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For all you aspiring book cover designers: the illustrator and designer Jonathan Gibbs on creating this gorgeous woodcut cover for HENRY II:

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We’re tremendously excited to reveal that Richard E. Grant will be hosting our all-new, all-star Penguin Podcast.  In every episode, we’ll invite one of our best-loved authors – including Kate Atkinson, Bridget Christie, Paula Hawkins, Meera Syal and Pat Barker – into the Penguin Studio to discuss five objects that have inspired or shaped their writing.  Tune in: http://po.st/penguinpodsubscribe 
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Looks pretty interesting, I might check it out.
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“What a lot of hairy-faced men there are around nowadays.”

Lucy Mangan on the grotesque joy of THE TWITS: http://po.st/OnTheTwits
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Me too, it never cease to amaze me how gifted your hand are
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Letters on the theme of happiness from some of our most marvellous authors, including this gem from Rowan Coleman:

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"Picture books are where it’s at. Where it’s all at."

From WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE to MAX THE BRAVE, Lucy Mangan on (re-)discovering the joys of picture books: http://po.st/OnPictureBooks
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“Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I’d have the facts.”

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD's Atticus Finch is one of the finest fictional fathers around: http://po.st/AtticusFinchTOTP
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I really like the film. it was brilliantly acted.
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“A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.” - Lorrie Moore 

This month we're celebrating short stories: http://po.st/SplendidShorts 
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"The tone of A Month in the Country, however, isn’t one of straightforward remembering or (if there can be such a thing) of straightforward nostalgia, or even an acute sense of the loss of youth..."

Introducing A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY: 

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The day is finally here, dear Penguins - GO SET A WATCHMAN is now out. And if you've not got your flippers on a copy yet, here's your chance to read the first chapter of the book we’ve all been waiting for: http://po.st/ReadGSAW
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I always knew Harper Lee was secretly racist, her new novel is proof, making Atticus racist is great.
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We delve into the cover design archive of BONJOUR TRISTESSE: http://po.st/BonjourTristesseDesign
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We may be 80 years old but we're as sprightly (and brightly-coloured) as ever:
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Which literary father is most like your old man?

With Father's Day around the corner, we felt it was only fitting to help you find the right book to make him feel superlative - take a peek at our quiz:

http://po.st/YourTopPop
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My mom told me my father Prince Charles' personality was similar to the British actor in Mrs. Doubtfire. Polite and sentimental for the past.
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