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2010-11-22 11:09:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Patricia Cornwell, #1 bestselling author, is launching "America for Vets," a national campaign that will help military veterans, men and women, prepare for a better future. People across the country will be able to make donations of everyday supplies to American veterans in need as part of the Veterans Village of San Diego daily-life readiness programs. To find out more details about the campaign, visit www.penguin.com/americaforvets. (Photo:...

2010-11-10 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Godoff, President and Publisher of The Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), today announced the acquisition of Sapphire's The Kid, the second novel by the bestselling author of Push. The Kid tells the electrifying story of Abdul Jones, the son of Push's unforgettable heroine, Precious. The deal, for North American rights, was made between Godoff, who serves as editor, and Melanie Jackson of the Melanie Jackson Agency. Publication...

2010-11-08 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Petersen Kennedy, President, Penguin Group (USA) announced today that David Rosenthal, veteran publishing executive and former publisher and executive vice president of the Simon & Schuster imprint, is joining Penguin Group (USA) as president and publisher of a new general trade imprint, yet to be named. His appointment will be effective on January 10, 2011 and he will report to Mrs. Kennedy. (Photo:...

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...

2010-10-04 08:45:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Former President Bill Clinton spoke to the nation about the benefits of his revolutionary heart health program based on a diet created by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn. Following a plant-based diet like the diet in Dr. Esselstyn's groundbreaking book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, published by Avery, an imprint of Penguin Group USA, President Clinton was able to lose twenty-four pounds and improve his heart function. In an interview with Wolf...

2010-08-26 10:40:00

LONDON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Penguin Books has announced it is to publish 'I Am Number Four' by Pittacus Lore, the first instalment of The Lorien Legacies, a mind-blowing new thriller series. I Am Number Four is a tale of John Smith (aka Number Four) as he desperately tries to outrun his past, escape his mortal enemies the Mogadorian, blend into normal student life and above all pray, his newly found powers, legacies from home; Planet Lorien, don't give him away before he can complete...

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...

2010-07-19 23:01:00

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Penguin Group (USA), one of the leading U.S. consumer book publishers, and Starz, LLC, launched today the Amplified Edition of Ken Follett's international bestselling novel "The Pillars of the Earth." The Amplified Edition of "The Pillars of the Earth" showcases striking video clips, beautiful art and original music from the upcoming, critically acclaimed Starz Originals 8-hour epic television event based on the book. (Photo:...

2010-06-02 07:59:00

LONDON, June 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Candy, developer of the popular children's online game, Moshi Monsters, today announced its first major licensing deal with Penguin Group to publish a series of books based on the Moshi Monsters property. The online game allows children around the world to adopt their own free pet monster, play games, customize their homes, explore the virtual world and solve educational puzzles. More than 20 million players have registered to-date at...