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They Can't Kill Us All
In over a year of on-the-ground reportage, Washington Post writer Wesley Lowery traveled across the US to uncover life inside the most heavily... Les mer
White Noise: (Penguin Orange Collection)
A brilliant satire of mass culture and the numbing effects of technology, White Noise tells the story of Jack Gladney, a teacher of Hitler studies at... Les mer
The 120 Days of Sodom
A new translation of Sade's most notorious, shocking and influential novel.This disturbing but hugely important text has influenced countless... Les mer
Penguin Modern Poets 1
The Penguin Modern Poets are succinct guides to the richness and diversity of contemporary poetry. Every volume brings together representative... Les mer
The Grapes of Wrath
Shocking and controversial when it was first published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer prize-winning epic remains his undisputed masterpiece. Set... Les mer
Ecology of Wisdom
'The smaller we come to feel ourselves compared with the mountain, the nearer we come to participating in its greatness.' Philosopher,... Les mer
There Is Simply Too Much to Think About
“Bellow’s nonfiction has the same strengths as his stories and novels: a dynamic responsiveness to character, place, and time (or era) . . . And... Les mer
The Essential Ginsberg
Visionary poet Allen Ginsberg was one of the most influential cultural and literary figures of the 20th century, his face and political causes... Les mer
The Sense of Style
Steven Pinker, the bestselling author of The Language Instinct, deploys his gift for explaining big ideas in The Sense of Style - an entertaining... Les mer
How the Mind Works
Why do we laugh? What makes memories fade? Why do people believe in ghosts? How the Mind Works explores every aspect of mental life, showing that our... Les mer
The Language Instinct
'Dazzling... Pinker's big idea is that language is an instinct...as innate to us as flying is to geese... Words can hardly do justice to the... Les mer
Sindbad the Sailor
'The valley was full of snakes and serpents as big as palm trees, so huge that they could have swallowed any elephant that met them.'A selection of... Les mer
Anthem For Doomed Youth
'Tonight he noticed how the women's eyesPassed from him to the strong men that were whole.'The true horror of the trenches is brought to life in this... Les mer
A Modest Proposal
'... a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food...'Swift's devastating short satire on how to solve a famineIntroducing Little Black Classics:... Les mer
A Simple Heart
'She decided she would teach him to speak and he was very soon able to say, 'Pretty boy!', 'Your servant, sir!' and 'Hail Mary!''With pathos and... Les mer
Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime
'He was not blind to the fact that murder, like the religions of the Pagan world, requires a victim as well as a priest...'Wilde's supremely witty... Les mer
Goblin Market
She kissed and kissed her with a hungry mouth'A selection of Rossetti's most famous poems, from the hallucinatory 'Goblin Market' to 'In the bleak... Les mer
The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Around the Whole Globe
'Their fruits be diverse and plentiful, as nutmegs, ginger, long pepper, lemons, cucumbers, cocos, sago, with divers other sorts...'Scholar, spy,... Les mer
The Figure in the Carpet
'Did she know and if she knew would she speak?' The story of an unsolved literary mystery that explores what James referred to as "troubled artistic... Les mer
The Steel Flea
'He gave orders that they were not to get any hot glum pudding in flames, for fear the spirits in their innards might catch fire' The Steel Flea... Les mer
The Life of a Stupid Man
'What is the life of a human being - a drop of dew, a flash of lightning? This is so sad, so sad.' Autobiographical stories from one of Japan's... Les mer
Femme Fatale
A selection of Maupassant's brilliant, glittering stories set in the Parisian beau monde and Normandy countryside. Introducing Little Black Classics:... Les mer
A Slip Under the Microscope
'I will go in, out of this dust and heat, out of this dry glitter of vanity, out of these toilsome futilities. I will go and never return.' Three... Les mer
Kasyan from the Beautiful Lands
"No, no, I've got your word for it, I've got to die ...you promised me ...you told me ..." Turgenev's accounts of hunting in rural Russia, and the... Les mer