Tagged: Penguin Books

Women's earnings 1.6% higher at PRH UK, gender pay gap report reveals

Women at Penguin Random House UK on average earn 1.6% more than men working at the company, the publisher has disclosed in its gender pay gap report.... Read more

Fig Tree scoops Florence Welch's debut

Singer-songwriter Florence Welch has signed her first book - an illustrated collection of lyrics and poetry. Read more

Sir Allen Lane honoured with orange plaque at Exeter railway station

The founder of Penguin Books, Sir Allen Lane, has been commemorated with an "orange plaque" at Exeter St David’s railway station - the same station... Read more

Virago to publish true spy tale optioned by Paramount

Virago has acquired A Woman of No Importance, the true story of an American WWII spy Virginia Hall, by author, journalist and broadcaster Sonia Purnell. ... Read more

Prince Charles pens climate change book for new Ladybird Expert series

Prince Charles has written a book on climate change as part of a new Ladybird Expert series, set to be published later this month.... Read more

Basford to publish two new colouring books with PRH

Johanna Basford is set to publish two new colouring books in 2016 with Virgin Books, a division of Ebury at Penguin Random House UK.... Read more

Amazon customers 'wish' for Harry Potter Colouring Book

The Harry Potter Colouring Book (Studio Press) has made it into the top 10 "most wished for presents of the year", according to Amazon.co.uk.... Read more

MacLeod and Atkins win British Library Writer in Residence Award

Authors Alison MacLeod and William Atkins have been judged joint winners of the 2016 Eccles British Library Writer in Residence Award. Two winners have been awarded this year... Read more

Penguin Books pays out over MoD libel

Penguin Books has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum in compensation to the former director general of legal services at the Ministry of Defence, Martin... Read more

Penguin to reissue The Rights of Man

Penguin Books is to reissue H G Wells’ The Rights of Man, with a new introduction by Ali Smith. Read more

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