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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John Hitchin obituary

My father, John Hitchin, who has died aged 88, was a marketing and publicity specialist in the publishing industry who spent three decades with Penguin Books, where he was responsible for a number of innovations, including the first paperback gift set and the first display “dump” bin. As... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-28 19:33:32 UTC ]
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Obituary: John Ziccardi, 78

John Ziccardi, who led national sales efforts at Bantam and Bantam Doubleday Dell, died September 27. He was 78. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: John Hitchin

Former publisher and bookseller John Hitchin died in August, aged 88. He is remembered by Tim Godfray and Dotti Irving. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-02 19:38:30 UTC ]
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Hamilton buys Bannister debut for John Murray Press

John Murray Press will publish Ilona Bannister's debut novel When I Ran Away on its Two Roads imprint. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 10:28:24 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Sansom obituary

My friend John Sansom, who has died aged 82, was a prolific art book publisher who made a huge contribution to the post-1970s culture boom, during which modern British art went from being overlooked and somewhat provincial to having high international standing.His Bristol-based Redcliffe Press,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-21 13:58:41 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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PRH art director John Hamilton dies aged 55

Penguin Random House's longtime art director John Hamilton has died aged 55, the publisher has confirmed, with chief executive Tom Weldon paying tribute to his "incredible spirit" which "helped define" PRH. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Wilcock obituary

Journalist with a chaotic, creative career in the underground press, who was in at the launch of New York’s Village VoiceIn 1954, soon after he arrived in New York City as a jobbing Yorkshire-born journalist, John Wilcock put up a notice in a Greenwich Village bookshop. It invited people... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Calder obituary

Publisher and bookseller who championed some of the great avant-garde writers of the 20th centuryIn the 1950s the publisher and bookseller John Calder, who has died aged 91, introduced a British readership to some of the best writing from Europe, including the work of Samuel Beckett, Eugène... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: John Davey

Ivon Asquith and Andrew Franklin pay tribute to John Davey - a prodigious talent in academic, trade and reference publishing.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Gaustad obituary

Bookseller who transformed the perception of sports writing and set up the William Hill Sports Book awardJohn Gaustad, who has died aged 68, was a quietly spoken New Zealander who revolutionised the British sports books industry. In 1985 he opened Sportspages, a small shop in Caxton Walk, off... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Exploring the legal world of Hamilton — and ‘Hamilton’

Scholars explore the questions of law, past and present, raised by the hit musical. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-13 13:00:00 UTC ]
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John Blake and Rosie Virgo leave John Blake Publishing

Founder John Blake and m.d. Rosie Virgo are stepping down from their roles at John Blake Publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Virgo memoir to John Blake Publishing

Snooker player John Virgo of BBC "Big Break" fame is publishing his memoir with John Blake Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Smith adds York St John to its Aspire scheme

John Smith & Sons Group has done a new deal with York St John University for its Aspire Bursary Management scheme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray's new crime imprint Baskerville launches with Herron and Boyle

John Murray’s new literary crime and thriller imprint is launching with a line-up of authors including Mick Herron, Frankie Boyle and Kaoru Takamura, among others.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 00:15:20 UTC ]
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WATCH: Emily St. John Mandel and Showrunner Patrick Somerville on the Making of Station Eleven

The long-awaited HBO Max limited series adaptation of Station Eleven premiered on December 16. Go behind the scenes of the entire experience, from acquisition to streaming, with this conversation between author Emily St. John Mandel and series showrunner Patrick Somerville, moderated by Isaac... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-13 09:50:46 UTC ]
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Obituary: Steve Jenkins

Award-winning children’s author and illustrator Steve Jenkins, widely praised for his distinctive and detailed cut- and torn-paper collages depicting animals and the natural world, has died at age 69. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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