Obituary: Liz Perle, 59

Perle, who served as publisher of William Morrow, among other top level positions across publishing houses, died August 20 at the age of 59, after living with breast cancer for more than eight years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-21 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: Penguin's Maureen Donnelly, 59

Longtime Penguin publicity director Maureen Donnelly passed away on June 30, after a brief battle with breast cancer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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: 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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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: 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Liz Cross joins David Fickling Books as publishing director

Indie David Fickling Books has appointed Liz Cross as publishing director following her departure from Oxford University Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 15:06:29 UTC ]
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TV chef Gary Rhodes dies aged 59

Celebrity chef and prolific cookery author Gary Rhodes has died at the age of 59. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 10:40:32 UTC ]
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Liz Jones comic debut on eating disorders goes to Matthew James

Former Marie Claire editor-in-chief and Mail on Sunday columnist Liz Jones will release her eating disorder-inspired debut comic novel next year, released by Matthew James Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 06:52:00 UTC ]
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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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Obituary: Ernest J. Gaines, Novelist of the Black South, Dies at 86

Ernest J. Gaines, award-winning author of the acclaimed novel 'The Autobiography of Jane Pittman,' and a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant recipient, died of a heart attack at his home in Oscar, La. He was 86. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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59 Quotes about Libraries and Librarians

This collection of 59 thoughtful and charming quotes about libraries and librarians will lift and inspire you to grab your library card. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-04 11:35:52 UTC ]
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Liz Moore’s Philadelphia Story

Liz Moore’s fourth novel, 'Long Bright River,' is a police procedural set in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: Liz Phair's 'Horror Stories' unleashes a tumble of memories

Indie rocker Liz Phair's "Horror Stories" is an explosive, unconventional memoir with a jumble of memories that play out like life. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-12 14:00:45 UTC ]
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Obituary: Richard Jackson

Legendary children’s book publisher, editor, and author Richard “Dick” Jackson died on October 2 from complications of multiple myeloma at his home in Towson, Md. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dieter Pevsner obituary

My father, Dieter Pevsner, who has died aged 87, was one of a small group of idealists who made up the editorial team at Penguin Books in the late 1950s and 60s and were instrumental in establishing the wide range of affordable literature that we all take for granted today.Dieter was editorial... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-03 17:20:10 UTC ]
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George Richardson obituary

My friend George Richardson, who has died aged 94, spent most of his working life at Oxford University, including as chief executive of Oxford University Press (OUP) from the mid-1970s to the late 80s.He was born in Cricklewood, north London, to Christina, a homemaker, and George, a businessman.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-26 16:53:02 UTC ]
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Obituary: Mordicai Gerstein

Caldecott Award-winning children's author and illustrator Mordicai Gerstein, widely lauded for his mixed-media compositions featuring fluid pen-and-ink lines, died September 24 in Northampton, Mass., at the age of 83. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Liz Cross departs in OUP Children's restructure

Four roles, including that of head of children’s publishing Liz Cross, have gone in a restructure of Oxford University Press’ children’s trade publishing team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 22:49:00 UTC ]
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