Obituary: Sonny Mehta

Obituary: Sonny Mehta

Writing anything about Sonny Mehta (9th November 1942–30th December 2019) is challenging, such was the enigmatic brilliance of this extraordinary and beautiful man. It is also somewhat intimidating, such was his precise and elegant way with words. But taking the time to gather some of my jangled thoughts feels like the smallest way of honouring someone to whom I feel so indebted. And to whom our whole industry is indebted.

I am just one of the very many to be profoundly influenced and inspired by Sonny, a publisher who had and has no equal. He was the don of publishing dons, a true jedi, a...

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