Co-owner of Hudderfield's Children's Bookshop Barry Benster has passed away at the age of 84, following an illness.
The memorial service for publisher Peter Owen honoured the “remarkable, flamboyant, clever man” with tributes, song and poems from family and friends.
Tributes have been paid to writer David Nobbs, who has died at the age of 80. The author, who died on 8th August, was best... Read more
A memorial service for Ion Trewin, who died earlier this year after a battle with cancer, is to be held in the autumn. Trewin, who... Read more
US novelist E L Doctorow has died at the age of 84. Doctorow, known for works including Ragtime (Penguin Modern Classics) and The March (Abacus),... Read more
Hachette Livre has announced the death of publisher Claude Durand at the age of 76. Durand was chairman and chief executive of Editions Fayard between... Read more
Tributes have been paid from across the trade to crime writer Ruth Rendell, described as an “insightful and elegant observer of society”. Rendell died on... Read more
The mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby has written a book, to be published by Simon & Schuster. Senior commissioning editor Kerri Sharp bought UK... Read more
Colleen McCullough, the Australian author of The Thorn Birds, has died at the age of 77. The author died in hospital on Norfolk Island on... Read more
Everyone who had worked with Simon Master at Random House (now Penguin Random House) was truly shocked and desperately sad to hear of the news... Read more