Books published by Random House

The Dogs Are Eating Them Now

Random House Digital, Inc. | September 24, 2013 | 304 pages
For readers of War by Sebastian Junger, We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families by Philip Gourevitch, and The Forever War by Dexter Filkins: The Dogs Are Eating Them Now is a raw, uncensored account of the war in Afghanistan from a brilliant young reporter who for... More Info

Every Day Is for the Thief

Random House Trade Paperbacks | March 3, 2015 | 162 pages
"Visiting Lagos after many years away, Teju Cole's unnamed narrator rediscovers his hometown as both a foreigner and a local. A young writer uncertain of what he wants to say, the man moves through tableaus of life in one of the most dynamic cities in the world: he hears the muezzin's call to... More Info

The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor

Random House of Canada | February 1, 2008 | 397 pages
Charlotte Taylor lived in the front row of history. In 1775, at the young age of twenty, she fled her English country house and boarded a ship to Jamaica with her lover, the family’s black butler. Soon after reaching shore, Charlotte’s lover died of yellow fever, leaving her alone and pregnant... More Info

The Iron Curtain Trail

Random House | October 1, 2016 | 352 pages
A hideously over-ambitions challenge on doomed machinery: Tim Moore, author of "Gironimo!," cycles the length of the old Iron Curtain. Scaling a new peak of rash over-ambition, Tim Moore tackles the 9,000km route of the old Iron Curtain on a tiny-wheeled, two-geared East German shopping bike.... More Info

Lincoln in the Bardo

Random House | February 14, 2017 | 368 pages
In his long-awaited first novel, American master George Saunders delivers his most original, transcendent, and moving work yet. Unfolding in a graveyard over the course of a single night, narrated by a dazzling chorus of voices, Lincoln in the Bardo is a literary experience unlike any other--for no... More Info

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Random House Childrens Books | March 24, 1988 | 62 pages
Illus. in full color. A "fabulous book of easy words, exciting pictures and inviting rhythm."--"Elementary English.  More Info
$22.00

Bitter Chocolate: Investigating the Dark Side of the World’s Most Seductive Sweet

Random House of Canada | March 24, 2017 | 336 pages
Professor:  Prof. Tonya Davidson
Course Codes:  SOCI 1002 A&B
Semester:  Winter - 2017
Award-winning author and broadcaster Carol Off reveals the fascinating – and often horrifying – stories behind our desire for all things chocolate. Whether it’s part of a Hallowe’en haul, the contents of a heart-shaped box or just a candy bar stashed in a desk drawer, chocolate is... More Info

Forever Painless

Random House Canada | November 15, 2016 | 320 pages
The Canadian fitness guru who showed us how to slow--even reverse--aging in her international bestseller"Aging Backwards," is back with a revolutionary way to cure chronic pain with movement. "Our bodies are designed to be pain-free through ourlives," says Miranda Esmonde-White, "but to achieve... More Info

The Great Thoughts

Random House Digital, Inc. | March 24, 1996 | 543 pages
An intellectual history of mankind provides an alphabetical listing, with discussion, of the major concepts and beliefs of the world's great thinkers, from ancient times to the present day  More Info

Horton Hears a Who!

Random House Books for Young Readers | March 24, 2017 | 65 pages
A city of Whos on a speck of dust are threatened with destruction until the smallest Who of all helps convince Horton's friends that Whos really exist. Reissue.  More Info
$34.95

The Marriott Cell

Random House Canada | November 15, 2016 | 432 pages
Award-winning journalist Mohamed Fahmy's widely anticipated account of his wrongful incarceration in Cairo's maximum-security Scorpion Prison for terrorists and political leaders, and his subsequent battle for justice, opens a remarkable window onto the closed world of Islamic fundamentalism and... More Info
$37.00

The Content Trap

Random House | April 26, 2016 | 464 pages
For readers of "The Innovator s Dilemma" comes an incisive new approach to one of the key questions of our time how to thrive rather than be destroyed by digital transformation from Harvard Business School Professor of Strategy Bharat Anand. Companies everywhere face two major challenges today:... More Info
$32.00

Small Great Things

Random House Canada | October 11, 2016 | 480 pages
A woman is caught in a gripping moral dilemma that resonates far beyond her place in time and history in #1 New York Times bestseller Jodi Picoult's latest novel. A young woman and her husband, admitted to hospital to have a baby, request that their nurse be reassigned--they are white supremacists... More Info
$37.00

Vital Little Plans

Random House Canada | October 11, 2016 | 544 pages
A new book by influential urbanist Jane Jacobs, released in Jacobs' centenary, and showing her evolution as a writer and thinker. Vital Little Plans will bring together for the first time a selection of essays, articles, speeches and interviews by the late Jane Jacobs. These works shed light on the... More Info
$34.00

Bit Rot

Random House Canada | October 4, 2016 | 432 pages
Bit Rot, a new collection from Douglas Coupland that explores the different ways 20th-century notions of the future are being shredded, is a gem of the digital age. Reading Bit Rot feels a lot like bingeing on Netflix... you can't stop with just one. "Bit rot" is a term used in digital archiving to... More Info

