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  • 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.

  • Obituary: Andrew Pate

    Andrew Pate, who worked as an executive at several technology and print-on-demand companies, died November 10. He was 58.

  • Authors Guild's Paul Aiken Dead at Age 56

    Paul Aiken, the former long-time executive director of the Authors Guild, died Friday January 29, one day shy of his 57th birthday.

  • Obituary: Skip Skwarek

    Skip Skwarek, whose long tenure at Dial Books for Young Readers included roles as managing editor and associate publisher, died of pneumonia on January 15. He was 70.

  • Obituary: Andrea Cheng

    Children's book author and educator Andrea Cheng, whose books often focused on intercultural and intergenerational relationships, died on December 26 following a long illness. She was 58.

  • Obituary: Arthur Thornhill, Jr.

    Former CEO of Little, Brown and Company, Arthur H. Thornhill, Jr., died on December 17. He was 91.

  • Obituary: Mark Dressler

    An industry consultant who created educational programming for both Book Expo America and the Frankfurt Book Fair, Dressler died on December 23, after a battle with cancer. He was 55.

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