Sonny Mehta, Venerable Knopf Publisher, Is Dead at 77

Mr. Mehta was a voracious reader and instinctive decision maker who could spot great books and, coming from a paperback world, had no qualms about pushing them. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-31 15:37:45 UTC ]
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Publishing Legend Sonny Mehta is Dead at 77

Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, died December 30 in New York City. He was 77. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sonny Mehta dies aged 77

Penguin Random House has confirmed the death of Sonny Mehta, editor in chief of Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Mehta died yesterday (30th December) in Manhattan at the age of 77, from complications from pneumonia.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Swift, Ishiguro, Barnes remember Sonny Mehta at London memorial

Sonny Mehta was the "Rolls-Royce of publishers", a memorial service in London heard yesterday, as authors including Graham Swift, Kazuo Ishiguro and Julian Barnes joined publishers Markus Dohle and Gail Rebuck to pay tribute to the long-time editor-in-chief of Knopf, who died in December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

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Hundreds Turn Out to Remember Sonny Mehta

Approximately 500 people filled the Celeste Bartos Forum at the New York Public Library on February 19 to celebrate the life of Sonny Mehta, the legendary editor-in-chief of Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, who died on December 30. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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