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"Every man's island, Jean Louise, every man's watchman, is his conscience." -- Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman. This is just one of our books which has made it onto the @waterstones #BookOfTheYear 2015 shortlist. Have you read it yet?
Go behind the story of @Waterstones #BookOfTheYear shortlisted, THE FOX AND THE STAR:…
“I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.” -- Robert Louis Stevenson, born #onthisday
How Proust's 'madeleine moment' changed the world forever:
Rest easy, we've got you covered with these rollicking gift ideas: #SeasonsReadings
Fly over forests and lakes, drift over land and seas as the northern lights blaze. This, friends, is the enchanting world of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale, The Snow Queen, brought to life by @sannaannukka. A perfect companion on a cold winter's night and a marvellous early Christmas gift id
An enchanting edition of #TheSnowQueen illustrated by @SannaAnnukka. Take a peek, Penguins:
An audio clip from Steve Coogan's memoir, EASILY DISTRACTED, read by the man himself:…
It's the eleventh day of the eleventh month and Jonathan Coe's NUMBER 11 is out today. This state-of-the-nation satire is about the hundreds of tiny connections between the public and private worlds, and how they affect us all. #penguinstagram #bookstagram #igersbooks #books #reading #satire
It's the eleventh day of the eleventh month, which means @jonathancoe's eleventh novel NUMBER 11 is out today:
Read a festive extract from A SNOW GARDEN & OTHER STORIES by Rachel Joyce: #SeasonsReadings
A recent favourite: LITERARY LUNCH brings together mouth-watering extracts from the master chefs of modern literature and creates delectable recipes from some of the finest fiction. We're hungry just looking at it!
An extract from a book on one of our favourite topics - penguins. (Biased? Who, us?)…
#Regram from @hayleyannereed. ・・・ Lovely little book of Princess Marie Louise's memoirs of six reigns from Queen Victoria to the present Queen Elizabeth.
“The world seems full of good men, even if there are monsters in it.” The brilliant Bram Stoker, born #onthisday.
Missed our Twitter Q&A with the marvellous @monstroso? Catch up on #AskCharlieHigson here:…
We take a peek into MAX THE BRAVE illustrator @ed_vere's creative workspace:
For THE LIBERTY COLOURING BOOK, we've been pinning @LibertyLondon joy ahoy on @pinterestUK:…
"The short story does have a bit of a special place in my heart.." Tessa Hadley on the short story genre:…
“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion." - Albert Camus, born #onthisday.
In which Tom Michell tells the stupendous story of how he saved, that's right, a penguin:…
.@CBickfordSmith on writing and illustrating the frankly fantastic THE FOX AND THE STAR:…
A little something for all you Charlotte Brontë fans (by which we mean, all of you):

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