Truman "Mac" Talley died on March 15 at the age of 88. A long time editor and publisher, Talley established his own imprint, Truman Talley Books, in 1980. His last publication before retiring in 2008 was The Time of Their Lives: The Golden Age of Great American Publishers, Their Editors and Authors by Al Silverman. In addition to a career in publishing, he also served on various boards, including the board of directors of The New York Mercantile Library.