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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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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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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Germany’s Bookwire and Denmark’s Saga Egmont: Spanish-Language Content

Distributor Bookwire and digital publisher Saga Egmont partner to make thousands of Spanish-language ebooks and audiobooks available. The post Germany’s Bookwire and Denmark’s Saga Egmont: Spanish-Language Content appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-28 18:48:43 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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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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PRH Creates New U.S. Spanish-language Division

Penguin Random House has formed Penguin Random House Español, a new Spanish-language publishing division, consolidating the resources of Vintage Español and Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial USA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lessons from Black publishing pioneers must catalyse lasting change in the trade

In the midst of Black History Month, the legacy of a number of Black publishers are remembered—and those they paved the way for call for further progress. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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'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

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'Pioneering' Bookstart founder Wendy Cooling dies

Bookstart founder and children's author Wendy Cooling has died following a short illness.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus Impact in Russia: Publisher Cites Up to 75-Percent Profit Loss

The Russian market's book publishing sector has been designated by the state as eligible for special financial support during the pandemic. The post Coronavirus Impact in Russia: Publisher Cites Up to 75-Percent Profit Loss appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-11 16:37:40 UTC ]
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Bookwire Cites Growth in Spanish-Language Audiobooks, Ebooks

The Spanish and Latin American markets are expected to have 14,000 Spanish-language audiobooks available this year, and, with ebooks, continued to see growth in 2019. The post Bookwire Cites Growth in Spanish-Language Audiobooks, Ebooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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Spanish Publishers Finds Its Groove

The consortium of Spanish-language publishers has been successfully supplying Spanish-language books to the U.S. for 17 years—and is only growing more steady. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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

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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

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