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Production is underway in Belfast and Dublin. Killian Scott C. Co-presented with the Authors Guild , Who Owns the Word is a series of discussions led by journalists, authors, and industry leaders regarding the future of published writing in our increasingly competitive and digital era. As families gather to light the menorah, enjoy latkes, and exchange gifts, we are highlighting the following popular Hanukkah titles for young readers: More. Heralded as the only major book prizes determined by readers, the Goodreads Choice Awards are a true reflection of public opinion.

Congratulations to all of our award-winning authors as well as their editors and publishers. The fellowship was intended to introduce English-language nonfiction editors to the publishing market in the Netherlands and build relationships between Dutch, English, and American publishers.

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Courtney joined nine editors from the UK — including Penguin Random House UK editors Jack Ramm from Viking, Sarah Rigby from Hutchinson, and Laura Stickney from Penguin Press — for visits to bookstores, publishers, and art galleries, where they networked and heard mini-lectures on art, philosophy, history, politics, and science.

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Friday Reads: How Perfect! Find out for yourselves in this selection of novels… just how perfect are they? This special event begins at p. Three authors have been highlighted by Facebook to shine a light on their efforts and maximize giving. Since launching these donation drives, the authors have already raised tens of thousands of dollars in contributions. This special event will run for one week on PRH. Alfred A. You are invited to join New York Times bestselling author and prominent sports journalist Mike Lupica for a special Monday night event at Mysterious Bookshop in Manhattan.

Go and you will still be able make it home in time to watch Monday Night Football. There's a Book for That: Thanksgiving 21 November Gratitude begins in our hearts and then dovetails into behavior. It almost always makes you willing to be of service, which is where the joy resides. The original American holiday, Thanksgiving is also a time for connecting with, and serving, our communities as we reflect on what we are grateful for in our lives.

With this in mind, we give thanks for a varied harvest of books that help nourish us, literally and figuratively! Their complete list is now online, and will be published in the Sunday, December 3 edition. The award was announced Monday, November 19 at a dinner in Toronto attended by the five judges and leading members of the national and local cultural community, including Kristin Cochrane and our colleagues at Penguin Random House Canada.

Michelle Obama Surprises Children at L. The event begins at p. The novel will also be available as an audio book from Random House Audio on the same date. We are happy to announce that Water Bottle Filling Stations will be installed on our floors at Broadway. In addition to saving money, you can now also help reduce and eliminate plastic pollution as part of your daily routine. We marvel at their feats of imagination, storytelling gifts, research, craft and discipline. But the road to publication is usually a long one, rife with hills and valleys. That brave, creative journey is all the more reason to celebrate the following selection of debut novels published this year — spanning genre and region, but each having received myriad accolades from reviewers, librarians, booksellers and the reading public: More.

This year, there is a new category, Best of the Best, where you can choose your favorite Goodreads Choice Award winner of the past ten years. Imani will be in conversation with Mia Ives-Rublee, from to p. What she allows us to see is how she was able to discover, define and then refine her voice. Storytime is a treasured pastime for all, but many children may not have the opportunity to experience the magic of books. In a novel new way to help BooktheVote and inspire more people to go to the polls, Penguin Young Readers and HeadCount , a non partisan voter engagement organization, have teamed up to create Election Mad Libs.

Three of the finalists are published in the U. Formerly known as the Samuel Johnson Prize, the Baillie Gifford Prize aims to reward the best of nonfiction and is open to authors of any nationality, honoring all nonfiction in the areas of current affairs, history, politics, science, sport, travel, biography, autobiography and the arts. Among the more than 50, participants, there will be at least six of our colleagues — three first-timers and four veterans — running the Whether you will be among those who observe the race live in the city or catch parts of it on television, we encourage you to join us in cheering on — in person or in spirit -- our runners.

And make note of their marathon bib numbers, shown below, to help you pick them out along the course. Friday Reads: Shirley Jackson 2 November So long as you write it away regularly nothing can really hurt you. Certainly, a new generation is discovering her oevre — from horror to humor. You are hereby invited to enter the world of Shirley Jackson's imagination: More. Lewis, Anne Lamott talks about God, politics and other unmentionables, and gently exhorts her readers, as she does herself, to find joy in a bleak and chaotic world.

