Toronto, May 29, 2017 – Over the course of five decades, Jann Wenner has put an indelible stamp on North American culture. As founding editor of Rolling Stone, Wenner and his trailblazing magazine came to embody the freewheeling excesses of the sixties, shaping and reporting on a countercultural narrative that still exists today. As a subject, however, Wenner has proved elusive, successfully avoiding the inquiries of biographers and resisting biography… until now. In Joe Hagan’s long-awaited bombshell STICKY FINGERS : The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine (Knopf Canada
May 9, 2017. Toronto, Canada - Penguin Canada Publisher Nicole Winstanley and Publishing Director Diane Turbide are proud to announce the forthcoming publication of LIGHTFOOT by Nicholas Jennings. The book will be published under the Viking Canada imprint on September 26, 2017; the deal was negotiated by agent Jackie Kaiser of Westwood Creative Artists. “We’re thrilled to be publishing what will be the definitive biography of one of Canada’s best singer-songwriters,” says Turbide. “Nick Jennings has had a long-standing relationship with Gordon Lightfoot, and his book enlarges our
May 4, 2017. Toronto, Canada − Publishing Director Andrea Magyar is proud to announce the forthcoming publication of The Little Book of Lykke: Secrets of the World’s Happiest People by Meik Wiking on October 31, 2017, under the Penguin Canada imprint. The deal was brokered with Chantal Noel, Rights Director, Penguin Random House U.K. A practical guide to what makes us happy from the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, The Little Book of Lykke brings together a global roadmap for happiness with Wiking’s trademark wit. “I am thrilled that Penguin Canada will be publishing
May 4, 2017. Toronto, Canada –Penguin Random House Canada is proud to announce the signing of a four-book deal with renowned underwater explorer Jill Heinerth. The first of two adult titles, Into the Planet , is scheduled for publication by Doubleday Canada in Fall of 2018. The first of two children’s books with Tundra Books will follow in 2019. Literary agent Rick Broadhead of Rick Broadhead & Associates completed the deal. More people have walked on the moon than have been to some of the remote places Jill Heinerth has explored on earth. Jill is a veteran of over twenty years of
April 24, 2017 (Toronto): McClelland & Stewart and Jerron Hawley, Graham Hurley, and Steve Sackett will donate $20,000 to the Fort McMurray Firefighters’ Association to mark the publication of their book Into the Fire: The Fight to Save Fort McMurray . The co-authors are members of the city’s fire department and the donation will be directed to the work of the Association’s Relief Fund. Jared Bland, Publisher, McClelland & Stewart, said: “We are proud to publish this remarkable book. It is a rare first-hand account of what it was like to fight a major wildfire and a stunning record of
We are very pleased to share the fantastic news that Hazlitt has been recognized with nominations for SIX National Magazine Awards in this the 40 th year of the awards. Congratulations to editor-in-chief Jordan Ginsberg, senior editor Haley Cullingham, and fiction editor Kiara Kent on this remarkable recognition of their outstanding work. The nominations are: In the FICTION category: - Captcha by Naomi Skwarna, edited by Kiara Kent and - Eight Saints and a Demon by Naben Ruthrum, edited by Kiara Kent In the ONE OF A KIND category: - The David Foster Wallace Disease by Sasha Chapin (who has
New York, NY … April 17, 2017 – Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade book publisher, today announced the launch of its #ProjectReadathon Million Minutes campaign, giving readers the chance to help young readers in local communities throughout North America. From April 17 – 23, the week leading up to UNESCO ’s World Book and Copyright Day , readers will be invited to visit a specially created reading platform that offers users the chance to read free, timed excerpts from Penguin Random House books and authors. Based on how many minutes participants devote to reading, that number
Toronto: (April 5, 2017) - Knopf Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada, is very pleased to announce the publication of a new book from Naomi Klein as part of a worldwide publishing event on June 13, 2017. In No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need , one of the world’s most important activists turns her lens on the occupant of the most powerful office in the world to give us a tool kit for understanding and resisting Trump’s shock politics. Louise Dennys, Executive Publisher and Executive Vice President of Penguin Random House Canada, and
Puffin Canada has acquired a new chapter book series from the New York Times and global bestselling author Sophie Kinsella.
Random House Canada has acquired Feeding My Mother: Comfort and Laughter in the Kitchen as My Mom Lives with Memory Loss, a new memoir by singer-songwriter, author and social media star Jann Arden.