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  • Obituary: Lois Duncan

    Lois Duncan, author of more than 50 books for children and teens including 'Killing Mr. Griffin' and 'I Know What You Did Last Summer,' died on June 15. She was 82.

  • Obituary: Patti Hughes

    Hughes, a longtime Macmillan executive and, most recently, the publisher's v-p of distribution, sales and special markets, died on June 12. She was 60.

  • Remembering Muhammad Ali: Inside PW's Archives

    A look through the Publishers Weekly archives in search of the Greatest.

  • Obituary: Rhoda Blumberg

    Award-winning children's author Rhoda Blumberg, who translated her passion for history into more than 25 nonfiction books, died at home on June 6. She was 98.

  • Obituary: Ann LaFarge, Editor and Novelist

    Ann B. LaFarge, a former editor for Dutton, Ballantine, Zebra, and Kensington, died at home on May 27. She was 83.

  • Obituary: Bookseller and Activist Rhett Jackson

    The former ABA president and founder of the Happy Bookseller in Columbia, S.C., died on May 26. He was 91.

  • Obituary: Former Macmillan Sales Rep, David Bertin

    Bertin, an Air Force veteran and longtime Macmillan sales representative covering the Mid-Atlantic region, died on May 6. He was 79.

  • Obituary: Doug Mendini at 62

    The former national accounts director for Kensington Publishing Corp. died at home near Milford, Penn. on May 7.

  • Obituary: James Cross Giblin

    Publisher, editor, and award-winning children's book author James Cross Giblin died on Sunday, April 10, following a long illness. He was 82.

  • Obituary: Glenn Ellis, 70

    The former v-p and director of adult field sales at Random House died in hospice care on April 11.

  • Bookseller Gary Schulze Dies One Week After Selling Store

    The recent co-owner of Minneapolis's Once Upon a Crime Bookstore, which is a fixture in the Twin Cities' literary community, died on Wednesday afternoon of leukemia. He was 66.

  • Ellen Seligman, Publisher of McClelland & Stewart, Dies

    Ellen Seligman, who worked for Canadian publisher McClelland & Stewart for four decades and edited Margaret Atwood's books, died on Friday.

  • Obituary: Beloved North Carolina Bookseller Nancy Olson

    The founder of Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh, N.C., who helped launch North Carolina's literary revival, died yesterday. She was 75 years old.

  • Pat Conroy Dies at Age 70

    Conroy, the author of 'The Prince of Tides' and 'The Death of Santini,' died of pancreatic cancer at his South Carolina home.

  • Obituary: Louise Rennison

    British author and comedian Louise Rennison, whose books about teenager Georgia Nicolson were bestsellers on both sides of the Atlantic, died on February 29; she was 64.

  • Remembering Harper Lee

    For Richard Jackson, owner of Square Books in Oxford, Miss., 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is unquestionably one of the most “beloved stories in all of American culture.”

  • Harper Lee Dies at 89

    Citing confirmation from multiple sources, numerous media outlets have reported that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee has died at age 89.

  • Obituary: Kathleen Bursley

    An intellectual property lawyer and former general counsel at Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Bursley died on January 30. She was 61.

  • Obituary: Hillel Black, 86

    Hillel Black, former publisher of Macmillan and editor-in-chief at William Morrow, died February 8 at the age of 86.

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