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
Toronto, Canada. October 3, 2016 . Diane Turbide, Publishing Director at Penguin Random House Canada, has acquired Canadian rights to a new book by renowned historian Margaret MacMillan. Entitled Making the World Again: How Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin Built Peace out of War , MacMillan will explore how wartime leaders attempted to end the war and reshape the future in the midst of the greatest conflict in history. Making the World Again will be published on the Allen Lane Canada imprint in fall 2020 and will be simultaneously published in the United States by Random House. The deal was
HARRY HOLE IS BACK ! September 19, 2016 (Toronto) - In news that will delight his millions of fans worldwide, Jo Nesbo confirms that his hardboiled Oslo detective Harry Hole will return in his latest novel, THE THIRST , to be published by Random House Canada on May 4th, 2017. THE THIRST continues the story of #1 bestseller POLICE , Harry Hole’s last outing in 2013, which saw the maverick cop protecting those closest to him from a killer wreaking revenge on the police. THE THIRST will see Harry drawn back to the Oslo police force when a serial killer begins targeting Tinder daters with a
PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE CANADA IS PROUD TO PUBLISH THE TWO CANADIANS ON THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLIST Toronto, Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - David Szalay’s All That Man Is and Madeleine Thien’s Do Not Say We Have Nothing , both published by imprints of Penguin Random House Canada, have been shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. The announcement was made in London this morning on behalf of a panel of five judges comprised of Chair Amanda Foreman along with Jon Day, Abdulrazak Gurnah, David Harsent and Olivia Williams. Published by Knopf Canada, Do Not Say We Have Nothing was acquired and
Penguin Random House Canada announces the opening of Penguin Shop. Part bookstore, part literary experience, Penguin Shop reimagines the brand in a modern retail setting.
Doubleday Canada to Publish HOW TO BE A BAWSE by Canadian Comedian Lilly Singh July 25, 2016 ( Toronto) – Doubleday Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada, has acquired HOW TO BE A BAWSE : A Guide to Surviving Conquering Life by Lilly Singh. In her debut book, Lilly will teach readers how to be their own bawse, a person who exudes confidence and reaches goals. Inspired by hilarious and honest stories from Lilly’s own experiences and life achievements, this book proves that becoming a bawse requires hard work and dedication – and that there are no shortcuts to success.
Toronto, Canada. July 18, 2016 . Kristin Cochrane, President and Publisher, Penguin Random House Canada, today announced a dynamic new direction for McClelland & Stewart and Doubleday Canada, signaling a commitment to a robust, diverse and vibrant publishing landscape. Cochrane is very pleased to announce the appointment of Jared Bland to the newly created role of Publisher, McClelland & Stewart and Vice President, Penguin Random House Canada. Bland will assume responsibility for the overall shape and direction of McClelland & Stewart, its profitability and success, building on
For immediate release: 12 July 2016 NEW BOOK , VAN GOGH ’S EAR : THE TRUE STORY , REVEALS PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED EVIDENCE ABOUT VINCENT VAN GOGH AND HIS NOTORIOUS BREAKDOWN . On December 23, 1888, Vincent van Gogh looked in the mirror, picked up a blade and sliced into his ear, a violent act that has come to define him. But exactly how much he cut off has never been clear, and scholars have long maintained that Vincent only took off the lobe. Now Bernadette Murphy, author of a new book, Van Gogh’s Ear (published today July 12, 2016) uncovers definitive evidence about his infamous act of self-
TORONTO , ONTARIO (Monday June 27, 2016) – Penguin Random House Canada has signed a two book deal for bestselling Canadian crime-fiction writer Linwood Barclay’s children’s books. Chase , Barclay’s first children’s novel, will be published simultaneously with Orion UK in July 2017. Tara Walker, Publisher, Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers, says: “We are very excited to be publishing two new books by Linwood Barclay. PRH Canada has been the proud Canadian home of Linwood’s bestselling crime novels, and we are thrilled that he will remain in the family. His novels have kept adult