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Sally Brampton
www.theguardian.com

The woman who made 'Elle girls' the new normal

The Legendary Editor Giancarlo Bonacina Sadly Died Friday 8th April 2016
www.booktrade.info

Truly one of the great publishers on the international stage

Umberto Eco
www.telegraph.co.uk

Academic and author of erudite bestsellers such as The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum

Harper Lee
www.telegraph.co.uk

American novelist who produced one greatly loved masterpiece in To Kill a Mockingbird

Tanya Schmoller
www.independent.co.uk

Penguin Books devotee who was PA to its co-founder Allen Lane

Helen Brann
www.legacy.com

First woman to set up an independent literary agency in the US

Jonathan Hair
www.booktrade.info

Art Director at Franklin Watts

Stephen Hayward
www.theguardian.com

Stephen Hayward, who has died of a heart attack aged 61, founded the independent publisher Serif

Pauline Neville, Author
www.scotsman.com

Pauline Neville, Scottish-born author who co-founded the PEN Writers in Prison Committee

Ian Allan 1922-2015
www.travelweekly.co.uk

Ian Allan, founder of Ian Allan Travel, died at the age of 92 following a lifetime in the sector

Eric Dobby
www.booktrade.info

Managing Director of Harrap Publishing Group from 1977 until 1992

Mal Peet
www.telegraph.co.uk

Award-winning children's author Mal Peet, who wrote books about football, has died aged 67

Ron Costley
www.theguardian.com

Typographer who created elegant, reader-friendly designs for publishers including Faber & Faber and Chatto & Windus

Simon Master
www.bookbrunch.co.uk

Irreverent, non-PC, loyal friend, great publisher

Robert Stone
www.nytimes.com

Robert Stone, Novelist of the Vietnam Era and Beyond, Dies at 77

Remembering Oscar Dystel, 'Champion of Paperback Publishing'
www.bookbrunch.co.uk

The life of the legendary publisher, who died aged 101, was celebrated at Random House New York last week

Park Honan
www.telegraph.co.uk

Scholar and biographer of great writers from William Shakespeare to Matthew Arnold

David St John Thomas
www.westerndailypress.co.uk

Publisher David St John Thomas, who understood his readership, has died

Harry Doherty 13 Jan 1953 - 27 Apr 2014
booksandmedia.createsend4.com

The founder and driving force behind Books & Media, Harry Doherty, passed away at the Royal Free hospital

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
www.bbc.co.uk

The vivid prose of Gabriel Garcia Marquez described a world as exotic as a Latin American carnival.

Peter Matthiessen
www.theguardian.com

Environmentalist, novelist and wildlife author best known for The Snow Leopard

Masoud Yazdani: Founder And Publisher Of Intellect
www.intellectbooks.co.uk

Masoud Yazdani, founder and publisher of Intellect. Masoud died on Tuesday 18 February, aged 58, following a year-long battle with cancer

Ali Gunn
www.bookbrunch.co.uk

Matchmaker, dealmaker and 'head girl' - the irrepressible Ali Gunn

Michael Baldwin
www.theguardian.com

Poet and novelist with a passion for teaching others to write

Mavis Gallant Dies In Paris At 91
www.quillandquire.com

Internationally renowned Canadian short-story author Mavis Gallant has died at 91


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