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October 28, 2009 | Associated Press
Stephen Rubin, who resigned last month from Random House Inc., will be the president and publisher of Henry Holt and Co., where authors include Man Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel and National Book Award finalist Greg Grandin. Rubin was the longtime head of the Broadway Doubleday division of Random House and published John Grisham, Pat Conroy and Dan Brown. Holt has released such popular books as Barbara Ehrenreich's "Nickel and Dimed," but is better known for pub- lishing more low-profile, literary titles, a direction that will change now, said John Sargent, chief executive of Macmillan, Holt's parent company.
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October 28, 2009 | Associated Press
Stephen Rubin, who resigned last month from Random House Inc., will be the president and publisher of Henry Holt and Co., where authors include Man Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel and National Book Award finalist Greg Grandin. Rubin was the longtime head of the Broadway Doubleday division of Random House and published John Grisham, Pat Conroy and Dan Brown. Holt has released such popular books as Barbara Ehrenreich's "Nickel and Dimed," but is better known for pub- lishing more low-profile, literary titles, a direction that will change now, said John Sargent, chief executive of Macmillan, Holt's parent company.
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January 19, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Nancy Evans resigned Thursday as president and publisher of Doubleday, a leading hard-cover publisher. Evans is being succeeded by Stephen Rubin, publisher and editor-in-chief of Bantam Books, part of the Bantam Doubleday Dell group, as Doubleday's new publisher and president. No reason was given for Evans' resignation, which sources close to her said was of her choosing.
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September 25, 2009 | Associated Press
The man who published "The Da Vinci Code" is resigning. Stephen Rubin, a publishing executive since 1984 whose authors have included Dan Brown, John Grisham and Pat Conroy, said Thursday that he was stepping down as executive vice president and publisher-at-large of Random House Inc., effective Oct. 2. "I have had the privilege of publishing and working closely with some of the greatest authors in the world," said Rubin, 67. He said he...
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September 25, 2009 | Associated Press
The man who published "The Da Vinci Code" is resigning. Stephen Rubin, a publishing executive since 1984 whose authors have included Dan Brown, John Grisham and Pat Conroy, said Thursday that he was stepping down as executive vice president and publisher-at-large of Random House Inc., effective Oct. 2. "I have had the privilege of publishing and working closely with some of the greatest authors in the world," said Rubin, 67. He said he...
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March 3, 1989 | MARLENA DONOHUE
Rousseau and Gauguin lurk behind David Settino Scott's most recent magic realist floral arrangements. Perhaps to set up some conceptual tension, Scott couches these paintings in the guise of straight botanical reportage, giving the works pseudo-scientific names, such as "Memoria Purplea-Intricarea."
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November 18, 2005 | From Associated Press
The founding editors of Riverhead Books, publisher of Khaled Hosseini's "The Kite Runner," Suze Orman's "The Road to Wealth" and other bestsellers, have left the company. Cindy Spiegel and Julie Grau are to start a new division at Doubleday Broadway, part of Random House Inc. They will begin their new jobs at the end of the month. "Together, they have been responsible for a remarkable number of distinctive books," Doubleday Broadway President Stephen Rubin said.
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March 11, 2005 | From Associated Press
John Grisham's next legal thriller will have a new twist: It will all be true. The author of "The Firm," "The Client" and other bestsellers is writing a work of nonfiction, his first, about a death-row inmate who nearly died for a murder he didn't commit. The book, not yet titled, is scheduled for publication in 2006. "It's a natural story for John to tell," Stephen Rubin, president and publisher of Doubleday Broadway, said in a statement.
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February 5, 1989 | KEVIN ALLMAN
Anew photo mural designed by artist Jeff Weiss and depicting the chronology of Santa Monica's growth, as seen from the air, has been unveiled by the SMARTS Festival and is on permanent exhibit in the lobby of Santa Monica's Main Library. Composed of photographs from government archives and text describing Santa Monica's original inhabitants, the Gabrielino Indians, the mural also includes pictures of aluminum figures of Muscle Beach acrobats, derived from photos in the library's collection.
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January 19, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Nancy Evans resigned Thursday as president and publisher of Doubleday, a leading hard-cover publisher. Evans is being succeeded by Stephen Rubin, publisher and editor-in-chief of Bantam Books, part of the Bantam Doubleday Dell group, as Doubleday's new publisher and president. No reason was given for Evans' resignation, which sources close to her said was of her choosing.
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March 3, 1989 | MARLENA DONOHUE
Rousseau and Gauguin lurk behind David Settino Scott's most recent magic realist floral arrangements. Perhaps to set up some conceptual tension, Scott couches these paintings in the guise of straight botanical reportage, giving the works pseudo-scientific names, such as "Memoria Purplea-Intricarea."
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July 26, 1996 | From Reuters
Warnaco Group Inc. and fitness-wear maker Authentic Fitness Corp., which spun off from Warnaco six years ago, said Thursday that they had dropped an agreement to merge after it became clear Authentic Fitness would report a loss in its fourth fiscal quarter. The companies said the results for fiscal 1996 ended June 30 would fall below Wall Street analysts' expectations, due in large part to the loss of a major customer, Herman's sports stores, which filed for bankruptcy in May.
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November 7, 1996 | From Times staff and wire reports
Doctors have found one small bit of good news for women who inherit a genetic susceptibility to ovarian cancer: Their form of the disease is less aggressive than that in women who do not have a genetic susceptibility but still get ovarian cancer. Women who are born with this tendency, which results from a flaw in a gene called BRCA1, face about a 65% lifetime risk of getting ovarian cancer and an 85% risk of breast cancer. There is a 95% risk they will get one or the other. Dr. Stephen C.
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