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Random orders 75,000 reprint after "joyous" Booker win

The Bookseller – 2011-10-19

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 10:09 Random House is reprinting 75,000 copies of Julian Barnes' The Sense of an Ending this morning, following its victory at the Man Booker prize last night, with Random House c.e.o. Gail Rebuck heralding the win as "the most joyous of occasions". read more
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Random ups Barnes reprint after Booker win

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 15:02 Random House is now reprinting 125,000 copies of Jonathan Cape's Booker-winning The Sense of An Ending, signing off a... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-19

Random wears it well with Rod memoir

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Random House promotes within sales team

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Random House teams restructure for digital

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Random House revives romance imprint as digital exclusive

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Bertelsmann Acquires Smashing Ideas for Random House

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Media Decoder: Random House Buys Digital Agency

Random House has acquired Smashing Ideas, a digital media agency, in an effort to strengthen its digital publishing side, the publisher said on Thursday. | The New York Times – 2011-05-05

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Arts, Briefly: Random House Buys Ten Speed Press

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Authors resist new Random contracts

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Random House joins Public Library Online

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Random House Canada Launches Hazlitt, a 'Writer-centric' Online Magazine

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Random House Children's names new chief

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