Mon, 02/12/2013 - 11:39
Former Pantheon m.d. and New Press founder André Schiffrin has died.
Schiffrin passed away on Sunday (1st December) in Paris.
According to the New York Times, his daughter Natalia...
Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:21
Sainsbury's is working with Random House to create short cookery e-books based on some of the publisher's brands.
The supermarket's e-books platform, eBooks by Sainsbury's, will sell a range of cookery e-books priced at 99p, with each one featuring 20 recipes. The books will be known as the Bite Sized range.
Thu, 17/10/2013 - 09:38
HarperCollins is to mark Michael Morpurgo's 70th birthday with a month-long celebration in collaboration with Egmont, Macmillan, Random House, Templar and Walker.
“Morpurgo Month” in November will see 30 of Morpurgo’s 100 books highlighted in a “first-of-its-kind” promotion.
Mon, 30/09/2013 - 09:26
Random House Children's Publishing has acquired a large proportion of the backlist titles of Carnegie Medal-winning historical novelist Leon Garfield, who died in 1996.
The acquisition means RHCP will be the publisher of 24 Garfield novels dating from the 1960s, '70s and '80s, including Black Jack, Devil in the Fog...
Thu, 19/09/2013 - 16:47
The Bodley Head and the Financial Times have launched their annual essay prize. The award will see young writers have their work published as e-books by the Random House imprint.
Mon, 02/09/2013 - 12:06
Random House has launched "The Happy Foodie" website, together with a newsletter and Twitter and Facebook feeds.
The site will offer recipes, interviews, features and competitions and will offer discounts on titles.
The Happy Foodie is Random House's first responsive...
Mon, 02/09/2013 - 10:00
Celebrities including chef Jamie Oliver and actors Bill Nighy and Damian Lewis will be among those supporting the industry-wide Books Are My Bag campaign, launching on 14th September.
Other notable figures lending their face to the nationwide...
Tue, 20/08/2013 - 08:00
Nearly 6,000 people have signed up to Random House's Black Crown Project, the publisher's interactive narrative gaming experience, since its launch in May.
Digital publisher Dan Franklin said that of those 6,000, around 5%, or 300 people, had...
Wed, 14/08/2013 - 08:00
Random House has signed a spoof autobiography from film character Ron Burgundy, to be published simultaneously around the world.
The book, Let Me Off At The Top! My Classy Life and Other Musings, will be released in the US, UK, Canada and Australia in print and digital on 19th November.
It will coincide with the...
Mon, 05/08/2013 - 08:00
David Fickling has described the formal launch of his new independent venture, David Fickling Books, as “exhilarating”.
The publisher, formerly in charge of the DFB imprint within Random House, told The Bookseller: “We...