Month: June 2018

Penguin Random House India acquires Hind Pocket Books

By A Staff Writer In a major announcement, Penguin Random House India today said that it has acquired Hind Pocket Books, one of the oldest and most respected Hindi language publishers in the country. Established in 1958, the highly regarded Hind Pocket Books are widely considered as pioneers in publishing Hindi and Urdu paperbacks in India,

Harry Potter and The Chamber Of Secrets Get New Bloomsbury editions

By A Staff Writer Bloomsbury Children’s Books has published House Editions of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets to mark 20 years since the book was first published in July 1998. Illustrated by Levi Pinfold, who created 2017’s spectacularly successful House Editions ofHarry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the covers feature an interpretation of the door to

We That Are Young wins Desmond Elliott Prize

By A Staff Writer Preti Taneja’s We That Are Young has won the prestigious Desmond Elliott Prize, an aw ard for the best debut novel in English, published in the UK. We That Are Young was published by Penguin Random House India under Hamish Hamilton in October 2017. We That Are Young is Shakespeare’s King Lear told as a devastating commentary

Be ready for Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi’s The Rabbit and the Squirrel

One of the most celebrated and accomplished writers of our times returns after a decade with a magical, modern fable for all ages. Penguin Random House India is delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of The Rabbit and the Squirrel by Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi, Illustrated by Stina Wirsen. The book is set for a September 1,

Human + Machine add up to a new exciting world

Will machines conquer humans? The idea of intelligent machines as a potential threat to mankind has a long history. Will Artificial Intelligence (AI) lead to job losses? Will workers be made redundant by machines? These are troubling, relevant questions. In a brilliant, must-read book for industry and thought leaders as well as laymen, Accenture technology leaders