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Death of John Midgley

News has emerged of the death of John Midgley at the age of 58. Midgley's career in publishing spanned four decades, and included stints with... Read more

Tributes to Marguerite Patten

Food writer and broadcaster Marguerite Patten CBE has died at the age of 99. Her family has revealed that she died last week “from an... Read more

Tanith Lee dies

British science fiction, horror and fantasy writer Tanith Lee has died at the age of 67. Born in London to professional dancers, Lee... Read more

Gordon Graham: Obituary

Exceptional service in the Second World War was a prologue to a publishing career at two influential global groups for Gordon Graham, who is remembered... Read more

Trade pays tribute to "insightful" Rendell

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

Ion Trewin: Obituary

Ion Trewin, personable, professional and playful, will be missed by all corners of the industry, writes PFD senior consultant Michael Sissons Read more

Trade turns out for 'superman' Master memorial

Simon Master was both Clark Kent and Superman, passionate about books with a penchant for “career threatening” lunches, and possessed of a wicked and irreverent... Read more

Martyn Goff: Obituary

The son of Jewish immigrants from Russia, Goff rose to become one of the most prominent members of the British book trade. By the late... Read more

Deaths of Grass and Galeano

Tributes have been paid to “one of the giants of world literature” Gunter Grass, who died today (13th April) aged 87. The Nobel Prize-winning German... Read more

LBF book of condolence for Ion Trewin

A book of condolence for Ion Trewin will be opened at London Book Fair. Trewin, who was literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, ... Read more

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