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.
TORONTO 2017-03-07: Viking Canada is delighted to announce the publication of a new novel by John le Carré, A Legacy of Spies , to be published on September 5, 2017. This is the first novel in over twenty-five years to feature George Smiley, le Carré’s most beloved character. Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, is living out his old age on the family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany when a letter from his old Service summons him to London. The reason? His Cold War past has come back to claim him.
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.