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Scholarships to support emerging writers launched at UEA in Mehta's memory

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has launched two new scholarships for international writers in memory of Sonny Mehta, the editor-in-chief of Knopf and chairman of the Knopf... Read more

Mavjee and Arthur appointed to Knopf

Maya Mavjee (pictured) has been named president and publisher for Knopf following Sonny Mehta's death, with Reagan Arthur appointed to executive v.p. and publisher of... Read more

Obituary: Sonny Mehta

Canongate  c.e.o and publisher Jamie Byng remembers his friend, editor in chief of Knopf Sonny Mehta Read more

Celebration of Sonny Mehta’s life in books planned for March

A celebration of Sonny Mehta’s life in books will be held in London on Monday 9th March. Read more

McIntosh reassures Knopf Doubleday staff of group future after Mehta's death

Penguin Random House US c.e.o. Madeline McIntosh has reassured staff about the future of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group following the death of Knopf editor in chief... Read more

Sonny Mehta: A Brief Appreciation

Sonny Mehta arrived in New York from Pan in 1987, hand-picked by Bob Gottlieb to succeed him as only the third editor-in-chief in the history... Read more

Trade pays tribute to Sonny Mehta, 'one of the greats'

Publishers, agents and authors have paid tribute to Sonny Mehta, chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, who died on Tuesday (30th December) at the age of... Read more

Sonny Mehta dies aged 77

Penguin Random House has confirmed the death of Sonny Mehta, editor in chief of Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Mehta died yesterday (30th... Read more

Knopf turns 100 at a grand New York party

Two white Borzoi hounds greeted the hundreds and hundreds of guests ascending the majestic marble rain-slicked steps of the New York Public Library Thursday (1st... Read more

Death of Carol Brown Janeway

Renowned Knopf editor and translator Carol Brown Janeway has died at the age of 71. Announcing the news to colleagues with "profound sadness", Knopf chief... Read more

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