Cornerstone publishes books that connect with people. We love discovering new voices, unearthing stories and taking them to new audiences. When a book starts a conversation or tops the charts, we get excited because it means people out there are getting pleasure from what we do.
For us, it’s about using our enthusiasm and expertise to bring great storytelling on all kinds of subjects to as many people as possible.
No matter what we’re publishing - a new talent, a big brand name or a backlist gem - we aim to create books that matter to people.
Recent Cornerstone Books News
23-03-2018Penguin Random House is publishing a book in collaboration with WWF UK that is a simple and achievable guide to greener living. The book, entitled Small Acts to Save Our World, is due for publication in September 2018 in hardback and ebook.Read more »
16-03-2018The shortlists for the British Book Awards have been unveiled this morning, with Penguin Random House receiving an incredible 25 nominations.Read more »
08-03-2018The 16-strong longlist for this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction was revealed today, with five Penguin Random House titles making an appearance: H(a)ppy by Nicola Barker (William Heinemann); The Idiot by Elif Batuman (Jonathan Cape); The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar (Harvill Secker); Arundhati Roy‘s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness (Hamish Hamilton); and Kit de Waal's The Trick to Time (Viking).Read more »