Behold the Dreamers

Random House | August 23, 2016 | 400 pages
At the intersection of "Americanah" and "The Help" comes a riveting debut novel about two marriages - one immigrant and working class, the other from the top 1% - both chasing their version of the American Dream. In the fall of 2007, Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, lands a... More Info

Yiddish for Pirates

Random House Canada | April 5, 2016 | 352 pages
Set in the years around 1492, Yiddish for Pirates recounts the compelling story of Moishe, a Bar Mitzvah boy who leaves home to join a ship's crew, where he meets Aaron, the polyglot parrot who becomes his near-constant companion. From a present-day Florida nursing home, this wisecracking yet... More Info

The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner and Other Stories

Random House Books | September 27, 2016 | 352 pages
Poor Mr Swimble is having a bad day. Rabbits are bouncing out of his hat, pigeons are flying out of his jacket and every time he points his finger, something magically appears cheese sandwiches, socks . . . even a small yellow elephant on wheels! It s becoming a real nuisance and he s allergic to... More Info

The Tao of Bill Murray

Random House | September 20, 2016 | 368 pages
This collection of the most epic, hilarious, and strange Bill Murray stories, many of which have never before been reported, spotlights the star s extraordinary ability to infuse the everyday with surprise, absurdity, and wonder." No one will ever believe you." "New York Times" bestselling author... More Info

An Officer and a Spy

Random House | May 8, 2014 | 624 pages
National Book Awards Popular Fiction Book of the Year 2013 They lied to protect their country. He told the truth to save it. A gripping historical thriller from the bestselling author of FATHERLAND. January 1895.  More Info
$32.00

News from the Red Desert

Random House Canada | August 23, 2016 | 384 pages
From the award-winning author of The Water in Between and Consumption, the definitive novel of the Afghanistan war. News From the Red Desert begins in late 2001, when everyone believes the war is already won and the Taliban defeated, then leaps late in the severely escalated conflict--into the... More Info

The Lorax

Random House Books for Young Readers | March 24, 1971 | 70 pages
The Once-ler describes the results of the local pollution problem.  More Info
$23.00

Known and Strange Things

Random House Trade Paperbacks | August 9, 2016 | 416 pages
Consists of various essays some previously published in various journals and periodicals on art, literature, and politics.  More Info

And the Sea is Never Full

Random House LLC | March 24, 2017 | 429 pages
Continues the author's memoirs from 1968, when he was forty years old, and focuses on a wide range of topics, including divisions within Israel and Reagan's visit to the cemetery at Bitburg.  More Info

Asia's Cauldron

Random House Trade Paperbacks | January 1, 2015 | 256 pages
Now in trade paperback, from the bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography and Monsoon, comes a vivid snapshot of the nations surrounding the South China Sea, the conflicts brewing in the region at the dawn of the 21st century, and what they could mean for the United States. "Europe is a... More Info

The Wave

Random House Digital, Inc. | May 31, 2011 | 432 pages
A riveting and rollicking tour-de-force about the terrifying power of nature's most deadly phenomena — colossal waves — and the scientists and super surfers who are obsessed with them. The New York Timesbestselling author ofThe Devil's Teethprobes the dramatic convergence of baffling gargantuan... More Info
$37.00

Look at You Now

Random House | June 28, 2016 | 272 pages
No summary available.

The Girls

Random House Large Print Publishing | June 14, 2016 | 585 pages
Girls--their vulnerability, strength, and passion to belong--are at the heart of this stunning first novel for readers of Jeffrey Eugenides' The Virgin Suicides and Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad. Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a... More Info

America's War for the Greater Middle East

Random House | April 5, 2016 | 496 pages
Retired army colonel and New York Times bestselling author Andrew J. Bacevich provides a searing reassessment of U.S. military policy in the Middle East over the past four decades. From the end of World War II until 1980, virtually no American soldiers were killed in action while serving in the... More Info

Aimless Love

Random House Trade Paperbacks | October 21, 2014 | 261 pages
A two-time U.S. Poet Laureate presents a volume of more than 50 new poems accompanying a generous gathering from his collections of the past decade to lend insight into his overall poetic achievements and his use of playful, ironic and melodic language.  More Info

Horse Heaven

Random House Digital, Inc. | March 24, 2017 | 561 pages
A novel set in the world of thoroughbred racing follows a group of trainers, jockeys, and "track brats" on a two-year journey through the racing cycle.  More Info

A Buzz in the Meadow

Random House | April 23, 2015 | 288 pages
From the author of the Samuel Johnson Prize-shortlisted Sunday Times bestseller A Sting in the Tale In 2003 Dave Goulson bought a derelict farm in the heart of rural France, together with 33 acres of surrounding meadow. Over the course of a decade, he created a place for his beloved bumblebees to... More Info

