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The Later Roman Empire

Penguin | April 25, 1986 | 506 pages
A fourth century army officer recounts the history of Rome during the reigns of Constantius, Julian, Jovian, Valentinian and Valens  More Info

Advice Not Given

Penguin Books | January 15, 2019 | 224 pages
"Most people will never find a great psychiatrist or a great Buddhist teacher, but Mark Epstein is both, and the wisdom he imparts in Advice Not Given is an act of generosity and compassion. The book is a tonic for the ailments of our time."--Ann Patchett, New York Times bestselling author of... More Info

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

Penguin | October 24, 2017 | 640 pages
Explores the medieval world through twelve illuminated manuscripts, telling a story of culture and art over the course of a millennium.  More Info

Into the Magic Shop

Penguin | February 14, 2017 | 288 pages
The author relates how a chance encounter in a magic shop with a woman who taught him exercises to ease his sufferings and manifest his greatest desires gave him a glimpse of the relationship between the brain and the heart, and drove him to explore the neuroscience of compassion and altruism.  More Info

The Dawn Watch

Penguin Books | November 6, 2018 | 400 pages
"Enlightening, compassionate, superb" --John Le Carré A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017 One of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2017 A visionary exploration of the life and times of Joseph Conrad, his turbulent age of globalization and our own, from one of the most exciting... More Info

The Making of the English Working Class

Penguin Classics | April 25, 2019 | 958 pages
In this classic account of the formative years of working-class society in England, E. P. Thompson shows how the working-class took part in its own making and recreates the whole life experience of people who created a culture of great vitality.  More Info

Bleak House

Penguin Classics Hardcover | April 25, 2019 | 1036 pages
In the fog of London, lawyers enrich themselves with endless litigation over a dwindling inheritance.  More Info

The Rabbit Listened

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 40 pages
"When Taylor's block castle is destroyed, all the animals think they know just what to do, but only the rabbit quietly listens to how Taylor is feeling"--  More Info

Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined

Penguin Teen | May 1, 2018 | 368 pages
Then Ingrid traveled all over Europe with her opera star mother, Margot-Sophia. Life was beautiful and bright, and every day soared with music. Now Ingrid is on a summertime wilderness survival trek for at-risk teens: addicts, runaways, and her. She's fighting to survive crushing humiliations,... More Info

The Hanging Girl

Penguin | December 27, 2016 | 528 pages
In the middle of his usual hard-won morning nap in the basement of police headquarters, Carl Morck, head of Department Q, receives a call from a colleague working on the Danish island of Bornholm. Carl is dismissive when he realizes that a new case is being foisted on him, but a few hours later, he... More Info


Penguin | January 1, 2009 | 281 pages
Presents a history of the banana that describes its role in the development of Central American nations and international business, the diseases that threaten its survival, and the hobbies and traditions inspired by the fruit.  More Info

In the Name of Humanity

Penguin Canada | October 2, 2018 | 464 pages
Shortlisted for the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize The untold true story of the secret negotiations--by the most unlikely figures--to end the Holocaust On November 25, 1944, prisoners at Auschwitz heard a deafening explosion. Emerging from their barracks, they witnessed the crematoria and gas chambers--part... More Info

Selling Illusions

Penguin Books Canada | April 25, 2019 | 252 pages
Since he immigrated to Canada almost three decades ago, Neil Bissoondath has consistently refused the role of the ethnic, and sought to avoid the burden of hyphenation - a burden that would label him as an East Indian-Trinidadian-Canadian living in Quebec. Bissoondath argues that the policy of... More Info

The Little Book of Little Activists

Penguin | September 25, 2017 | 48 pages
A celebration of political activism by America's youngest citizens--our children. You're never too young to care about your community or to stand up for your beliefs. That's the empowering message of this book, which is all about how real kids exercise their first amendment rights.  More Info

Bread and Roses

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 337 pages
An account of the 1912 textile strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts identifies the strike's key figures and events, from the walkout of 23,000 workers to the evacuations of their children to Manhattan.  More Info

I'm Afraid of Men

Penguin Canada | August 1, 2018 | 96 pages
"A powerful meditation on the damaging effects of masculinity from a trans girl--a writer with celebrated indie roots and a knack for dismantling assumptions and challenging the status quo. Toxic masculinity takes many insidious forms, from misogyny and sexual harassment to homophobia, transphobia,... More Info

