Robert Hershon, Artful Poet Who Published Poets, Dies at 84

He was a founder of Hanging Loose Press, which started as a loose-page poetry journal and became a book publisher as well. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-31 21:53:23 UTC ]
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James Ridgeway, muckraking journalist of the old school, dies at 84

He trained his investigative powers on the automotive and energy industries, far-right hate groups and the U.S. prison system. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-16 13:39:48 UTC ]
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The art of publishing

A few months into her new role, the boss of Octopus Publishing shares what she has learned about illustrated publishing while in lockdown Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 20:30:39 UTC ]
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PRH UK to publish four from inauguration poet Amanda Gorman

Penguin Random House UK is to publish four books from Amanda Gorman, the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US history, including a special edition of “The Hill We Climb” which she read at Joe Biden's inauguration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 03:19:06 UTC ]
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Neil Sheehan Dies at 84; Times Reporter Obtained the Pentagon Papers

His exhaustive coverage of the Vietnam War also led to the book “A Bright Shining Lie,” which won a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-07 23:20:39 UTC ]
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Jean Valentine, Minimalist Poet With Maximum Punch, Dies at 86

A former New York State Poet, she won the National Book Award and was a Pulitzer finalist for poems in which small details could accrue great power. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-07 17:27:38 UTC ]
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Sara Lycett, medical publishing house executive, dies

Sara Lycett, a retired Williams & Wilkins publishing executive, has died at 81. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2020-11-30 22:13:50 UTC ]
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Jan Morris, artful travel writer who broke many boundaries, dies at 94

A writer of extraordinary range and productivity, she was also one of the world’s first well-known transgender public figures. Her book “Conundrum” was an international best seller. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-20 09:25:00 UTC ]
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Tom Maschler, Bold British Publisher and Booker Prize Founder, Dies at 87

He fostered the careers of more than a dozen Nobel laureates, including Gabriel García Márquez, Nadine Gordimer and Doris Lessing. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-23 16:26:04 UTC ]
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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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Zaffre to publish 'dark and twisted' debut thriller The Art of Death

Bonnier Books UK has acquired an "intensely creepy" serial killer thriller debut, The Art of Death by David Fennell, to publish under the Zaffre imprint in February 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 05:09:04 UTC ]
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Callaway Arts to Publish 'The Beatles: Get Back'

Set for release in August 2021, the title is the first authorized book by the Beatles in two decades. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'A visionary publisher': Tony Elliott, Time Out magazine founder, dies

Elliott developed his London listings and culture magazine into a ‘global media empire’Tony Elliott, the founder of the events listings magazine Time Out, has died after a long illness, the magazine has said.The 73-year-old set up the magazine in London in 1968 and grew it into a major... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-17 18:46:36 UTC ]
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Robert Loomis, Who Edited Angelou, Styron and Morris, Dies at 93

He wielded his pencil at Random House for more than 50 years, nurturing the writing of Seymour Hersh, Neil Sheehan, Pete Dexter and other authors. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-20 22:42:26 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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Sol Stein, Publisher, Author and Champion of James Baldwin, Dies at 92

A founder of the publishing house Stein and Day, he also worked with Dylan Thomas, Budd Schulberg and David Frost and wrote more than a dozen books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-25 21:47:57 UTC ]
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Susan Kamil, a Top Book Editor and Publisher, Dies at 69

Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lena Dunham, Elizabeth Strout, Gary Shteyngart and Prince were among the authors she nurtured. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-10 22:55:59 UTC ]
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Random House publisher Susan Kamil has died at the age of 69.

Executive vice president and publisher of Random House Susan Kamil, who published Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elizabeth Strout, Sophie Kinsella, and Ruth Reich, among many others, died this weekend from complications relating to lung cancer, the AP reports. Random House president Gina... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-09 14:26:02 UTC ]
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Random House Publisher Susan Kamil Dies at 69

Susan Kamil, publisher of Random House and a veteran publishing executive whose career spanned more than 40 years, died on Sunday, September 8, from complications from lung cancer. She was 69. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Comcast sells arts-and-crafts publishing company

A wholesale craft supply company bought an Arkansas-based arts-and-crafts publishing company last week from its Philadelphia-based parent company — Comcast.  The broadband, cable and entertainment giant sold Maumelle, Ark.-based Leisure Arts to PA Distribution, an Oregon-based distributor and... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-10 17:55:17 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan to publish Shakespeare anthology by poet Esiri

Pan Macmillan will publish an anthology of William Shakespeare's works by poet Allie Esiri later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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