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Catalogs

Random House Academic Services is pleased to offer professors free copies of the subject catalogs listed below. Updated several times a year, these catalogs list new, forthcoming, and selected backlist titles appropriate for course adoption. If you are interested in a complete list of titles from all imprints represented by Random House Academic Services, we invite you browse by subject category using the drop down menus above.

Click on the catalog of your choice below to download a PDF version or for printed versions, email: RHAcademic@penguinrandomhouse.com. Please include your name and mailing address (college/university addresses only, please) and indicate which catalog(s) you are requesting. Please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.

FRESHMAN YEAR READING

(INCLUDES A BROAD SELECTION OF FICTION AND NON-FICTION BOOKS OF INTEREST TO FIRST-YEAR PROGRAMS)

Knopf Doubleday Group

First-Year and Common Reading 2015

Random House Academic

First-Year and Common Reading 2015

WaterBrook Multnomah

Common Reading for Christian Colleges & Universities 2013

WaterBrook Multnomah, a leading evangelical book publisher, is proud to present books that are ideal for Christian colleges’ reading programs. Each title represented here offers something unique, yet all the books share an emphasis on thinking, reflection, and discussion. To read excerpts or to browse additional titles, please go to: www.WaterBrookMultnomah.com.

KNOPF DOUBLEDAY PUBLISHING GROUP

(INCLUDES KNOPF, DOUBLEDAY, NAN A. TALESE, VINTAGE, ANCHOR, PANTHEON, SCHOCKEN AND EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY)

HISTORY SPRING 2015

This catalog includes titles of interest for History courses from colonial times to the present day. Specific areas of concentration include historiography, U.S. foreign policy, the American Revolution and the Civil War, Native American history, ancient history, African-American history, political and economic history, and World War I and II.

Literature Spring 2015

This catalog includes new titles for a wide variety of comparative and English literature courses. Literary criticism and biography, poetry, works in translation, as well as anthologies, are featured.

History Fall 2014

This catalog includes titles of interest for American History courses from colonial times to the present day. Specific areas of concentration include the American Revolution and the Civil War, Southern history, women’s history, African-American history, political and economic history, and the history of U.S. foreign policy.

Literature Fall 2014

 

This catalog includes new titles for a wide variety of comparative and English literature courses. Literary criticism and biography, poetry, works in translation, as well as anthologies, are featured.

 

African Studies

This catalog includes titles of interest for African Studies courses.
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CLASSICS

This catalog includes titles of interest for Classics courses.
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FILM STUDIES

This catalog includes titles of interest for Film Studies courses.
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GEOGRAPHY

This catalog includes titles of interest for Geography courses.
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JEWISH STUDIES

This catalog includes titles of interest for Jewish Studies courses.
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LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES

This catalog includes titles of interest for Law & Legal Studies courses.
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Native American Studies

This catalog includes titles of interest for Native American Studies courses.
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Psychology

This catalog includes titles of interest for Psychology courses.
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Political Science Fall 2011

This catalog includes titles of interest for political science and international studies courses. Specific areas of concentration include American foreign policy, the Middle East, security issues, and world politics.

 

Spanish Language and Literature Spring 2010

This catalog includes new and backlist titles in Spanish for literature courses. Fiction, literary criticism and biography, poetry, works in translation, as well as anthologies, are featured.

RANDOM HOUSE ACADEMIC RESOURCES

(INCLUDES ALL IMPRINTS AND CLIENT PUBLISHERS OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC. EXCEPT KNOPF, VINTAGE, PANTHEON, ANCHOR, EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY, SCHOCKEN, DOUBLEDAY AND NAN A. TALESE.)

Positive Psychology 2015

This catalog features titles of interest for positive psychology and science of happiness courses.

Psychiatry and Psychology 2015

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level psychiatry and psychology courses. Subject areas covered include: Applied Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Pathological Psychology; Social Psychology; and Personal Development. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Literature 2015

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level literature courses. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Religion 2015

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level religion courses. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Culinary and Food Studies 2014

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in culinary arts and food studies programs. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Art History 2014-2015

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level art history courses. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Image Books for Catholic Colleges and Universities

Image Books, the only imprint from any trade publisher exclusively dedicated to Catholic topics, presents its new catalog—featuring works by acclaimed authors John L. Allen, Jr., Scott Hahn, Joan Chittister and more—for classroom adoption and common reading programs at Catholic colleges and universities throughout the country. To read excerpts or to browse additional titles, please go to: www.imagecatholicbooks.com.