Whether you are in costume, trick-or-treating or on door duty, get in the spirit with this gathering of ghost stories for all ages. Formed as a New York City hardcore band in , Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip-hop superstardom. For more than thirty years, this band has had an inescapable and indelible influence on popular culture. CEO Madeline McIntosh delivered the keynote address earlier this week at the Toronto International Festival of Authors to an audience of several hundred industry colleagues and authors in Canadian publishing.

Melissa will also be signing copies of her charming middle-grade novel, packed with adventure and heart, about a boy and his best friends, who set out to discover the aliens that crash-landed next to their Roswell, New Mexico farm. Authors and Readers BooktheVote and Reach Millions 24 October Since Book the Vote launched in early September, we have seen amazing enthusiasm and energy from our authors, readers, and employees who have spread the word about this campaign. Thanks to your great work, there have been 36 million unique web impressions for the hashtag BooktheVote!

There are more than pieces of artwork—from each edition of the core role-playing books, supplements, and adventures; as well as Forgotten Realms and Dragonlance novels; decades of Dragon and Dungeon magazines; and classic advertisements and merchandise; plus never-before-seen sketches, large-format canvases, rare photographs, one-of-a-kind drafts. There's a Book for That: Breast Cancer Awareness Month 24 October October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign, symbolized by pink ribbons, to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.

Please find below a selection of some of the best books Penguin Random House publishes to educate and support those confronting breast cancer. Read on for details about this book and two special author events. Everyone is invited to hear Ryder talk about his new book in conversation with Amber Rae at a book launch tonight at Powerhouse Arena 28 Adams St. To RSVP, click here. The Italian cultural foundation Mondadori partnered with Mimaster Illustrations to fly Helen and Jynne to Milan, where they spoke to professional illustrators, designers, editors and publishers about the unique Riverhead approach to design.

They described how each jacket is created in a collaborative process with publicity and marketing, so it can be carried through a campaign and used across many platforms.

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Helen far left and Jynne far right are pictured with the Mondadori and Mimaster Illustration executives. Milestone Spotlight: Dave Zimmer 19 October Milestone Spotlights feature an interview with a recent recipient of a Penguin Random House Milestone Award, which is given out to employees who have reached 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and more years of service with the company. He celebrated his year milestone earlier this year.

Get the scoop on Dave by checking out his interview below: More. The winner will be announced December 5 in Columbus, Ohio. Furry friends are welcome to attend all events! The book and canines will be featured in an upcoming edition of The New York Times. Stay tuned! For ideas, events and resources visit: www. To help parents and children avoid and overcome bullying, we offer the following fiction and nonfiction for parents, educators, children and teens: More.

Penguin Random House is now the 78th company to sign. Pictured left to right Mashonda, her son Kasseem Jr. Penguin Random House had a successful year with strong sales and appearances by many of our talented authors and illustrators. Celebrating the October 9 Alfred A. It was a sight to behold and was graced by a visit from the author himself.

Friday Reads: Batter Up! Across the world, girls face adversities that hinder their education, training and entry into the workforce. They have less access to information, communication technology and resources. And yet, they persist, they succeed. They are innovating technology to solve global challenges, they are standing up for the environment, they are raising their voices against violence and they are preparing to run for office.

Get ready for the whiplash brought on by its final twists and turns. Markus Zusak's U. For Symphony Space event tickets, click here. For Cleveland Park Public Library event tickets, click here. Knopf on October 9. At the center of the family is Clay, a boy who will build a bridge—for his family, for his past, for greatness, for his sins, for a miracle. Greg Berlanti, director of Love Simon, has been set to direct and produce the film, as reported by Variety.

Rowley will write the screenplay and executive produce, with Berlanti producing alongside Rob Weisbach and Sarah Schechter. Erin Siminoff and Molly Saffron will oversee for Fox Friday Reads: Going Viral 5 October Andy Warhol was certainly prescient in when he said "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes" in a catalog for an exhibition of his work.

Not surprisingly, internet fame is a tantalizing theme for novelists — for reasons of social commentary and compelling character studies. Among her picks were 6 books published by Penguin Random House imprints. See these titles below, with personal thoughts about each one by Ms. Byrne: More. The book will be edited by Chris Jackson for Random House. Enjoy the following array of titles for all ages — biography, cooking, history, poetry and fiction — to mark the occasion. Our BannedBooksWeek Reading List 5 28 September Throughout Banned Books Week , September 23 — 29, we will be highlighting frequently banned and challenged books to help raise awareness of how the right to freedom of expression and the protection against censorship are essential to the development of our society and cultures around the world.

