Penguin Paperbacks

Penguin Paperbacks For those interested in the imprint Penguin Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA). Follow us on Twitter: @PenguinBooks

A page to feature Penguin Books, the only imprint at Penguin Group (USA) that carries our iconic logo on its book covers. Follow us on Twitter @PenguinPbks.

Mission: To highlight what is new or forthcoming from Penguin Books as well as highlight our amazing catalog of backlist titles.

A DOUBLE LIFE by Flynn Berry is loosely inspired by the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century. 👀 We know...
07/05/2019

A DOUBLE LIFE by Flynn Berry is loosely inspired by the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century. 👀 We know what we’ll be busy reading this long weekend…

Happy 4th of July! We're celebrating with some of our favorite patriotic reads. 🎇🎆
07/04/2019

Happy 4th of July! We're celebrating with some of our favorite patriotic reads. 🎇🎆

“Suspense at its very best.” (CrimeReads) Looking for a long weekend read? Dive into this compulsively readable thri...
07/03/2019

“Suspense at its very best.” (CrimeReads) Looking for a long weekend read? Dive into this compulsively readable thriller by Flynn Berry, now available in paperback! http://bit.ly/2X99sCZ

“The multilayered plot seizes the reader’s imagination as much as it engages Montalbano’s keen detective instincts...
07/03/2019
Mystery/Thriller Book Review: The Other End of the Line by Andrea Camillieri, trans. from the Italian by Stephen Sartarelli. Penguin, $16 trade paper (304p) ISBN 978-0-14-313377-3

“The multilayered plot seizes the reader’s imagination as much as it engages Montalbano’s keen detective instincts. Fans will hope this long-running series never ends.” Andrea Camilleri's THE OTHER END OF THE LINE delights Publishers Weekly.

The dramatic 24th series novel from bestseller Camillieri (after The Overnight Kidnapper) finds Insp. Salvo Montalbano and his team at their breaking point as they deal with hundreds of refug

This month, to get ready for the publication of Will McCallum's HOW TO GIVE UP PLASTIC, (on-sale 7/16) we’re going pla...
07/03/2019

This month, to get ready for the publication of Will McCallum's HOW TO GIVE UP PLASTIC, (on-sale 7/16) we’re going plastic-free and want to challenge YOU to do the same!

A great way to help reduce plastic pollution when you’re on the go, is by replacing your plastic bags w/ reusable alternatives. bit.ly/2x919MI

SPIRITUAL EXERCISES is a new collection from Mark Yakich, a poet of whose work is “filled with more satire and jeopard...
07/02/2019

SPIRITUAL EXERCISES is a new collection from Mark Yakich, a poet of whose work is “filled with more satire and jeopardy than anything going today” (Terrance Hayes)! http://bit.ly/30cJRuJ

The blazing novel WHISKEY WHEN WE’RE DRY, which New York Times bestselling author Timothy Egan calls “a thunderclap ...
07/02/2019

The blazing novel WHISKEY WHEN WE’RE DRY, which New York Times bestselling author Timothy Egan calls “a thunderclap of originality," is now available in paperback! 🌄 Start reading here: http://bit.ly/2RYCvbr

The “breathtaking” (The New York Times Books) page-turner, A DOUBLE LIFE, by Flynn Berry is now available in paperba...
07/02/2019

The “breathtaking” (The New York Times Books) page-turner, A DOUBLE LIFE, by Flynn Berry is now available in paperback! Once you start reading, you won’t stop: http://bit.ly/2X99sCZ

Are you ready to get away from the stresses of city life? Enter our  sweepstakes for a chance to win a two night stay in...
06/28/2019

Are you ready to get away from the stresses of city life? Enter our sweepstakes for a chance to win a two night stay in the gorgeous Getaway cabins and ten diverse Penguin and Viking Books reads to bring with you.

Lock your phone up for the weekend, catch up on some excellent reads, and enjoy nature.

Enter here: https://bit.ly/2NgJhKV

We're thrilled to see that Mary Karr’s THE LIARS' CLUB and J.M. Coetzee's BOYHOOD are both among the The New York Time...
06/26/2019
The 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years

We're thrilled to see that Mary Karr’s THE LIARS' CLUB and J.M. Coetzee's BOYHOOD are both among the The New York Times' 50 best memoirs of the last 50 years! What's your favorite memoir?

The New York Times’s book critics select the most outstanding memoirs published since 1969.

