, already the author of five novels, resigned from her job with Random House
in order to become a full-time author (though she continued to take short-term appointments in the university world).
Cooke, Rachel. “America is going backwards”. The Observer, p. 15.
Meanwhile, after her divorce, TM
came north and became an associate editor with a subsidiary of Random House
publishers, then transferred to the parent company. With two small children and little social life, she held...
Intertextuality and Influence
dedicated this book (which is based on the actual case of Margaret Garner) to the memory of the sixty million people who died on the slave-trade route (the middle passage) from Africa. Some...
In his introduction to this text, Thornton Wilder
wrote that the fundamental preoccupation of Miss Stein's life was not the work of art but the shaping of a theory of knowledge, a theory of time...
It appears that Miss Miles received very little critical response. As Juliet Barker
recently noted, it sank without a trace, perhaps because its belated publication (more than forty years after it was begun) meant that...
Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah
has argued that of all the books Morrison dealt with at Random House
, this one stands out as a strange and singular creation and one that vividly captures her notion of...
Material Conditions of Writing
Soon after TM
left her editor's position at Random House
, she contributed to an anthology by Mari Evans
(Black Women Writers (1950-1980): A Critical Evaluation) an essay entitled Rootedness: The Ancestor as Foundation.
's usual publishers, Random House
, were put off by the spirituality that drives this book, and did not want to issue it.
Walker, Alice. “A Conversation with David Swick from <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘j’>Shambhala Sun</span> (2006)”. The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker, edited by Rudolph P. Byrd, The New Press, pp. 301-10.
Following the Net Book Agreement, Random House
became the first publisher in Britain to install an automated packing line in warehousing at Tiptree in Essex. Though it was not a success, this did not...
1999: Gail Rebuck became head executive of Random...