Keep reading for Banned Books reading list inspiration, and stay tuned all week for more recommendations. Classical Music Month was first proclaimed by President Clinton in Whether in new American works or in the masterpieces of the great composers of old, music is a unifying force in our world, bringing people together across vast cultural and geographical divisions. Classical music speaks both to the mind and to the heart, giving us something to think about as well as to experience.

This much anticipated event has been covered in BookRiot and Culture Trip. Our BannedBooksWeek Reading List 4 27 September Throughout Banned Books Week, September 23 — 29, we will be highlighting frequently banned and challenged books to help raise awareness of how the right to freedom of expression and the protection against censorship are essential to the development of our society and cultures around the world.

He wowed attendees when he talked about the creation The Who Was? Thirteen episodes of The Who Was? Show have aired on Netflix since the series premiered in May and helped propel the Who Was? After a few years of that, I became the most feared man in town. Under the editorial leadership of Francesco Sedita , Publisher of Penguin Workshop , World of Eric Carle will focus on publishing books that are based in core values of discovery, creativity, learning and growing—all hallmarks of Eric Carle books.

Our BannedBooksWeek Reading List 3 26 September Throughout Banned Books Week , September 23 — 29, we will be highlighting frequently banned and challenged books to help raise awareness of how the right to freedom of expression and the protection against censorship are essential to the development of our society and cultures around the world.

According to the ALA, the year saw an increase in censorship attempts and a revitalized effort to remove books from communal shelves to avoid controversy. Soho Press, an independent publisher of a wide range of literary fiction, young adult fiction, and international crime fiction, will continue to utilize the full portfolio of Penguin Random House's sales and distribution services.

Book the Vote is a Penguin Random House nonpartisan company-wide initiative dedicated to encouraging voter registration and voter turnout through employee and author engagement and to providing tools for brick and mortar stores across the country for this shared goal. Our BannedBooksWeek Reading List 2 25 September Throughout Banned Books Week , September 23 — 29, we will be highlighting frequently banned and challenged books to help raise awareness of how the right to freedom of expression and the protection against censorship are essential to the development of our society and cultures around the world.

From September , thousands of libraries, schools, bookstores, and community centers across the nation and the world unite to celebrate the freedom to read without interference or censorship. Our BannedBooksWeek Reading List 1 23 September Throughout Banned Books Week , September 23 — 29, we will be highlighting frequently banned and challenged books to help raise awareness of how the right to freedom of expression and the protection against censorship are essential to the development of our society and cultures around the world.

The dandelion has it. Celebrated each year around the world, International Peace Day was declared by The United Nations as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. There will be a celebration of Mr. Penguin Random House was the first publisher to commit to this campaign as we continue to reinforce our leadership position in connecting our authors and books with readers everywhere.

The Great American Read is a 9-hour, 8-episode PBS documentary series and public service campaign that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of best-loved books as chosen in a nationally-representative survey. Among the most coveted international prizes awarded annually for literary fiction, the nominees were chosen from titles published in the UK between October 1, and September 30, Yom Kippur—the Day of Atonement—is considered the most important holiday in the Jewish faith and is observed with a hour fast and a special religious service.

It was written by Hosseini as a response to the current refugee crisis and the haunting image of young Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian boy whose body was found washed up on the Turkish shore on this day three years ago. Tickets are still available, but going fast! Tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster by clicking here.

Beacon Press, an independent, nonprofit publisher of a wide range of serious nonfiction, including sociology, history, religion, biography and memoir, and literary nonfiction, will continue to utilize the full portfolio of Penguin Random House's sales and distribution services. In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire in London, a group of local women gathered together to cook fresh food for their families and neighbors. The book was optioned earlier this summer by Federation Entertainment and Marsh Productions. They are currently pitching the project to cable and streaming networks.

The event, which begins at p. From nationaltranslationmonth. With the efforts of accomplished translators, however, those barriers can be overcome to foster artistic unity across linguistic boundaries. Finalists will be announced on October 10th and winners will be announced on November 14th, Your weekend reading is spoken for… More. Produced by Live Nation, the city U. Obama and a selection of to-be-announced moderators, reflective of the extraordinary stories shared in the wide-ranging chapters of her deeply personal book.

