Obituary: Michelle Lewy, 62

Michelle Lewy, who held executive spots at a number of publishing houses, died May 7. She was 62. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Charlie Hart, Kensington General Manager, 62

Charlie Hart, general manager at Kensington Publishing Corp., died suddenly on March 4 at the age of 62. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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: 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: 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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10 Books Like BECOMING By Michelle Obama

If Michelle Obama's memoir left you looking for more of the same, you're not alone. Check out these books like BECOMING and fill that hole in your heart. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-20 11:36:56 UTC ]
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Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 10:24:18 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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10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About C.S. Lewis

Including: Lewis gave away his royalties and how he helped Tolkien write 'The Lord of the Rings.' 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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Michelle Obama’s BECOMING Book Club Questions: Your Reading Guide

Whether you’re meeting your book club or you’re talking about this book with your friends, these BECOMING book club questions get the conversation going. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-30 10:38:18 UTC ]
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Michelle Davies moves from Pan Mac to Orion Fiction in two-book deal

Crime writer Michelle Davies is moving from Pan Macmillan to Orion Fiction in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 07:46:25 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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Pavilion promotes Lewis to publisher after Cowan departure

Pavilion has announced creative director Helen Lewis will be promoted to publisher of the imprint following the departure of Katie Cowan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 07:00:43 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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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: Toni Morrison (18/02/1931-05/08/19)

Four publishing industry figures pay tribute to and share their recollections of acclaimed author and the first African-American Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 22:10:49 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Beloved bounces as Lewis takes the helm

Toni Morrison's Beloved (Vintage Digital) has made its debut in the Amazon charts, following the announcement of the 88-year-old author's death last week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 00:52:07 UTC ]
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