July 1, 2013 Paula Deen's cookbook dropped; David Mitchell on having a child with autism; the best books coming out this week.
June 27, 2013 Also: Random House commissions Shakespeare retellings; Manil Suri on being a gay Indian author; bestselling technology writer found dead.
April 8, 2013 Also: The EU approves the merger between Penguin and Random House; Lemony Snicket describes the dangers of mayonnaise; and the best books coming out this week.
March 27, 2013 Also: The Daily Beast says it has uncovered more plagiarized passages in Jane Goodall's book; Junot Diaz goes head to head with Stephen Colbert on immigration.
February 15, 2013 Also: The erotic writings of John Donne; Randi Zuckerberg gets a two-book deal; and the whimsical world of book sculpting.
October 29, 2012 German media company Bertelsmann will own 53 percent of the new firm, Penguin Random House; Pearson, which owns Penguin, will control the rest. The merger, subject to regulatory approval, is scheduled to be completed in the second half of 2013.