“[Nick Pyenson] draws out one of the most fascinating stories in the history of life.” — The New YorkerDive into t...
06/26/2019

“[Nick Pyenson] draws out one of the most fascinating stories in the history of life.” — The New Yorker

Dive into the secret lives of whales, from their evolutionary past to today's cutting edge of science in SPYING ON WHALES, now available in paperback! http://bit.ly/2XuVG1z

“Equal parts wry comedy and touching family drama, it’s ultimately a heartbreaker that’ll stay with you long after...
06/25/2019

“Equal parts wry comedy and touching family drama, it’s ultimately a heartbreaker that’ll stay with you long after you’re done.” —Marie Claire on YOU ME EVERYTHING by Catherine Isaac, now in paperback! http://bit.ly/2RAbJWp

"She was the rare kind of great, buoyant, confident writer who could drive the whole machine. She was as in touch with a...
06/25/2019
On the Centennial of Iris Murdoch’s Birth, Remembering a 20th-Century Giant

"She was the rare kind of great, buoyant, confident writer who could drive the whole machine. She was as in touch with animal instincts as intellectual ones. The scope of her vision makes you feel, when you are close to her fiction, that you have glimpsed the sublime." Dwight Garner remembers 20th-century literary giant Iris Murdoch on the centennial of her birth.

Murdoch was the rare kind of great, buoyant, confident writer who was in touch with both animal and intellectual instincts.

“Ever wonder what it really takes to be a vampire? Let Deborah Harkness, New York Times bestselling author of A Discov...
06/25/2019

“Ever wonder what it really takes to be a vampire? Let Deborah Harkness, New York Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, give you a taste.” (PopSugar) Step back into the world of all souls with TIME’S CONVERT, available NOW in paperback! http://bit.ly/2EWHO5Q

“It’s so simple, it’s hard to believe that this might be the single biggest contribution to reducing your plastic ...
06/24/2019
Greenpeace Recommends These 8 Ways to Start Saving Our Oceans Now

“It’s so simple, it’s hard to believe that this might be the single biggest contribution to reducing your plastic use you could make.” HOW TO GIVE UP PLASTIC author Will McCallum shares eight ways that you can cut down on plastic waste and help our save oceans. Read the full People piece here:

In his new book How to Give up Plastic, Will McCallum — Head of Oceans at Greenpeace UK — shares eight ways that you can do your part to help save the planet

Eleanor Oliphant Day is TODAY! Here are a few ways you can participate this year:🛍️ Head over to Read It Forward on...
06/22/2019

Eleanor Oliphant Day is TODAY! Here are a few ways you can participate this year:

🛍️ Head over to Read It Forward on Instagram for a chance to win an Eleanor Oliphant tote!
🤝 Do a random act of kindness
🌱 Adopt a new house plant
🍻 Buy your friend a drink (coffee, tea, or cider!)
💅 Get a green mani
📚 Visit your local bookstore
http://bit.ly/EleanorOliphantDay

“The result is a sci-fi novel that reads like flawlessly researched nonfiction. Also, sh*t explodes in it.” Author D...
06/21/2019
The 31 Best Beach Reads, According to Your Favorite Writers

“The result is a sci-fi novel that reads like flawlessly researched nonfiction. Also, sh*t explodes in it.”

Author Drew Magary recommends adding Seth Fried's THE MUNICIPALISTS to your TBR list for summer!

Everyone from Marlon James to Ottessa Moshfegh on what you should read this summer.

Eleanor Oliphant Day is SATURDAY! We loved seeing how everyone celebrated our beloved heroine last year! Here’s how yo...
06/19/2019

Eleanor Oliphant Day is SATURDAY! We loved seeing how everyone celebrated our beloved heroine last year! Here’s how you can participate this year:

🤝 Do a random act of kindness
🌱 Adopt a new house plant
🍻 Buy your friend a drink (coffee, tea, or cider!)
💅 Get a green mani
🛍️ Order a new Eleanor Oliphant tote from Out of Print
📚 Visit your local bookstore
We can’t wait to see how you celebrate! Tag Penguin Paperbacks and use #EleanorOliphantIsCompletelyFine.

(📷: Copperfield's Books)

Pauline Kael, the iconic film critic and writer who Owen Gleiberman once called the "Elvis or Beatles of film criticism,...
06/19/2019

Pauline Kael, the iconic film critic and writer who Owen Gleiberman once called the "Elvis or Beatles of film criticism,” would have been 100 today. Discover the woman behind the reviews that changed how we watch movies. http://bit.ly/2IqwDo3

For your next thrilling summer read, look no further than Nathaniel Philbrick 's New York Times bestselling IN THE HURRI...
06/19/2019

For your next thrilling summer read, look no further than Nathaniel Philbrick 's New York Times bestselling IN THE HURRICANE'S EYE, now available in paperback. The riveting story of the year that won the Revolutionary War comes alive. Start reading today! http://bit.ly/2EnIGTd

DAYS OF AWE, A.M. Home’s razor-sharp story collection, which The New York Times calls “strikingly beautiful and…al...
06/18/2019

