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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RH's Bob Loomis Dies at Age 93

Bob Loomis, who began his career as an editor at Random House when company founders Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer were still running the publisher, died April 19 at age 93. Loomis retired from Random House in 2011. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Montalbano author Camilleri dies, aged 93

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Robert Bernstein, publisher and champion of dissidents around the world, dies at 96

Robert L. Bernstein, a publishing executive and human rights activist who presided over a generation of dynamic growth at Random House and advocated for dissidents around the world, from the Soviet Union to Argentina, has died after a brief illness. He was 96. The tall, sandy-haired... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Robert L. Bernstein, Publisher and Champion of Dissent, Dies at 96

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Notting Hill Editions founder Kremer dies

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New York Review of Books editor Robert B Silvers dies

The exacting editor of the high-brow magazine was a legend on the New York literary scene. Continue reading at BBC News

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Robert Silvers, 'NYRB' Co-Founder and Editor, Dies at 87

Robert B. Silvers, the co-founder of the New York Review of Books and its editor since 1963, died on the morning of March 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bridges of Madison County author Robert James Waller dies, 77

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Maya Angelou Dies, Aged 86

The author and activist Maya Angelou, who died at her home in North Carolina, is best known for her 1969 autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" (Random House). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Staff Pick: 'The Annotated Alice: 150th Anniversary Deluxe Edition' edited by Martin Gardner

Reviews editor Peter Cannon recommends 'The Annotated Alice,' edited originally by Martin Gardner, edited and expanded by Mark Burstein, a must for every Lewis Carroll fan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Grisebach becomes chair of Edition Peters Group

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Egmont scoops picture book of Roberts' hit pandemic poem

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Felicity Bryan dies, aged 74

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Carlos Ruiz Zafón dies, aged 55

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