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Queen Sugar

Penguin Books | January 27, 2015 | 384 pages
“Smart and heartfelt and highly recommended.” —Karen Joy Fowler, author of The Jane Austen Book Club Readers, booksellers, and critics alike are embracing Queen Sugar and cheering for its heroine, Charley Bordelon, an African American woman and single mother struggling to build a new life... More Info

The Communist Manifesto

Penguin Classics | October 22, 2014 | 304 pages
The Communist Manifesto, Marx and Engels's revolutionary summons to the working classes, changed the face of the twentieth century beyond recognition. It inspired millions to revolution, forming the basis of political systems that still dominate countless lives and continuing to ignite debate about... More Info

Redeployment

Penguin Press | September 21, 2018 | 291 pages
A collection of short stories by a former Marine captain and Iraq veteran focuses on the complexities of life for soldiers on the front lines and after, exploring themes ranging from brutality and faith to guilt and survival in such stories as "After Action Report" and "Money as Weapons System."  More Info

Les Miserables

Penguin Classics | October 22, 2014 | 1456 pages
A new translation, by Christine Donougher, of the classic French novel, which has inspired a musical and film.  More Info

The Chrysalids

Penguin Group(CA) | September 23, 2008 | 208 pages
The disturbing post-apocalyptic novel The Chrysalids by John Wyndham, author of The Day of the Triffids and The Kraken Wakes and dramatised on BBC Radio 4.David Strorm's father doesn't approve of Angus Morton's unusually large horses, calling them blasphemies against nature. Little does he realise... More Info

Viper Rum

Penguin Group USA | August 30, 2001 | 78 pages
In her third autobiographical collection of poems, the author of The Liar's Club explores the theme of death, the inevitable storm that comes to the soul. Reprint.  More Info

The Collini Case

Penguin Group USA | May 27, 2014 | 190 pages
A U.S. release of an internationally best-selling courtroom drama finds the career of rookie defense lawyer Caspar Lienen placed at risk when he seeks an acquittal for an unassuming retiree who has admitted to the brutal murder of a prominent industrialist but whose refusal to defend himself is... More Info

The Days of Abandonment

Penguin | September 21, 2018 | 188 pages
A woman, abandoned by her husband with two young children to care for, finds herself literally trapped within the four walls of their high-rise apartment and is forced to confront her ghosts, the potential loss of her own identity and the possibility that life may never return to normal. I could... More Info

The Unconscious

Penguin UK | September 29, 2005 | 105 pages
One of Freud�s central achievements was to demonstrate how unacceptable thoughts and feelings are repressed into the unconscious, from where they continue to exert a decisive influence over our lives. This volume contains a key statement about evidence for the unconscious, and how it works, as... More Info

Mass Psychology

Penguin UK | December 2, 2004 | 305 pages
These works reveal Freud at his most iconoclastic, asking challenging questions about the powerful attraction of group identity - how this has the power to bind us and drive us to hatred. In Mass Psychology (1921) he explores the psyche as a social force, with a compelling analysis of how... More Info

Blue Horses

Penguin Press | October 14, 2014 | 96 pages
Presents a collection of poems that reflects the author's signature imagery-based language and her observations of the unaffected beauty of nature.  More Info

Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay

Penguin | September 21, 1997 | 288 pages
A psychotherapist gives practical advice about making the difficult decision about whether to stay together with a partner or to end the relationship  More Info

The Dead

Penguin UK | September 16, 2010 | 464 pages
The second heart-stopping, mind-blowing book in this killer series - the Enemy is back. A terrible disease is striking everyone over the age of fourteen. Death walks the streets. Nowhere is safe. Maxie, Blue and the rest of the Holloway crew aren't the only kids trying to escape the ferocious... More Info

The Enemy

Penguin UK | June 1, 2010 | 432 pages
When the sickness came, every parent, police officer, politician - every adult fell ill. The lucky ones died. The others are crazed, confused and hungry. Only children under fourteen remain, and they're fighting to survive. Now there are rumours of a safe place to hide. And so a gang of children... More Info

Windows on the World

Penguin Press | November 13, 2014 | 152 pages
Forefront writers including Daniel Kehlmann, Nadine Gordimer and Xi Chuan collaborate with artist Matteo Pericoli to share metaphorical views on place, creativity and the meaning of home in the 21st century. 30,000 first printing. Illustrations.  More Info

Stalin

Penguin Press | November 6, 2014 | 976 pages
An extensively researched portrait of the Soviet dictator covers his rise from humble origins, the inner power structure of the Bolshevik regime, and the early formation of Stalin's fabricated trial process.  More Info

A History of the World in 12 Maps

Penguin Group USA | October 28, 2014 | 544 pages
“[A] mesmerizing and beautifully illustrated book.” —The Telegraph (London) Maps are objects of endless fascination, and the urge to map is a basic human instinct. In this masterful study, historian and cartography expert Jerry Brotton reveals how maps—far from being objective... More Info