We have two nominees on its Longlist: More. The hashtags for the books published by Penguin Random House can be found here. More details about your voting options, plus a complete directory of title hashtags, are viewable here. All Penguin Random House colleagues are encouraged to participate. Petersburg, Florida this past weekend. Among the seven finalists are three of our authors and their books published by Penguin Random House imprints: More. Making earth science accessible and entertaining through art, maps, and infographics, this newly published Ten Speed Press book explains how our planet works — from its diverse ecosystems and their inhabitants, to the levels of ecology, the importance of biodiversity, and the cycles of nature.

Parents and families will also find these recommendations More. There's a Book for That: Tennis! There are over 3. Penguin Random House is excited to continue this initiative, and to inspire authors and bookstores across the country to get involved. There will also be a book signing. What better way to honor work than by relaxing with a good book? Colleagues in the vicinity of DC this weekend take note, and admission is free. Over four consecutive days young local writers generated new pieces, prompted by a potent array of writing exercises. Students were encouraged to share works-in-progress as well as bits of writing that may have been abandoned along the way.

Desperate to fend off starvation and predatory neighbors, she cuts off her hair, binds her chest, saddles her beloved mare, and sets off across the mountains to find her outlaw brother Noah and bring him home. The Indian online platform Social Samosa, which presents the awards, researches trends and developments in social media marketing. A visual exploration of how to embrace emotion at work and become more authentic and fulfilled while staying professional, this book combines practical advice and scientific research to give readers the tools they need.

Social media pages are filling up with updates and photos of the college-bound waving from car windows, standing in their dorm rooms - full of anticipation. This put us in mind of all the captivating novels set on campuses. We present a syllabus of such novels full of self-discovery, new relationships and intrigue: More.

Penguin Random House is the first trade publisher to provide this comprehensive and extensive a service across its front- and backlist. Other panelists include Riverhead author R. Structured as a series of letters, this beloved novel quickly became a 1 New York Times bestseller and a book club favorite. Rave reviews have been rolling in, sparking renewed interest in the book, with Dial publishing a movie tie-in edition that has returned the title to the New York Times bestseller list.

This afternoon author event begins at p. And it was a great year for DAW. Sheila E. Science has taught us that elephants are some of the most intelligent, social and empathic animals around. Elephants' captivity is controversial, but conservation is a concern. Also this week, tragedy struck when two Tanzanians were trampled to death by elephants in Kenya: Clashes between people and wild animals are a growing problem in East Africa. These powerful mammals are the subject of the following fiction and nonfiction for all ages: More.

One of the most talked about and eagerly anticipated novels of the summer, VOX tells the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter when half the U. Since , over five million people have experienced more than free productions of Shakespeare and other More. It has much to do with your service to people.

And your social contributions to your community and your civic contributions as well. Until the end of August, you can download and read book excerpts about New York and by New York authors — for free — through Grand Central Reads … Similar to music playlists, you can customize your book choice based on the length of your commute.

She is being honored alongside author Charles de Lint. Today, August 15 , Crazy Rich Asians opens in theaters nationwide. Naipaul, who died late Saturday at his home in London. Robert Gottlieb, who was head of Knopf at the time, was his editor. Additional titles will follow in Available as single titles or a complete box set, the inaugural Penguin Minis have a first print run of , copies and will be available nationwide on October 23, , just in time for the holiday season.

Thusly, vicarious travel is at an all-time high in the summer. In that vein, we've turned our lens to some of the best photography books for the summer — from instruction to stunning works of art to pictorial travelogues: More. Featured Author Event: R. The event will feature Kwon in conversation with journalist, fiction writer, and the former business editor of newyorker. Interning at Penguin Random House has provided us with the incredible opportunity to explore every nook and cranny of the publishing industry, develop crucial professional skills, forge lifelong connections, and experience everything the City That Never Sleeps has to offer.

But the system built to protect their family ends up putting them in terrible jeopardy. In a domino effect of crimes and misdemeanors, the nest comes tumbling down. But Nick has failed to give his girlfriend a few key details. From the perspectives of presidential speechwriters, aides and others, the following titles also give historical insight and shed light on the differences between administrations: More.

Friday Reads: Peaches! She bent to smell, and the perfume was headier than before, a scent of meadows and summers home from school. The book follows the remarkable activists who led the decades-long fight to grant women the right to vote and sheds light on how close the battle to ratify the 19 th Amendment really was. There's a Book for That: Thrillers! Enter the realm of double-lives, marital secrets, trauma and survival. Read on! Knopf, Pantheon, Schocken Books. A number of our authors are finalists in various categories: More. The event will feature Brian in conversation with author and Vol.

