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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

André Schiffrin
www.telegraph.co.uk

Publisher and champion of Kafka and Sartre who was caught in a battle between budgets and books

José Emilio Pacheco
www.theguardian.com

Award-winning Mexican poet and author of the bestselling novel Battles in the Desert

Tom Rosenthal
www.telegraph.co.uk

Tom Rosenthal was a flamboyant publisher who also made his mark as art historian, broadcaster and connoisseur

Tom Rosenthal
www.theguardian.com

Publisher adept at balancing the demands of literature and commerce, and a notable writer on art

Christopher Geoghegan
www.booktrade.info

Chris passed away peacefully on the 10th December 2013 aged 43 after a long battle with cancer

Colin Wilson
www.independent.co.uk

Writer and philosopher whose work, beginning with 'The Outsider', searched for the meaning of man's existence

Leo Cooper
www.telegraph.co.uk

A convivial publisher of the old school, a pillar of the Garrick Club and an enthusiastic amateur cricketer

Phil Trump
www.booktrade.info

Phil Trump who after a very brave five year fight with cancer, died peacefully on the 22nd November 2013 at Basingstoke Hospice

Paul Scherer
www.heraldscotland.com

One of the UK's most successful and influential publishers at the head of Transworld Publishers

Stanley Kauffmann
www.heraldscotland.com

Critic, author and editor who helped discover the classic novels Fahrenheit 451 and The Moviegoer

Crime writer Robert Barnard dies, aged 76, from complications of dementia
www.theguardian.com

Crime writer whose zestful detective stories had a satirical streak

Richard Matheson, Sci-fi Author, Dies Aged 87
www.guardian.co.uk

Veteran writer of science fiction and horror penned stories including I Am Legend, The Shrinking Man and screenplays

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
www.guardian.co.uk

Novelist and screenwriter known for her work on Merchant Ivory films, including A Room with a View and Heat and Dust

James Herbert: Master Of British Horror Fiction
www.guardian.co.uk

The late writer's early novels mined primal fears of scurrying rodents and lethal chemical spillages, inspiring a new wave of dystopian fiction

Novelist Sian Busby Dies Aged 51
www.guardian.co.uk

The novelist Sian Busby has died at the age of 51, five years after she was first diagnosed with lung cancer

Stéphane Hessel RIP: 'Death Shall Perhaps Be Even More Beautiful'
publishingperspectives.com

Outpouring of tributes from all corners of the world

Warwick Collins
meandmybigmouth.typepad.com

Talented novelist, screenwriter, poet and evolutionary theorist, Warwick Collins was a cantankerous bugger

Jan Ormerod
www.guardian.co.uk

Illustrator and author of books for young children with a genius for simple storytelling


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