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Alfaguara
ALFAGUARA is a Spanish-language publishing house that serves markets in Latin America, Spain
Spain
and the United States
United States
. It was founded by the Spanish writer and Nobel prize
Nobel prize
winner Camilo José Cela
Camilo José Cela
. HISTORY AND PROFILE Alfaguara was established in 1964. It was part of Editoriales del Grupo Santillana. In March 2000 Santillana, which publishes over 117 million books each year, was acquired by the Spanish conglomerate PRISA
PRISA
. In 2014, PRISA
PRISA
sold Santillana's trade operations to Penguin Random House . It awards the Alfaguara Prize , a prestigious Spanish-language literary award. The prize, launched in 1998, goes to an unpublished work of fiction in Spanish
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Villard (imprint)
VILLARD, also known as VILLARD BOOKS, is a publishing imprint of Random House , one of the largest publishing companies in the world. It was founded in 1983. Villard began as an independent imprint of Random House and is currently a sub-imprint of Ballantine Books , itself an imprint of Random House. It was named after a Stanford White brownstone mansion on Madison Avenue that was the home of Random House for twenty years. BOOKS This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries
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Heinemann (publisher)
HEINEMANN is a publishing house that was founded in 1890 in the United Kingdom. Heinemann has published the works of many notable authors including Chinua Achebe
Chinua Achebe
, W. Somerset Maugham , J. B. Priestley , and H. G. Wells
H. G. Wells
. The company has also published numerous English translations and significant non-fiction work such as the Loeb Classical Library . After being taken over by Doubleday in 1920, the imprints have had a number of corporate owners. Today, the UK education imprint is owned by Pearson , the UK trade publications are owned by Random House and the US education imprint is owned by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Harvill Secker
HARVILL SECKER is a British publishing company formed in 2005 from the merger of Secker & Warburg and the Harvill Press. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Secker & Warburg * 1.2 Harvill Press * 2 References HISTORYSECKER & WARBURGSecker "> When George Orwell
George Orwell
parted company with Communist Party sympathizer Victor Gollancz over his editing of The Road to Wigan Pier
The Road to Wigan Pier
(1937), he took his next book Homage to Catalonia
Homage to Catalonia
to Secker & Warburg, who published it in 1938. They also published, after 18 months of rejections and setbacks, Animal Farm
Animal Farm
(1945), and Orwell's subsequent books. Orwell and Warburg later became intimate friends. Secker & Warburg published other books by key figures of the anti-Stalinist left , such as C. L. R. James
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Living Language
A MODERN LANGUAGE is any human language that is currently in use. The term is used in language education to distinguish between languages which are used for day-to-day communication (such as French and German ) and dead classical languages such as Latin
Latin
and Classical Chinese
Classical Chinese
, which are studied for their cultural or linguistic value. SIL Ethnologue defines a LIVING LANGUAGE as "one that has at least one speaker for whom it is their first language" (see also Language#Linguistic diversity )
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The Princeton Review
THE PRINCETON REVIEW is a college admission services company offering test preparation services, tutoring and admissions resources, online courses, and books published by Random House . The company has more than 4,000 teachers and tutors in the United States and Canada and international franchises in 14 other countries. The company is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts , and is privately held. It is not associated with Princeton University
Princeton University
. CONTENTS * 1 Corporate history * 2 Test preparation * 3 Criticisms * 3.1 General * 3.2 Ranking schools * 3.3 Privacy concerns * 4 References * 5 External links CORPORATE HISTORY The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review
was founded in 1981 by John Katzman , who—shortly after leaving college—taught SAT
SAT
preparation to 15 students in New York City
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Camilo José Cela
CAMILO JOSé CELA Y TRULOCK, 1ST MARQUIS OF IRIA FLAVIA (Spanish: ; 11 May 1916 – 17 January 2002) was a Spanish novelist, short story writer and essayist associated with the Generation of \'36 movement. He was awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize in Literature
Nobel Prize in Literature
"for a rich and intensive prose, which with restrained compassion forms a challenging vision of man's vulnerability". CONTENTS * 1 Childhood and early career * 2 Career * 3 Legacy * 4 Controversies * 5 Death * 6 Ancestors * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 External links CHILDHOOD AND EARLY CAREER Camilo José Cela
Camilo José Cela
was born in the rural parish of Iria Flavia , in Padrón , Province of A Coruña
Province of A Coruña
, Spain
Spain
, on 11 May 1916. He was the oldest child of nine
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PRISA
