on the planet. But he's mulling a sequel, because he now thinks the first three need to fear the fourth."Amazon is beating up on the other three... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Liz Hohenadel, 34

Liz Hohenadel, senior publicity manager at Riverhead, died September 24 as a result of a medical condition that arose suddenly a few months ago. She was 34. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Vladimir Radunsky

Russian-born children’s book illustrator Vladimir Radunsky died on September 11 in Rome, Italy, of leukemia. He was 64. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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