TORONTO 2017-02-21 – Tom Hanks will publish a collection of stories with Knopf Canada in October. The book, UNCOMMON TYPE : Some Stories is Hanks’s first book and will be published in hardcover, ebook, and as an audio book from Penguin Random House, with Hanks reading. Sonny Mehta Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Alfred A. Knopf acquired the book from Esther Newberg at ICM Partners in New York and Anne Collins, Publisher of Knopf Canada, acquired Canadian rights to UNCOMMON TYPE from Knopf US . Rights also have been sold to the UK , Japan, China, Germany, Italy, Brazil and the Netherlands. “I
It was announced today that cherished humorist, bestselling author and award-winning journalist Stuart McLean has passed away.
Toronto, Canada. February 6, 2017. Anne Collins, Publisher, Knopf Random Canada Publishing Group, has acquired Canadian rights to a new account by Michael Palin of one of the world’s greatest maritime adventures. In his major new work, Michael Palin – former Monty Python stalwart and much-loved television globe-trotter – will bring to life the world and voyages of HMS Erebus, from its construction in the naval dockyards of Pembroke, to the part it played in James Clark Ross’s Antarctic expedition of 1839–43, to its abandonment during Sir John Franklin’s ill-fated Arctic expedition, and to its
Publication to be simultaneous with Random House US , Jonathan Cape UK , and Penguin Random House Australia, New Zealand, India and South Africa. Toronto: February 7, 2017: Salman Rushdie’s mesmerizing new novel is a modern-day thriller set against the backdrop of American culture and politics since the inauguration of Barack Obama. Through the eyes of a young filmmaker coming-of-age during the rise of Trump, Rushdie gives us a revelatory panorama of the last eight years, spinning together through a host of memorable characters and a secretive, tragedy-haunted family, a story of life, love,
Canada’s oldest publisher of children’s books, Tundra Books, is excited to announce plans to mark its 50th anniversary in 2017.
Toronto, Canada. November 29, 2016 . Into the Water is an addictive novel of psychological suspense about the slipperiness of the truth, and a family drowning in secrets. With the same propulsion that captivated millions of readers worldwide in her debut, The Girl on the Train , Paula Hawkins unfurls a gripping, twisting, layered story set in a small riverside town. Once again in Into the Water Hawkins demonstrates her powerful understanding of human instincts and the damage they can inflict. Paula Hawkins says: “This story has been brewing for a good while. For me there is something
THE GIRL RETURNS : STIEG LARSSON ’S MILLENNIUM SERIES CONTINUES WITH BOOK FIVE BY DAVID LAGERCRANTZ TO BE PUBLISHED BY VIKING CANADA IN SEPTEMBER TORONTO , November 18, 2016 – The worldwide #1 bestselling Millennium series of novels will continue in September with the publication of book five in the series, written by David Lagercrantz and featuring the return of its two iconic protagonists, Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist. The announcement was made today by Nicole Winstanley, Publisher of Penguin Canada, in concert with Millennium publishers around the world. The title of the fifth
TORONTO – Friday, November 11, 2016 - It was announced last night that internationally acclaimed and award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and author, Leonard Cohen, has passed away. McClelland & Stewart has been the proud publisher of Cohen’s novels and poetry. Jared Bland, Publisher of McClelland & Stewart, said: “Leonard Cohen was one of the great artists of our age: a poet of transcendent beauty and wisdom, a novelist of moral urgency and insight, and, of course, a peerless singer and songwriter. His work, in all its forms, touched our hearts, informed our lives, and made
Toronto, November 2, 2016 – Doubleday Canada announces Gold Mettle, a memoir from World Champion, Olympian and media personality Perdita Felicien for publication in Spring 2018. Doubleday Canada , an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada, has acquired Gold Mettle by sports broadcaster and retired Canadian Olympian and World Champion Perdita Felicien. In her debut book, Felicien will trace her family story, beginning with her mother’s remarkable flight from St. Lucia to Canada, and the tumultuous experiences of her childhood, including domestic abuse, and how it influenced Felicien’s rise to
Toronto, Canada. October 12, 2016 . Penguin Random House Canada is pleased to announce the creation of a new imprint for young adult ( YA ) titles, Penguin Teen. Penguin Teen will bring together the rich library of YA titles published by the company, formerly under the Doubleday Canada Books for Young Readers and Razorbill Canada imprints, into one combined list. Tara Walker, Publisher, Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers, and Vice President, Penguin Random House Canada, says, “In 2015, the Canadian children’s imprints came together under one group as part of the larger Penguin Random