Our exciting week here at Random House just keeps getting better!!
Wonderful news this afternoon from the Pulitzer Prize Board: Random House, Inc. books were awarded 2009 Pulitzers in three of the five Letter categories.
OLIVE KITTERIDGE by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
AMERICAN LION: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham (Random House)
SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon (Doubleday)
Congratulations to our authors and to their publishers and editors, whose pride and accomplishment we all can share.
In the eleven years since Random House, Inc. came together as a merged company eighteen of our books have won Pulitzers–a feat unmatched by another trade-book publishing company.