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New PRH Australia imprint Penguin Life to launch next year

Penguin Random House (PRH) Australia will launch Penguin Life, an imprint focussed on personal development and healthy living, in January 2018.

Six books will be published under the imprint in 2018, beginning with The Longevity Diet by Valter Longo, director of the University of Southern California’s Longevity Institute. Longo’s book has sold more than 300,000 copies in Italy.

Other authors on the list are The Body Image Movement founder Taryn Brumfitt; Sugar By Half campaign founder and former Australian cricket team doctor Peter Brukner; The University of Pennsylvania’s Positive Psychology Center director Martin Seligman; psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg; and bestselling Japanese self-development author Ken Honda.

PRH Australia group publishing director Nikki Christer said: ‘Penguin Life enables us, as a business, to better connect with communities and social issues, and take more responsibility for how we influence and contribute to readers’ lives.’


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