Books published by Penguin

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

Fall of Man in Wilmslow

Penguin Canada | April 4, 2017 | 368 pages
From the author of the #1 bestseller The Girl in the Spider's Web, an electrifying thriller that begins with Alan Turing's suicide and then opens out to take in a young detective's awakening to painful secrets about his own life--and the life of his country. It's 1954. Several English nationals... More Info

Y Is for Yesterday

Penguin | February 19, 2018 | 496 pages
Of #1 New York Times-bestselling author Sue Grafton, NPR's Maureen Corrigan said, "Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters." With only one letter left, Grafton's many devoted readers will share that sentiment. The darkest and most disturbing case report from the files of Kinsey Millhone, Y is... More Info

The Perfect Nanny

Penguin | February 19, 2018 | 240 pages
"When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite, devoted woman who sings to the children, cleans the family's chic... More Info

Descartes' Error

Penguin (Non-Classics) | February 19, 2018 | 312 pages
Linking the process of rational decision making to emotions, a scientist who has done extensive research with brain-damaged patients notes the dependence of thought processes on feelings and the body's survival-oriented regulators. Reprint.  More Info

The Descent of Alette

Penguin | February 19, 1996 | 150 pages
A poetic collage explores the realities of war veterans, strangers, the mentally disturbed, and the homeless as witnesses to the passing of the world  More Info
$11.99

It Can't Happen Here

Penguin | January 7, 2014 | 397 pages
Professor:  Prof. Jennifer Evans
Course Codes:  HIST 3907B
Semester:  Winter-2018
A cautionary tale about the rise of fascism in the United States first published in 1935. During the presidential election of 1936, Doremus Jessup, a newspaper editor, observes with dismay that many of the people he knows support the candidacy of a fascist, Berzelius Windrip. When Windrip wins the... More Info
$29.00

Portable Beat Reader

Penguin Group | February 19, 1992 | 645 pages
Professor:  Prof. Rob Holton
Course Codes:  ENGL 4708
Semester:  Winter-2018
Features selections from the writers of the Beat generation, including William Burroughs' "Naked Lunch," in which a drug addict travels to Mexico and Morocco in order to gain easy access to drugs, but winds up in a bizarre fantasy world.  More Info
$24.00

The Jungle

Penguin Classics | February 19, 2018 | 388 pages
Professor:  Prof. Patricia Whiting
Course Codes:  ENGL 2906B
Semester:  Winter-2018
The horrifying conditions of the Chicago stockyards are revealed through this narrative of a young immigrant's struggles in America.  More Info
$19.00

Cannery Row

Penguin | February 19, 2018 | 185 pages
Professor:  Prof. Patricia Whiting
Course Codes:  ENGL 2906B
Semester:  Winter-2018
Vividly depicts the colorful, sometimes disreputable, inhabitants of a run-down area in Monterey, California  More Info
$19.95

Obasan

Penguin Canada | November 29, 2016 | 240 pages
Professor:  Prof. Patricia Whiting
Course Codes:  ENGL 2906B
Semester:  Winter-2018
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
$23.00

Eichmann in Jerusalem

Penguin | February 19, 1963 | 312 pages
Professor:  Prof. Amy Bartholomew
Course Codes:  LAWS 2105
Semester:  Winter-2018
Hannah Arendt's authoritative report on the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann includes further factual material that came to light after the trial, as well as Arendt's postscript directly addressing the controversy that arose over her account.  More Info
$24.00

On the Road

Penguin | October 18, 2016 | 320 pages
Professor:  Prof. Rob Holton
Course Codes:  ENGL 4708
Semester:  Winter-2018
Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperback For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection celebrates the heritage of... More Info

My Very First Book of Colors

Penguin USA | February 19, 2018 | 20 pages
Challenges preschoolers to match the colors presented with objects that share that color, in a split-page board book full of fun and surprises.  More Info

Little Fires Everywhere

Penguin | February 19, 2018 | 352 pages
"Witty, wise and tender. It's a marvel." - Paula Hawkins, New York Times-bestselling author of The Girl on the Train and Into the Water From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the... More Info

Farm to Chef

Penguin Books Canada | September 12, 2017 | 352 pages
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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 | February 19, 2018 | 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 | February 19, 2018 | 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 | February 19, 2018 | 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

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

Real Food Heals

Penguin | February 19, 2018 | 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 | February 19, 2018 | 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 | February 19, 2018 | 32 pages
A little girl greets people in her neighborhood in many different languages.  More Info

Peter Pan

Penguin | February 19, 2018 | 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 | February 19, 2018 | 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
$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 | February 19, 2018 | 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 | February 19, 2018 | 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 | February 19, 2018 | 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 | February 19, 2018 | 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
$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
$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

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