PROMOTORA DE INFORMACIONES, S.A (PRISA) is a Spanish media conglomerate . CONTENTS * 1 History and profile * 2 Holdings * 2.1 Newspapers * 2.2 Magazines * 2.3 Music and radio * 2.4 Television * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORY AND PROFILEThe PRISA
PRISA
group was founded in 1972 by Jesús de Polanco who was the major shareholder and the president of the company until his death on 21 July 2007. The other founder was José Ortega Spotorno, a son of the philosopher Ortega y Gasset . The company was established as part of the Spanish Transicion. The son of Jesús de Polanco, Ignacio Polanco , succeeded him as the president of PRISA. The share of the group in the Spanish press market was 15.1% in 2006. As of 2010 it was controlled by Nicolas Berggruen . At the end of 2010 the US hedge fund Liberty Acquisitions Holdings acquired 51% of the company
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Spain
Coordinates : 40°N 4°W / 40°N 4°W / 40; -4 Kingdom of Spain Reino de España (Spanish ) 6 other official names * ARAGONESE : Reino d'Espanya ASTURIAN : Reinu d'España BASQUE : Espainiako Erresuma CATALAN : Regne d'Espanya GALICIAN : Reino de España OCCITAN : Reiaume d'Espanha Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Plus Ultra " (Latin ) "Further Beyond" ANTHEM: " Marcha Real " (Spanish ) "Royal March" Location of Spain
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Nobel Prize
The NOBEL PRIZE (/ˈnoʊbɛl/ , Swedish pronunciation: ; Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Norwegian : Nobelprisen) is a set of annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances. The will of the Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel established the prizes in 1895. The prizes in Chemistry
Chemistry
, Literature , Peace
Peace
, Physics
Physics
and Physiology
Physiology
or Medicine
Medicine
were first awarded in 1901. Medals made before 1980 were struck in 23 carat gold, and later in 18 carat green gold plated with a 24 carat gold coating. Between 1901 and 2016, the Nobel Prizes and the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 579 times to 911 people and organisations
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Parent Company
A PARENT COMPANY is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operation by doing and influencing or electing its board of directors . The second company is deemed a subsidiary of the parent company
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Madrid
MADRID (/məˈdrɪd/ , Spanish: , locally ) is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole. The city has almost 3.166 million inhabitants with a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.5 million. It is the third-largest city in the European Union
European Union
(EU) after London
London
and Berlin , and its metropolitan area is the third-largest in the EU after those of London
London
and Paris
Paris
. The municipality itself covers an area of 604.3 km2 (233.3 sq mi)
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United States
Coordinates : 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Great Seal MOTTO: " In God We Trust " Other traditional mottos * " E pluribus unum
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Prima Games
PRIMA GAMES is the largest publishing company of video game strategy guides in the United States. A division of Random House , it is an imprint of the Random House Information Group , based in Roseville, California
California
. They normally feature in-depth walkthroughs to completing the game and the characters. CONTENTS * 1 Notable titles * 2 Contributors * 3 History * 4 References * 5 External links NOTABLE TITLESThe company has produced over 1,400 titles and boasts over 90 million strategy guides in print. In 2005, Prima introduced electronic distribution of gaming guides. For some guides, like Half-Life 2: Raising the Bar , it worked directly with the developers themselves in producing the guide. CONTRIBUTORSWriters of strategy guides for Prima Games include * David S.J
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Hutchinson (publisher)
HUTCHINSON began as Hutchinson "> * ^ A B Ashley, M. (2006). The Age of Storytellers. British Popular Fiction Magazines 1880 – 1950. London: The British Library and Oak Knoll Press. * ^ Philips, Rodney. "The Life and Works of Vladimir Nabokov". New York Public Library. Archived from the original on 21 February 2011. Retrieved 18 March 2011. * ^ "Cornerstone". www.penguinrandomhouse.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-08-15. * ^ "Our Publishers". www.penguinrandomhouse.co.uk
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Little Golden Books
LITTLE GOLDEN BOOKS is a popular series of children\'s books . The eighth book in the series, The Poky Little Puppy , is the top-selling children's book of all time. Many of the Little Golden Books
Little Golden Books
have become bestsellers, including The Poky Little Puppy, Tootle , Scuffy the Tugboat , and The Little Red Hen . Several of the illustrators for the Little Golden Books
Little Golden Books
later became staples within the picture book industry, including Corinne Malvern , Tibor Gergely , Gustaf Tenggren , Feodor Rojankovsky , Richard Scarry , Eloise Wilkin , and Garth Williams . Many books in the Little Golden Books
Little Golden Books
series deal with nature and science , Bible
Bible
stories, nursery rhymes , and fairy tales . Christmas titles are published every year
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