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Jan 16, 2015, 13:38 ET The Borderless Plague, a conversation about Ebola and its implications, to take place at The Bram and Bluma Appel Salon in Toronto on February 8th

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The Bram and Bluma Appel Salon in the Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St., will be the venue for an important conversation looking at Ebola and its implication....


Dec 03, 2014, 17:00 ET Alfred A. Knopf Canada to publish new book by Micah White, Driving force behind the Occupy Movement

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Alfred A. Knopf Canada is pleased to announce that it will publish Micah White's new book THE END OF PROTEST in Spring, 2016. White, former editor at Adbusters Magazine...


Nov 27, 2014, 10:39 ET Remembering P. D. James

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - With the news of P. D. James' death today in Oxford, England, at the age of 94, we are deeply saddened by the passing of one of the most acclaimed writers of our time,...


Nov 19, 2014, 10:05 ET Bond Street Books To Publish Jonathan Franzen's New Novel In Canada In Fall 2015

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Bond Street Books, an imprint of Doubleday Canada, will publish Jonathan Franzen's new novel in the fall of 2015. PURITY will hit book stores in September. Devon...


Nov 12, 2014, 16:37 ET Giller Winner Sean Michaels at Inspire

TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - MEET the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner, Sean Michaels, author of Us Conductors on Saturday, November 15th at 10:00AM. Sean Michaels will be signing copies of his...


Nov 11, 2014, 08:47 ET Random House Canada Celebrates Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner US CONDUCTORS by Sean Michaels

TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Random House Canada is proud to congratulate Sean Michaels on his Scotiabank Giller Prize win. Canada's Premier Literary Prize for Fiction, and the richest at $100,000, ...


Nov 10, 2014, 17:00 ET McClelland & Stewart Acquires Novel from Award-winning Canadian Poet Steven Price

TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - McClelland and Stewart is very pleased to announce that, after a strongly competitive auction with three other Canadian houses, publisher Ellen Seligman has acquired,...


Nov 03, 2014, 16:24 ET Fenn/McClelland & Stewart Signs Historic Eight Books Centennial Publishing Deal with Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment

TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Jordan Fenn, Publisher, Fenn/McClelland & Stewart (a Penguin Random House imprint), is thrilled to announce a major publishing relationship with Maple Leaf Sports &...


Apr 24, 2014, 12:05 ET Random House Canada to publish a new book by Chris Hadfield featuring photographs from the International Space Station

TORONTO, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Random House Canada is pleased to announce that it has acquired rights to publish a new book by former astronaut Chris Hadfield featuring photographs from the...


Apr 04, 2014, 12:00 ET Knopf Canada announces publication of new Kazuo Ishiguro novel

TORONTO, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - On the eve of the London Book Fair, Knopf Canada is thrilled to announce publication of Kazuo Ishiguro's new novel entitled: THE BURIED GIANT. The novel will be...


Mar 28, 2014, 16:00 ET Alfred A. Knopf Canada to publish the definitive biography of Jann Wenner and history of Rolling Stone magazine

TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Anne Collins, publisher of Knopf Canada and vice-president of Random House of Canada Limited, is pleased to announce that Alfred A. Knopf Canada has acquired the...


Feb 06, 2014, 09:48 ET E.L. JAMES, author of Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, Canadian Exclusive Event in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - E.L. JAMES will make her first Canadian appearance with a book signing event at the Chapters Robson store, 788 Robson, in Vancouver on Sunday, February 16th, 2014 at...


Dec 06, 2013, 11:19 ET Kirstine Stewart, the head of Twitter Canada, to publish Our Turn: Time for a New Kind of Leader with Random House Canada

TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Kirstine Stewart will publish her first book, Our Turn, on women leaders in a time of new opportunities, with Random House Canada. Anne Collins, Publisher of the Knopf...


Nov 26, 2013, 17:00 ET Hazlitt releases its first print magazine: Hazlitt No. 1 in stores this week

"The essayists on that site are the cleverest around." - GLOBE AND MAIL Winner of three Gold Medals at the 2013 National Magazine Awards, Including Magazine Website of the Year TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2013 ...


Nov 12, 2013, 08:00 ET Elaine Lui, the voice behind the wildly popular blog, LaineyGossip.com to publish LISTEN TO THE SQUAWKING CHICKEN: WHEN MOTHER KNOWS BEST, WHAT'S A DAUGHTER TO DO? A MEMOIR (SORT OF) with Random

TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - It was announced today that Elaine Lui's memoir LISTEN TO THE SQUAWKING CHICKEN: WHEN MOTHER KNOWS BEST, WHAT'S A DAUGHTER TO DO? A MEMOIR (SORT OF), will be published...


Oct 10, 2013, 08:38 ET Penguin Random House Canada congratulates Alice Munro on her Nobel Prize for Literature

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Penguin Random House Canada is thrilled and extremely honoured to announce that Alice Munro has won this year's Nobel Prize for Literature. Upon receiving the news, Ms...


Jul 02, 2013, 09:00 ET Random House Canada to publish book by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

TORONTO, July 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Random House Canada is proud to announce that it will publish Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's first book on October 29, 2013. The book, AN ASTRONAUT'S GUIDE TO LIFE...


May 28, 2013, 08:15 ET Title for new Bridget Jones book revealed: "Mad About The Boy"

Helen Fielding's novel to be published October 15 TORONTO, May 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Helen Fielding - the British writer whose wildly popular newspaper column depicting a 30-something single woman living...


Apr 15, 2013, 05:00 ET Rock & roll music legend Brian Wilson to publish new memoir with Random House Canada

TORONTO, April 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Random House Canada today announced the acquisition of Canadian rights to publish a new memoir by rock & roll music legend Brian Wilson. Anne Collins, Publisher of The ...


Feb 19, 2013, 15:33 ET Random House of Canada Limited files statement of defence in legal suit brought by Conrad Black

TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Random House of Canada Limited today filed a Statement of Defence in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice regarding the Statement of Claim made by Conrad Black...


Jan 16, 2013, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Physicians call for more bike lanes as colleague goes to court for civil disobedience/

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - A group of Toronto physicians is calling on City Council to invest in a massive expansion of bike lanes as a way of building a healthy city and reducing death and...


Jan 15, 2013, 12:18 ET Media Advisory - Physicians call for more bike lanes as colleague goes to court for civil disobedience

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - A group of Toronto physicians is calling on City Council to invest in a massive expansion of bike lanes as a way of building a healthy city and reducing death and...


Jan 15, 2013, 09:31 ET Dan Brown's New Novel, Inferno, to be Published by Doubleday on May 14th

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Dan Brown, author of the #1 international blockbusters The Lost Symbol and The Da Vinci Code, recently completed work on a new novel, Inferno, that will be published...


Jan 15, 2013, 07:12 ET Dan Brown's New Novel to be Published by Doubleday on May 14th

Book and Title to be Unveiled Today via Social Media Posts Beginning at 7:00 AM EST NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Dan Brown's new novel, the eagerly awaited follow-up to his #1, record-setting...


Nov 13, 2012, 11:41 ET Resolution of The Drug Trial Litigation

TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Random House of Canada Limited, Dr. Miriam Shuchman, Anne Collins and Dr. Nancy Olivieri have now resolved litigation between them over The Drug Trial: Nancy Olivieri...