Friday Reads: Young Adult Novels 27 July Summer vacation is a popular time to read young adult novels, even for adults. It's not just the nostalgia factor: Young adult fiction tends to tackle relationships and intense social themes in a raw, though sometimes humorous, way. These novels provide windows into what young people are dealing with in our complex world - what's universal and what is unique to this time and place.

Below are some recently published standouts for your weekend reading: More. Pearson Half-Year Results 27 July This morning in London our minority shareholder Pearson presented its half-year results. The complete press release, which contains information about Penguin Random House, is available here. With record breaking sales and over forty in-booth author signings, the Con was a perfect opportunity for our divisions to engage face-to-face with fans.

How to choose what to read? Where is there overlap and where can you discover a regional favorite? Her forthright, optimistic perspective on the importance of leadership and the responsibilities of citizenship in the twenty-first century will inspire readers to lift their own voices. They were chosen from more than submitted books being published in the UK between October 1, , and September 30, Here are our longlisted titles published by Penguin Random House imprints in the U. In a rare move, Razorbill, a Penguin Young Readers imprint, and Dutton, an adult imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, have teamed up to sell this single title together and jointly market the book, which will go on sale on October The recipients of the 12th Annual Spirited Awards, considered the most prestigious accolades in the spirits world, were announced Saturday evening at the annual Tales of the Cocktail Festival in New Orleans.

Friday Reads: Steampunk! As a popular literary genre and aesthetic, Steampunk can generally be defined as a story set in either Victorian England or America's Wild West wherein modern technologies are re-imagined. Something based on the appropriate technology of the era; like 'steam-punks', perhaps. To add context, we offer the following expertly researched titles full of trenchant analysis and narrative history by world-renowned journalists and insiders: More.

But have you heard about Yusra Mardini, a Syrian refugee who swam a sinking boat to shore, saved twenty lives, then went on to compete as an Olympic swimmer? Or Trisha Prabhu, who invented an anti-cyberbullying app at age 13? Or Barbara Rose Johns, whose high school protest helped spark the civil rights movement? We have 13 debut novels to freshen up your reading life. Congratulations to Kate on this well-deserved honor. At 85 years-old, Justice Ginsburg is the eldest on the court. With public interest percolating, we're highlighting books about the highest court in the land — its history, landmark cases, personalities and its crucial role in American democracy.

Read on. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The stories cover a wide range of subject matters and plots that will make you sit up and pay attention. Some will move you to tears, others will make you laugh and some will make you gasp out loud. For every five minutes read in this section, Penguin Random House will donate one of its book to global humanitarian organization Save the Children, up to 25, books, which will be distributed during community events, family activities and holiday celebrations at parks, schools, and libraries in the areas the organization serves.

There's a Book for That: U. He ran on a message of tackling corruption and more government aid to the poor. CNN reports that nearly 35, individuals were arrested crossing the southern US border illegally in June. The separation of children from their families created public outcry and nationwide human rights protests. To educate ourselves further, here is a selection of books about Mexico and border crossing: More. Friday Reads: Water 29 June Welcome summer! As many of us seek bodies of water to refresh ourselves in the heat… refreshing reads with "water" in the title have become conspicuous to us.

The June 26 launch was timed to coincide with the 40 th anniversary of the U. New York City that saved Grand Central from redevelopment. Through August 31, commuters can use their mobile devices to download free Penguin Random House book excerpts from inside Grand Central Terminal, station platforms and the Park Avenue Tunnel. To access Grand Central Reads, customers can connect to the public Wi-Fi and visit grandcentralreads. For the sixth year in a row, Penguin Random House employees and their spouses, partners, friends, and family marched to support LGBT rights.

Read on for pictures and to hear what marchers had to say about the day! Charles Krauthammer: March 13, — June 21, 25 June We are deeply saddened by the news of the death of our beloved author and Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer. Known for his honesty, wisdom, keen wit, and love of baseball, Charles gave readers an insight into politics and American life that will surely be missed. The Crown Publishing Group. There's an Audiobook for That! The longest day of the year allows for more listening, and June is Audiobook Month!

