Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts

Archive for November, 2012

BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo has been honored as the 2012 National Book Award winner for Nonfiction

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo has been honored as the 2012 National Book Award winner for Nonfiction

Congratulations to Katherine Boo, winner of the 2012 Nonfiction National Book Award for Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity! The Random House hardcover and e-book, and Random House Audio is a landmark debut work of narrative nonfiction that tells the story of families striving toward a better life in a slum in Mumbai, one of the twenty-first century’s great, unequal cities. Its superb reviews have been mirrored by its extended appearance on national bestseller lists. In accepting her award, Katherine Boo thanked “the ferocious women at Random House,” including her editor Kate  Medina, publicist London King, and Gina Centrello, President and Publisher, Random House Publishing Group. We are thrilled for our author and for our Random House Publishing Group colleagues on this triumphant occasion for them and for Random House, Inc. Read the full press release here. Visit the National Book Awards website here.

Fodor’s Announces Their Annual 100 Hotel Awards

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Fodor’s Announces Their Annual 100 Hotel Awards

Fodor’s Travel, the leading name in travel guides for seventy-six years, announced the 2012 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards winners on the evening of November 14, 2012.  Chosen by the experts at Fodor’s Travel, this second-annual list features an entirely new selection of hotels across nine categories that represent the year’s global hospitality trends. “Our Fodor’s editors and contributors are constantly evaluating hotels throughout the year, and the Fodor’s 100 represent our top picks for travelers right now,” explained Arabella Bowen, Fodor’s Travel executive editorial director.  “We look for properties with great amenities and stellar service that offer a unique experience to guests. Every traveler will find a dream hotel on this list, no matter what their travel personality happens to be.” Read more here.

Shipment to Specific Hurricane Sandy-Affected Areas of NY, NJ, CT Suspended

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

SHIPPING ALERT FOR CUSTOMERS OF RANDOMHOUSE.COM
We have currently suspended shipments into specific areas in the NY, NJ, CT areas severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy. We have identified these areas using USPS information. Once we are advised by USPS that delivery has been resumed, we will resume shipping. We appreciate your patience and hope that everyone is safe.