Patrick Turner, 'PW' Co-Owner, Dies at 71

Patrick Turner, a book designer and art director for a number of book and magazine publishers and who was most recently co-owner of 'PW,' died last week after a long battle with cancer. He was 71. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy, president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, dies at 71

Reidy died Tuesday of a heart attack at age 71. She joined Simon & Schuster in 1992 as president of the trade division. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-12 17:58:46 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies of a Heart Attack, 71

Among the most admired and respected of Big Five leadership, Reidy joined Simon & Schuster in 1992. CFO Dennis Eulau recalls 'her fierce intelligence and curiosity.' The post Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies of a Heart Attack, 71 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-12 17:12:24 UTC ]
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Patrick Modiano on the Bookshop Owner Who Escaped the Nazis

The copy of Françoise Frenkel’s No Place to Lay One’s Head that was recently found, I’m told, in Nice, in an Emmaus Companions charity jumble sale, had a curious effect on me. Perhaps because it had been printed in Switzerland in September 1945 for Geneva-based publishers Jeheber. That... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-27 09:49:55 UTC ]
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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: Raincoast's Allan MacDougall Dies at 71

Allan MacDougall, cofounder and former CEO of Canada's largest book distributor and wholesaler, Raincoast Books, has died. He was 71. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judy Turner, who wrote as Katie Flynn and Judith Saxton, dies aged 82

Bestselling author Judy Turner, who wrote historical and romantic fiction under the pseudonyms Katie Flynn and Judith Saxton, has died at the age of 82. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Levy, Longtime 'PW' Reviewer, Dies at 66

Michael M. Levy, a scholar of science fiction and longtime 'Publishers Weekly' reviewer, died of cancer on April 3. He was 66. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Phyllis Tickle, Founding PW Religion Editor, Dies

Religion expert, author, and PW founding religion editor Phyllis Tickle has died at age 81, leaving a legacy that reaches far beyond books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker Prize Literary Director Ion Trewin Dies at 71

The Booker Prize Foundation has announced the death of its literary director, Ion Trewin. He passed away on Wednesday, at the age of 71. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Booker prize chief Ion Trewin dies aged 71

Journalist turned publisher, whose achievements included editing Thomas Keneally’s Schindler’s Ark and Alan Clark’s Diaries, succumbs to cancer Ion Trewin, the journalist turned publisher who went on to run the Man Booker prize, has died aged 71, the trustees of the Booker prize foundation have... Continue reading at The Guardian

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IDG Founder Patrick McGovern Dies

Patrick J. McGovern, who became a billionaire as founder and majority owner of Boston-based technology publisher International Data Group, has died. He was 76.He died Wednesday at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., the company said in a statement. No cause was given. He lived in Hollis, New... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Main Street Books' New Owner Speaks to PW

Emily Hall, 25, whose family purchased Main Street Books in St. Charles, Mo., earlier this week, says that she will continue in retiring owner Vicki Erwin's footsteps. Hall will officially become a full-time bookseller on Feb. 15. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW's Teicher Heading to 'Paris Review'; Boretz, Burnett Up at PW

Craig Teicher is headed to the 'Paris Review' on May 28, when Adam Boretz will replace him as director of special editorial projects and content director at 'Publishers Weekly.' Matia Burnett succeeds Boretz as editor of BookLife. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Online and On Air: PW’s Digital Year in Review

Last year was a great year for PW online. We added new podcasts and newsletters, made a ton of friends on Twitter and Facebook, and have had the busiest year ever at publishersweekly.com. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Select Fall 2011: E-Book Master Class: PW Talks with Joshua Tallent

If self-publishing is a major part of the future of the publishing business, then its most uncharted region, and the frontier of greatest possibility, is digital self-publishing, where authors can make their own names and sell infinite numbers of books with the help of a handful of increasingly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Naisbitt, futurist and best-selling author of ‘Megatrends,’ dies at 92

His forecasts of trends in business and society led to a series of best-selling books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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John Naisbitt, author of bestseller 'Megatrends,' dies at 92

The American author John Naisbitt, whose 1982 bestselling book Megatrends was published in dozens of countries, has died at 92 Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-04-10 13:18:30 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 12, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Kaoru Takamura, Charles Saumarez Smith, and Patry Francis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bryerman Named PW CEO

Cevin Bryerman has been promoted to CEO of PWxyz, parent company of 'PW,' and remains publisher of the magazine. Carl Pritzkat has been named chief operating officer, while Jim Milliot, Diane Roback, and Jonny Segura have been promoted to senior v-p. Joe Murray and Ryk Hsieh have both been... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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