Publisher Tom Maschler dies, aged 87

British publisher and writer Tom Maschler–who published authors including Joseph Heller and Gabriel García Márquez, and who masterminded the Booker Prize–has died aged 87.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 18:12:55 UTC ]
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