Alice Mayhew

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Alice E. Mayhew (June 14, 1932 – February 4, 2020) was an American editor. She was vice president and editorial director for Simon & Schuster.[1][2] Mayhew edited many notable authors, which include Bob Woodward, President Jimmy Carter, Doris Kearns Goodwin, David Brooks, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Mayhew was known for publishing books about Washington, D.C., such as All the President's Men by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.[3] She was born in New York City.

Mayhew died at her home in New York City on February 4, 2020 at the age of 87.[4]

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  1. "Simon & Schuster | Alice Mayhew". simonandschusterpublishing.com. Archived from the original on 2017-07-21. Retrieved 2017-07-07.
  2. "Editor Bookseller Buzz Forum, May 29 2003 | Video | C-SPAN.org". C-SPAN.org. Retrieved 2017-07-07.
  3. Secor, Laura (2004-06-27). "ON PUBLISHING; Muse of the Beltway Book". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-07-07.
  4. Gates, Anita (February 4, 2020). "Alice Mayhew, Editor of a Who's Who of Writers, Dies at 87". The New York Times. Retrieved February 4, 2020.