Read an extract from Shirley Jackson’s dark masterpiece, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, which is Waterstones’ Rediscovered Classic for October.
As part of the new Penguin By Hand series, the cover of Elif Shafak’s The Forty Rules of Love has been recreated in cross stitch by Emma Ruth Hughes. Read more on her creative process in this exclusive interview.
Robin Stevens, author of the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries, explains why Queen of Crime Agatha Christie’s books are perfect reading for sleuths big and small.
We’re getting ready for a very special Roald Dahl Day this Sunday 13th September so have rounded up 17 jumpsquiffling ways to celebrate no matter where you are in the world.
Find our what happened when we set up shop in London’s BOXPARK this September as part of our 80th birthday celebrations!
You’ve heard of The Old Curiosity Shop and Shakespeare’s Globe, but what about the statue of Dr Samuel Johnson’s cat or the inspiration behind Orwell’s Ministry of Truth? Author of London: A Travel Guide Through Time, Dr Matthew Green takes us on a tour of some of the capital’s less well known literary destinations.
2015 marks the 75th anniversary since George Orwell’s chilling fable of idealism betrayed, ANIMAL FARM was first published. Read an extract from the 1954 illustrated edition, republished this year by Penguin Classics.
Best known for designing the iconic covers for the Penguin Clothbound Classics, illustrator Coralie Bickford-Smith has now created her first tale. Here she tells us the story behind becoming an author as well as a designer ahead of the release of her original fable, The Fox and the Star.
Read an exclusive extract from After You, the much anticipated sequel to Jojo Moyes’ international bestseller, Me Before You.
Go on a tour of the Ginger Line in our exclusive interview with London Overground author and Hackney resident, Iain Sinclair.