Travel writing has a long literary heritage – but which eye-opening travelling tales were penned by women? Harriet Horobin-Worley, Digital Assistant Editor for Penguin, takes you on an adventure through the eyes of female authors…
Normally, we’re perfectly happy to have our beaks in a book of a wintery eve, but we’ve been spending rather more time gazing skywards lately, thanks to Susanna Hislop’s astronomy atlas, Stories in the Stars. Read about The Winter Oval, also known as Orion – a constellation which contains entire solar systems – in this exclusive extract from the book.
This summer we’re making it as easy as camping in the garden to get recommended reads from Penguin and friends. Just tweet using the #askapenguin and #penguinjourneys hashtags with your holiday reading quandary, and we’ll recommend an audiobook, ebook or even a podcast to keep you entertained along the way.
Earlier this summer we ran a competition around Robert Macfarlane’s THE OLD WAYS for one lucky wayfarer to follow in his footsteps and win a summer trekking around the UK and blogging about their adventures. After a hard-fought battle, Sarah Thomas was crowned as our winner. Now that her journey is at the halfway mark, we […]