Knopf editor to achieve lifetime achievement award

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Knopf editor to achieve lifetime achievement award

Mar 09 2011

Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A. Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, will be given the Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing by the London Book Fair next month.

One of his authors, Kazuo Ishiguro, comments: "I know I am only one of many, many authors around the world applauding this recognition of Sonny's magnificent and trail-blazing contribution over the decades...He's been an unfailing friend to the writers he's believed in, and he has permanently changed and shaped the culture we now work in for the better. Bravo, Sonny, and thank you."

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