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Banned Books Week and Beyond

by Penguin Random House U. S.|December, 2022

This year, Banned Books Week felt like less of a celebration and more of a moral imperative, and our mandate at Penguin Random House to protect writers against censorship is more important than ever. As the book-banning epidemic continues to spread across the country, we remain committed to championing the open exchange of ideas and the power of narrative to broaden perspective and strengthen human empathy.

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Presenting the Year in Books: 2022 Was Mixed Emojis

by Penguin Random House U. S.|December, 2022

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural Year in Books campaign, we’re once again highlighting the biggest books of the year and the titles and authors that helped us get by.

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TikTok Partners with Penguin Random House on New Book Tagging Feature

by Alyssa Castaneda|December, 2022

With more than 85 billion views and counting, #BookTok is one of TikTok’s most popular hashtags, featuring a vibrant, global community of people who share a passion for reading.

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Now Available: Author University Video on Demand

by The Author Newsletter Team |November, 2022

In October, the Author Portal team brought you the Author University Bonus Session “How to Create Great Content for Social Media.” The recorded session is now available on demand for your viewing pleasure on the Author Portal.

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Talking Pride, Book Banning, and Social Justice with Robert Jones, Jr.

by PRH LQBTQ+ Network|November, 2022

Robert Jones, Jr., is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Prophets, which won the 2022 Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction, was a finalist for the 2021 National Book Award for Fiction, and was named one of the best books of 2021 by TimeEntertainment WeeklyUSA TodayThe Boston Globe, and The Washington Post, among others. His writings have been featured in The New York TimesEssence, and The Paris Review, as well as in the critically acclaimed anthologies Four Hundred Souls and The 1619 Project. He has also been a guest panelist for PRH’s online seminar for authors, Author University. This interview was originally conducted in June 2022 for Igloo, Penguin Random House’s internal news hub.

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Prep for Success with Facebook and Instagram Reels

by Jacky Bethea|November, 2022

Short-form video is growing more popular by the minute. Social media apps like Instagram and Facebook have made updates to prioritize this type of content. Here are five steps to help you master Reels.

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Give the Gift of Books from Penguin Random House!

by Penguin Random House U. S.|November, 2022

We are delighted to extend this special author promotion to help you stock up on books (yours or those by others) and help those in need this holiday season!
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