Obituary: James Cross Giblin

Publisher, editor, and award-winning children's book author James Cross Giblin died on Sunday, April 10, following a long illness. He was 82. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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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

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Obituary: James L. Mairs, Longtime Norton Editor

James L. Mairs, an editor at W. W. Norton & Company since August 1963, died of heart failure on July 26. He was 77. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: James Brannigan, 54

James Brannigan, a well-known executive in the audiobook industry and former president of the Audio Publishers Association, passed away on June 29 after a brief illness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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James Franco's 'Actors Anonymous' says a lot about James Franco

A barrage of self-indulgent snippets get in the way of a series of hazy short stories that can be, at times, engaging.When will James Franco slow down? The prince of perpetual motion continues his blur of activity, starring in movies, writing screenplays, attending classes, unveiling solo art... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Cross-industry partnerships 'the future' after Love Charing Cross Road success

Foyles and Blackwell bookshops have reported sales and footfall increases following their... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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E L James' Freed shackles the top spot

E L James' Freed (Arrow), the final instalment in the blockbuster Fifty Shades of Grey series, has made its debut in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 35,516 copies in its first week on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bill Clinton and James Patterson are back in action — and still ridiculous

“The President’s Daughter” is the follow-up to the duo’s 2018 bestseller “The President Is Missing.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Summary and Analysis of James Joyce’s ‘The Dead’

‘The Dead’ is the most critically acclaimed and widely studied story in James Joyce’s Dubliners, a collection of 15 short stories written by James Joyce and published in 1914. As we’ve remarked before, Dubliners is now regarded as one of the landmark texts of modernist literature, but initially... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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Obituary: Lois Ehlert

Award-winning author-illustrator Lois Ehlert, known for her signature collage artwork featuring bold colors and crisply cut shapes as well as found objects, died on May 25 at age 86. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Eric Carle

Iconic and groundbreaking author, illustrator, and fine artist Eric Carle died on May 23 in Northampton, Mass. He was 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Joel Friedlander

Joel Friedlander, the author, blogger, book designer, publisher, and publishing industry consultant, died on May 7 of cancer. He was 73. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Jonathan Ball

Jonathan Ball, who died aged 69 on 3rd April, created the finest and bravest publishing house in South Africa. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Keiichiro Hirano Leads Amazon Crossing’s World Book Day Titles

Translations now free in this year's offer include today's release of Keiichiro Hirano's bestseller in Tokyo, 'At the End of the Matinee.' The post Keiichiro Hirano Leads Amazon Crossing’s World Book Day Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Obituary: Constance C. Greene

Children's book author Constance C. Greene, best known for such notable middle-grade novels as 'A Girl Named Al' and 'Beat the Turtle Drum,' died on April 7 at age 96. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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James McBride has won the inaugural Gotham Book Prize for literature that celebrates NYC.

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Obituary: Norma Jean Sawicki

Longtime children's book editor Norma Jean Sawicki died on March 4 at her home in Manhattan; she was 78. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s author Beverly Cleary, whose stories featuring such endearing and enduring characters as Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins elevated her to iconic status, died March 25 at 104. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Revered children's book editor and author Ann K. Beneduce, who had a guiding hand in launching the careers of Eric Carle and many other authors and illustrators, died on March 18 in Princeton, N.J. She was 102. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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