Please upgrade your browser to make full use of twiends.   chrome   firefox   ie   safari  
Penguin Classics
"His birthplace is said to have been endowed with a glorious snowy mountain."
The Grapes of Wrath featured on @OffTheShelf 's list of books set in Route 66 destinations.
On Donald Barthelme​'s "audacious and murderously witty stories," via @OffTheShelf:
RT for chance to win Deluxe ed. of Dostoyevsky's CRIME AND PUNISHMENT w/design by Zohar Lazar!
Early Classics giveaway this wk! See nxt tweet for chance to win new CRIME & PUNISHMENT. 5 random winners-US/Can only
Check out today's #GoogleDoodle celebrating civil rights warrior Ida B. Wells:…
#July16 1782: Premiere of Mozart​'s "Die Entführung aus dem Serail" in Vienna.
#July16 1377: Coronation of Richard II of England.
#July16 1915: Henry James​ becomes a British citizen to show support for the war effort.
It's the #Penguin80 Instagram Scavenger Hunt, week 2! Test your New York literary knowledge:
Retweeted by Penguin Classics
Seen the new Penguin Plays editions of Arthur Miller? Via the Penguin Classics Instagram:
#July15 1979: Jimmy Carter​ delivers "Crisis of Confidence" speech during the energy crisis.
#July15: Birthday of American novelist, short story writer and translator Lydia Davis​.
#July15 1099: Christian soldiers take the Church of the Holy Sepulchre during First Crusade.
#July15 1919: Today would have been the 96th birthday of author and philosopher Iris Murdoch​.
#July15 1904: 101 years ago, Russian physician and writer Anton Chekhov​ died.
"Raskolnikov was unused to crowds."
Waiting for ENCHANTED FOREST/SECRET GARDEN to arrive? Color a #LostOcean page while you wait:
Retweeted by Penguin Classics
What better way to celebrate the #Penguin80 anniversary than with an 80-book giveaway? Enter:
Retweeted by Penguin Classics
"Before Moby-Dick, There Was TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST": via @SmithsonianMag
Want to win a copy of Saul Bellow's RAVELSTEIN? @thelithub is giving you the chance:

Twitter Sign-in
We are going to send you to Twitter to authorize twiends.
Please note that we never tweet or follow people without your permission.