• Random House, Inc. welcomes Osprey Publishing, the world's leading publisher of illustrated military history and military aviation books, as a new distribution client. Osprey also publishes general military history as well as special series titles spanning military history from the ancient world to modern times. For a complete listing of Osprey titles available from Random House, Inc., click here.
• Random House, Inc. is pleased to welcome Kuperard
as one of our newest distribution clients. Kuperard is the publisher of Culture Smart!
, Customs and Etiquette
guides, which provide information about countries, their cultures, customs and etiquette for international travellers. To download a Kuperard Catalog, click here.
• Hisham Matar's In the Country of Men
was shortlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize for Fiction
. Longlisted titles from Random House were as follows: Theft
by Peter Carey; The Other Side of the Bridge
by Mary Lawson; The Emperor's Children
by Claire Messud; Black Swan Green
by David Mitchell; The Ruby in Her Navel
by Barry Unsworth.
• Osamu Tezuka's Buddha series
(Vertical, Inc.) has won its second Harvey Award
for Best American Edition of Foreign Material, presented during the Baltimore Comic-Con held September 9-10, 2006. The Harveys, named after the legendary MAD
founding editor and master storyteller Harvey Kurtzman, are given out annually to recognize outstanding achievements in the comic book industry.
• John Updike
has won the Rea Award for the Short Story
, honoring a "significant contribution to the discipline of the short story as an art form." The jurors were previous winners Ann Beattie
, Richard Ford
and Joyce Carol Oates