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  • Obituary: Helen Ditlow

    Helen Ditlow, who with her husband Anthony launched Listening Library in 1955, died June 26 at age 92.

  • Obituary: Walter Dean Myers

    Walter Dean Myers, the award-winning children's author best known for his many novels that portray the often difficult life experiences of young African-Americans, died on July 1 following a brief illness. He was 76.

  • Obituary: Penguin's Maureen Donnelly, 59

    Longtime Penguin publicity director Maureen Donnelly passed away on June 30, after a brief battle with breast cancer.

  • Obituary: Paul Edward Kozlowski, 60

    Paul Edward Kozlowski, previously associate publisher of Other Press, passed away at the Hoboken University Medical Center on June 25. He was 60.

  • Obituary: Sales Rep Dan Skaggs, 64

  • Obituary: Alan Mirken

    Alan Mirken, who arranged the sale of the Crown Publishing Group to Random House in 1988 when he served as president of the company, died June 12 from heart problems.

  • Obituary: Helene Green

    Helene Green, v-p, business information and data operations at Simon & Schuster, died June 10 after a long illness.

  • Obituary: Helene Green

    Helene Green, v-p, business information and data operations at Simon & Schuster, died June 10 after a long illness.

  • Obituary: Eric Hill

    Eric Hill, author of "Where's Spot?," died on June 6 at age 86.

  • Obituary: Frances Foster

    Frances Foster, editor of numerous award-winning authors and illustrators, died on Sunday, June 8.

  • Obituary: Publisher Colin Jones, 76

    Scholarly and academic publisher Colin Jones passed away on March 1, after a bout with Alzheimer's Disease. He was 76.

  • Obituary: Publisher Oscar Dystel, 101

    Oscar Dystel, an early pioneer of mass market paperbacks and one-time CEO of Bantam Books, passed away at the age of 101.

  • Remembering Literary Agent Deborah Rogers

    The book world has been stunned by the sudden death of Deborah Rogers, co-founder of Roger, Coleridge & White, and a woman who was midwife to some of contemporary fiction’s most significant authors.

  • Obituary: Barb Burg, 50

    Barb Burg, who started her career in publicity in 1986 at Bantam Books and rose to become senior v-p and director of publicity and public relations for Bantam Doubleday Dell, died April 29. She was 50.

  • Obituary: Literary Agent Lois Wallace, 73

    In the forty years since she founded the Wallace Literary Agency, she has represented authors like William F. Buckley, Joan Didion, and Don DeLillo.

  • Memorial Held for CBSD's Tom Oaks

    A memorial service for Consortium Book Sales & Distribution publishers' services coordinator Tom Oaks, 60, was held in suburban St. Paul, Minn. on Sunday, with 300 friends, family, and colleagues present.

  • Obituary: Abrams's Erica Kochman Warshal, 31

    Erica Kochman Warshal, director of national accounts at Abrams, passed away suddenly on March 31.

  • Obituary: Running Press Cofounder Lawrence Teacher, 72

    Teacher, who cofounded Running Press in 1972, died at his home in Philadelphia on March 25.

  • Obituary: Author and Editor Donald Michael Kraig, 63

    Kraig is perhaps best known as the author of "Modern Magick," published in 1988.

  • Obituary: Bookseller Demetria Togeas

    The manager of Vroman’s Hastings Ranch store since 2002 passed away March 14 after a long battle with cancer.

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