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Fancy a trip to New York? We thought you might.

We’ve once again teamed up with our friends at Castello cheese to offer you the chance to win a 5* four-night trip for two to The Big Apple!

What’s more, 50 lucky runners-up will receive a hamper of Castello® cheeses. 

It's all to celebrate Nick Hornby's A LONG WAY DOWN, the Castello Book Club featured read this month and now on cinematic release in the UK. Watch the trailer:

Enter the competition on Castello UK Facebook:

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Viewing this trailer last night I had to look around to find the entire movie. This web site came up where you could see movies exactly like this one for free. I'd been concerned about security, having said that I seem to be okay. The movies are good. Could not wait to see more. This is the web link for the site... WatchTheseNow .com
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'Pop! – out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar.'

The very happiest of birthdays to THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR. Dear boy, you haven't aged a bit. 

SHARE this if you've read, and loved, it in the last 45 years.

Watch a video of the marvellous Eric Carle talking about the book's message:

#VHC45 #ericcarle #hungrycaterpillar #onthisday #puffinbooks #penguinbooks  
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“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams”
― Gabriel García Márquez

Happy Márquez Day one and all. Join us in celebrating the great Gabriel García Márquez, born #onthisday in 1927:

06/03/14 | #MárquezDay
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Some of the greatest moments in my reading life have been delving into a book by this great man!  
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#lovebooks? Love music? What better combination on Valentine's Day  than Penguin and Nick Cave? Here are the memorable opening lines from one of his greatest love songs ‘Into My Arms’, from 1997 album The Boatman’s Call.

Click here for more on NICK CAVE: THE COMPLETE LYRICS 1978-2013:

And for more stories of contemporary romance:

#valentinesday #valentinesday2014 #books #nickcave  
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'you cannot petition the Lord with PRAYER!'
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Did you know that Balzac drank up to 50 coffees a day, and that Da Vinci slept for 50 minutes every three hours?

Famed art curator, critic and historian Hans Ulrich Obrist speaks to NOWNESS about his daily rituals - 'For me a very important ritual is to buy a book every day' - and those of great writers and thinkers.

WAYS OF CURATING by Hans Ulrich Obrist publishes on Thursday:
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Mona Lisa would at least have had a proper smile if he had.
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CLASSIFIED: Publishing in one month exactly, here's a sneak peek at the paperback of John le Carré's number one bestselling A DELICATE TRUTH:

Read a profile of the author in yesterday's Observer:
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We collaborated with renowned photographer Dan Tobin Smith to create this time-lapse footage for Mark Miodownik's unique book STUFF MATTERS. 

See how the cover was made:

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Two men. Two quests.
Two centuries apart.
Four ways to experience the search for a lost tribe.
Album. Book. Film. App.

Gruff Rhys announces AMERICAN INTERIOR:

Watch the trailer:

#AmericanInterior #GruffRhys #superfurryanimals #music #app #film #album #book #penguinbooks  
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