The Penguin Podcast with Paula Hawkins

In episode five host Richard E. Grant talks with 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 The Beatles to Doctor Who and more.


Get your groove on...

A look at some of the best stories themed around music, from tales of ivory-tickling primates to Nick 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