Trade pays tribute to Sonny Mehta, 'one of the greats'

Publishers, agents and authors have paid tribute to Sonny Mehta, chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, who died on Tuesday (30th December) at the age of 77 from complications from pneumonia. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 20:17:15 UTC ]
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