DAYS OF AWE, A.M. Home’s razor-sharp story collection, which The New York Times calls “strikingly beautiful and…also a little menacing,” is now available in paperback! To learn more: http://bit.ly/2WOMAs5

"[An] uncanny Gothic mystery... Satisfying." (The New York Times Books) THE POISON THREAD by Laura Purcell is on sale no...
06/18/2019

"[An] uncanny Gothic mystery... Satisfying." (The New York Times Books) THE POISON THREAD by Laura Purcell is on sale now! 👻 Start reading: http://bit.ly/2KSLQQq

Only one more week until Eleanor Oliphant Day! ✨ There are plenty of ways you can celebrate on Saturday, June 22, such...
06/15/2019

Only one more week until Eleanor Oliphant Day! ✨ There are plenty of ways you can celebrate on Saturday, June 22, such as doing a random act of kindness 🤝, buying your friend a drink 🍻, ordering a new tote 🛍️, visiting your local bookstore 📚, and sharing the love on social media using #EleanorOliphantIsCompletelyFine.

ELLE Magazine (US) sits down with Shelby Lorman to talk about her new book, AWARDS FOR GOOD BOYS, the Instagram account ...
06/14/2019
Congrats, You're a Decent Guy! Shelby Lorman Has an Award For You.

ELLE Magazine (US) sits down with Shelby Lorman to talk about her new book, AWARDS FOR GOOD BOYS, the Instagram account that inspired it, and dating in the digital age.

Lorman's on-point Instagram comics, which skewer bad dating behavior, now come in a book.

Book Riot recommends CAN WE ALL BE FEMINISTS, edited by June Eric-Udorie, saying: "Feminism absolutely must be intersect...
06/13/2019
10 Recent Nonfiction Books About Feminism | Book Riot

Book Riot recommends CAN WE ALL BE FEMINISTS, edited by June Eric-Udorie, saying: "Feminism absolutely must be intersectional, and this essay anthology looks deeply into why it matters so much... The book offers voices and tools that will help us move toward a truly inclusive movement."

If you're trying to deepen your feminism, make it more intersectional, or get more involved, we've got recent nonfiction books about feminism for you.

Get the popcorn ready 🍿. Queen Sugar season 4 premieres TONIGHT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network! Based on the must-read...
06/12/2019

Get the popcorn ready 🍿. Queen Sugar season 4 premieres TONIGHT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network! Based on the must-read book by Natalie Baszile, the series from Ava DuVernay is a must-watch. Revisit the novel that started it all. http://bit.ly/2JYxxdz

THE AMBITION DECISIONS is “insightful and clarifying in a way that traditional career-focused books for women rarely a...
06/11/2019

THE AMBITION DECISIONS is “insightful and clarifying in a way that traditional career-focused books for women rarely are.” (Salon)

Discover Elizabeth Wallace and Hana Schank’s illuminating guide for women of all ages – now in paperback! http://bit.ly/2WZLz4J

Booker Prize winner Penelope Lively's LIFE IN THE GARDEN, a reflection on gardening, art, literature, and life that "fee...
06/11/2019

Booker Prize winner Penelope Lively's LIFE IN THE GARDEN, a reflection on gardening, art, literature, and life that "feels like a fascinating conversation with a valued friend" (The Wall Street Journal), is now available in paperback! http://bit.ly/2Z9jp4p

It's all been building to this. The Gentleman Jack season finale airs tonight on HBO! While you wait, kick your up feet ...
06/10/2019

It's all been building to this. The Gentleman Jack season finale airs tonight on HBO! While you wait, kick your up feet and read up on the real Anne Lister🎩 http://bit.ly/2MxJatN

Jezebel calls AWARDS FOR GOOD BOYS by Shelby Lorman  "an enjoyable read that is quick, yet poignant and nuanced."
06/09/2019
Awards For Good Boys Is the Rare Instagram-Turned-Book That Actually Works

Jezebel calls AWARDS FOR GOOD BOYS by Shelby Lorman "an enjoyable read that is quick, yet poignant and nuanced."

The intersection of social media and feminism can at times be a dark, depressingly hypocritical place. The temptation to capitalize on viral liberal sentiments in the Trump era, combined with a desire to make everything cute and Instagrammable, leads to a sea of hollow progressive-sounding tweets an...

goop recommends adding Jojo Moyes' THE PEACOCK EMPORIUM to your summer reading list, saying "Try to read it slowly. And ...
06/08/2019
22 Books for Summer 2019 | Goop

goop recommends adding Jojo Moyes' THE PEACOCK EMPORIUM to your summer reading list, saying "Try to read it slowly. And then preorder The Giver of Stars, Moyes’s new novel, coming this October."

