Notable Books

Penguin Random House 2015 ALA “Notable Books”

Following the announcements of their major children’s and audio publishing-achievement awards and recognitions, the ALA has presented their selections for their 2015 Notable Books List of adult titles.

Penguin Random House authors are proudly represented:



THE BONE CLOCKS: A Novel by David Mitchell, (Random House)

THE CHILDREN ACT by Ian McEwan, (Nan A Talese/Doubleday)

THE CRANE WIFE by Patrick Ness, (Penguin Books, Penguin Audio)

THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH by Richard Flanagan, (Alfred A.  Knopf)

ON SUCH A FULL SEA by Chang-Rae Lee, (Riverhead, Penguin Audio)

STATION ELEVEN: A Novel by Emily St. John Mandel, (Alfred A. Knopf)

TIGERMAN by Nick Harkaway, (Alfred A. Knopf)


IN THE KINGDOM OF ICE by Hampton Sides, (Doubleday, Random House Audio)

JUST MERCY by Bryan Stephenson, (Spiegel & Grau, Random House Audio)

THE MOST DANGEROUS BOOK by Kevin Birmingham, (Penguin Press, Penguin Audio)

THE SECRET HISTORY OF WONDER WOMAN by Jill Lepore, (Knopf, Random House Audio)


GABRIEL: A Poem, by Edward Hirsch, (Knopf)ala

Also, RUBY by Cynthia Bond (Hogarth, Random House Audio) and  BOOK OF HOURS by Kevin Young (Knopf) are selected as a Fiction Honor Book and the Poetry winner respectively by the Black Caucus of ALA Literary Awards.