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  • May 19, 2017
    Friday Reads: FBI

    It doesn’t get much more topical than this. The FBI has been a source of fascination since its start in 1908. Famous and infamous, the FBI has a long history that’s been documented by meticulously researched books by David Grann, Ronald Kessler, and Bryan Burrough, among many others.

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  • May 18, 2017
    Random House Relaunches YouTube Channel to Harness the Power of Video

    Video content continues to rise to the top of how consumers are choosing to access information and entertainment.  In a further step towards harnessing the power of online video, the Random House Publishing Grouphas relaunched its YouTube Channel with a compelling and inspiring trailer titled “Who is Random House? Highlights from Our Authors.” Watch the trailer here.

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  • May 18, 2017
    There’s a Book for That: Jewish American Heritage Month

    May is Jewish American Heritage Month – proclaimed such in 2006 by President George W. Bush to honor the more than 350-year history of Jewish contributions to American culture.

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  • May 17, 2017
    Inside Four New Heavyweight Biographies

    This week’s Igloo Book Buzz celebrates the release of four major biographies that delve inside the lives of four distinctly different, supremely gifted individuals: Muhammad Ali, Ernest Hemingway, Otis Redding and Maurice Sendak.

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  • May 16, 2017
    VIDEO: PRH Employees’ Children Talking About Our Company Story

    To coincide with Penguin Random House’s annual Take Our Children to Work Day on Thursday, April 27, our Corporate Communications and Kid’s Day teams created a light-hearted, informal, “handmade” video of our employees’ children reading or reciting lines from our Penguin Random House company story.

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  • May 15, 2017
    TSP Creative Director Emma Campion on Collaborating with House Industries

    The newly unveiled Watson-Guptill colophon came to life because of a close collaboration between House Industries and a visionary team led Ten Speed Press Creative Director Emma Campion. Here Emma answers three questions about this very fruitful working partnership.

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  • May 15, 2017
    Watson-Guptill Unveils New Colophon Created by House Industries

    The Crown Publishing Group is pleased to announce a new colophon design for its Watson-Guptill imprint, which publishes instructional and influential illustrated art books for both amateur and professional artists around the world.

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  • May 11, 2017
    Our 2017 Indies Choice Award Winners and Picture Book Hall of Fame Inductee

    The American Booksellers Association (ABA) has announced the winners of the 2017 Indies Choice Awards, with books published by Penguin Random House imprints taking three of the major awards. Through “Indies Choice,” independent booksellers from ABA member stores selected their favorite titles published last year, casting their votes via online balloting.

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  • May 11, 2017
    There’s a Book for That: Mother’s Day Memoirs

    In anticipation of Mother’s Day this Sunday, many are thinking about the special women who have influenced their lives, be it mom, aunt, grandma, or an adopted mother figure. Others may stress over their own mothering and what they could have done differently for their children.

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  • May 11, 2017
    Crown Senior Editor Kevin Doughten on the Making of SHATTERED: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign

    Moving blow-by-blow from the campaign’s difficult birth through the bewildering terror of election night, Crown’s #1 New York Times bestseller SHATTERED by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes tells an unforgettable story both political and personal, that will change the way readers understand just what happened to America on November 8, 2016.

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