When it comes to books in India, Penguin Random House India understands the vibrant literary landscape of our country. Having contributed iconic and award winning books, discovered and published some of the greatest writers of our times, Penguin has enriched the reading experiences of the people over time. We are a subsidiary of the well-established and well-respected global publishing house, Penguin Random House. As printers and publishers of adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction in the UK, US and India, we’re one of the most recognized names in publishing.
The result of a holy union between two publishing giants-Bertelsmann’s Random House and Pearson’s Penguin—Penguin Random House was formed on 1 July 2013, owning 53 per cent and 47 per cent of Penguin Random House respectively.
Penguin boasts a list of authors that are some of India’s favourite writers, who will make you long for book readings, new titles and life updates. Featuring three Booker Prize winning novels (The God of Small Things, The Inheritance of Loss and Life of Pi), and others by authors who have won virtually every major literary prize including the Nobel Prize, the Magsaysay Award, the Jnanpith Award, the Sahitya Akademi Award and the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize, Penguin authors have also been recipients of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan, India’s highest civilian honors.