JUDITH APPELBAUM

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APPELBAUM--Judith,

78. Editor, author and author advocate Judith Appelbaum died at home in Bedford, NY of ovarian cancer on July 25, 2018. Her book, "How to Get Happily Published," sold well over 500,000 copies in five editions, and was the genesis of her book marketing firm, Sensible Solutions, Inc., in which she was actively engaged until a few weeks ago. She won the Publishers Marketing (now Independent Book Publishers) Association Lifetime Achievement Award and the Book Industry Study Group Lifetime Service Award. She was an officer and director of BISG, a columnist for the New York Times Book Review, a faculty member of the University of Denver Publishing Institute, Editor of the IBPA Independent, managing editor of Publishers Weekly and an editor of Harper's magazine and Harper's Weekly. Her survivors include her husband, Alan, their daughter, Lynn, their son, Alec, their daughter-in-law, Emily Blank, their granddaughter, Lizzie, their grandson, Nate, and her brother Robert Pilpel. Contributions in her memory may be made to United Neighborhood Houses, 45 Broadway, New York City 10006, to Sister District Project, c/o Deane & Company, 1787 Tribute Road, Suite K, Sacramento, CA 95815, or to the cause or .

Published in The New York Times on July 27, 2018
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