Red Star Tattoo

Random House Canada | January 12, 2016 | 272 pages
From hardscrabble Milwaukee to dreamy Hawaii, from turbulent Montreal to free-spirited California, Red Star Tattoo is Sonja Larsen's unforgettable memoir of a young life spent on the move. By the age of 16, Sonja joins a cult-like communist organization in Brooklyn--unaware of the dark nature of... More Info

When Breath Becomes Air

Random House | January 12, 2016 | 256 pages
For readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living? At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a... More Info

The Story of My Life

Random House Digital, Inc. | March 24, 2017 | 400 pages
The personal recollections and correspondence of Helen Keller, supplemented by the reports of her teacher Annie Sullivan, reveal the problems and obstacles that she surmounted in overcoming her handicaps.  More Info

Jane Eyre

Random House | January 4, 2016 | 672 pages
2016 CHARLOTTE BRONTE BICENTENARY WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MAGGIE O'FARRELL As an orphan, Jane's childhood is full of trouble, but her stubborn independence and sense of self help her to steer through the miseries inflicted by cruel relatives and a brutal school. A position as governess at the... More Info

Wuthering Heights

Random House | November 5, 2015 | 432 pages
Wuthering Heights is the tale of two families both joined and riven by love and hate. Cathy is a beautiful and wilful young woman torn between her soft-hearted husband and Heathcliff, the passionate and resentful man who has loved her since childhood. The power of their bond creates a maelstrom of... More Info

The Wildings

Random House Canada | January 12, 2016 | 336 pages
A thrillingly original story of the adventures of a small band of feral cats in Delhi who communicate by whisker mind-link, and face an unprecedented threat to their tribe's survival; for readers of Life of Pi and Philip Pullman. In the labyrinthine alleys and ruins of Nizamuddin, an old... More Info

Bad News

Random House Canada | January 12, 2016 | 288 pages
Author of the acclaimed "Stringer, " praised by Jon Stewart as "a remarkable book about the lives of people in the Congo," Anjan Sundaram returns to Africa for a piercing look at Rwanda, a country still caught in political and social unrest years after the genocide that shocked the world. "Bad... More Info

The Botany of Desire

Random House Trade Paperbacks | March 24, 2017 | 271 pages
Focusing on the human relationship with plants, uses botany to explore four basic human desires--sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control--through of four plants that embody them: the apple, tulip, marijuana, and potato.  More Info

Mountain City Girls

Random House Canada | November 10, 2015 | 288 pages
The first book and definitive family memoir from Anna and Jane McGarrigle, sisters to Kate McGarrigle and aunts of Rufus and Martha Wainwright. This book is truly a classic in the making. The McGarrigles are known around the world for their touching, insightful songs about love, loss and family.... More Info

Raising Cain

Random House LLC | March 24, 2017 | 298 pages
Offers advice and guidance to parents and educators on how to cope with boys at risk and introduces a program designed to give boys an essential emotional education.  More Info

My Life on the Road

Random House Incorporated | October 27, 2015 | 304 pages
"Gloria Steinem had an itinerant childhood. Every fall, her father would pack the family into the car and they would drive across the country, in search of their next adventure. The seeds were planted: Steinem would spend much of her life on the road, as a journalist, organizer, activist, and... More Info

Mass Disruption

Random House Canada | October 13, 2015 | 320 pages
Drawing on his thirty years in newspapers, the former editor-in-chief of" The Globe and Mail "examines the crisis of serious journalism in the digital era, and searches for ways the invaluable tradition can thrive in a radically changed future. John Stackhouse entered the newspaper business in a... More Info

All Out

Random House Canada | October 6, 2015 | 272 pages
Can a man with a demanding job really be a good father? All Out is a bracingly honest answer from Emmy and Gemini Award-winning anchorman Kevin Newman and his grown son, Alex. Confessional and provocative, their memoir is also a touching meditation on ambition, absence and family that will resonate... More Info

Unfinished Business

Random House Canada | September 29, 2015 | 224 pages
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Let's Nosh!

Random House LLC | March 24, 2017 | 20 pages
Illustrations and rhyming text introduce the variety of Jewish foods, from gefilte fish to challah bread, chicken soup to matzoh.  More Info

Long Change

Random House Canada | August 18, 2015 | 368 pages
Don Gillmor's brilliant new novel, "Long Change," examines the world of oil through the life and loves of one man; both stories are epic. Fleeing his violent, Pentecostal father, as well as a crime he committed in the parking lot of the first bar he ever entered, Ritt Devlin leaves Texas at... More Info

Saving Simon

Random House Incorporated | August 4, 2015 | 224 pages
In this heartfelt, thoughtful, and inspiring memoir, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz tells the story of his beloved rescue donkey, Simon, and the wondrous ways that animals make us wiser and kinder people. In the spring of 2011, Jon Katz received a phone call that would challenge every... More Info

What Pet Should I Get?

Random House Books for Young Readers | July 28, 2015 | 48 pages
"What happens when a brother and sister visit a pet store to pick a pet? Naturally, they can't choose just one! The tale captures a classic childhood moment--choosing a pet--and uses it to illuminate a life lesson: that it is hard to make up your mind, but sometimes you just have to do it!" --  More Info

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