March 27, 2018
The Penguin Random House Digital Video team has been busy, creating a series of new, noteworthy and trending video productions. Ranging from how the romance genre empowers women to how author Tamora Pierce started writing female heroes to a deep dive into “conspiracies” surrounding the Random House Home Video division’s animated logo from the ’80s. Watch below:
Romance Writers on How the Genre Empowers Women
Romance authors reflect on how the genre empowers, represents, and includes. Featuring Chanel Cleeton, Kate Bateman, Shayla Black, Tamsen Parker, Sarina Bowen, and Milly Taiden.
Debut Novels, Volume 2 | Six Picks
Read it Forward editors Abbe and Emma share six more books from brand new authors.
Melissa Dahl Presents THE OUTSIDERS | Last Minute Book Report
After reading the book in 10 minutes, author Melissa Dahl (CRINGEWORTHY) gives a presentation on S. E. Hinton's THE OUTSIDERS
Tamora Pierce on How She Started Writing Female Heroes
Author Tamora Pierce discusses the lack of female heroes in fantasy books when she was growing up, and the effect it had on her writing.
Conspiracy Revealed: The Random House Home Video Logo
The Random House Home Video division has been closed for almost 20 years, yet somehow its logo lives on. Take a deeper dive into the conspiracies surrounding this 80’s animation.
December 18, 2017
Our Penguin Random House Digital Video team created an amazing array of new and trending videos throughout 2017: from a fun parody of people trying books for the first time and Elmo’s Trick Tongue Twisters to Norm Macdonald convincing readers to buy his book BASED ON A TRUE STORY and a BookCon 2017 panel featuring THE HANDMAID’S TALE author Margaret Atwood and showrunner Bruce Miller. Watch and enjoy these videos below on Signature Views, Brightly and our Penguin Random House Channel.
People Try Books for the First Time [Parody]:
Books Are Magic: Author Emma Straub’s New Bookstore | Signature Views Mini-Doc:
Designing a Book Cover | Signature Views Mini-Doc:
The Case for Book-to-Film Adaptations | Signature Views Mini-Doc:
Elmo's Tricky Tongue Twisters #readalong | Brightly Storytime:
Meet Elizabeth Bennet from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by Jane Austen | kick-a** characters:
Norm Macdonald Convinces You to Buy His Book BASED ON A TRUE STORY:
THE HANDMAID’S TALE: Margaret Atwood and Showrunner Bruce Miller (full panel) | BookCon 2017:
August 31, 2017
Check out a selection of new and trending videos produced by our Penguin Random House Digital Video team. A culinary reading series, ways to resist tyranny, a beloved comedian pitching his memoir, and recommendations for books that will make you cry are featured in the videos. Watch them below on our Signature Views, Penguin Random House Channel, and Papercuts/Read It Forward YouTube channels.
Tables of Contents: a culinary reading series | Signature Views Mini-Doc
- The restaurant Egg in Brooklyn holds a monthly event called Tables of Contents where authors give readings, and dishes based on passages from their books are served. Chef Evan Hanczor gives an inside look at the dinner series, featuring authors Adam Gopnik, Victor LaValle, and Sarah Gerard.
5 Ways to Resist Tyranny | Author Timothy Snyder
- Drawing from lessons learned in the 20th century, here are five ways to resist tyranny in the modern age. Adapted from Timothy Snyder’s ON TYRANNY (Tim Duggan Books).
Penguin Random House Channel
Norm Macdonald convinces you to buy his book BASED ON A TRUE STORY (Spiegel & Grau)
- The comedian/ actor/ author tells different groups of people why they should buy his memoir.
Papercuts / Read It Forward
Sad Books | Six Picks
- Read It Forward editors Abbe and Emma give six recommendations for books guaranteed to make you cry :( Titles include EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU
by Celeste Ng, WHERE THE LIGHT GETS IN
by Kimberly Williams Paisley, A CONSTELLATION OF VITAL PHENOMENA
by Anthony Marra, and three more.