Quan Barry, author portrait
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Quan Barry

Born in Saigon and raised in Massachusetts, QUAN BARRY is the author of the novels She Weeps Each Time You’re Born and We Ride Upon Sticks (winner of the 2020 ALA Alex Award), and four books of poetry, including Water Puppets (winner of the AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry and a PEN Open Book finalist). Barry’s first play, The Mytilenean Debate, premiers in the spring of 2022. She is the Lorraine Hansberry Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Books

The New York Times’s 100 Best Books of the 21st Century

The New York Times recently published their list “100 Best Books of the 21st Century.” We are pleased to announce that there are 49 titles published from Penguin Random House and its distribution clients included in this list. Browse our collection of Penguin Random House titles here. Browse the full list from The New York

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Celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

In celebration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May, Penguin Random House Education is sharing a collection of titles by authors from the community. This list is comprised of memoirs, fiction, and history, and offers a range of topics from disability and trauma to immigration and family, and beyond. The

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