Books published by Penguin

The First Rule of Punk

Penguin | August 22, 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

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 | August 22, 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 | August 22, 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

What We Lose

Penguin | August 22, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 | August 22, 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

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

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

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

Exit Strategy

Penguin | August 22, 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 | August 22, 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

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 | August 22, 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

Against the Double Blackmail

Penguin Press | February 23, 2017 | 128 pages
How do we respond to the refugee crisis - by opening our doors, or pulling up the drawbridge? Both solutions, argues Slavoj Aixek, offer ideological blackmail, and both are wrong. He proposes that instead we see the crisis as an opportunity- a unique chance for Europe to redefine itself and its... More Info

Drawdown

Penguin Books | April 18, 2017 | 256 pages
The 100 most substantive solutions to roll back climate change, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers around the world In the face of widespread fear and apathy, an international coalition of researchers, professionals, and activists have come together to offer a set... More Info

The Second Life of Nick Mason

Penguin | April 18, 2017 | 320 pages
An NPR and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year A Library Journal Best Thriller of the Year "A gamechanger. Nick Mason is one of the best main characters I've read in years."--Harlan Coben From New York Times-bestselling, two-time Edgar-award-winning author Steve Hamilton comes an unforgettable new... More Info

The Genius of Birds

Penguin Books | April 11, 2017 | 352 pages
Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores the newly discovered brilliance of birds.  More Info

So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Penguin | March 1, 2016 | 336 pages
"This is the perfect time for a modern-day Scarlet Letter--a radically empathetic book about public shaming, and about shaming as a form of social control. It has become such a big part of our lives it has begun to feel weird and empty when there isn't anyone to be furious about. Whole careers are... More Info

The Republic

Penguin UK | May 31, 2007 | 416 pages
One of the greatest works of philosophy and political theory ever produced, Plato's The Republic has shaped western thought for thousands of years, remaining as relevant today as when it was first written in the Ancient Greece. This Penguin Classics edition is translated by Desmond lee with a new... More Info

The Death of Money

Penguin | April 4, 2017 | 368 pages
The next financial collapse will resemble nothing in history. . . . Deciding upon the best course to follow will require comprehending a minefield of risks, while poised at a crossroads, pondering the death of the dollar. The U.S. dollar has been the global reserve currency since the end of World... More Info

The Greenhouse Cookbook

Penguin Books Canada | April 4, 2017 | 288 pages
100 whole-food recipes to help you feel energized, refreshed, and ready to greet each day from the founders of the Greenhouse Juice Co. From the founders of Greenhouse Juice Co., this collection of 100 easy recipes--50 to eat with a fork, spoon, or your fingers, and 50 to serve in a glass--makes... More Info

Ten Days That Shook the World

Penguin Books | November 3, 2016 | 368 pages
'It flashed upon me suddenly: they were going to shoot me!' This electrifying eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution, written by an American journalist in St Petersburg as the Bolsheviks seized power in 1917, is an unsurpassed record of history in the making.  More Info

The Pearl

Penguin | August 22, 1992 | 90 pages
A poor fisherman dreams of wealth and happiness for his family when he finds a priceless pearl  More Info

The Will to Power

Penguin Classics | December 29, 2016 | 320 pages
New to Penguin Classics, The Will to Power contains some of Nietzsche's most fascinating and combative writings on nihilism, metaphysics and the future of Europe. Assembled by Nietzsche's sister after his death, The Will to Power is a collection of the philosopher's reflections and theories taken... More Info

Mustache Shenanigans

Penguin | March 28, 2017 | 304 pages
Director, writer, and actor Jay Chandrasekhar tells the hilarious history of his comedy group, Broken Lizard, and the making of the cult film Super Troopers, as well as the currently filming Super Troopers 2. Jay Chandrasekhar has spent the past two decades writing, directing, and acting in film... More Info

VIJ

Penguin Books Canada | March 21, 2017 | 256 pages
At Vij's, one of North America's most innovative Indian restaurants, owner Vikram Vij and his wife Meeru use the freshest local ingredients and original ideas to create exciting new takes on the cuisines of India. Though far from traditional, the dishes remain true to one glorious hallmark of... More Info

A Twist of the Knife

Penguin Canada | March 21, 2017 | 320 pages
Brigid Quinn must confront her deadliest enemy yet: the shadow of her own past. Hardbitten former FBI agent Brigid Quinn is back--and this time, she's on home turf. Brigid has been forced to return to her Florida hometown to answer two very different calls for help. One is from her mother,... More Info

The Creative Spark

Penguin | March 21, 2017 | 352 pages
In the tradition of Jared Diamond's million-copy-selling classic Guns, Germs, and Steel, a bold new synthesis of paleontology, archaeology, genetics, and anthropology that overturns misconceptions about race, war and peace, and human nature itself, answering an age-old question: What made humans so... More Info

Scared Selfless

Penguin | March 21, 2017 | 304 pages
"A riveting memoir that takes readers on a roller coaster ride from the depths of hell to triumphant success." --Dave Pelzer, author of A Child Called "It" Michelle Stevens has a photo of the exact moment her childhood was stolen from her. In it, she's only eight years old and posing for her... More Info

The Other Side of Silence

Penguin | March 7, 2017 | 448 pages
New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr's much anticipated return to Bernie Gunther, in a series hailed by The Daily Beast as "the best crime novels around today." The French Riviera, 1956. Bernie Gunther, our sardonic former Berlin homicide dick and unwilling SS officer, is the go-to guy at... More Info

The First Mess Cookbook

Penguin Canada | March 7, 2017 | 296 pages
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The Night Ocean

Penguin | March 7, 2017 | 400 pages
From the award-winning author and New Yorker contributor, a riveting novel about secrets and scandals, psychiatry and pulp fiction, inspired by the lives of H.P. Lovecraft and his circle. Marina Willett, M.D., has a problem. Her husband, Charlie, has become obsessed with H.P. Lovecraft, in... More Info

Exit West

Penguin | March 7, 2017 | 240 pages
Named one of the most anticipated books of 2017 by Time Magazine, the New York Times, Washington Post and The Huffington Post From the internationally bestselling author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist, a love story that unfolds across the rapidly changing face of a volatile world. In a country... More Info

They Left Us Everything

Penguin Canada | October 4, 2016 | 288 pages
A warm, heartfelt memoir of family, loss, and a house jam-packed with decades of memories. After almost twenty years of caring for elderly parents--first for their senile father, and then for their cantankerous ninety-three-year old mother--author Plum Johnson and her three younger brothers have... More Info

Becoming Wise

Penguin | February 28, 2017 | 304 pages
In Becoming Wise, Krista Tippett has created a master class in living for a fractured world. Fracture, she says, is not the whole story of our time. The enduring question of what it means to be human has become inextricable from the challenge of who we are to each other. She insists on the... More Info

Treatise on Toleration

Penguin Books | August 4, 2016 | 208 pages
One of the most important essays on religious tolerance and freedom of thought, a French bestseller in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks In 1762 Jean Calas, a merchant from Toulouse, was executed after being falsely accused of killing his son. As it became clear that Calas was in fact... More Info

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