White Trash

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 462 pages
"A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged white demographic, citing the pivotal contributions of lower-class white workers in wartime, social policy, and the rise of the Republican Party,"--NoveList.  More Info

The Petting Zoo

Penguin Paperbacks | April 25, 2019 | 336 pages
Follows the story of enigmatic New York artist Billy, who suffers an emotional breakdown after attending a Velâazquez show and agonizingly searches for divine inspiration for his own work.  More Info


Penguin Canada | July 31, 2018 | 320 pages
"The heat ripples into sentences dripping with delicious detail... Its nod to the classics makes Demi-Gods comparable to Donna Tartt's The Secret History. As does the feeling of a new and important author arriving." - Financial Times "In her poetic, essential debut novel, Eliza Robertson aims an... More Info

Blockchain Revolution

Penguin Canada | June 12, 2018 | 432 pages
Finalist for the 2017 National Business Book Award The technology likely to have the greatest impact on the future of the world economy has arrived, and it's not self-driving cars, solar energy, or artificial intelligence. It's called the blockchain. The first generation of the digital revolution... More Info

Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains

Penguin Canada | June 5, 2018 | 320 pages
Winner of the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Winner of the 2017 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize Finalist for the 2017 in Canada First Novel Award How can you stand up to tyranny when your own identity is in turmoil? Vietnam is a haunted country, and Dr. Nguyen Georges-Minh... More Info

Lear's Shadow

Penguin Canada | July 10, 2018 | 336 pages
A captivating novel about aging fathers and their grown daughters, childhood scars, and rewriting the script with a little help from Shakespeare, from the acclaimed author of My October. During a sweltering, stormy Montreal summer, Bea Rose finds herself about to turn forty having lost her lover,... More Info

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

Penguin Books Canada | June 26, 2018 | 416 pages
From the author of the mega bestseller The Girl in the Spider's Web: the new book in the Millennium series, which began with Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo  More Info

Big Magic

Penguin | September 1, 2016 | 304 pages
The instant #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller "A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life... I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious." --PopSugar From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love: the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you've dreamed... More Info

The Self-love Experiment

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 336 pages
Put a stop to self-sabotage and overcome your fears so that you can gain the confidence you need to reach your goals and become your own best friend. Too many people seem to believe that they are not allowed to put themselves first or go after their own dreams out of fear of being selfish or... More Info

The Mermaid

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 32 pages
"Set in the ocean off Japan, this retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears stars Kiniro, a mermaid, who finds a baby octopus's breakfast, chair, and bed just right"--  More Info

The Way to the Spring

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 428 pages
From an award-winning journalist, a brave and necessary immersion into the everyday struggles of Palestinian life Over the past three years, American writer Ben Ehrenreich has been traveling to and living in the West Bank, staying with Palestinian families in its largest cities and its smallest... More Info


Penguin Books Canada | September 27, 2016 | 224 pages
A unique insider's account of the Harper government so damning that it cannot be ignored. Kevin Page was appointed by the federal Conservatives to be the country's first parliamentary budget officer in March 2008. The move fulfilled a Tory campaign promise to deliver greater government transparency... More Info

The Te of Piglet

Penguin Group USA | April 25, 1993 | 257 pages
The author and the characters from the Pooh books engage in dialogue elucidating the Taoist principle of Te, the Way of the Small, a principle embodied in Piglet  More Info

The Tao of Pooh

Penguin | April 25, 1982 | 158 pages
An expert in Chinese philosophy explains facets of Taoism using Milne's famous character and explores the world of Winnie-the-Pooh through Tao, characterizing Pooh as a simple bear who subscribes to the principles of successful living  More Info

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Penguin Canada | May 1, 2018 | 464 pages
2017 Man Booker Prize Longlist 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist The Ministry of Utmost Happinessis a dazzling new novel by the internationally celebrated author of The God of Small Things. It takes us on an intimate journey of many years across the Indian subcontinent--from the cramped... More Info

The Shadow World

Penguin UK | April 25, 2019 | 696 pages
Andrew Feinstein is on a mission: to expose the lies, corruption and death-dealing at the heart of the modern arms trade. Whether it is the scandalous BAE Systems deals involving Britain and Saudi Arabia or the US Congressional-Military-Industrial Complex, he lays bare shocking stories of bribery,... More Info

Days Without End

Penguin | September 12, 2017 | 272 pages
"First published in Great Britain by Faber & Faber Limited, 2016"--Copyright page.  More Info

