Random House is the world's largest English-language general trade book publisher and has been a leading force in the Indian book market for several years. Random House India started its operations in July 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, we also distribute our international list that includes writers such as Salman Rushdie, Vikas Swarup, Ian McEwan, Dan Brown, J M Coetzee, Bill Bryson, Deepak Chopra, Edward de Bono, and Robert Harris.
The Random House Group is based in London and has subsidiary companies in Australia, New Zealand and India, with a joint venture in South Africa called Random House Struik. The Group comprises five publishing companies: Cornerstone Publishing, Vintage Publishing, Ebury Publishing, Random House Children’s Books and Transworld Publishers, boasting more than forty diverse and highly respected imprints.
The Random House Group is an independently managed subsidiary of Random House, Inc. in the US, the trade book publishing division of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, one of the world’s largest and most diversified integrated media companies.