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Archive for September, 2009

Dayton Literary Peace Prizes

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

2009 Dayton Literary Peace Prizes awarded to Richard Bausch for his novel Peace and to Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn, authors of Half the Sky, for Lifetime Achievement.

Danticat MacArthur

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Random House, Inc. congratulates Edwidge Danticat on being named a 2009 MacArthur Fellow.

Now in theaters

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Now in theaters: The Informant, starring Matt Damon, based on the book by Kurt Eichenwald; The Boys Are Back, starring Clive Owen (playing in NYC & LA).

Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 2009 shortlist announced. Congratulations to our nominees: American Rust by Philipp Meyer, The Vagrants by Yiyun Li, and Woodsburner by John Pipkin.

FT/Goldman Sachs Award

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

In FED We Trust: Ben Bernanke’s War on the Great Panic shortlisted for FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year.

Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol sets one-day, adult fiction sales record

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol sets one-day, adult fiction sales record and marks record-breaking day-one sales for Random House North America and U.K. One-day, global English-language sales well over 1 million copies.

A.S. Byatt Shortlisted for Booker Prize for The Children’s Book

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Random House congratulates A.S. Byatt’s The Children’s Book for being shortlisted for the 2009 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.