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Quickies: The Year of the Hare & I Remember Nothing

The Year of the Hare by Arto Paasilinna

Publisher/Year: Penguin, 2010
Format: Paperback
Pages: 194
Source: Library

What it is: While he’s on assignment with a colleague, a journalist named Vatanen realizes he’s tired of his life. 402 more words

Fiction

The Penguin Bookcase

This old bookcase was built by my dad when he owned a bookshop in Weston-super-Mare in the 1960’s.  The shelves are made of glass.  It’s REALLY heavy and I had to use some very long screws and make a great deal of noise putting it up. 39 more words

The dictatorship of the aligned - The Circle by David Eggers

All that happens must be known

Be aware, a brave new world is lurking around the corner. While Huxley was focused on genetic engineering, Eggers gives his take on our internet age and creates a dystopian vision that we have more than happily invited into our own houses. 1,268 more words

Book Review

Australian Book Design Awards 2014

Allison Colpoys’ design for Madness: a memoir has won the ABDA best designed non-fiction book, 2014.    Congratulations Allison! And congratulations to publisher, Andrea McNamara from Penguin Books.

 

Kate Richards

Noodles & Albie Debut Reading and Penguin Party

To say our Noodles & Albie launch party / event / reading / slideshow at the White Square Bookshop was a success last week is like saying penguins are cute.  754 more words

Penguin Post

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

Teen Fiction

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