The Penguin Podcast with Paula Hawkins

In episode five, host Richard E. Grant talks to Paula Hawkins, author of the best-selling novel The Girl on the Train, about five objects that helped shape her phenomenal book.


The Great British Dream Factory

Historian Dominic Sandbrook on Britain's colourful timeline of pop culture, from Black Sabbath and The Beatles to Doctor Who.


Get your groove on...

A look at some of the best stories themed around music, from tales of ivory-tickling primates to Hornby's High Fidelity.


Elvis Costello extract

Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink

"One's destination is never a place
but rather a new way of looking at things."

Henry Miller