Join Penguin Random House Library Marketing for the Texas Library Association Conference, starting Thursday, April 22nd. Though it may be virtual, we’re so excited to connect you with a stellar lineup of authors and events.

Click here to learn more and register.

 


Featured Speakers:

Matthew McConaughey (Greenlights)

Keynote Speaker, Thursday, April 22: 11:30am – 12:30pm

He will discuss his #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, Greenlights, of which he wrote: “This is not a traditional memoir, or an advice book, but rather a playbook based on adventures in my life. Adventures that have been significant, enlightening, and funny, sometimes because they were meant to be but mostly because they didn’t try to be.”

Isabel Wilkerson (Caste)

Keynote Speaker, Friday, April 23: 9:00am – 10:00pm

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Humanities Medal, Isabel Wilkerson has become a leading figure in narrative nonfiction. She is the author of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, a #1 New York Times bestseller and an Oprah’s Book Club selection, which is long-listed for the National Book Award.


Caroline Kepnes (You Love Me)

Evening with the Authors, Thursday, April 22: 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Caroline Kepnes is the author of You, Hidden Bodies, Providence, and numerous short stories. Her work has been translated into a multitude of languages and inspired a television series adaptation of You, currently on Netflix. Kepnes graduated from Brown University and previously worked as a pop culture journalist for Entertainment Weekly and a TV writer for 7th Heaven and The Secret Life of the American Teenager.


Julia Heaberlin (We Are All the Same in the Dark)

Lariat List, on demand viewing available

Julia Heaberlin is the author of the critically acclaimed Black-Eyed Susans, a USA Today and Times (U.K.) bestseller. Her psychological thrillers, which also include Paper Ghosts (finalist for the ITW Thriller Award for Best Novel), Playing Dead, and Lie Still, have been sold in more than twenty countries.


Oscar Cásares (Where We Come From)

Lariat List, on demand viewing available

Oscar Cásares is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Copernicus Society of America, and the Texas Institute of Letters. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he teaches creative writing at the University of Texas in Austin, where he lives.

For the complete schedule of events, visit the TLA site here.


Check Out Our TLA Virtual Bookshelf

Click here to visit our interactive virtual bookshelf, where you can check out recorded book buzzes, eGalleys, exclusive downloadables, and more.


Penguin Random House Library Marketing and Cocktails & Conversations

Pour your drink of choice and join Penguin Random House Library Marketing for Cocktails & Conversations featuring S. Kirk Walsh, Stacy Swann, Katherine Sharp Landdeck, and May Cobb in conversation with their editors and publicists! Watch the full video or select below to view the conversation of your choosing.

Watch the conversation with S. Kirk Walsh and click for more information on The Elephant of Belfast.

Watch the conversation with Stacy Swann and request Olympus, Texas on Edelweiss or NetGalley.

Watch the conversation with Katherine Sharp Landdeck and click for more information on The Women with Silver Wings.

Watch the conversation with May Cobb and request The Hunting Wives on Edelweiss or NetGalley.


Watch Our Fairy Tale Retellings Panel from the Spring Book and Author Festival

Watch our panel on sophisticated and subversive fairy tales for the twenty-first century reader. A princess falls for an evil sorceress, Cinderella wants Prince Charming dead, Wendy’s life after Neverland, and The Arabian Nights with a YA twist.

The Wrath and the Dawn by bestselling author Renée Ahdieh.
The Charmed Wife by Olga Grushin, winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award.
Malice by Heather Walter, is a buzzy debut from a former English teacher and current librarian.
Wendy, Darling by A.C. Wise, writer of speculative fiction and nominee for the 2020 Nebula Award for Best Short Story.


Watch Our 3 in 3 Staff Picks from the Spring Book and Author Festival

The Penguin Random House Library Marketing Team presents their top 3 books in 3 minutes for the PRH Book and Author Festival.


Featured Resources for Book Clubs

Book Club Brochure

Make the most of your book club’s meetings with our resources for book clubs, including:

Book Club Brochures
Our Book Club Brochures include recommended titles for all kinds of readers, include sample discussion questions and summaries.

Diverse Voices Brochure
Our Diverse Voices brochure features books that will spark conversation, raise awareness, and encourage empathy.

Book Club Kits
Browse our downloadable Book Club Kits to find more discussion questions, author Q&As, recipes, playlists, and more.

NEW!! Spanish-Language Book Club Kits
We are very excited to offer Spanish-Language Book Club Kits and Discussion Guides for your Spanish-Language readers.


Audiobook Resources

To listen to audiobook clips, discover narrator news, and curated listening collections, visit: www.booksontape.com

 

With Meet the Voice, Penguin Random House Audio puts the spotlight on its narrators through one-on-one discussions with audiobook producers. The narrators talk about their careers, what it’s like inside and outside of the recording booth, and some of their recent narrations.

Meet the Voice

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