As we work to combat racism and end racial injustice, we must continue to have conversations around race and bias. Penguin Random House has launched a new website, The Conversation, to support families, educators, communities, organizations, and readers as they continue these important discussions. Join the conversation HERE
The presidential memoirs of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, will be published in two volumes. The first volume, titled A PROMISED LAND, is scheduled for global release on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, and will be issued simultaneously in 25 languages. The news was announced today by Markus Dohle, CEO of Penguin Random House,
National Latinx Heritage Month is a period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States during which time we honor the contributions of Latinx Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture. The commemoration begins each year on September 15, the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica,
Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate in the November 2020 U.S. Presidential election, has selected New York Times bestselling Penguin Press and Penguin Young Readers author Kamala Harris to join him on the party ticket as his Vice Presidential candidate. Harris, the junior U.S. Senator from California, is the author of one adult and two young readers books published by Penguin imprints
From a sharecroppers son to civil rights icon, we are honoring the life & accomplishments of Congressman John Lewis (February 21, 1940 – July 17, 2020). Congressman John Lewis was a leader in the American Civil Rights Movement. He was chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and played a key role in the
We’re excited to announce that The MIT Press goes live with Penguin Random House on 7/1/2020! Established in 1962, the MIT Press is one of the largest and most distinguished university presses in the world and a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, art, social science, and design. MIT
Who else can’t wait to watch HAMILTON next weekend!!! The acclaimed Broadway musical Hamilton will be released for streaming on the Disney+ platform on July 3rd. Need more Alexander Hamilton? Check out all of our titles HERE!