Dragons Love Tacos 2

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 48 pages
"When dragons run out of tacos, they travel back in time to get a fresh supply"--  More Info

The Ghostfaces

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 400 pages
"Companion to the bestselling Ranger's Apprentice."  More Info

The 8th Continent

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 219 pages
Hoping to transform a giant floating garbage patch into a habitable eighth continent where people can escape an oppressive bureaucracy, Evie and Rick must race against time when a plastic-obsessed villainess tries to claim the continent to expand her power.  More Info

Ego is the Enemy

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 226 pages
The instant Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and international bestseller "While the history books are filled with tales of obsessive visionary geniuses who remade the world in their image with sheer, almost irrational force, I've found that history is also made by individuals who fought their egos... More Info

Dory Fantasmagory

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 160 pages
Dory, nicknamed Rascal, has her first loose tooth, but her excitement turns to concern when imaginary evil robber Mrs. Gobble Gracker captures the Tooth Fairy.  More Info


Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 258 pages
Illuminates the scientific factors that shape the hidden patterns of a day and challenge scheduled activities, drawing on research in the disciplines of psychology, biology, and economics to share practical advice and anecdotes for promoting a richer, more engaged life.  More Info

Blessed Unrest

Penguin Group USA | April 1, 2008 | 342 pages
The environmentalist author of Natural Capitalism traces the contributions of a diverse, worldwide grassroots humanitarian movement through which conscientious individuals and organizations are dedicating their efforts to restoring the environment and fostering social justice. Reprint.  More Info

Diary of a Madman, The Government Inspector, & Selected Stories

Penguin UK | December 1, 2005 | 330 pages
Nikolai Gogol's short fiction, collected here as The Diary of a Madman, The Government Inspector and Selected Stories, deeply influenced later Russian literature with powerful depictions of a society dominated by petty bureaucracy and base corruption. This Penguin Classics edition is translated... More Info

The Prose Edda

Penguin UK | July 28, 2005 | 180 pages
The stirring, bloody, and tragic saga that inspired such artists as Wagner, Borges, and Tolkien Written in Iceland a century after the close of the Viking Age, The Prose Edda is the source of most of what we know of Norse mythology. Its tales are peopled by giants, dwarves, and elves, superhuman... More Info

The Most Beautiful Book in the World

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 184 pages
A collection of eight stories from the French playwright and novelist feature a variety of interesting women characters.  More Info

The Dawn Watch

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 375 pages
"An exploration of the life and times of Joseph Conrad, his turbulent age of globalization and our own,."--Provided by publishe  More Info

Don't Bullsh*t Yourself!

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 224 pages
Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer presents a new guide to getting what you want in life and business--to stop making excuses so you can get back to winning. During his many years as an entrepreneur, consultant, and star of the Paramount Network's hit show Bar Rescue, Jon Taffer has witnessed the destruction... More Info

Enlightenment Now

Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 556 pages
An assessment of the human condition in the twenty-first century presents data demonstrating that life quality, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise throughout the world because of the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science.  More Info


Penguin | April 25, 2019 | 48 pages
"Lola was just a baby when her family left the Island, so when she has to draw it for a school assignment, she asks her family, friends, and neighbors about their memories of her homeland...and in the process, comes up with a new way of understanding her own heritage"--  More Info

Garlic and Sapphires

Penguin | March 1, 2006 | 333 pages
The editor-in-chief of "Gourmet" recounts her visits to some of the world's most acclaimed restaurants, both as herself and as an anonymous diner in disguise, to offer insight into the differences in her dining experiences.  More Info

Holding the Man

Penguin Books | June 24, 2015 | 304 pages
"The mid-seventies and satin baggies and chunky platforms reigned supreme. Jethro Tull did battle with glam-rock for the airwaves. At an all-boys Catholic school in Melbourne, Timothy Conigrave fell wildly and sweetly in love with the captain of the football team. So began a relationship that was... More Info

The Big Fat Activity Book for Pregnant People

Penguin | April 25, 2017 | 176 pages
"Funny as hell."--Amy Morrison, founder of Pregnant Chicken The ultimate must-have for any mom-to-be with a sense of humor: an irreverent, laugh-out-loud activity book filled with quizzes, mazes, fill-in-the-blanks, journaling pages, and hysterical musings on what pregnancy is really like. Baby... More Info