A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy

Penguin Group USA | October 28, 2014 | 192 pages
A witty, gracious, and charmingly illustrated anti-consumer manifesto Like most people, Sarah Lazarovic covets beautiful things. But rather than giving in to her impulse to spend and acquire, Sarah spent a year painting the objects she wanted to buy instead. Based on a visual essay that was first... More Info

A Christmas Carol

Penguin Classics | October 7, 2014 | 144 pages
A delightful new holiday series featuring five classic Christmas tales in luxurious hardcover editions Truly stunning book design has become a Penguin Classics tradition. We now introduce a new must-have, collectible series featuring beautiful hardcover editions of some of the best-loved and... More Info

The Night Before Christmas

Penguin Classics | October 7, 2014 | 80 pages
A delightful new holiday series featuring five classic Christmas tales in luxurious hardcover editions Truly stunning book design has become a Penguin Classics tradition. We now introduce a new must-have, collectible series featuring beautiful hardcover editions of some of the best-loved and... More Info

A Merry Christmas

Penguin Classics | October 7, 2014 | 160 pages
A delightful new holiday series featuring five classic Christmas tales in luxurious hardcover editions Truly stunning book design has become a Penguin Classics tradition. We now introduce a new must-have, collectible series featuring beautiful hardcover editions of some of the best-loved and... More Info

Studies in Hysteria

Penguin UK | March 25, 2004 | 315 pages
The tormenting of the body by the troubled mind, hysteria is among the most pervasive of human disorders - yet at the same time it is the most elusive. Freud�s recognition that hysteria stemmed from traumas in the patient�s past transformed the way we think about sexuality. Studies in Hysteria... More Info

The Heart of the Dales

Penguin UK | June 26, 2008 | 400 pages
Gervase Phinn is back with his tales of life as a schools inspector in Yorkshire. His colourful cast of characters have now become firm favourites - the mostly mad staff at County Hall as well as the children themselves who find ways of embarrassing the school inspectors with innocent ease. We... More Info

Year Zero

Penguin Group USA | September 30, 2014 | 384 pages
A marvelous global history of the pivotal year 1945 as a new world emerged from the ruins of World War II Year Zero is a landmark reckoning with the great drama that ensued after war came to an end in 1945. One world had ended and a new, uncertain one was beginning. Regime change had come on a... More Info

Of Mice and Men

Penguin | September 21, 1993 | 107 pages
The tragic story of the friendship between two migrant workers, George and mentally retarded Lenny, and their dream of owning a farm  More Info

A map of home

Penguin Group USA | August 25, 2009 | 292 pages
Nidali, the rebellious daughter of an Egyptian-Greek mother and a Palestinian father, narrates her story from her childhood in Kuwait, her early teenage years in Egypt, to her family's last flight to Texas.  More Info

Dancing with a Ghost

Penguin Global | September 21, 2018 | 220 pages
A crucial sourcebook for anyone involved with native issues, "Dancing with a Ghost" seeks to bridge the gap which exists between Native American and other groups by examining the traditional Cree and Ojibway world view and by showing why their philosophy so often places them in conflict with the... More Info

The Inner Voice

Penguin | September 21, 2018 | 222 pages
A Grammy Award-winning soprano whose achievements earned her an honorary doctor of music from the Juilliard School describes her struggles to launch her career, the individuals who influenced her life, the challenges she faces with the business side of the music industry, and her philosophies about... More Info

Command and Control

Penguin Group USA | August 26, 2014 | 656 pages
The author of Fast Food Nation presents a minute-by-minute account of an H-bomb accident that nearly caused a nuclear disaster, examining other near misses and what the author perceives as America's growing susceptibility to a catastrophic event. Reprint. A best-selling NYT Notable Book of 2013.... More Info

Bleeding Edge

Penguin Group USA | August 26, 2014 | 496 pages
An average mother of two working in investigation fraud gets drawn into a shady and eccentric underworld after looking into the finances of a billionaire computer geek in this new novel from the author of V and Gravity's Rainbow.  More Info

The Invention of Exile

Penguin Press | September 21, 2018 | 304 pages
Wrongly accused of attending anarchist gatherings and deported to a war-torn early-20th-century Mexico, Russian immigrant Austin Voronkov maintains a daily correspondence with his wife in the United States while struggling against challenging political forces to reunite with his family. A first... More Info

The Snow Leopard

Penguin Classics | September 21, 2018 | 336 pages
An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas? now celebrating its thirtieth anniversary IN 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow... More Info

