Penguin Random House is the world’s largest trade book publisher. It was created in 2013 from the merger of two companies: Random House, which was owned by German media conglomerate Bertelsmann, and Penguin Group, which was owned by British publishing company Pearson.
Penguin Random House has more than 250 imprints, or publishing divisions, that produce books in nearly every genre, from literary fiction to commercial thrillers to cookbooks. The company publishes approximately 15,000 new titles every year and has more than 700 million books in print.
Some of the best-known books published by Penguin Random House are The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger; To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee; 1984, by George Orwell; and The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien.
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How many books are published by Penguin?
Penguin publishes over 15,000 books a year.
How many books does Penguin publish a year?
Penguin Random House publishes approximately 15,000 new titles a year.
How many Penguin Great Ideas books are there?
I’m not sure how many Penguin Great Ideas books there are, but there are definitely more than 10.
Are Penguin Books worth anything?
Penguin books can be worth a lot of money, depending on the book itself and its condition. For example, a first edition of The Great Gatsby can sell for over $40,000.
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