We are pleased to share the news that Penguin Random House Canada is home to FIVE of the twelve authors on the longlist for the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Our nominees are: - David Chariandy for his novel Brother , published by McClelland & Stewart and edited by Martha Kanya-Forstner - Zoey Leigh Peterson for her novel Next Year, For Sure , published by Doubleday Canada and edited by Kiara Kent - Michael Redhill for his novel Bellevue Square , published by Doubleday Canada and edited by Martha Kanya-Forstner - Eden Robinson for her novel Son of a Trickster , published by Alfred A.
I am very pleased to share the news that Penguin Random House Canada is home to FOUR of the books on the shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize, announced earlier this morning in the U.K. On our Canadian publishing lists: 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster , published by McClelland & Stewart and acquired by Anita Chong and AUTUMN by Ali Smith , published by Hamish Hamilton Canada and acquired by Nicole Winstanley And on our U.S. distribution lists: EXIT WEST by Mohsin Hamid is published by Riverhead and LINCOLN IN THE BARDO by George Saunders is published by Random House U.S. The winner will be
Penguin Random House is pleased to announce the launch of its audiobooks program in Canada.
Our kids are smart, our banks are sound, our health care system is humane, our democracy is stable—but technological change is about to disrupt our economy and threaten our way of life. Canadians aren’t ready for the race to the future. Can we still catch up—or even win? Yes, says Anthony Lacavera, one of Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. His new book “How We Can Win,” co-authored with journalist Kate Fillion, shows that we need to change the way we think and talk about our own abilities—dream bigger, aim higher and go for gold, not bronze. We also desperately
Toronto, May 29, 2017 – Over the course of five decades, Jann Wenner has put an indelible stamp on North American culture. As founding editor of Rolling Stone, Wenner and his trailblazing magazine came to embody the freewheeling excesses of the sixties, shaping and reporting on a countercultural narrative that still exists today. As a subject, however, Wenner has proved elusive, successfully avoiding the inquiries of biographers and resisting biography… until now. In Joe Hagan’s long-awaited bombshell STICKY FINGERS : The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine (Knopf Canada
May 9, 2017. Toronto, Canada - Penguin Canada Publisher Nicole Winstanley and Publishing Director Diane Turbide are proud to announce the forthcoming publication of LIGHTFOOT by Nicholas Jennings. The book will be published under the Viking Canada imprint on September 26, 2017; the deal was negotiated by agent Jackie Kaiser of Westwood Creative Artists. “We’re thrilled to be publishing what will be the definitive biography of one of Canada’s best singer-songwriters,” says Turbide. “Nick Jennings has had a long-standing relationship with Gordon Lightfoot, and his book enlarges our
May 4, 2017. Toronto, Canada − Publishing Director Andrea Magyar is proud to announce the forthcoming publication of The Little Book of Lykke: Secrets of the World’s Happiest People by Meik Wiking on October 31, 2017, under the Penguin Canada imprint. The deal was brokered with Chantal Noel, Rights Director, Penguin Random House U.K. A practical guide to what makes us happy from the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, The Little Book of Lykke brings together a global roadmap for happiness with Wiking’s trademark wit. “I am thrilled that Penguin Canada will be publishing
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