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,
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
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.