‘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.
Sonny Mehta is hailed as ‘an honorable man with a good heart’ at a packed memorial service in London for the former Knopf editor-in-chief.
As former Knopf executive Jane Friedman says, the late-December death of Knopf’s Sonny Mehta has reminded many of ‘the glory days of publishing.’
Longtime publisher of S. Fischer Verlag and patron of German literature, Monika Schoeller leaves behind a remarkable legacy in German book publishing
The late Gregory Younging was a widely known and influential figure in Canada’s Indigenous publishing community and in Canadian First Nations relations.