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Open House is a special day for readers to meet bestselling authors, explore one of the world's largest publishing houses, and get to know the people behind their favorite books. 

Open House brings together the biggest names in literature and publishing for a day-long event at Random House’s New York headquarters. Previous Open House speakers have included: Jenny McCarthy; Ruth Reichl; Lauren Graham; Anna Quindlen; Marcus Samuelsson; Dave Zinczenko; Gretchen Rubin; Kelly Corrigan; Alex Guarnaschelli; Colum McCann; Emily Bazelon; and R.J. Palacio. 

Open House programming includes:  

  • Conversations between authors and experts

  • Book signings, including yet-to-be-released titles

  • Panel discussions with Random House staff

  • Cocktail Mixer with authors and publishers


Friday, November 14

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Random House, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019

Open House takes place at Random House's New York headquarters, allowing guests intimate access to life at a publishing house.


 “I've always been interested in publishing and was grateful for the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes experience.”

“I'm a lover of books, many genres, and wanted to do something nice for myself.”

“Honestly, it came down to the massive value offered at a price that was truly ‘a steal.’”