Retired PRH Fulfillment Exec Phyllis Mandel Dies at 75

Phyllis Mandel, retired senior v-p of fulfillment at Bantam, BDD, and Penguin Random House distribution facilities, died on May 20 in Cape Cod—the day after her 75th birthday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Longtime Sales Exec Paul Von Drasek Dies at 71

Paul Von Drasek, who worked in the sales departments at a number of publishing companies over the course of his 40-year career, died on May 16 at age 71. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Parker to Retire, Childs Promoted in 'Major' Restructuring of PRH Library Team

Penguin Random House senior v-p Skip Dye said the move to unify the publisher's library sales and library marketing groups will foster "even more mutually advantageous and enjoyable relationships with our libraries and librarians nationwide." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharon Kay Penman, Whose Novels Plumbed Britain’s Past, Dies at 75

The author of best-selling books set in medieval England and Wales, she insisted that historical fiction had an obligation to the facts. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-29 22:25:25 UTC ]
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Historical fiction 'giant' Sharon Penman dies, aged 75

Tributes have been paid to US author Sharon Penman, a “giant” of historical fiction, who has passed away at the age of 75. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 04:51:02 UTC ]
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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-30 17:34:15 UTC ]
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National Book Award winner Barry Lopez dies at 75

Barry Lopez, who authored close to 20 books on natural history, including the National Book Award-winning Arctic Dreams (Vintage), has died at the age of 75. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-28 20:58:37 UTC ]
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PRH field sales director Faiers retires, Dougall steps up

PRH UK field sales director John Faiers is retiring after a 33-year publishing career, while Elspeth Dougall will step up to a new role following his departure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 14:38:31 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Teresa Mlawer, Spanish-Language Publishing Pioneer, Dies at 75

Mlawer, one of the most recognized and respected people in the Hispanic publishing industry in the U.S., died on March 21; 'PW' Spanish-language editor Leyhla Aquile, who worked with Mlawer, offers a tribute. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sir Roger Scruton dies, aged 75

Philosopher and author Sir Roger Scruton has died at the age of 75 following a battle with cancer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 01:40:53 UTC ]
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Larry Heinemann, Novelist of the Vietnam War, Dies at 75

His “Paco’s Story” was the surprise winner of the National Book Award for fiction in 1987, beating books by Toni Morrison and Philip Roth. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-17 23:53:36 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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PRH art director John Hamilton dies aged 55

Penguin Random House's longtime art director John Hamilton has died aged 55, the publisher has confirmed, with chief executive Tom Weldon paying tribute to his "incredible spirit" which "helped define" PRH. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH distribution m.d. Mark Williams to retire

Penguin Random House's distribution managing director, Mark Williams, is retiring in June 2018 after 17 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Parker B. Ladd, Retired Publishing Executive, Dies

The former executive at Charles Scribner's Sons, a director of the Association of American Publishers, and cofounder of Literacy Partners died on November 14. He was 89. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann Ups PRH Stake to 75%

Bertelsmann has agreed to buy a 22% stake in Penguin Random House that will generate about $1 billion for Pearson, which will still have a 25% stake in the trade publishing giant. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's Ronnie Fairweather to retire after 30 years

Ronnie Fairweather, creative director at Penguin Random House Children’s, is retiring after nearly 30 years with the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fred Kobrak, International Sales Exec, Dies at 88

Fred Kobrak, a former president of Collier Macmillan International in London and well-traveled international sales executive, died on December 12. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH legal director Peacock to retire after 23 years

Helena Peacock, legal director for Penguin Random House UK and international, is retiring on 30th June after 23 years of service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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