Our Speakers on The New York Times Bestseller List for 10/24/2021


The Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau is thrilled that each week many of our speakers are on The New York Times Bestseller List. Check back here for a current selection of who is on this week’s list:

Hardcover Fiction


6: Matrix - Colson Whitehead

“A warm, involving novel” –The Wall Street Journal

Combined Print and eBook Bestsellers Fiction


7: Matrix - Colson Whitehead

“A warm, involving novel” –The Wall Street Journal

Paperback Fiction

Where the Crawdads Sing

6: Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens

“I can’t even express how much I love this book! I didn’t want this story to end!”–Reese Witherspoon

Middle Grade Hardcover


2: Wonder - R.J. Palacio

“Wonder is the best kids’ book of the year.”–Slate


Middle Grade Paperback

Brown Girl Dreaming

8: Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson

Ms. Woodson writes with a sure understanding of the thoughts of young people, offering a poetic, eloquent narrative that is not simply a story . . . but a mature exploration of grown-up issues and self-discovery.”—The New York Times Book Review

Young Adult Paperback

We Were Liars Deluxe Edition

2: We Were Liars Deluxe Edition - E. Lockhart

“Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents.” —The Wall Street Journal

The Book Thief (Anniversary Edition)

7: The Book Thief (Anniversary Edition) - Markus Zusak

“The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times