The James Beard Foundation Announces 2024 Media Award Winners

On Sunday, June 8th, the 2024 James Beard Foundation Media Award Winners were announced. As a delightful (and delicious) surprise, five Penguin Random House titles were honored in the Book Awards category, which recognizes cookbooks and other non-fiction food or beverage-related books that were published in the U.S. in 2023. Among the thirteen categories, Penguin

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Congratulations to Patricia Evangelista, Winner of the 2024 Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism!

We are thrilled to announce that Penguin Random House author Patricia Evangelista has won the prestigious 2024 Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism for her book Some People Need Killing: A Memoir of Murder in My Country. The award, presented by the New York Public Library, honors outstanding journalists whose books have brought clarity

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The Aspen Words Literary Prize Announces its 2024 Shortlist

The Aspen Words Literary Prize is an “annual award for an influential work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture,” according to the official website. The 2024 Shortlist showcases five fiction works, honoring two Penguin Random House titles: Chain-Gang All Stars, by Nana Kwame

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