• Kamila Shamsie wins the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018!( 2018.10.01 )
  • Dear All,
    We are absolutely thrilled to announce Kamila Shamsie as the winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018, for her truly exceptional novel HOME FIRE!
    While Victoria was at the ceremony with Kamila last night, the rest of the office were watching a live stream from Oval cricket ground (summer outing), and we were jumping for joy because her success couldn’t be more deserved.
    The 2018 C

  • Peter Mayle dies at 78( 2018.01.29 )

  • Peter Mayle, who found publishing gold in his'Year in Provence,'dies at 78

    By Matt Schudel

    Peter Mayle, a writer and onetime advertising executive who transformed his fumbling adjustment to life in the south of France into the best-selling “A Year in Provence” and other books, sending thousands of

  • Sue Grafton, 1940-2017( 2018.01.17 )
  • Dear Friends:

    You may have seen over the holidays that beloved author Sue Grafton passed away. You’ll find below a nice note from Putnam’s publicity director as well as one from Marian Wood, Sue’s longtime editor.


    Most of you already know that on Thursday, December 28 the publishing world lost a legend