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'

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United Agents' Canter dies

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Association Publishing: Hot Button Topics for 2011

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Transworld to publish Shaun Ryder memoir

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