Books published by Penguin Books


Little Fires Everywhere

Penguin Books | May 7, 2019 | 368 pages
Soon to be a Hulu limited series, starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington! Named a Best Book of the Year by: People, The Washington Post, Bustle, Esquire, Southern Living, The Daily Beast, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads, Library Reads,... More Info

The Witch Elm

Penguin Books | July 30, 2019 | 528 pages
Named a New York Times Notable Book of 2018, and a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, The New York Times Book Review, Amazon, The Boston Globe, LitHub, Vulture, Slate, Elle, Vox, and Electric Literature. "Tana French's best and most intricately nuanced novel yet." -- The New York Times An "extraordinary"... More Info

The Brain That Changes Itself

Penguin Books | March 28, 2020 | 427 pages
A new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the old notion that the human brain is immutable. Psychoanalyst Doidge traveled the country to meet both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity and the people whose lives they've transformed--people whose mental limitations or brain... More Info

Enlightenment Now

Penguin Books | January 15, 2019 | 576 pages
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018 ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR AND A PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFT "My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and... More Info

The Coddling of the American Mind

Penguin Books | August 20, 2019 | 352 pages
First Amendment expert Lukianoff and social psychologist Haidt discuss the social trends stretching back to the 1980s that have produced the confusion and conflict on campus today during a time of rising political polarization.  More Info

Fraiche Food, Full Hearts

Penguin Books Canada | October 1, 2019 | 336 pages
Living a stone's throw from each other, cousins Jillian and Tori grew up in a tight-knit family and were brought up like sisters. Fraiche Food, Full Hearts offers a peek into their lives and the recipes that have fed their families through the years, and includes over 100 heart-warming recipes for... More Info

How to Change Your Mind

Penguin Books | May 14, 2019 | 480 pages
New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018 A New York Times Notable Book The #1 New York Times bestseller.  More Info

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Penguin Books Canada | June 5, 2018 | 352 pages
A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick A Penguin Book Club Pick Smart, warm, uplifting, the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes the only way to survive is to open her heart. No one's ever... More Info

Blood Water Paint

Penguin Books | March 5, 2019 | 320 pages
"When I finished this novel, I knew I would be haunted and empowered by Artemisia Gentileschi's story for the rest of my life."--Amanda Lovelace, bestselling author of the princess saves herself in this one A William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist 2018 National Book Award Longlist Her mother died... More Info

Turtles All the Way Down

Penguin Books | June 11, 2019 | 320 pages
An instant #1 bestseller, the widely acclaimed Turtles All the Way Down is now available in paperback! "Wrenching and revelatory." - The New York Times "A tender story about learning to cope when the world feels out of control." - People Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of... More Info

The Secret History of Soldiers

Penguin Books Canada | October 22, 2019 | 400 pages
There have been thousands of books on the Great War, but most have focused on commanders, battles, strategy, and tactics. Less attention has been paid to the daily lives of the combatants, how they endured the unimaginable conditions of industrial warfare: the rain of shells, bullets, and chemical... More Info

The Right to Be Cold

Penguin Books Canada | March 1, 2016 | 352 pages
Now in paperback, one of Canada's most passionate environmental and human rights activists addresses the global threat of climate change from the intimate perspective of her own Arctic childhood The Arctic ice is receding each year, but just as irreplaceable is the culture, the wisdom that has... 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

Split Tooth

Penguin Books Canada | September 24, 2019 | 304 pages
A girl grows up in Nunavut in the 1970s. She knows joy and love. She knows boredom and bullying. She knows the tedium of the everyday and the seductive energy of the animal world. She knows the ravages of alcohol and violence. When she becomes pregnant, she must navigate all this. Veering between... More Info

American Prison

Penguin Books | June 11, 2019 | 368 pages
After his 2014 expose about his experiences as a prison guard in a Lousisiana for-profit prison, Shane Bauer soon realised the cruelty of the current American system and its place in the larger story of mass incarceration cannot be understood without first understanding its origins. In American... More Info

The Sense of Style

Penguin Books | September 22, 2015 | 368 pages
"Charming and erudite . . . The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is what makes this book such a gem." Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good... More Info

Our Women on the Ground

Penguin Books | March 28, 2020 | 304 pages
Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour A growing number of intrepid Arab and Middle Eastern sahafiyat--female... More Info

A Gentleman in Moscow

Penguin Books | March 1, 2019 | 496 pages
The mega-bestseller with more than 1.5 million readers that is soon to be a major television series "The novel buzzes with the energy of numerous adventures, love affairs, [and] twists of fate." --The Wall Street Journal He can't leave his hotel. You won't want to. From the New York Times... More Info

The Dawn Watch

Penguin Books | November 6, 2018 | 400 pages
"Enlightening, compassionate, superb" --John Le CarrĂ© 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

Dog Songs

Penguin Books | September 29, 2015 | 144 pages
"The popularity of [Dog Songs] feels as inevitable and welcome as a wagging tail upon homecoming." --The Boston Globe Mary Oliver's Dog Songs is a celebration of the special bond between human and dog, as understood through the poet's relationships to the canines that have accompanied her daily... More Info

The Woman's Hour

Penguin Books | March 5, 2019 | 432 pages
Soon to be a major television event, the nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote. "Both a page-turning drama and an inspiration for every reader" -- Hillary Rodham Clinton... 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