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  • October 17, 2018
    PRH Education, NCTE and The Moth Partner for 10th Annual Event for Educators

    Last week, Penguin Random House Education held their Tenth Annual Event for Educators. In partnership with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and The Moth, our Education team hosted several dozen teachers in the L’Amour Room at 1745 Broadway for a storytelling workshop.

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  • October 17, 2018
    There’s a Book for That: Bullying Prevention Month

    October is National Bullying Prevention Month – established in 2006 by Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center which “actively leads social change, so that bullying is no longer considered an accepted childhood rite of passage.” National Bullying Prevention Month recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and emotional health, and the safety and well-being of students.

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  • October 17, 2018
    The Visual Power of Berkley’s Romance Novel Cover Designs Recognized by Refinery29

    Refinery29 recently posted How These Instagrammable Book Covers Are Tricking People Into Reading Romance by Elena Nicolaou, an article that explores the visual power of cover design on such romance novels as Jasmine Guillory’s THE WEDDING DATE, Helen Hoang’s THE KISS QUOTIENT and Alexa Martin’s INTERCEPTED. Nicolaou notes that these books (as well as several other titles mentioned) “have three crucial elements in common.

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  • October 16, 2018
    TSP Editor-In-Chief Lorena Jones on Yotam Ottolenghi and His New “SIMPLE” Cookbook

    Yotam Ottolenghi, bestselling cookbook author, renowned chef and restaurant owner, has collected 130 easy, flavor-forward recipes in his new Ten Speed Press book, OTTOLENGHI SIMPLE. Featuring Ottolenghi’s signature Middle Eastern–inspired flavors, all of the recipes are simple in at least (and often more than) one way: made in 30 minutes or less, with 10 or fewer ingredients, in a single pot, using pantry staples, or prepared ahead of time for deliciously simple meals.

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  • October 16, 2018
    Featured Author Event: Nate Chinen (Washington, D.C.)

    Music fan colleagues in the vicinity of Washington, D.C. take note: longtime jazz critic, columnist and author Nate Chinen will be discussing his new Pantheon book, PLAYING CHANGES: Jazz for the New Century, in conversation with Lauren Onkey, senior director of NPR Music, on Saturday, October 20, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., at Politics & Prose Bookstore in D.C.

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  • October 15, 2018
    Penguin Random House Joins Leading Renewable Energy Alliance

    We are excited to announce that Penguin Random House has become the first book publisher to sign onto the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles, part of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA), which informs utilities and other suppliers what industry-leading, multinational companies are looking for when buying renewable energy from the grid. The program, which is supported by the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF), launched in July of 2014 with just 12 signatories. Penguin Random House is now the 78th company to sign.

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  • October 15, 2018
    Johns Hopkins to Name Building for Henrietta Lacks, Subject of Rebecca Skloot’s #1 NYT Bestseller

    Johns Hopkins University is naming a new building after Henrietta Lacks, a Baltimore woman whose cells were the basis of research for numerous modern medical breakthroughs. The building is planned for Hopkins’ East Baltimore campus and expected to be completed in 2022.

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  • October 15, 2018
    The 3 PRH Books Barack Obama Recommends You Read Before Election Day

    Former President Barack Obama posted a message on his Facebook page on Friday, October 12, that began, “I wanted to share a handful of books and articles that speak to the current political moment and something I’ve been talking about around the country this fall.” Among the books that Obama has read and recommends that everyone consider reading before Election Day on November 6 are three titles published by Penguin Random House imprints.

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  • October 12, 2018
    Mashonda Tifrere, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Celebrate the Launch of BLEND

    In its first week on-sale from TarcherPerigee, BLEND: The Secret to Co-Parenting and Creating a Balanced Family by Mashonda Tifrere with contributions from her co-parents—Swizz Beatz and his wife, Grammy-Award winning singer and songwriter Alicia Keys—sparked major media attention and exciting events, including a book launch celebration at Urban Zen in NYC. Pictured (left to right) Mashonda, her son Kasseem Jr., Alicia Keys, and Swizz Beatz.

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  • October 12, 2018
    Penguin Random House’s Big Presence @ New York Comic-Con 2018

    With 250,000 attendees, New York Comic-Con, October 4-7, was the biggest it’s ever been and continues to grow. Penguin Random House had a successful year with strong sales and appearances by many of our talented authors and illustrators. With events taking place at the Javits Center, Shop Studios, and Hammerstein Ballroom, this year’s show was packed with exciting programming.

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