PASSING OF ROBERT SHELDON
Robert James Sheldon, who was a bookseller and worked for a range of publishers, distributors, and book organizations in the West, died July 25. He was 73 and had had a long struggle with serious health problems.
He began his book career as manager of a Westwood bookstore in Los Angeles, then opened and operated the Raven Bookstore in Boulder, Colorado. Later, he became marketing director for Capra Press and also worked at North Point Press, John Muir Publications, Clark City Press, Johnson Books, and Pruett Publishing. He also worked for distributors Bookpeople in Berkeley, and Consortium in Minneapolis. He held several positions in the Rocky Mountain Book Publishers Association (now PubWest) and was director of literature programs for the Western States Arts Federation.
He would want to be remembered as a lover of books and authors, opera, and the American West.
Your comment will be posted after it is approved.
Leave a Reply.
NMBA News, Opinion, and Articles are powered by members. To submit, please email your materials to email@example.com