Publishing

Meet the people who judge books by their covers

Penguin Random House is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its annual Design Awards this year, which provides students with an opportunity to win a year's placement at the company and get involved with design.

Colin Wilson: Author

Writer and philosopher whose work, beginning with ‘The Outsider’, searched for the meaning of man’s existence

André Schiffrin: Literary editor whose departure from Random House

André Schiffrin was a literary editor who gave readers Art Spiegelman, Michel Foucault and Studs Terkel before he was forced out of commercial publishing in a defining battle between profits and literature. Schiffrin, who died of pancreatic cancer, sought out authors until his final days, dividing his time between New York and Paris as founding editor and editor at large of the non-profit New Press.

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