Tag: Random House

Random House Names a New Publisher and Hires a Top Editor From Knopf

In a year already marked by turnover within publishing companies, Penguin Random House, the largest one in the United States, is further shuffling the decks. On Monday, the company announced that Andy Ward, who has edited books by writers such as David Mitchell, George Saunders and Imbolo Mbue, will become the executive vice president and […]

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The Story of a Jewelry House and the Family That Built It

ANTIBES, France — The story of the Cartier Crash watch is a good one: The timepiece, Dalí-esque in form, is said to have been inspired by a Cartier Maxi Oval that was all but destroyed in a 1960s car crash fireball involving a V.I.P. client — or a Cartier director, depending on who is talking. […]

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Andrew Weissmann, a Top Mueller Prosecutor, Has a Book Deal

Andrew Weissmann, one of the top prosecutors for Robert S. Mueller III on the Russia investigation, is writing a book that will explore his work on the special counsel’s inquiry, according to a publishing executive with knowledge of the deal. Mr. Weissmann appears to be the first prosecutor on the special counsel’s team to make […]

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Ninja cuts deal to launch multiple gamer advice and culture books

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has become an influencer and celebrity as the top professional player. And now he is further parlaying that success into writing books. Blevins’s agent Loaded has cut a deal to publish multiple books and merchandise with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, two imprints of Random House. Loaded — which is a […]

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Robert L. Bernstein, Publisher and Champion of Dissent, Dies at 96

Robert L. Bernstein, who built Random House into an international publishing giant and championed political dissent, freedom of expression and relief for oppressed peoples as the founder of Human Rights Watch, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 96. Mr. Bernstein’s son Peter confirmed the death, at a hospital. The worlds of publishing and human […]

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Edmund Morris, Reagan Biographer Who Upset Conventions, Dies at 78

Edmund Morris, who wrote an acclaimed biography of Theodore Roosevelt but is best known for his life of Ronald Reagan, in which the author inserted himself as a fictional narrator, a device that baffled and angered some historians, died on Friday in Danbury, Conn. He was 78. His death, at a hospital following a stroke […]

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