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Penguin Random House UK donates its audiobook library to print disability charity Calibre AudioToday Penguin Random House UK has launched a new charitable partnership with Calibre Audio, ensuring our entire audio back catalogue – around 6,000 titles – and future releases are freely available to Calibre’s members. Calibre Audio is the only national charity in the UK to provide a completely free for life audiobook service to anyone […]
Penguin announces shortlist for its inaugural Cover Design AwardAdult Fiction Cover Award For the Adult Fiction Cover Award, entrants were asked to design a book cover for Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo. The winner of The Booker Prize 2020, this book explores identity, race, womanhood, and what it is to be British through the lives of twelve very different people. Described as a […]
Launching Penguin’s updated Sustainability PolicyThis Earth Day, we’re launching an updated Sustainability Policy, setting out ambitious goals and new ways of working across all departments and our global value chain. As the biggest publisher in the UK, the most important role we can play in combating the climate emergency is through our books. We have a proud history of publishing […]
Exam board joins Lit of Colour programme to help diversify English LiteraturePearson has joined Lit in Colour, a programme launched by Penguin and The Runnymede Trust to help schools diversify their English Literature curriculum and increase UK students’ access to books by writers of colour and those from minority ethnic backgrounds.