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PRH Partners with Black Women’s Health Imperative on New Edition of 'The Cancer Journals'

To highlight the publication of the new edition of 'The Cancer Journals' by Penguin Classics, Penguin Random House is partnering with the Black Women’s Health Imperative to connect the real-world impact of Audre Lorde’s work with the community that influenced it. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics Science Fiction review – a fresh look at brave new worlds

Sci-fi preconceptions are challenged by little-known marvels from James Tiptree Jr, Angélica Gorodischer and othersThe border between science fiction and mainstream literature is more permeable than booksellers or publishers would have us think. Double Booker prize-winner Margaret Atwood’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-27 06:00:46 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics boldly goes into science fiction

Penguin Classics is to launch a new series of world science fiction "to challenge stereotypes about the genre". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 09:00:55 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics to launch London pop-up bookshop

Penguin Classics will launch its first ever pop-up bookshop next month with a series of events and workshops planned. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jim Underwood obituary

Jim Underwood, who has died aged 78, was a varied, thoughtful and intelligent translator, whose work was published under the name JA Underwood.From the early 1970s until his death, he was one of the key figures in bringing to a wide audience many remarkable works of French and German literature.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics editor signs publishing deal for Clew

Penguin Press is to publish the first solo book from Henry Eliot, the editor-at-large of Penguin Classics and co-author of Curiocity (Particular Books). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Win a Copy of My Ántonia

Our members have spoken! The third selection in Slate’s Year of Great Books is My Ántonia, Willa Cather’s novel about a Bohemian family’s pioneering life in the American West. (See the complete voting results here.) And to help celebrate, Penguin Classics is giving Slate Plus members a chance to... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH launches new classics range Pocket Penguins

Penguin is bringing out a new series of classic titles in a "compact, jewel-like format" called Pocket Penguins. The series - dubbed "the future of Penguin Classics" - will launch in May 2016, featuring titles such as Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf and The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad, priced... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics to offer non-fiction 'Pocketbook' series

Penguin is to release a new non-fiction series of classics for the “discerning reader”. The first 10 books in the Penguin Classics’ Pocketbooks series will be released on 6th November, and include Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own, Friedrich Neitzche’s Beyond Good and Evil, and Sigmund... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British readers lost in translations as foreign literature sales boom

Popular Scandinavian authors including Jo Nesbø and Stieg Larsson drive growing domestic demand for translated booksBritish readers are devouring foreign fiction in record numbers amid a mini-boom in translated novels, inspired by the success of Scandinavian authors such as Jo Nesbø.Among a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Job Moves: August 5, 2014

Louise Braverman has been named director of publicity for Penguin Books and Penguin Classics. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kerouac Heads To the iPad

Who says old books can't be made new again? Certainly not Penguin Classics, which is focused on revitalizing literature that has been available in print for decades and sometimes even centuries. For the imprint's first experimentation with apps, it has created an amplified edition of Jack... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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