Books published by Penguin

Pointe

Penguin | May 5, 2015 | 352 pages
Four years after Theo's best friend, Donovan, disappeared at age thirteen, he is found and brought home and Theo puts her health at risk as she decides whether to tell the truth about the abductor, knowing her revelation could end her life-long dream of becoming a professional ballet dancer.  More Info

Songlines

Penguin Canada | June 7, 1988 | 304 pages
"First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin Inc. 1987; published in Penguin Books 1988"--T.p. verso.  More Info

George F. Kennan

Penguin Press HC | December 11, 2017 | 784 pages
The full scope of George Kennan's long life and vast influence is revealed by one of today's most important Cold War scholars. Yale historian Gaddis began this magisterial history almost 30 years ago; the result is a remarkably revealing view of how this greatest of Cold War strategists came to... More Info

Hold Still

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 229 pages
As Caitlin struggles to cope with her best friend Ingrid's suicide, she turns inward and quiet, but finding Ingrid's hidden journal, a new classmate, and new projects help Caitlin find a way to reach out again.  More Info

Glorious And/Or Free

Penguin Books Canada | October 1, 2017 |
"A hilarious tour through Canada's history, from the nation's most trusted news source: The Beaverton. The Beaverton, North America's trusted news source, has quickly become the funniest--and most biting--source of Canadian satire. Its headlines have been misinforming Canadians across the country,... More Info

Growth of the Soil

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 328 pages
The epic novel of man and nature that won its author the Nobel Prize in Literature When it was first published in 1917, Growth of the Soil was immediately recognized as a masterpiece. In the story of Isak, who leaves his village to clear a homestead and raise a family amid the untilled tracts of... More Info

Grant

Penguin Press HC | October 17, 2017 | 928 pages
Pulitzer Prize-winner and biographer of Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, and John D. Rockefeller, Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All... More Info

Real Food Heals

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 320 pages
Healthy cooking reinvented by top chef Seamus Mullen, with over 125 Paleo-inspired recipes designed to revitalize your health every day. In the high-end food world, "healthy cooking" has long been taboo. But as one of the only high-profile chefs today guided by the understanding that the food we... More Info

Akata Warrior

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 496 pages
Now stronger, feistier, and a bit older, Sunny Nwazue, along with her friends from the the Leopard Society, travel through worlds, both visible and invisible, to the mysterious town of Osisi, where they fight in a climactic battle to save humanity.  More Info

We Are Okay

Penguin | February 14, 2017 | 240 pages
From the award-winning author of Hold Still comes an achingly beautiful novel about grief and the enduring power of friendship. ★ "Exquisite." - Kirkus, starred review ★ "LaCour paints a captivating depiction of loss, bewilderment, and emotional paralysis . . . raw and beautiful." - Booklist,... More Info

Say Hello!

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 32 pages
A little girl greets people in her neighborhood in many different languages.  More Info

Akata Witch

Penguin | July 11, 2017 | 384 pages
Affectionately dubbed "the Nigerian Harry Potter," Akata Witch weaves together a heart-pounding tale of magic, mystery, and finding one's place in the world. Twelve-year-old Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born American. Her features are African, but she's albino. She's a terrific athlete, but... More Info

Peter Pan

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 234 pages
'All children, except one, grow up.' Peter Pan originally appeared as a baby living a magical life among birds and fairies in J.M. Barrie's sequence of stories, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. His later role as flying boy hero of Neverland was brought to the stage by Barrie's play Peter Pan... More Info

Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 304 pages
You know the type: the woman who won't shut up, who's too brazen, too opinionated - too much. She's the unruly woman, and she embodies one of the most provocative and powerful forms of womanhood today. In Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud, popular BuzzFeed columnist Anne Helen Petersen examines this... More Info

You Can't Touch My Hair

Penguin | October 4, 2016 | 320 pages
A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER * "A must-read...Phoebe Robinson discusses race and feminism in such a funny, real, and specific way, it penetrates your brain and stays with you." -Ilana Glazer, co-creator and co-star of Broad City A hilarious and timely essay collection about race, gender, and pop... More Info

Streetfight

Penguin | March 7, 2017 | 368 pages
As NYC's Transportation Commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan managed the seemingly impossible and transformed the streets of one of the world s greatest, toughest cities into dynamic spaces safe for pedestrians and bikers. Her approach was dramatic and effective: she rewrote the rule book and involved... More Info
$19.95

Obasan

Penguin Canada | November 29, 2016 | 240 pages
Professor:  Prof. Jody Mason
Course Codes:  ENGL 5804
Semester:  Fall-2017
Based on the author's own experiences, this award-winning novel was the first to tell the story of the evacuation, relocation, and dispersal of Canadian citizens of Japanese ancestry during the Second World War.  More Info
$20.00

