Reading the world

Penguin Random House’s CEO is excited to bring foreign titles to China and Chinese literature to the globe. Mei Jia reports.

Markus Dohle knew he has “the best job in the world” when Dan Brown knocked on his office door in 2008.

The CEO of the world’s largest trade-book publisher, Penguin Random House, was then CEO of Random House. It was five years before the two groups merged when the best-selling writer popped in to meet Dohle. Read more