Publishing company founder Workman dies at 74

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by Associated Press

Associated Press

Posted on April 7, 2013 at 1:06 PM

Updated Sunday, Apr 7 at 5:05 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of a publishing company known for such best-sellers as "What to Expect When You're Expecting" has died. Peter Workman was 74.

A spokeswoman for Workman Publishing Co. says Workman died Sunday of cancer at his New York City home.

The company's titles also include such favorites as the boxed Page-A-Day Calendar, "The Official Preppy Handbook" and "The Silver Palate Cookbook."

A Long Island native, Workman was a Yale University graduate. He is survived by his wife and their two daughters.

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