From the New York Times bestselling author of My Name Is Mary Sutter comes a rich and compelling historical novel about the disappearance of two young girls after a cataclysmic blizzard. When what happened to them is revealed, the uproar that ensues tears apart families, reputations, and even the social fabric of the city, exposing dark secrets about some […]
Join Booklist editors and Carnegie Selection Committee members Donna Seaman and Annie Bostrom for this free, hour-long conversation about the six books shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction (Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach, George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo, Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing, Daniel Ellsberg’s The Doomsday Machine, […]
Inspired by December’s highly anticipated movie, The Post (directed by Stephen Spielberg and starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks) about Washington Post journalists Kathryn Graham and Ben Bradlee, this week we highlight some of the most important women journalists of our day, in memoir and investigative reporting. Click for More Memoirs and Biographies About Women in Journalism.
A love story across the ages—and for the ages—about a man lost in time, the woman who could save him, and the lifetimes it can take to learn how to live. Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he’s been alive for centuries. […]
We are so excited to announce the return of the #PenguinHotline this year! Visit the Hotline for all of your holiday book-gifting recommendations! Click Here to Visit the Penguin Hotline.
We are thrilled to announce the launch of the fourth annual #GiveaBook, giving readers across the country the power to give back and donate Penguin Random House books to students and educators in their local communities and to support disaster relief efforts in impacted communities nationwide. With your help, we have donated more than 185,000 books […]
From Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger, Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders presents a 360-degree view and re-examination of the brutal murders chronicled in Truman Capote’s classic novel, In Cold Blood. The two night event airs on Sundance TV starting November 18th. Click for More Information About the Book that Inspired the Film. Click for More Information About Cold […]
This month, we’re focusing on the Dewey 800s—literature, rhetoric, drama, essays, poetry, and criticism. On the recommended list, you’ll find over 100 titles including essential writing guides (such as Lamott’s Bird By Bird, Goldberg’s Writing Down the Bones, and McCann’s Letters to a Young Writer); Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies; the Ancient Greek plays of Aeschylus and […]