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For immediate release: 12 July 2016 NEW BOOK , VAN GOGH ’S EAR : THE TRUE STORY , REVEALS PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED EVIDENCE ABOUT VINCENT VAN GOGH AND HIS NOTORIOUS BREAKDOWN .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
June 27, 2016; Toronto— Terry Fallis, bestselling author and two-time winner of the Leacock Medal for Humour, has signed a new deal with McClelland & Stewart, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada, for two novels to be released in 2017 and 2018. Fallis’s previous five bestselling novels were also published with McClelland & Stewart. “We’re thrilled to have two more novels from Terry under contract,” says Marion Garner, Deputy Publisher, VP of Penguin Random House Canada. “Terry is a joy to work with – a true partner in the process. His writing is seamless, and his willingness to
The likes of Gordie Howe won’t be seen again. Some of us saw him play. Others knew him as a hero, a mentor, a family man. We at Penguin Random House Canada had the honour of working with him. We will remember his quick smile, his sense of humour, his sense of right and wrong, and his still-impressive handshake. Unwaveringly loved and universally respected, the legend known as Mr. Hockey will live on in the record books and in our memories. For more information, please contact: Stephen Myers Publicity Manager Penguin Random House Canada 647.500.4295, smyers@penguinrandomhouse.com
(Toronto) Louise Dennys, Executive Publisher and Executive Vice President, Penguin Random House Canada, has acquired Canadian rights for Ian McEwan’s new novel, Nutshell , from Peter Straus at Rogers Coleridge & White, to be published by Knopf Canada. Nutshell is a classic story of murder and deceit, told by a narrator with a perspective and voice unlike any in recent literature. A bravura performance, it is the finest recent work from a true master. “A new Ian McEwan novel is always a publishing event,” says Louise Dennys. “Yet with Nutshell, he has transcended all expectations. This is
On behalf of Ellen Seligman’s family, it is with profound sadness that we share the news that Ellen died today.
Viking Canada is thrilled to be publishing THE PIGEON TUNNEL : Stories From My Life, a memoir by the novelist John le Carré.
Penguin Canada Publishing Director Diane Turbide has acquired world rights to an urgent book that every Canadian should read, Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve the Health of All Canadians.
Doubleday Canada is very proud to announce the publishing event of 2016 – a funny, thoughtful and affectionate analysis of his home and native land by Canadian comedy icon Mike Myers.