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September 2007
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Two Random House Titles Shortlisted for the Business Book of the Year Award

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The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs have released a shortlist of six titles for their Business Book of the Year Award.

Two Random House, Inc. titles are among the nominated:

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co. by William D. Cohan

The award will be decided and announced on October 25th.

In Brief
Ronald M. Dworkin, a professor of law at New York University and University College London and author of Life's Dominion: An Argument About Abortion, Euthanasia and Individual Freedom, has been awarded the 2007 Holberg International Memorial Prize for developing a theory of law that stands in opposition to traditional legal positivism. The prize, presented by the Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund in Norway, recognizes scholarly achievement in the arts and humanities, the social sciences, law, and theology and carries a monetary award of $800,000.
Madeleine L'Engle, Newbery Award winner and author of more than 60 books for adults and young readers, passed away at the age of 89. Click here for a complete list of titles by Madeleine L'Engle available from Random House, Inc.

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