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9 Surprising Author Cameos in Movies

If I wrote a book and that book later got adapted into a movie, you’d better believe I’d be hanging around the set as much as possible and trying to meet the actors. And, if one were offered, I wouldn’t say no to making a cameo appearance. These nine author cameos show that I’d be [...]

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Spring Cleaning: Book Giveaway!

We have too many books. Our solution? A Spring cleaning book giveaway! How we would love to keep every book that comes across our desks! But alas, we only have so much shelf space and occasionally, although we try to do it as little as possible, we have to do some Spring cleaning. Since one [...]

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Random House Staff Recommended Books

We asked some of our colleagues, if they could choose only one book to recommend this season as a gift, what would it be? Here are their recommended books.

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Kat Loves… Joseph Anton (& a contest!)

The first time I heard about Salman Rushdie’s new book, Joseph Anton, I was in a launch meeting. These launch meetings take place well before the books are scheduled to come out. They are an opportunity for the editorial department to tell the publicity and marketing departments about the upcoming season and their new lists. [...]

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8 Great Books into Movies

This Fall’s crop of movies are quite literary. They range from Anna Karenina to Jack Reacher — so there’s something for everyone. Which one are you most likely to see? Or, are you a movie buff who will watch all of them?   1. Life of Pi This movie, based on Yann Martel‘s bestselling novel [...]

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