The Penguin Podcast returns

Hosted by the wonderful Richard E. Grant, each episode will feature one of our best-loved authors discussing the five objects that have shaped their writing. First up, we hear from Kate Atkinson. Tune in and subscribe here.


Books to take to a desert island

Guest blogger Lucy Mangan shares which of the new A Puffin Book collection would she take on a deserted holiday.


On the blog: Writing Asylum

Patrick McGrath explains the story behind writing his 1996 novel Asylum, ahead of its reissue this August.


The Mark and the Void

Paul Murray's novel in audiobook

"I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer."

F. Scott Fitzgerald