We’ll keep it short. Because we’ve all got reading to do. We love every single one of these novels, essay collections, memoirs, short stories, and food and design books enough to read again. For the sake of beach bags and carry-ons, we’ve split them into what’s fairly new in hardcover and wh...

It's #NationalRoseDay!! We're celebrating by pairing a few of our favorite things -- including Bianca Bosker's CORK DORK...
06/08/2019

It's #NationalRoseDay!! We're celebrating by pairing a few of our favorite things -- including Bianca Bosker's CORK DORK!

The wait is over… We are so excited to announce that Eleanor Oliphant Day is back on June 22 this year AND for the fir...
06/08/2019

The wait is over… We are so excited to announce that Eleanor Oliphant Day is back on June 22 this year AND for the first time ever, exclusive totes inspired by the book are available to purchase on Out of Print! Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman has been on the The New York Times bestseller list for ONE YEAR, and we can’t wait to celebrate this amazing book with all of you.

Mark your calendars & purchase your tote here: https://outofprint.com/products/eleanor-oliphant-tote-bag Stay tuned for more details on how you can join the celebration on June 22!

With AMC TV's #ADiscoveryofWitches season 1 all wrapped up, now's the prefect time to dive into the series People calls ...
06/07/2019

With AMC TV's #ADiscoveryofWitches season 1 all wrapped up, now's the prefect time to dive into the series People calls “grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter or Twilight.” Continue following Diana and Matthew's story in SHADOW OF NIGHT, book 2 of the All Souls Trilogy! http://bit.ly/2K1wTM9

"As we see every June, the courage and the sacrifice of those Allied soldiers who fought [at Normandy] can never be doub...
06/06/2019

"As we see every June, the courage and the sacrifice of those Allied soldiers who fought [at Normandy] can never be doubted." Antony Beevor, author of D-DAY, on the historic battle, which occurred 75 years ago today. http://bit.ly/2JXhgWd

06/05/2019
The delicate craft of wood carver David Esterly

"I've taken refuge in my work, and that's where I want to be found." Watch David Esterly, renowned wood carver and author of THE LOST CARVING, on CBS Sunday Morning discussing his craft, his influences, and being diagnosed with ALS.

The sculptor's finely-detailed, expressive works are conjured from the subtle neurological connections between the artist's brain and hands, now afflicted with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease

Deborah Harkness is hitting the road! Meet the bestselling All Souls Trilogy author this summer on tour for TIME’S CON...
06/05/2019

Deborah Harkness is hitting the road! Meet the bestselling All Souls Trilogy author this summer on tour for TIME’S CONVERT – coming out in paperback 6/25.

Nathaniel Philbrick’s "masterful" (NPR) New York Times bestseller IN THE HURRICANE'S EYE is now available in paperback...
06/04/2019

Nathaniel Philbrick’s "masterful" (NPR) New York Times bestseller IN THE HURRICANE'S EYE is now available in paperback! Start reading it today. http://bit.ly/317PxYc

This summer, get inspired by ALONE TIME, Stephanie Rosenbloom's  “evocative, observant” ( TIME) book on the pleasure...
06/04/2019

This summer, get inspired by ALONE TIME, Stephanie Rosenbloom's “evocative, observant” ( TIME) book on the pleasures of solo travel – now available in paperback! For more details: http://bit.ly/2WddWI7

“You need this book.”  (Samantha Irby)The wickedly funny illustrated look at living and dating in a patriarchal cult...
06/04/2019

“You need this book.” (Samantha Irby)

The wickedly funny illustrated look at living and dating in a patriarchal culture, from the creator of the wildly popular Instagram account awards for good boys IS NOW AVAILABLE!🎖🏅🥇

Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2wzT0jZ

“A page turner . . .  An absorbing and emotionally riveting story..." — The New York Times Books Shortlisted for the...
06/04/2019

“A page turner . . . An absorbing and emotionally riveting story..." — The New York Times Books

Shortlisted for the National Book Award, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction— the critically acclaimed, award-winning THE GREAT BELIEVERS by Rebecca Makkai - Author is now available in paperback!

Start reading now: http://bit.ly/2Ih1tOG

"An adventure that combines the depth and detail of a satisfying police procedural with a devilish mystery...Vargas rema...
06/04/2019
THIS POISON WILL REMAIN by Fred Vargas , Siân Reynolds | Kirkus Reviews

"An adventure that combines the depth and detail of a satisfying police procedural with a devilish mystery...Vargas remains the gold standard in modern crime fiction." Fred Vargas' THIS POISON WILL REMAIN earns a *starred* review from Kirkus Reviews!

Is the rash of weird recent deaths due to a spider epidemic or a devious serial killer?

Address

375 Hudson St
New York, NY
10014

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Penguin Paperbacks posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Videos

Category

Nearby media companies


Other Publishers in New York

Show All