James Rebanks, aka The Herdwick Shepherd, shares his favourite Penguin Classics exclusively for the Penguin Blog.

Airline pilot and author of Skyfaring: A Journey With a Pilot, Mark Vanhoenacker writes about the soundtrack to his flying in this exclusive essay.

Read an extract from Sophie Kinsella’s first novel for teens — Finding Audrey — a story of humour, heartache and lots and lots of coffee.

Read an extract from Mindware, Richard Nisbett’s practical guide to the most powerful tools of reasoning ever developed.

Bill Bryson takes on Little England from his own unique perspective in this extract from Notes from a Small Island ahead of the release of his new travel memoir, The Road to Little Dribbling.

Louis de Bernières discusses that journey that led him to writing his latest work, The Dust That Falls from Dreams, an epic story of love and war, and of England in the first half of the twentieth century.

Go on a tour of the Ginger Line in our exclusive interview with London Overground author and Hackney resident, Iain Sinclair.

How do you solve a mystery when you can’t remember the clues?

Read an extract from Emma Healey’s award winning debut, Elizabeth is Missing.

Read an extract from NW, Zadie Smith’s 2013 portrait of modern urban life told through the stories of four very different Londoners.

Read an extract from Mary Portas’ memoir Shop Girl, in which Mary recounts a memory from growing up with her Irish Catholic family in Watford.