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  • December 24, 2014
    NPR: Demand for Audio Books Keeps Penguin Random House Recording

    There were 36,000 audiobooks recorded last year. And somebody’s got to record all of them . . .

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  • December 1, 2014
    ‘Tis the Season – Give Books and Give Back

    Read on to learn how you can join Penguin Random House to give books and give back this holiday season . . .

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  • October 31, 2014
    New York Times: And Our Fiction Special Tonight Is …

    Waitress is One of Many New Writers With Big Book Deals . . .

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  • October 1, 2014
    Penguin Random House Completes Brazilian Objetiva Acquisition

    Penguin Random House today completed its acquisition of Editora Objetiva, the highly regarded Brazilian trade publisher. . .

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  • September 5, 2014
    Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Click to view CEO Markus Dohle’s ice bucket challenge outside of Penguin Random House headquarters in New York City . . .

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  • July 1, 2014
    Penguin Random House Completes Acquisition of Santillana Ediciones Generales from Santillana

    Penguin Random House today announced it has completed the process to purchase Santillana Ediciones Generales, the trade book publishing business, from Santillana, the trade book-publishing business majority-owned by PRISA . . .

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  • June 3, 2014
    Penguin Random House Debuts Global Brand Identity, Underscores Commitment to Creative Core

    Penguin Random House, the world’s most global trade book publisher, today introduced a new brand identity that reflects the recently merged company’s values, goals, and strengths, and distinct publishing houses that serve as creative homes to many of the world’s most beloved authors and books of all time . . .

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  • April 16, 2014
    Penguin Random House 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner

    The Pulitzer Prize Boards have honored Penguin Group and Random House books more than 120 times over the past ten decades with America’s most revered awards for Letters. On April 14, that cherished tradition continued as Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation by Dan Fagin was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction . . .

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  • April 2, 2014
    Baltimore Sun: Random House to expand Westminster operations

    Random House will soon be expanding its Westminster operations, which will lead to a “significant number of new jobs” being added, according to a Carroll County news release . . .

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  • February 27, 2014
    The Guardian: Fift Shades of Grey trilogy has sold 100 million copies

    Vintage Books announces global sales of Fifty Shades of Grey. . .

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