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The Bubble Wrap Boy by Phil Earle

Probably one of the biggest unsung heroes in the UKYA and Teen community is the wonderful Mr. Phil Earle. Through his work at Penguin, he’s known throughout the publishing industry as enthusiastic, always ready with a smile and a handshake, and a passionate recommendation for twelve dozen upcoming titles that he can’t wait to see you enjoy. 805 more words

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Penguin Classic Books with Rifle Paper Co.

Just a quick find of something I’m loving – beautiful new covers of many of my favorite classic reads! Anna Rifle Bond (of Rifle Paper Co. 148 more words

Remembering Tony Judt

Spending the last two months in Spain, and visiting here once or twice a year over the last six or seven years of its financial crisis, it’s hard not to look back with longing on the work of the late lamented British historian and political philosopher, Tony Judt. 203 more words

Enjoying Lexicon by Max Barry this morning!

What are you reading on this Sunday?


Judging a Book by its Cover

We’re always warned not to judge a book by its cover.

However in recent years savvy publishers have turned this on it’s head with eye catching revamps for old classics. 200 more words

Judging A Book By Its Cover: Pride and Prejudice (II)

This is my weekly post where I choose to appreciate a book for its cover art or overall design – to me, a well designed book is like a piece of art. 183 more words


Off anywhere this weekend? #PenguinJourneys

All summer we’ve been celebrating some of our favourite literary journeys and sharing our recommended audiobooks for your summer adventures with #penguinjourneys and #askapenguin. 121 more words

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