Dr. Anita Miller, Who Battled Sexism in Children’s Publishing, Dies at 92.

Dr. Anita Miller, Who Battled Sexism in Children’s Publishing, Dies at 92.

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Dr. Anita Miller, the founder of Academy Chicago Press in 1976, died on Saturday. She was 92.   Image via Chicago Review Press   Co-founding with her husband Jordan Miller, Dr. Miller established Academy Chicago after she wrote A Guide to Non-Sexist Children’s Books, while working on a PhD in English literature at Northwestern University. The Academy Chicago published erudite nonfiction titles in a number of genres. It was known for its British mysteries, classics in Victorian literature, and works in translation.   New York Times Books once commented on the press: … Academy Chicago Limited is a young publishing house that is winning …