The Trauma of Everyday Life

Penguin Group USA | July 29, 2014 | 240 pages
Trauma does not just happen to a few unlucky people; it is the bedrock of our psychology. Death and illness touch us all, but even the everyday sufferings of loneliness and fear are traumatic. In The Trauma of Everyday Life renowned psychiatrist and author of Thoughts Without a Thinker Mark Epstein... More Info

The Mockingbird Next Door

Penguin Press | September 21, 2018 | 288 pages
"One journalist's memoir of her personal friendship with Harper Lee and her sister, drawing on the extraordinary access they gave her to share the story of their lives. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. But for the last fifty years, the... More Info

When the United States Spoke French

Penguin Press | July 10, 2014 | 400 pages
In 1789, as the French Revolution shook Europe to the core, the new United States was struggling for survival in the face of financial insolvency and bitter political and regional divisions. When the United States Spoke French explores the republic’s formative years from the viewpoint of a... More Info

The Great Degeneration

Penguin Group USA | June 24, 2014 | 192 pages
A searching and provocative examination of the widespread institutional rot that threatens our collective future What causes rich countries to lose their way? Symptoms of decline are all around us today: slowing growth, crushing debts, increasing inequality, aging populations, antisocial behavior.... More Info

Wired for War

Penguin (Non-Classics) | September 21, 2018 | 499 pages
A military expert reveals how science fiction is fast becoming reality on the battlefield, changing not just how wars are fought, but also the politics, economics, laws, and ethics that surround war itself.  More Info

Transforming power

Penguin Global | March 10, 2009 | 277 pages
Veteran activist Judy Rebick explains in Transforming Power how globalization and mass-communication technology are revolutionizing our understanding of power and producing profound new ideas about social and political life.  More Info

Lexicon

Penguin Group USA | April 1, 2014 | 400 pages
“The words brilliant and exemplary aren’t adequate enough to convey the amazing craft of Lexicon.” —The Associated Press Few books are greeted with rave reviews everywhere from Time magazine and Salon to Boingboing and io9. Yet, Max Barry’s Lexicon is that rare thing: a thriller as... More Info

Cooked

Penguin Group USA | April 29, 2014 | 480 pages
In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth—to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink. Apprenticing himself to a... More Info

1,000 Feelings for Which There Are No Names

Penguin Group USA | April 29, 2014 | 256 pages
A charming, thought-provoking, hand-lettered book for fans of The Book of Awesome and Wreck This Journal They amaze us and hurt us, bring us to tears and make us laugh, delight us and keep us up at night: feelings that we know only too well, but which have eluded the English lexicon for so long. In... More Info

The Grapes of Wrath

Penguin | September 21, 2018 | 464 pages
STEINBECK/GRAPES OF WRATH (BC)  More Info

Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals

Penguin Group USA | May 27, 2014 | 80 pages
A breathtaking new collection from one of today’s boldest and most adventurous poets Colloquial and incantatory, the poems in Patricia Lockwood’s second collection address the most urgent questions of our time, like: what if a deer did porn? Is America going down on Canada? What happens when... More Info

The Faraway Nearby

Penguin Group USA | April 29, 2014 | 272 pages
This personal, lyrical narrative about storytelling and empathy from award winner Rebecca Solnit is a fitting companion to her beloved A Field Guide for Getting Lost In this exquisitely written new book by the author of A Paradise Built in Hell, Rebecca Solnit explores the ways we make our lives... More Info

The Liars' Club

Penguin (Non-Classics) | September 21, 2018 | 320 pages
The author, a poet, recounts her difficult childhood growing up in a Texas oil town.  More Info

The Fourth Revolution

Penguin Press | May 15, 2014 | 320 pages
From the bestselling authors of The Right Nation, a visionary argument that our current crisis in government is nothing less than the fourth radical transition in the history of the nation-state Dysfunctional government: It’s become a cliché, and most of us are resigned to the fact that nothing... More Info

The Third Plate

Penguin Press | September 21, 2018 | 496 pages
Offering a revolutionary new way of eating, the award-winning chef, exploring farming practices around the world, reveals that America's cuisine is in desperate need of a radical transformation and charts a new path forward for eaters and chefs alike to make food sustainable and delicious.  More Info

Lazarus and the Hurricane : the Freeing of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter

Penguin, 2000 c1999. | September 21, 2018 | 360 pages
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The Knowledge

Penguin Press | September 21, 2018 | 352 pages
How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch? If our technological society collapsed tomorrow, perhaps from a viral pandemic or catastrophic asteroid impact, what would be the one book you would want to press into the hands of the postapocalyptic survivors? What crucial... More Info

Eastern Approaches

Penguin Books, Limited (UK) | September 21, 2018 | 543 pages
Fitztroy Maclean was one of the real-life inspirations for super-spy James Bond. After adventures in Soviet Russia before the war, Maclean fought with the SAS in North Africa in 1942. There he specialised in hair-raising commando raids behind enemy lines, including the daring and outrageous... More Info

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