Publishing Video: Penguin books and Random House to merge Add to ... Reuters Published Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 3:09PM EDT Last updated Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 3:09PM EDT The Random House sensation and Penguin Classic may not share much in common, but a merger plan agreed by Britain's Pearson and Germany's Bertelsmann would join their publishers together Watch More Video: CP CEO: Being Canadian 'clearly' a disadvantage in M&A pursuit J.K. Rowling's beloved 'writing chair' up for auction in New York CP CEO slams FedEx over opposition to Norfolk deal Long overdue? Toronto library rolls out eco-friendly wooden library card What it's like to join the Calgary Zoo penguins on their daily walk Remembering Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee, author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' dies at 89 Meet Miss Moon, a governess in charge of 67 dogs ShowBiz News: George R.R. Martin admits he missed book deadline Justin Trudeau says budget will focus on growing the economy 'A book is the best gift you can give': Good reads for everyone on your list Chemical giants Dow and DuPont announce merger Stan Wong - Top Picks The Globe's Books Editor shares his top five reads of 2015 Australian PM says Justin Trudeau is making a 'big impact' Market Call Tonight: Top Picks from GlobeInvest's Christine Poole The numbers behind the possible CP Rail merger CP Rail offers to buy Norfolk Southern Former TV anchor Bill Haugland releases third mystery novel Giller Prize winner André Alexis discusses his novel 'Fifteen Dogs' SO-NSouthern CoLatest Price$51.19+0.13(+0.25%)Updated June 24 4:00 PM EDT. Delayed by at least 15 minutes. Comments AA More Related to this Story SUBSCRIBERS ONLY Random House and Penguin no match for YouTube Top Business Stories Economic hit from Hurricane Sandy 'cannot be underestimated'