Who is the Most “Beautiful” Person in Publishing You Know?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Yes, I admit, it seems like a bit of a frivolous questions…but you can’t write about vertical publishing, digitization and the vagaries of the book biz everyday. So, riffing on today’s lead story about Beautiful Book MD Simon Petherick, I ask you: who is the most “beautiful” person in publishing you know? Why the parentheses around “beautiful”? …

Beautiful Books, Great Hair: The Unlikely Publishing Career of Simon Petherick

In Europe by Roger Tagholm

By Roger Tagholm LONDON: With a fierce mane, a fondness for striped socks and the ruddy complexion of an outdoorsman, 51-year-old Simon Petherick — the MD of Beautiful Books — cuts a striking figure. Increasingly, his books are getting noticed too, a testament to his outgoing nature and openness to new ideas. Founded in 2006, to publish titles that are “off …