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Sundance Drama ‘Burden’ Spawns Book That Sells In Publishing Auction To Currency

EXCLUSIVE: Penguin Random House division Currency has just won a competitive auction for the true story told in Burden, the Andrew Heckler scripted and directed drama that premieres this weekend at Sundance. Already, plans are beingShow More Summary

Hearst Buys Rodale, Then Sells Rodale Books To Penguin Random House

"After completing its purchase of Rodale Inc. last week, the Hearst Corp., which announced the deal in October, quickly turned around and sold Rodale's trade book publishing assets to Penguin Random House. Terms of the acquisition, which involves more than 2,000 backlist titles and 100 frontlist books, were not disclosed."

'Avatar' and its four planned sequels spawn book series

Fans of “Avatar,” the James Cameron film that became the highest-grossing movie in history, have something to look forward to besides its four planned sequels: a series of books based on the film series. Penguin Random House announced Wednesday that it will publish “a wide range of books across...

266. It’s All About the Lighting: Instagram and Social Media Strategy with Ryanne Probst from Penguin Berkley

Amanda and I interview Ryanne Probst, Associate Publicist for Berkley Publishing, which is part of Penguin Random House. Ryanne is the creative mastermind behind Berkley Romance’s Instagram account, which is truly beautiful – and a feed both Amanda and I admire. Show More Summary

Recently Published Children’s Picture Books 2017

by Susan Stephenson, Looking for some wonderful recently published children's picture books? Let's go! Guff by Aaron Blabey, published by Penguin Random House (2017.) RRP: $Au 16.99 HB From the publisher: This is...Show More Summary

Inside Litball

“Bertelsmann’s 7% decline in 2016 revenue was due entirely to a drop in sales at Penguin Random House. The lack of a big new bestseller hurt results at the company, and it divested some smaller divisions in the year.” For those interested...Show More Summary

Tom Felton Narrates Roald Dahl Audiobooks For Penguin Random House UK

Recently, Tom Felton posted on Instagram to share a ‘fun day’ recording an audiobook. Well, we just happen to know exactly where he was! Fun day recording an audio book x A post shared by Tom Felton (@t22felton) on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:13am PDT Tom made his way to Penguin Random House UK’s more!

Mandela book withdrawn after outrage from widow

A new book detailing Nelson Mandela's last days has been withdrawn after it was condemned by his outraged widow, publisher Penguin Random House said Monday. The book by Mandela's physician Vejay Ramlakan was released last week to coincide with the late anti-apartheid leader's birthday, July 18, which is marked each year as Mandela Day. Show More Summary

Breakingviews: Pearson Is Running Out of Assets to Sell

The sale of nearly half of Pearson’s stake in Penguin Random House for about $1 billion does not compensate for the woes in its core education business.

How to Ignore Your Instincts and Find the Real Story

7 months agoArts / Writing : Writer Unboxed

Signature, the Penguin Random House site dedicated to books and culture, celebrated Short Story Month this past May by taking a close look at short stories from the writerly perspective and has teamed up with the Bullet Journal to create The Compact Guide to Short Story Writing. The free (when signing up for the RH […]

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries

Skip Dye of Penguin Random House is United for Libraries' new president; National Coalition Against Censorship's ED Joan Bertin retires; University of Washington–Tacoma Library director Lauren Pressley elected VP/President-elect, Association...Show More Summary

Mini-Review of Assassin’s Fate by Robin Hobb

7 months agoGenres / Fantasy : Fantasy Cafe

Book Description from Penguin Random House (CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR FOOL’S ASSASSIN and FOOL’S QUEST): More than twenty years ago, the first epic fantasy novel featuring FitzChivalry Farseer and his mysterious, often maddening friend the Fool struck like a bolt of brilliant lightning. Show More Summary

'Black Mirror' Is Becoming a Book Series, Because the Modern World Didn't Feel Scary Enough Already

7 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Penguin Random House has announced a three-volume book series of original novellas inspired by the Netflix series.

Black Mirror Is Being Turned into a Book Series

Black Mirror has found a new way to creep you out: The Netflix anthology show is being adapted into a book series. Penguin Random House will publish a three-volume series inspired by the British show and edited by creator Charlie Booker, Entertainment Weekly reports. Each volume will be made up of ... Read More > Other Links From Black Mirror

Read A Chapter Of Mark Twain’s Previously Unpublished Children’s Book

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Earlier this year, Penguin Random House announced it would take Mark Twain’s ephemera and transform it into a full-fledged children’s story. The resulting chapter book ? The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine ? will be published in September. The...Show More Summary

How we finally figured out the color of dinosaur feathers

8 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Excerpt: The Evolution of Beauty The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World—and Us by Richard O. Prum. Doubleday Penguin Random House The following is an excerpt from The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the...

Will Barack Obama’s $200,000 Pension Be Yanked Over High-Paid Speeches And Book Deals?

Barack Obama is wasting no time earning a lot of money post-presidency. Besides signing a $65 million book deal with Penguin Random House, he and Michelle Obama are already in demand on the speaking circuit. The two are signing lucrative contracts that are resulting in a significant amount of criticism. Show More Summary

The Push: An Excerpt From Tommy Caldwell's Gripping New Memoir

From The Push: A Climber’s Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond Limits by Tommy Caldwell, to be published on May 16 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2017 by Tommy Caldwell.On August 11, 2000, four young American... Continue reading

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