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Sep 18, 2019, 11:15 ET Penguin Random House Canada Shares the Sad News of Celebrated Canadian Author Graeme Gibson's Passing

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Penguin Random House Canada today shares the sad news that celebrated Canadian author Graeme Gibson has died. McClelland & Stewart and Doubleday Canada have been the...


Jan 25, 2019, 12:42 ET Alfred A. Knopf Canada to Publish a New Novel by John Irving

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Alfred A. Knopf Canada is pleased to announce the acquisition of Canadian rights to publish the new novel from internationally acclaimed author John Irving. Darkness as ...


Nov 28, 2018, 09:30 ET Margaret Atwood Writing Handmaid's Tale Sequel for Publication September 2019

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - McClelland & Stewart announces they will publish Margaret Atwood's forthcoming novel, The Testaments, on September 10, 2019. The Testaments is set fifteen years after...


Jul 03, 2018, 11:32 ET Penguin Random House Canada to Publish a Non Fiction Work and Children's Picture Book by Jesse Wente

TORONTO, July 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Penguin Random House Canada is proud to announce the acquisition of a nonfiction work and a children's picture book by Jesse Wente. The deal was brokered by Ron Eckel of ...


Jun 11, 2018, 11:00 ET "My Stories, My Times" by Jean Chrétien

TORONTO, June 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Random House Canada is pleased to announce My Stories, My Times by Jean Chrétien, on sale October 23, 2018. Published to coincide with the 25-year anniversary of Mr....


May 17, 2018, 05:00 ET Penguin Random House Canada Announces Special Pre-Order Campaign with the Tegan and Sara Foundation for Vivek Shraya's New Book, I'm Afraid of Men

TORONTO, May 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Penguin Random House Canada is proud to announce a special pre-order campaign for Vivek Shraya's upcoming book, I'm Afraid of Men, to mark the International Day Against...


May 10, 2018, 11:00 ET Penguin Canada to publish HAD IT COMING, Robyn Doolittle's new book on sexual politics, #MeToo, and rape culture

TORONTO, May 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Penguin Canada announces the forthcoming publication of a book on sexual politics by investigative reporter Robyn Doolittle. Doolittle was just named "2017 Journalist of ...


Apr 09, 2018, 14:00 ET McClelland & Stewart to publish investigation into accused serial killer Bruce McArthur

TORONTO, April 9, 2018 /CNW/ - McClelland & Stewart announces the forthcoming publication of a book by journalist Justin Ling about the murders of at least seven men who disappeared from Toronto's...


Apr 04, 2018, 10:30 ET Penguin Random House Canada to launch new imprint Strange Light

TORONTO, April 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Penguin Random House Canada announces the launch of a new imprint, Strange Light, that will publish cutting-edge voices exploring evolving literary forms. Growing out...


Mar 01, 2018, 14:00 ET McClelland & Stewart Announces the Publication of Richard Wagamese's Final Novel, Starlight

TORONTO, March 1, 2018 /CNW/ - McClelland & Stewart is honoured to announce the forthcoming publication of a final novel by the late Richard Wagamese, the beloved, bestselling author of Indian Horse...


Feb 21, 2018, 09:05 ET Penguin Canada to publish Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini, illustrated by Dan Williams

TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Penguin Canada is proud to announce a new work from the award-winning and internationally bestselling writer and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, Khaled Hosseini. The new...


Nov 16, 2017, 14:29 ET One Million Books Sent to Canadian Babies and Toddlers

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - November 2017 marks the one millionth book sent to children in Canada by Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. The Imagination Library mails more than 20,000...


Oct 05, 2017, 10:35 ET Kazuo Ishiguro Wins the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

TORONTO, Oct. 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Penguin Random House Canada is thrilled to announce that Kazuo Ishiguro has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature. Upon receiving the news of the award, the acclaimed...


Sep 08, 2017, 11:51 ET Penguin Random House Canada Launches Audiobook Program

TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Penguin Random House is pleased to announce the launch of its audiobooks program in Canada. This week, the program is launching with seventeen audiobook titles,...


Aug 31, 2017, 12:12 ET Random House Canada announces an inspiring new book from one of Canada's most successful entrepreneurs, on sale October 2017

TORONTO, Aug. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - Our kids are smart, our banks are sound, our health care system is humane, our democracy is stable—but technological change is about to disrupt our economy and threaten ...


Aug 22, 2017, 09:00 ET Nazis Deceived into Ending the Final Solution, Canadian Holocaust Historian Reveals

TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - A Canadian Holocaust historian has uncovered evidence that Nazi SS Chief Heinrich Himmler was deceived into ending the Final Solution in November, 1944—nearly six...


May 29, 2017, 10:06 ET Alfred A. Knopf Canada to publish the definitive Jann Wenner biography in October

TORONTO, May 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Over the course of five decades, Jann Wenner has put an indelible stamp on North American culture. As founding editor of Rolling Stone, Wenner and his trailblazing...


Apr 27, 2017, 12:21 ET McClelland & Stewart to mark publication of Into the Fire: The Fight to Save Fort McMurray with $20,000 donation

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - McClelland & Stewart and Jerron Hawley, Graham Hurley, and Steve Sackett will donate $20,000 to the Fort McMurray Firefighters' Association to mark the publication of...


Mar 07, 2017, 09:00 ET Viking Canada to publish John le Carré's A Legacy of Spies in a worldwide publishing event

TORONTO, March 7, 2017 Viking Canada is delighted to announce the publication of a new novel by John le Carré, A Legacy of Spies , to be published on September 5, 2017. This is the first novel in...


Feb 15, 2017, 18:07 ET Stuart McLean's long time publisher reflects on his passing

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - It was announced today that cherished humorist, bestselling author and award-winning journalist Stuart McLean has passed away. Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random...


Jan 19, 2017, 15:34 ET Tundra Books Celebrates its 50th Anniversary with a New Logo and the Creation of the May Cutler Emerging Artist of the Year Award

TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's oldest publisher of children's books, Tundra Books, is excited to announce plans to mark its 50th anniversary in 2017, including the launch of an illustration...


Nov 29, 2016, 10:35 ET Doubleday Canada is thrilled to announce the new novel from Paula Hawkins, the author of The Girl on the Train

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Into The Water is an addictive novel of psychological suspense about the slipperiness of the truth, and a family drowning in secrets. With the same propulsion that...


Nov 11, 2016, 07:56 ET McClelland & Stewart statement on the loss of Leonard Cohen

TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2016 /CNW/ - It was announced last night that internationally acclaimed and award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and author, Leonard Cohen, has passed away. McClelland &...


Nov 02, 2016, 08:45 ET Doubleday Canada Announces Perdita Felicien Memoir

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Doubleday Canada announces Gold Mettle, a memoir from World Champion, Olympian and media personality Perdita Felicien for publication in Spring 2018. Doubleday Canada,...


Oct 05, 2016, 09:05 ET Allen Lane Canada acquires major work from Margaret MacMillan

TORONTO, Oct. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Diane Turbide, Publishing Director at Penguin Random House Canada, has acquired Canadian rights to a new book by renowned historian Margaret MacMillan. Entitled Making...