On November 17th the American Library Association (ALA) announced the six books shortlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year’s best books written for adult readers and published in the United States. The titles shortlisted for fiction are A Burning by Megha Majumdar (Knopf), Deacon King […]
Though ALA Annual may look different this year, we are so excited to be able to connect with you virtually! See below for more information about what’s going on at ALA Virtual 2020. Join Penguin Random House Library Marketing and Booklist for Our Cocktails and Conversations at ALA Virtual 2020 Pour yourself your drink of […]
The annual American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting is the occasion for an array of coveted prizes and honors bestowed upon distinguished children’s and adult books and audios, published (mostly) in the past year. The first group of awards were announced on Sunday, January 27, led by the Andrew Carnegie Medals. See all of our honorees and winners […]
During ALA Midwinter 2019, the American Library Association (ALA) Council announced the debut of the Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation Through Adversity, an exciting new partnership created to support the librarians and staff at libraries nationwide. Through this program, a principal awardee will receive $10,000 in cash and four runners-up will receive $1,000 each. […]
In celebration of our favorite and most lauded Science Fiction titles of 2014, we are giving away a limited number of signed copies of THE MARTIAN! Enter to Win One Free Signed Copy! We’ve also compiled a preview collection of our Spring 2015 Science Fiction Titles! What will you read next?
We congratulate Howard Jacobson on this remarkable achievement! A profound, darkly comedic parable set in a future where collective memory has vanished following a historic catastrophe and one young couple’s love affair could have shattering consequences for the human race. With a sense of the dramatic sweep of Michael Ondaatje and the dystopian, literary sensibility […]
Well, I don’t think we could have asked for much more. Random House, Inc. had 4 winners in last night’s National Book Critics Circle Award announcements! We would like to congratulate the winners for… FICTION Jennifer Egan : A Visit from the Goon Squad …Of course the one that I skip for book club would win […]
We were thrilled today to see the Random House, Inc. managed to nab 4 of the 10 titles in the inaugural Library Journal Top Ten Best Books of 2010! Congratulations to our authors and editors! And also congratulations to our sales and services partner, Other Press, and one of MY personal favorite books of the year, […]