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: U.K. Literary Agent Felicity Bryan

Felicity Bryan, founder of Felicity Bryan Associates and one of Britain’s most respected literary agents, died June 21 of cancer. She was 74. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Stella Pevsner

Children's author Stella Pevsner, widely known for her middle grade and YA novels that often addressed difficult subjects, died on June 11 at age 98. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: India Cooper

Veteran book publishing copy editor and actor India Cooper died on May 17 in Madison, Ind., after a brief illness. She was 67. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Memoriam: Lewis MacAdams

LARB PRESENTS AN EXCERPT from Julia Ingalls’s forthcoming book on the L.A. River revitalization, The 40 Year Artwork, featuring extensive conversations with Lewis MacAdams, who passed away on April 21. ¤ BEING A POET Lewis MacAdams waits until after the nurse has closed his door to snicker.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Obituary: Karen Blumenthal

Children's book author and journalist Karen Blumenthal, widely recognized for her works of narrative nonfiction addressing complicated subject matters, died on May 19 in her hometown of Dallas, following a heart attack; she was 61. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible Charts: Michelle Obama reigns supreme

Michelle Obama's Becoming (Penguin) has returned to the Audible weekly chart number one, after the Netflix docuentary following her book tour dropped. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 01:46:08 UTC ]
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Obituary: Thomas Low

Thomas Low, co-founder and CEO of multicultural children's publishing house Lee & Low Books, has died of cancer, his family confirmed; he was 78. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Frances Goldin

Longtime literary agent and left-wing activist Frances Goldin died May 16. She was 95. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Australian appoints Michelle Gunn as first female editor in newspaper's 56-year history

Gunn, who will remain as editor of the Weekend Australian, began her career as a cadet journalist at the News Corp titleThe weekday Australian has appointed its first female editor in its 56-year history in Michelle Gunn, the editor of the Weekend Australian since 2012.Editor John Lehmann is... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: PRH Contracts Director Bill Shannon Dies at 57

Bill Shannon, contracts director for the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, died May 9 after an extended illness from complications of kidney cancer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Irv Myers

Irv Myers, a respected publishing logistics expert for such companies as Waldenbooks, Rowman & Littlefield/NBN, and New Leaf, died May 7 of a heart attack. He was 68. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Marian Wood

Marian Wood, a veteran editor and former v-p and publisher of an eponymous imprint at G.P. Putnam's Sons, died over the weekend. Penguin Random House called Wood's time in the business, which began in the 1970s, "one of the most illustrious careers in publishing." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Five things we learned about Michelle Obama from her Netflix documentary ‘Becoming’

One of them is that if you’re holding out hope for her to save 2020, it’s not going to happen. “Your life isn’t yours anymore,” says Michelle Obama at the outset of Becoming, the new documentary based on her 2018 memoir of the same name. She makes the poignantly self-aware comment as she... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-05-06 06:30:05 UTC ]
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Jeremy Trafford obituary

Jeremy Trafford, who has died aged 85 after contracting Covid-19, was a publisher, teacher and writer. I met him in the late 1970s, while supply teaching at the London Oratory school, in west London, where he taught English literature in the sixth form. He was a brilliant teacher, who inspired... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-05 11:07:04 UTC ]
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Michael Lewis’s new podcast explores inequality via the coaching boom

The bestselling author returns with season two of his ‘Against the Rules’ podcast, shifting focus from the decline of referees in society to the proliferation of coaches. Since his first book was published back in 1989, Michael Lewis has been famous for explaining complex concepts and... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-05-05 06:00:31 UTC ]
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Obituary: Robert Kimmel Smith

Writer and children's book author Robert Kimmel Smith, widely known for such popular middle grade novels as 'Chocolate Fever' and 'The War with Grandpa,' died on April 18 at his home in Manhattan; he was 89. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix to release documentary centred on Michelle Obama's book tour

Following the publication of Michelle Obama's autobiography Becoming (Viking) in 2018, Netflix is releasing a documentary film of the same name, directed by Nadia Hallgren. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 03:41:08 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama 'Becoming' documentary is a surprise new Netflix release

A documentary chronicling former First Lady Michelle Obama's book tour for her bestselling memoir, "Becoming," is coming to Netflix next month. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-27 17:00:12 UTC ]
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