Random House Australia
Random House Australia (RHA) is part of the Random House Group. As one of Australia's leading publishers, Random House Australia boasts an impressive list of imprints and Australian readers of Random House books can enjoy a wealth of titles that span the mass market, illustrated, literary and children's areas.
Random House Australia has been awarded the coveted 'Publisher of the Year' award four times and 'Distributor of the Year' twice. Their authors enjoy considerable success on national bestseller lists and are the recipients of major Australian literary prizes.
As well as international authors Random House Australia invests strongly in Australian publishing and has established a firm reputation for an impressive array of Australian titles from literary fiction to popular fiction, non-fiction, illustrated and children's.
Random House Australia also has a successful distribution centre which distributes books from other publishing companies as well as The Random House Group.
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Random House New Zealand
Random House New Zealand publishes major lists within the areas of fiction, art and design, architecture, food, social and natural history, biography, and business.
Random House New Zealand have a distribution centre in Glenfield on Auckland’s North Shore, from which other publishers’ books are also distributed.
Random House New Zealand has been voted Publisher of the Year and Distributor of the Year by the book trade for several years in a row.
In addition to our high-profile international titles, Random House New Zealand has a very active, award-winning local publishing division which publishes around 110 titles a year.
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Random House India
Random House India started its operations in April 2005 and their acclaimed writers include Rujuta Diwekar, Anita Desai, Namita Devidayal, Mohammed Hanif, Jhumpa Lahiri, Manju Kapur, Daniyal Mueenuddin and Basharat Peer.
As part of the overseas structure of The Random House Group in the UK, Random House India also distribute an international list that includes writers such as Salman Rushdie, Vikas Swarup, Ian McEwen, Dan Brown, John Grisham, J M Coetzee, Bill Bryson, Deepak Chopra, Edward de Bono, and Robert Harris.
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Random House Struik (Pty) Ltd (South Africa)
In August 2008 Random House South Africa and Struik Publishers announced their merger to create a significant new player in the African book publishing industry. The new company, known as Random House Struik (Pty) Ltd, brought together two of the country's most prominent book publishers.
Random House Struik (Pty) Ltd's local publishing, which promotes books written in both English and Afrikaans, is underpinned by Struik's 47–year heritage, publishing mainly non–fiction African titles under the Struik Lifestyle, Struik Nature, Struik Travel & Heritage, Zebra Press and Fernwood Press imprints. Random House SA's local imprint Umuzi, established five years ago to mark the company's 40th anniversary in South Africa, continues to publish new voices in both fiction and non-fiction.
Struik's previous bestselling local titles include In Black and White: The Jake White Story by Jake White (Zebra Press) which sold over 200,000 copies in 2007. Umuzi's bestselling title to date is Dark Continent my Black Arse by Sihle Khumalo, closely followed by Odyssey to Freedom by George Bizos and a number of titles by popular author Antjie Krog.
The Random House Group balances this local publishing strength through its many diverse and highly respected imprints, providing Random House Struik (Pty) Ltd with internationally acclaimed authors such as James Patterson, Ian McEwan, Philip Roth, Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, Bill Bryson, Richard Branson, Andy McNab, Terry Pratchett, Lee Child, Jilly Cooper, Robert Harris, Dan Brown, Chris Ryan, Mark Haddon, Philip Pullman and Jacqueline Wilson. The Group is also the international publisher of lauded South African writers such as J M Coetzee and André Brink, as well as Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
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