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‘No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.’ . Today marks the death of Virginia Woolf, but we're celebrating her life and legacy with her groundbreaking...

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As we come to the end of March, we'd love to hear all about the books you've picked for this month's #ReadtheYear challenge, which was to read a book about a woman you hadn't previously...

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Today is #WorldPoetryDay so we're delving into some of our favourite collections of the past year or so. Are you reading any poetry to mark the day? Or if not, do you have a favourite...

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For four years John Lewis-Stempel managed Cockshutt wood, a particular wood that stands as an example for all the small woods of England. This is the diary of the last year, by which...

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Today is #WorldSleepDay so if you haven't already read Why We Sleep, there's no time like the present. Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and...

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Turn your sound on because you're going to want to hear Benedict Cumberbatch reading the opening passage of The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli, the new book about the meaning of...

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‘I have been under the sea in a submarine and up in a hot air balloon and a zero-gravity flight, and I’m booked to go into space with Virgin Galactic. My early work showed that...

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Surprise! Twelve years since the release of The Book Thief, we're *very* excited to announce that this autumn will see the publication of Marcus Zusak's new book, Bridge of Clay. Check...

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‘I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.’ Howards End, E.M. Forster Happy #MothersDay to those of you in the UK!

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Tomorrow is #MothersDay in the UK and we’ve rounded up some great literary quotes about mums to write in your card. Check out our Story to see them!

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Don't forget to get down to our #LikeAWoman pop-up bookshop before we shut up shop tomorrow. We're open until 6:30pm tonight. . If you can't make it in person, discover more at penguin.co.uk/LikeAWoman

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On #InternationalWomensDay, we're celebrating some of the previous winners of the @womensprize at our #LikeAWoman pop up shop. The 2018 longlist was also announced today and we're thrilled...

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As part of our #InternationalWomensDay and #LikeAWoman celebrations, every day this week we're taking a closer look at the women who've changed our world. Today we're focusing on pioneering...

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As part of our #InternationalWomensDay and #LikeAWoman celebrations, every day this week we're taking a closer look at the women who've changed our world. Today we're focusing on pioneering...

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'A person like me, I am never scared of anybody.' Jayaben Desai . As part of our #InternationalWomensDay celebrations, we wanted to showcase some of the incredible women who have influenced...

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For #InternationalWomensDay , we’re celebrating writing by women with our #LikeAWoman pop-up shop, which is now open! . If you're in or around London this week, do drop in – you’ll...

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Keep an eye on our story from 2pm today. That's all we're saying for now...

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We're really enjoying seeing all your #ReadtheYear posts - here are a few of our February favourites. Don't forget to keep sharing photos of what you're reading using #ReadtheYear. . This...

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We are proud and excited to be publishing Becoming by @michelleobama. . #Repost from @michelleobama ・・・ Writing BECOMING has been a deeply personal experience. It has allowed...

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The #PenguinModern series is here. 50 books for £1 each. . Including complete stories, essays, speeches and poems, the series celebrates the groundbreaking writers who define the radical...

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1913: the last long summer before the war. The country is gripped by suffragette fever. These impassioned crusaders have their admirers; some agree with their aims if not their forceful...

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When it comes to the trials and triumphs of becoming a grown up, journalist and dating columnist @dollyalderton has seen and tried it all. . In Everything I Know About Love, she vividly...

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For #InternationalWomensDay, we’re celebrating the authors, artists and activists who have fought for gender equality. . Visit our pop up shop in east London from 5-9 March, where...