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02/27/2017 at 08:04. Facebook
On the train to work, but wishing you were lost in a book?

Be in with a chance to win a copy of The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, the DVD starring Emily Blunt, and some other treats inspired by the book. Just tell us - how long is your daily commute?
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Victor Hugo was born on this day in 1802. His tale of love, revolution and the poor, Les Misérables, is the most frequently adapted story of all time.

David Bellos explores the extraordinary story in his remarkable book, The Novel of the Century: po.st/GetNovelOfCentury
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John Boyne joins Paul Smith for the latest episode of the Penguin Podcast to discuss his new novel, The Heart's Invisible Furies.

To be in with a chance to win a copy, give it a listen and name one of the author's six favourite books, which he brings along to the studio.

Tune in to John Boyne on the Penguin Podcast

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02/25/2017 at 16:25. Facebook
Today marks the start of Jewish Book Week, so we’ve been pulling some favourites down from our book shelf.

What are you reading to mark the occasion?

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02/25/2017 at 09:11. Facebook
‘Readers are plentiful: thinkers are rare.’

Today marks the centenary of Anthony Burgess' birth, so we dug out as many copies of A Clockwork Orange as we could find. Which cover is your favourite?
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02/24/2017 at 15:33. Facebook
Life is busy, with so much to do in so little time; it takes a conscious effort to notice the simple things that make us happy.

Haemin Sunim, author of The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down, shares his tips to help you rediscover joy in everyday life.

Five Ways To Slow Down Your Life

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02/24/2017 at 08:01. Facebook
Eliza moves to India to pursue her photography, and it's there that she falls for the brooding, intelligent Jay. But he’s a prince. And that means that following their hearts isn’t quite so simple…

Escape with Dinah Jefferies’ heart-rending novel, Before The Rains: po.st/GetBeforeTheRains
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02/23/2017 at 15:27. Facebook
Thrilled to announce that we’re publishing Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks, out this October.

Tom Hanks is an avid collector of vintage typewriters and owns over a hundred of them so, naturally, each of these vivid stories features a typewriter in some way. Are you as excited as we are?
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02/23/2017 at 08:04. Facebook
If you loved any (or all) of the The Academy Awards Best Picture nominees this year, then here are eight books we think you’ll love too.

Which film are you hoping will win at The Oscars this Sunday?

Eight Books To Match The 2017 Best Picture Nominees

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02/22/2017 at 17:07. Facebook
‘Books. Cats. Life is good.’

A little Wednesday Wisdom from Edward Gorey, born on this day in 1925.
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02/22/2017 at 08:11. Facebook
The witty, emotional, time-travelling romance, All Our Wrong Todays, has been picked for the BBC Radio 2 Book Club.

Will you be adding this to your own reading pile? Pre-order it here: po.st/GetAllWrongTodays
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02/21/2017 at 15:34. Facebook
This Autumn, Roald Dahl's last children’s book, Billy and the Minpins, will be illustrated by Quentin Blake for the first time.

Get a sneak peek into one of the illustrations, and read up on the five things we can’t wait to see in this magical story.

Five Things We Can’t Wait To See In Billy And The Minpins

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02/21/2017 at 08:05. Facebook
1645. Essex. There are whispers of witchcraft throughout the town, and danger lurking behind every door. Watch Beth Underdown describe the inspiration behind her haunting debut novel, The Witchfinder’s Sister.

Pre-order your copy now: po.st/GetWitchfindersSister
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02/20/2017 at 15:32. Facebook
Brave the frosty Russian wilderness with The Bear and the Nightingale, a story of spirits, witches and a young girl named Vasya, who can sense the growing darkness in the woods…

Curl up with a copy of this stunning fairy tale, perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman: po.st/GetBearNightingale
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02/20/2017 at 08:21. Facebook
'The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who refuse to act in times of crisis.'

Based on Dan Brown's Inferno, the thrilling film starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones is now out on Blu-Ray and DVD: po.st/GetInferno
‘My cousin once remarked that I didn’t only read books, but libraries.’

Carson McCullers was born on this day in 1917, and abandoned her early dreams of becoming a musician in order to pursue her writing. Have you read anything by her yet?
Are you spending your Sunday curled up with a book, or browsing for a new one?

Find your next read in our monthly newsletter, which includes hand-picked new releases alongside a smattering of old favourites: po.st/GetPenguinNewsletter
Beware…There’s A Monster In Your Book!

Charming, mischievous and inventive, Tom Fletcher's new picture book will be out this June. Pre-order your copy here: po.st/GetTheresAMonster
‘If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.’

Toni Morrison was born on this day in 1931, and was the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize. Do you have a favourite of her books, or has she inspired you to write your own?
Shout out for your sisters, in support of Women's Aid.

Name the women who inspire you, drive you, empower you – comment below or use #Everywoman on Twitter, where every tweet using the hashtag will mean one more book donated to a Women’s Aid refuge.

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