|Description||English-language general trade books|
Random House, Inc., through its subsidiaries, publishes and distributes English-language general trade books in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. It publishes fiction and nonfiction books, such as board books, activity books, picture books, and novels; and books for preschool children. The company involves in audio publishing for adults and children in the formats of cassettes and compact discs, as well as by digital delivery. It also offers adult books for secondary/high schools, universities, and colleges; and vendor, business-to-business digital page, and technology services. In addition, the company distributes third party content. Random House, Inc. was formerly known as The Modern Library. The company was founded in 1925 and is based in New York, New York. As of 7/1/1998, Random House, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Bertelsmann AG.