Peter Mayer, former Penguin CEO and publisher of Overlook Press, died on May 11, 2018. He will be remembered around the world for his zeal for book publishing and literature.
The Rev. Canon Michael Hempel tied Paddington Bear’s plight to that of Brexit-era refugees in a memorial service for author Michael Bond, who died in June at age 91.
Acclaimed as one of the greats in British publishing–who made a ‘dazzling literary court’ of Faber–the late Matthew Evans prompts fond memories.
Known for agency-publishing innovation and for his mastery of a personality-driven business, literary agent Ed Victor is recalled by publishing leaders.
We remember our friend and colleague, Fred Kobrak, an international book publishing industry veteran and fixture at the Frankfurt Book Fair, who passed away on December 12.
Literary agent and bestselling author Carole Blake, a familiar face in the UK and global book community, passed away on October 25, 2016.
Kalem Literary Agency remembers legendary Spanish literary agent Carmel Balcells and her contributions to international authors, writing and agenting.
UK publisher Lord Weidenfeld was a towering and influential figure in the book industry, and he seemed to embody not only the history of publishing but also the history of Europe.
Publishing industry expert Mark Dressler passed away on December 23, 2015. We remember his optimism, enthusiasm and hard work.
One of Germany’s leading literary critics, Hellmuth Karasek, died on September 29, 2015. He was 81 years old.
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