Hope Leslie

Penguin | December 11, 1998 | 399 pages
Course Codes:  CDN 5003
Semester:  Fall-2017
In seventeenth-century New England, Hope fights for fairness for the Indians and affirms the independence of women, while Magawisca risks her Pequot father's wrath to reunite Hope with her sister, taken as a child by the Pequots.  More Info
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$14.99

Brown Girl Dreaming

Penguin | October 11, 2016 | 368 pages
Course Codes:  CHST 3000
Semester:  Fall-2017
"Contains seven new, original poems by the author"--Page [4] of cover.  More Info
$13.50

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Penguin | December 11, 1963 | 272 pages
Professor:  Prof. Rob Holton
Course Codes:  ENGL 3702
Semester:  Fall-2017
McMurphy, a criminal who feigns insanity, is admitted to a mental hospital where he challenges the autocratic authority of the head nurse.  More Info
$36.00

Devil's Bargain

Penguin | July 18, 2017 | 288 pages
Based on dozens of interviews conducted over six years, Green spins the master narrative of the 2016 campaign from its origins in the far fringes of right-wing politics and reality television to its culmination inside Trump's penthouse on election night.  More Info
$10.95

Chess

Penguin Classics | June 1, 2017 | 50 pages
'... a human being, an intellectual human being who constantly bends the entire force of his mind on the ridiculous task of forcing a wooden king into the corner of a wooden board, and does it without going mad!' A group of passengers on a cruise ship challenge the world chess champion to a match.... More Info
$22.99

Incarnations

Penguin Press | April 27, 2017 | 352 pages
'Incarnations makes the mind fly across time, place and history. You may smile as, mentally, you walk alongside Khilnani up some flinty slope. You will keep thinking about what he said long after' Daily Telegraph For all of India's myths, its sea of stories and moral epics, Indian history remains a... More Info

The First Rule of Punk

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 336 pages
Twelve-year-old María Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malú) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang--violating the dress code with her punk rock aesthetic and spurning the middle school's most popular girl in favor... More Info
$36.00

Irresistible

Penguin | March 7, 2017 | 368 pages
"An ... investigation into behavioral addiction, the dark flipside of today's unavoidable digital technologies, and how we can turn the tide to regain control"--  More Info

American Kingpin

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 352 pages
The unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom--and almost got away with it In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a clandestine Web site hosted on the Dark... More Info

Democracy in Chains

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 368 pages
"Focusing on Nobel Prize-winning economist James McGill Buchanan (1919-2013), whom Charles Koch funded and championed, MacLean elaborates on [what he sees as] the Koch brothers' insidious, dangerous manipulation of American politics. Based on Buchanan's papers as well as published sources, MacLean... More Info
$29.00

What We Lose

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 224 pages
"The debut novel of the year." --Vogue "Stunning. . . . Powerfully moving and beautifully wrought, What We Lose reflects on family, love, loss, race, womanhood, and the places we feel home." --Buzzfeed "Remember this name: Zinzi Clemmons. Long may she thrill us with exquisite works like What We... More Info

NeuroTribes

Penguin | August 1, 2016 | 560 pages
"A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently"--  More Info
$31.99

Karl Marx

Penguin UK | May 4, 2017 | 500 pages
'A deeply original and illuminating account of Marx's journey through the intellectual history of the nineteenth century... a profound reappraisal and a gripping read' Christopher Clark, author of The Sleepwalkers As the nineteenth century unfolded, its inhabitants had to come to terms with an... More Info
$21.99

The Art of Flight

Penguin UK | July 25, 2017 | 192 pages
Stories just begin. We rarely know where and almost never why. It doesn't matter. Nothing is certain any longer. I just want to shut my eyes, point at random and say, as a sort of experiment, that once, when I was sixteen years old, I spent a whole night singing romantic songs in the top of a pine... More Info
$23.00

Here I Am

Penguin Canada | July 18, 2017 | 592 pages
Longlisted for the 2017 International Dylan Thomas Prize Jacob and Julia Bloch are about to be tested . . . By Jacob's grandfather, who won't go quietly into a retirement home. By the family reunion that everyone is dreading. By their son's heroic attempts to get expelled. And by the sexting affair... More Info
$40.00

The Dark Web

Penguin Press HC | July 11, 2017 | 400 pages
In its earliest days, the Internet seemed to all of us to be an unqualified good: It was a way to share information, increase productivity, and experience new freedoms and diversions. Alexander Klimburg was a member of the idealistic generation that came of age with the Internet. Two decades later,... More Info
$17.00

A Grain of Wheat

Penguin Classics | May 29, 2012 | 272 pages
Set in the wake of the Mau Mau rebellion and on the cusp of Kenya's independence from Britain, A Grain of Wheat follows a group of villagers whose lives have been transformed by the 1952–1960 Emergency. At the center of it all is the reticent Mugo, the village's chosen hero and a man haunted by a... More Info
$16.99

Anybody Out There?