 

Political Science 2013-2014

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level political science courses. Subject areas include: Activism; African American Studies/Civil Rights; Business and Economics; the Environment; Foreign Policy; Gender and Women’s Issues; Globalization; Immigration; International Studies; Labor Studies; Law and Legal Studies; Media and the Internet; Political Theory; Religion; Terrorism; and U.S. history, Political Parties and Elections. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Science 2013

This listing highlights titles appropriate for use in high school and undergraduate science courses. Subjects include: Biology, Nature, Evolution, and the History of Science. For additional Science books, go to: http://tiny.cc/i990uw.

 

History 2013

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level history courses. Subject areas covered include: African History; American History; Asian and Australian History; European History; Latin American and Caribbean History; Middle Eastern History; Military History; and World History. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Medical Science 2011-2012

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate, graduate, and medical schools. Topics covered include Anatomy & Physiology, Cardiology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Embryology, Ethics, Genetics, History, Neurology and Psychology, Oncology, Patient-Centered Care, Women’s Health, Resources, Test Prep Guides, and more. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Sociology 2011-2012

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level sociology courses. Subject areas include American Studies; Anthropology; Education; Food Studies; Cultural Studies; Gender Studies; Medicine & Sociology; Race Studies; Social Work and Social Policy; Urban Studies; and more. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

African American and African Studies 2011-2012

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level African American and African courses. Subject areas include: African American Studies; African History, Politics, and Culture; Anthology and Reference; Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs; Hip Hop, Sports, and Popular Culture; History, Politics, and Society; and Literature and Fiction. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

 

Business & Economics 2010-2011

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level business and economics courses. Subject areas include: Advertising; Career Development; Digital Media and the Internet; Economics, Entrepreneurship; Ethics; Leadership; Management/Organizational Theory and Practice; and Marketing; with special sections on the current financial crisis and using fiction in the business classroom. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Other Press

Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy

This catalog features books from Other Press, an unparalleled publisher of outstanding works in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy with a list that covers the schools of Ego Psychology, Object Relations, Self Psychology, Relational and Interpersonal approaches, Infant research, Attachment Theory, Intersubjectivity, Neuropsychoanalysis and a comprehensive clinical collection on the works of Jacques Lacan.

Humanitarian Studies 2009

This brochure features books suitable for courses on topics such as: conflict, war, natural disasters, poverty, health crises and humanitarian relief operations. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

 

Jewish Studies 2009

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level Jewish Studies courses. Included are works of history, politics, society, religion, and literature. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Middle Eastern Studies 2009

This catalog includes works of Middle Eastern Studies, history, politics, society and literature that are appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level courses. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Food Studies 2009

This catalog features books appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level culinary and food studies, culture, and history courses. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

English as a Second Language (ESL) 2008

This catalog highlights books and packages ideal for use with ESL students. These products from Living Language, Princeton Review, and Random House Reference are recommended for language studies courses that help non-native speakers improve communication, build vocabulary, and enhance comprehension of the English language, as well as for school library collections that serve these students.

Military History 2008

This catalog highlights books appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate courses in Military History and Military Science. The selection includes a wide breadth of books, with all major conflicts—from Ancient and Medieval Wars to the present—represented. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for course adoption.

Asian Studies 2008

This catalog highlights titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level Asian History, Culture, and Literature courses. Subjects include Chinese, East Asian, India & Pakistan, Japanese, South Asian, Vietnam Era, Eastern Religion, and more. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Gender Studies 2008

This catalog contains new and recently published works in the field of Gender Studies including history, politics, literature, sexuality, psychology and sociology. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Classics

This catalog highlights “classic” and canonized titles appropriate for use in undergraduate and graduate-level literature courses. Also contains examination copy ordering information for professors who would like to review books for adoption purposes.

Books for Foreign Language Courses 2006

The books included in this flyer are ideal for course adoption, reference, or as travel companions for students heading abroad. In addition to the standard offerings, this piece also includes languages such as Arabic and Chinese, which have become increasingly important in the last few years.

HIGH SCHOOL

For a copy of the Random House High School catalogs, click here.