Weddings are a lot of work. Make it easier for yourself with these gorgeous books that will help guide your wedding planning so your special day is just as you dreamed. Martha Stewart Weddings by Editors of Martha Stewart Living Coinciding with the brand’s 20th anniversary, Martha Stewart Weddings presents a gorgeous guide to planning a […]

We’d like to congratulate the winner of our first ever #BookBracket Competition. After a week of voting the winner of this very close race (At The Water’s Edge almost pulled it out) was… Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson. Thank you all of you that participated, and remember, if you […]

  Click to Vote! In keeping with the spirit of March Madness, we thought we would host a bookish “Sweet Sixteen” #BookBracket Contest! The Random House Library Marketing staff has chosen sixteen of our favorite titles from the pool of books publishing this month.  Help us select our March Madness champion! Here are the contenders: AT […]

We’d like to congratulate Kevin Young on his BCALA’s Best Poetry Award, Books of Hours: Poems, (Knopf) and Cynthia Bond for her fiction Honor Book, Ruby: A Novel (Crown Publishing) as well as all of the winners of this year’s Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Awards, it is such a great honor to be a part of this […]

Coming Fall 2015 How Sherlock Holmes Made Me a Better Basketball Player By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar English professors are always preaching about how literature and art can make us better people. In my case, literature made me a better basketball player.  During my first year in the NBA when I was playing for the Milwaukee Bucks, […]