Penguin Books | August 2, 2012 | 640 pages
Winner of the 2007 Popular Fiction Prize, Anybody Out There by Marian Keyes is a novel of love, loss and jealousy that is as sharply funny as it is deeply moving. It is the fourth of Marian Keyes's internationally best-selling Walsh sisters novels which also include Watermelon, Rachel's Holiday,... More Info
$27.99

Empire of Things

Penguin Press | February 2, 2017 | 880 pages
'Magnificent ... groundbreaking ... a triumph' Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads 'A masterpiece, a delight to read ... a rare and beautiful thing' Gerard DeGroot, The Times What we consume has become the defining feature of our lives: our economies live or die by spending, we are treated... More Info

A fair country

Penguin Group Canada | September 16, 2008 | 340 pages
In this startlingly original vision of Canada, thinker John Ralston Saul unveils 3 founding myths. Saul argues that the famous "peace, order, and good government" that supposedly defines Canada is a distortion of the country's true nature. Every single document before the BNA Act, he points out,... More Info
$48.95

Wild Pork and Watercress

Penguin Books | February 29, 2016 | 240 pages
When Ricky's beloved Aunt Bella dies and Social Welfare threatens to put him into care, the overweight Maori boy and cantankerous Uncle Hec flee into the remote and rugged Ureweras. The impassable bush serves up perilous adventures, forcing the pair of misfits to use all their skills to survive... More Info

Postwar

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 933 pages
Provides a history of contemporary Europe, covering thirty-four countries over a span of sixty years, and includes discussion of the region's economic development, culture, and politics.  More Info
$22.00

Ink

Penguin Books Canada | May 2, 2017 | 400 pages
A rich and imaginative discovery of how ink has shaped culture and why it is here to stay. Ink is so much a part of daily life that we take it for granted, yet its invention was as significant as the wheel. Ink not only recorded culture, it bought political power, divided peoples, and led to... More Info
$22.00

The Reason You Walk

Penguin Canada | April 27, 2017 | 288 pages
When his father was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Winnipeg broadcaster and musician Wab Kinew decided to spend a year reconnecting with the accomplished but distant aboriginal man who'd raised him. The Reason You Walkspans the year 2012, chronicling painful moments in the past and... More Info
$22.00

Super Mind

Penguin | May 16, 2017 | 320 pages
The noted research psychiatrist and New York Times-bestselling author explores how Transcendental Meditation permanently alters your daily consciousness, resulting in greater productivity, emotional resilience, and aptitude for success. Most of us believe that we live in only three states of... More Info
$35.00

Exit Strategy

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 304 pages
"Nick Mason is given a daunting new mission -- to find witnesses under federal protection and kill them before they can testify against his master Darius Cole"--  More Info

Behave

Penguin Press | April 4, 2017 | 496 pages
Why do we do the things we do? Over a decade in the making, this game-changing book is Robert Sapolsky's genre-shattering attempt to answer that question as fully as perhaps only he could, looking at it from every angle. Sapolsky's storytelling concept is delightful but it also has a powerful... More Info

The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 208 pages
A glimmering collection of new short fiction from the Booker Prize winner "Lively writes with an astringent blend of sympathy and detachment, emotional wisdom and satiric wit." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times In such acclaimed novels as The Photograph, Family Album, and How It All Began,... More Info

Lion (Movie Tie-In Edition)

Penguin Canada | November 1, 2016 | 288 pages
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara, this #1 international best-seller tells the miraculous and triumphant story of a young man who rediscovers not only his childhood life and home...but an identity long-since left behind. "Amazing stuff." -The New... More Info

Children of Earth and Sky

Penguin Canada | May 2, 2017 | 592 pages
The bestselling author of the groundbreaking novels Under Heaven and River of Stars evokes a world inspired by the conflicts and dramas of Renaissance Europe. Against this tumultuous backdrop the lives of men and women unfold on the borderlands--where empires and faiths collide. From the small... More Info
$20.00

Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It

Penguin | May 2, 2017 | 224 pages
A humorous and philosophical trip through life, from the New York Times–bestselling coauthor of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . Daniel Klein’s fans have fallen in love with the warm, humorous, and thoughtful way he shows how philosophy resonates in everyday life. Readers of his... More Info

Hallelujah Anyway

Penguin | December 11, 2017 | 192 pages
From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches comes a powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it. "Mercy is radical kindness," Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling and heartening book, Hallelujah Anyway.... More Info

There Is No F*cking Secret

Penguin | April 25, 2017 | 256 pages
People ask Kelly Osbourne all the time: "What's your secret?" Kelly Osbourne may not always have been a typical role model, but no one can say that her perspective isn't hard won after spending three decades in the spotlight: from growing up completely exposed to the heavy metal scene--replete with... More Info

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