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Archive for January, 2011

Random House has 8 National Book Critics Circle Nominations

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

The membership of the National Book Critics Circle has voted eight 2010 Random House, Inc. titles as finalists among the five best titles in their publishing categories. Winners for these annual Awards will be announced at the Thursday, March 10 NBCC ceremony in Manhattan.

 

Fiction

 

A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan (Knopf Hardcover & E-book, Anchor Trade Paperback)
To the End of the Land by David Grossman (Knopf Hardcover & E-Book, Vintage Trade Paperback)

 

Nonfiction

 

Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet by Jennifer Homans (Random House Hardcover & E-book)
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick (Spiegel & Grau Hardcover, Trade Paperback, & E-book)
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House Hardcover & E-book)

 

Biography

 

The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham: A Biography by Selina Hastings (Random House Hardcover & E-book)
The Killing of Crazy Horse by Thomas Powers (Knopf Hardcover & E-book)
Simon Wiesenthal: The Lives And Legends by Tom Segev (Doubleday HC & E-book)

 

We congratulate our nominated authors, publishers, and editors. View the complete list of NBCC Finalists.

One Day Gets Official Release Date

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Focus Features, our Random House Films co-venture partner, announces that One Day starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess, based on the critically-acclaimed David Nicholls Vintage 2010 bestseller, will be released in theatres on Friday, July 8. The selection of this prime summer play date underscores our shared belief in the Lone Scherfig-directed movie’s commercial potential, as well as its quality.

Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool wins the 2011 Newbery Medal for Moon over Manifest

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Random House congratulates Clare Vanderpool, whose Moon over Manifest has been awarded the prestigious Newbery Medal for 2011 by the American Library Association’s Association of Library Service for Children. This is the second straight year a Random House author has been received the Newbery Medal. Random House also congratulates its dozen authors who have received American Library Association awards this year.