We’re celebrating our 80th birthday this year. Join in the jamboree with #Penguin80.

Make your number one dad feel like he’s top of your chart by taking our pop quiz and finding which book will be a hit with him this Father’s Day.

An introduction to the sensational Marguarite Yourcenar. Read on for a short bio and a piece from James Womack, exploring the power of Yourcenar’s masterpiece, Memoirs of Hadrian.

Find out more about the Brazilian novelist and short story writer, Clarice Lispector. We’ve put together a series of quotes and share the only footage we have of the author, a 20-minute interview from 1977.

This week in our Women on the Page campaign, we’re taking a great deal of pleasure in looking back at Authors: Then. With that in mind, here’s an Author: Now – Jeanette Winterson – introducing the Vintage Classics’ edition of Woolf’s The Waves.

In an extract from the introduction to the Vintage Classics edition of George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss, Marina Lewycka, best-selling author of A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, talks us through the evolution of her reading of the novel – from topographical idyll to social critique.

This month, we’d like you to join us in a celebration.

Women on the Page is a festival of character(s) and female writers. We’ll be talking about heroines – the gutsy, feisty gals you can’t help but fall in love with. And we’ll be talking about writers – the women – then, now and next – who have, and continue to, change and inspire us, as well as those we may not have met yet.

Etta and Otto and Russell and James author Emma Hooper shares her top five brilliant, inspiring, memorable and daring characters (aka: a short list of the women in fiction she want(ed) to be).

Women’s Prize for Fiction 2013 winner A.M. Homes introduces one of her favourite authors – Shirley Jackson.

The Love, Nina and Man at the Helm author discusses the indomitable Mitford and shares the journey of their reader/writer relationship, as well as a tellingly emotional moment on the beach.