So turn up the volume…your Summer listening may commence! Mona Hanna-Attisha shares her powerful first-hand account of how an Iraqi-American pediatrician used science to prove Flint, Michigan kids were exposed to lead. In riveting detail, she takes readers into the heart of the crisis and how she successfully stood up against the government that accused her of spreading hysteria. But this book is not only about environmental injustice, it is a story of hope.

It is about how each of us — no matter who we are, where we are, or how we ended up in this country — has the power to fix and change things. We wish our now-former colleagues as collegial and productive a working relationship with Luxoft as the one we long have enjoyed with them. Friday Reads: Summer Weddings 15 June Have your Facebook and Instagram feeds begun to fill with glorious wedding photos from romantic locales? Perhaps you are the one getting married this summer or are in the wedding party or a guest. Whatever the case, Summer is high season for matrimony.

This weekend, catch our book bouquet - great for gifts or reading on the way to the wedding. She captures your mind and heart with an urgency that defies you to stop reading. I guarantee you will be different when you close the book. There's a Book for That: Fathers 13 June Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it. Penguin Random House titles do though! To honor the role of fatherhood in our lives — the joys and hurts of the bond, whether present or missing — take a look at our wide range of subjects including the famous , voices and perspectives on fathers.

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Friday Reads: Best Friends 8 June I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light. To honor the day and the bond, here are some special books — for adults and children - perfect for sharing with your best friend… More. This annual award, now in its 23rd year, celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world.

And it sustains mastery of its themes and its form. It is a remarkable book which we passionately recommend. We welcomed innumerable authors, booksellers, and industry visitors to our PRH booth during the BEA trade show on Thursday and Friday, with masses of book-loving consumers coming to see us Saturday and Sunday during BookCon. Over the course of two hours, dozens of our colleagues created more than hand-designed and thoughtfully written cards.

Penguin Random House publishes a range of entertaining fiction and compelling nonfiction about psychedelics. As a reward, we bring our Monster Truck to their school towards the end of the academic year. Librarian of Congress Dr. This session will take place at the Ernest N. Nora Alice Demick , who co-chairs the network with Tan Chan , was quoted extensively throughout the piece.

The Audio Publishers Association APA annually presents the premier awards program for audiobooks in the United States, recognizing excellence in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. DK Revamps, Refreshes and Relaunches Eyewitness Travel Guide Series 1 June DK is proud to announce that it has revamped, refreshed and relaunched its award-winning Eyewitness Travel Guide series, keeping the views and experiences of its loyal readers at the forefront. For this Friday Reads installment, we bring you some of the best biographies and memoirs on the topic, including historical perspectives and young readers titles: More.

This year, Penguin Publishing Group has partnered with Everytown for Gun Safety and the WearOrange movement to recognize the date and to help send a powerful message to end gun violence. With a goal of reading 20 million Dr. Seuss words nationwide, consumers can enter the challenge via Seussville. To celebrate the exhibit, Penguin Random House presented a conversation with acclaimed designers Peter Mendelsund , Jaya Miceli , Oliver Munday and Helen Yentus on May 14, when the featured guests were able to discuss their experiences designing for books.

His triumphs and his flaws alike make for the kind of material about which a writer dreams. I worked on this book for five years. The stereotype of a heroin addict has been upended as the statistics in suburbia and small-town America have grown. Drug overdoses killed 63, Americans in In an effort to inform, here are titles on the subject ranging from investigative journalism to scientific research to personal memoirs: More. The deal was announced by the Associated Press and has been picked up in more than sixty outlets all across the country. Mark Tavani will edit. It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience.

The list has been categorized on the website here. At publishing house Penguin Random House U. Former First Lady of the U. All of his more than 30 leading works are in print with us. Translator Jennifer Croft will share the 50, pound prize with Tokarczuk. She will also join our Global Executive Committee. In a parallel universe, the site Unbound Worlds has also taken up the theme of time travel in excellent fashion.

This book is an eye-opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female in middle-class white America. Boyle, J. Introduced by Penguin Publishing Group President Allison Dobson , Amanda and Dan shared insights into the world of audiobooks — a publishing category on an upward swing; the inner-workings of Penguin Random House Audio; and career highlights. The Who Was? Show , a laugh-out-loud original series that tells the stories of famous historical figures from across the globe through improv, sketches, impersonations, music videos and animated shorts in a show-within-a-show format that is as entertaining as it is educational.

