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2010-11-08 10:52:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Clancy, the #1 international bestselling author is launching today a national program that encourages the American public to show their support by sending messages of gratitude to veterans and active duty soldiers who are recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the nation's largest military medical facility, and clinical center of gravity of American military medicine. All costs of the program will be covered by G. P. Putnam's Sons, Mr....

2010-11-04 09:33:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- G. P. Putnam's Sons President Ivan Held today announced the acquisition of a riveting new book, 33 Men, by Jonathan Franklin, an award-winning American journalist who has lived in Chile for 15 years. He had unprecedented access to the 33 Chilean miners trapped 2,200 feet below the earth for ten weeks, their families, and the emergency personnel who ultimately rescued all 33 men alive. This uplifting story of survival and endurance has captivated the...

2010-08-18 15:03:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Betty White, the Emmy Award-winning actress, whose singular talents and universal appeal have garnered her millions of fans around the world, will write two books for G. P. Putnam's Sons, it was announced today by Ivan Held, President, G. P. Putnam's Sons. The first book, titled Listen Up!, will draw upon life lessons learned during her incredibly varied, decades-long career in Hollywood, with an emphasis on the extraordinary past 15 years of the star's...

2010-04-07 10:44:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Clancy, #1 international bestselling author, bestselling videogame presenter and one of the preeminent and most prescient storytellers of our time, has written a modern-day techno-thriller like nothing he has ever done before called Dead or Alive. The eagerly-awaited novel will be published by G. P. Putnam's Sons in the U. S. and by Michael Joseph in the U.K. on December 7, 2010, it was announced today by David Shanks, CEO of Penguin Group (USA) and...

2008-12-28 13:20:43

A Holocaust memoir written by author Herman Rosenblat will not be published by Berkley Books due to questions about its veracity, the U.S. publisher says. The Penguin Group USA division said a statement that the cancellation of the book's impending publication came after Berkley received new information from Rosenblat's agent, Andrea Hurst, Publishers Weekly said Friday. The cancellation of the February 2009 publication for Angel at the Fence: The True Story of a Love That Survived was likely...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.