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Nineteen Eighty-Four
'Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past'  Hidden away in the Record Department of the... Les mer
The Penguin Book of Christmas Stories; From Hans Christian Andersen to Angela Carter
This is a collection of the most magical, moving, chilling and surprising Christmas stories from around the world, taking us from frozen Nordic woods... Les mer
The Aeneid
Virgil's Aeneid, inspired by Homer and the inspiration for Dante and Milton, is an immortal poem that sits at the heart of Western life and... Les mer
For the Ride
A major new book-length visionary poem from a writer “whose poems are among the major astonishments of contemporary poetry” (Robert Polito, the... Les mer
What Is Existentialism?
'It is possible for man to snatch the world from the darkness of absurdity'  How should we think and act in the world? These writings on the... Les mer
Tales from 1,001 Nights
Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her next morning. To end this brutal pattern and to... Les mer
Enlightenment Now
If you follow the headlines, the world in the 21st century appears to be sinking into chaos, hatred, and irrationality. Yet Steven Pinker shows that... Les mer
Territory of Light
'Wonderfully poetic ... extraordinary freshness ... a Virginia Woolf quality' Margaret Drabble Territory of Light is the radiant story of a... Les mer
Between the Acts
'One of the great writers of the twentieth century' Guardian It is June in 1939, and the inhabitants of a country house prepare to host the... Les mer
The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem
'A wonderful book - an invigorating revelation ... An essential collection of prose poems from across the globe, by old masters and new, reveals the... Les mer
Selected Short Stories
'Woolf is modern ... With Joyce and Eliot she has shaped a literary century' Jeanette Winterson Virginia Woolf tested the boundaries of fiction in... Les mer
The History of Philosophy
'Updating Bertrand Russell for the 21st century . . . a cerebrally enjoyable survey, written with great clarity and touches of wit . . . The... Les mer
Garments Against Women
'Around that time my daughter and I had this exchange: Anne, imagine if the world had nothing in it. Do you mean nothing at all - just darkness... Les mer
The Dawn of Eurasia
'Brilliant, bold and beautifully told ... A profound piece of political thinking' Ben Judah, author of This Is London In this original and timely... Les mer
The Art of Making Memories
The third book from the internationally bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge, Meik Wiking. Every year, we are given a fixed number of... Les mer
No One is Too Small to Make a Difference
The history-making, ground-breaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young activist who has become the voice of a generation 'Everything needs to... Les mer
The Blank Slate
'A passionate defence of the enduring power of human nature ... both life-affirming and deeply satisfying' Daily Telegraph Recently many people... Les mer
Life with a Capital L
In Life with a Capital L, Geoff Dyer has selected some of [Lawrence's] most fascinating and accessible pieces to tempt new readers. Comedy and humour... Les mer
The Spirit of Science Fiction
Two young poets, Jan and Remo, find themselves adrift in Mexico City. Obsessed with poetry, and, above all, with science fiction, they are eager to... Les mer
The War of the Worlds
From the planet of war they came to conquer the Earth ... The night after a shooting star is seen streaking across the sky, a cylinder is... Les mer
Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive A little black girl opens her eyes... Les mer
Lady Sings the Blues
Lady Sings the Blues is the inimitable autobiography of one of the greatest icons of the twentieth century. Born to a single mother in 1915... Les mer
After Kathy Acker: A Biography
Kathy Acker: Rich girl, street punk, scholar, stripper, victim, media-whore ... and cultural icon.The late Kathy Acker's legend and writings are... Les mer
Television Was a Baby Crawling Toward That Deathchamber
'Wives in the avocados, babies in the tomatoes!-and you, Garcia Lorca, what were you doing by the watermelons?'Profane and prophetic verses about... Les mer