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Richard Snyder, publishing ‘warrior king’ who presided over rise of Simon & Schuster, dies at 90

NEW YORK — Richard Snyder, Simon’s visionary and commanding executive & Schuster, whose bold style led the publisher’s exponential rise in the second half of the 20th century and helped define an era of consolidation and growing corporate power, has died. It was 90. Snyder died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles, according to… Read More »

The artist Françoise Gilot, an accomplished painter who loved and later left Picasso, has died at the age of 101.

NEW YORK — Françoise Gilot, a prolific and accomplished painter who produced art for more than half a century but was still most famous for her tumultuous relationship with Pablo Picasso — and why she left him — died Tuesday in New York, where she lived for decades . . It was 101. Gilot’s daughter,… Read More »

Hollywood screenwriters union votes to authorize strike as writers’ strike continues

Actors represented by the Hollywood union SAG-AFTRA voted Monday night to authorize a strike if they don’t agree on a new contract with major studios, streamers and production companies by June 30. The strike authorization was approved by an overwhelming margin – nearly 98% of the 65,000 members who voted. The union, which represents more… Read More »