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Betty Ballantine (born Elizabeth Jones; September 25, 1919 – February 12, 2019) was an American publisher, editor, and writer. She was born during the Raj to a British colonial family. After her marriage to Ian Ballantine in 1939, she moved to New York where they created Bantam Books in 1945 and established Ballantine Books in 1952. They became freelance publishers in the 1970s. Their son, Richard, was an author and journalist specializing in cycling topics.
American editor and publisher (1919–2019)
(1919-09-25)September 25, 1919
|Died||February 12, 2019(2019-02-12) (aged 99)|
Bearsville, New York, U.S.
|Occupation(s)||Publisher, editor, writer|
|Known for||Bantam Books|