White Read Aloud Awards. Our authors received two Indies Choice Awards, through which independent booksellers from ABA member stores selected their favorite titles published last year, casting their votes via online balloting. For the last five years, the Fallowses have been traveling across America in a single-engine prop airplane. Visiting dozens of towns, they met hundreds of civic leaders, workers, immigrants, educators, environmentalists, artists, public servants, librarians, business people, city planners, students, and entrepreneurs to take the pulse and understand the prospects of places that usually draw notice only after a disaster or during a political campaign.

The site invited authors from Penguin Random House and other publishers to share personal accounts of the myriad ways that books help develop bonds between mothers and children. There's a Book for That: Mother's Day 9 May "Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.

The mother-child bond is such a profound one — loving, complex, and sometimes painful. Over the course of a lifetime, roles may switch due to old age or illness. To honor the occasion, here are 10 incredible memoirs, some by celebrity authors, which reveal the emotional nuances and intensity of perhaps the most fundamental relationship in our lives: More. Her appearance at the conference is sponsored by Penguin Random House. The team also buzzed about over 40 upcoming titles and presented Maker Space ideas and concepts for libraries.

As Broder told Bustle , "I had never thought very much about how the mermaid figure embodies that darkness You know, how many men in literature have, like, dove off the back of boats in search of another taste of that nectar, and they were sort of rendered unable to live on land peacefully after that, and so I ended up thinking, It's always these men diving in after mermaids. Why can't it be a merman and a woman, and why couldn't it happen now?

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The book takes off with a bang, as new covert operator Zac Miller literally flies under the radar on a job for the CIA. Zac finds himself on a mission gone wrong, and soon embarks on a globe-trotting epic in order to clear his own name and set the record straight before he can be captured by the Iranian government—or a litany of enemies he makes along the way to get back to his bosses and save his own skin. Her deeply funny and relatable look at the life of a frazzled career woman became a cultural touchstone for women everywhere—the strips have been compiled into more than twenty books, and earned Guisewite the National Cartoonists Society Reuben Award in and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program for the Cathy TV special in As a grassroots part of National Poetry Month, people celebrate by selecting a poem, carrying it with them, and sharing it with others throughout the day at schools, bookstores, libraries, parks, workplaces, and on Twitter using the hashtag pocketpoem.

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View the complete list here. The book is an inspiring personal story of redemption, second chances, and the transformative power of change, from the founder and CEO of the successful nonprofit charity: water. Friday Reads: Haiku 20 April In a world swirling with words… the haiku offers refreshment: three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables which capture the essence of a moment in time.

Haiku is an ancient Japanese form mastered by Basho and Issa, brought to the West in the 20 th century and celebrated by imagist poets such as HD and Ezra Pound. National Poetry Month seems a fine time to showcase some of our best Haiku collections. Reading some of these might even inspire a haiku or two in you. Lesley will discuss her stories with fellow author Alice Sola Kim, from to pm, in the bookstore's second floor Art Department. Recurrent themes of community, surviving trauma, solitude, brain science and their applications for professional and personal success are meant to assist you on your journey: More.

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Kang, Saadawi,Tokarczuk are Finalists for the Man Booker International Prize 13 April The Man Booker International Prize, which annually celebrates the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, has announced its shortlist of six titles, with three of the books published by Penguin Random House imprints: More. Welty was an American short story writer and novelist who wrote about the American South and has inspired many writers. She was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America. Looking at her life spent in the company of animals, veterinarian Fincham-Gray invites readers into her personal world of loving, healing, and assisting with the loss of our beloved pets, while showing the many ways they change our lives.

In her literary debut, she writes with the same tenderness she brings to her patients, whose needs she must meet with her mind, her hands, and her heart. There's a Book for That: April is National Autism Awareness Month 11 April Nearly a quarter of a century ago, the Autism Society declared April National Autism Awareness Month as an excellent opportunity to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance and to draw attention to the tens of thousands facing an autism diagnosis each year. Below are nonfiction and fiction titles which expand our understanding: More. Monetary prizes are given in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, juvenile literature, young adult literature, first work of fiction, Californiana and notable contribution to publishing.

Sponsored by the Dublin City Council and managed by Dublin City Libraries, the international competition receives its nominations from public libraries in cities around the world and recognizes both writers and translators. As the prize winner, Marra will give a public reading, make a limited number of Bay Area public appearances, and be in brief residence at the Lafayette Library and UC Berkeley. Charming and wise, knowing and witty, Wolitzer delivers a novel about power and influence, ego and loyalty, womanhood and ambition.

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