Bloomsbury Publishing president Adrienne Vaughan has died in a boat collision reportedly off the Furore Fjord on the Amalfi Coast.
The writer and war-crimes researcher Victoria Amelina has died of wounds sustained in the June 27 Russian attack in Kramatorsk.
The founder of England’s Usborne Publishing, Peter Usborne, is said to have died ‘unexpectedly but peacefully,’ surrounded by family.
Raúl Padilla López, the Guadalajara fair’s founder, was a controversial figure in Mexican culture whose death has been confirmed a suicide.
‘He felt very positive about the book industry,’ Monique Souchon-Gründ, Alain Gründ’s widow tells Publishing Perspectives.
A leader among the industry’s most influential organizations, Alain Gründ is remembered in a new book by Hugo Setzer as ‘a visionary.’
Recalled as being opinionated, decisive, and difficult as well as insightful, innovative, and impressive, David Whitaker died on August 4.
Calling reading a ‘civil right,’ Richard Robinson joined Scholastic in 1964 and led the company for almost 50 years.
Among the most admired and respected of Big Five leadership, Reidy joined Simon & Schuster in 1992. CFO Dennis Eulau recalls ‘her fierce intelligence and curiosity.’
For 35 years with Simon & Schuster, Marcella Berger had retired from the company in 2011.