Penguin Books UK (@PenguinUKBooks )

Penguin Books UK

Bio Publishing the best books and authors for over 80 years. Discover your next great read at penguin.co.uk.
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TweetDeck : It's been 60 years since Penguin defended Lady Chatterley's Lover against the Obscene Publications Act, and the landmark case still resonates today.
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TweetDeck : Reading was my refuge growing up. Literature profoundly shaped my knowledge and understanding of both myself and the world, and operated as a portal through which I could travel through space and time, expanding my horizons and making the unimaginable seem possible #LitInColour

TweetDeck : Selma van de Perre was 17 when World War II broke out. For years she hid her real identity, whilst working for the Dutch Resistance.

Find out more about her life in the remarkable memoir, #MyNameIsSelma. Watch our conversation in full here: bit.ly/2Tn7Dm5

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Twitter Web App : Thrilled that James OBrien's How Not To Be Wrong is finally out in the world today. If you want to know more about it, we recommend taking some time to read the brilliant thread below 👇

Get your copy here: bit.ly/3dLM605 twitter.com/mrjamesob/stat…

TweetDeck : Jodie Whittaker and Mandip Gill talk about their favourite scary monsters! 👽 👾 🍫

Get your guide to Doctor Who meanies with The Monster Vault, out now: bit.ly/34feMLC

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TweetDeck : To celebrate the release of Looking Back Life Was Beautiful, we’ve teamed up with Gransnet to giveaway a luxury watercolour set, diptyque Paris candle and the beautiful hardback 🎨

If you want to get creative on these long, October evenings, enter here: gransnet.com/competitions/2…

TweetDeck : ‘While Rankine's book posits an "American conversation", the parallels between how Blackness operates in America and Britain are unmistakeable.’

Daniellé DASH on finding strength and inspiration in Claudia Rankine’s new book, #JustUs.
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TweetDeck : ‘We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel... is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.’

Ursula K. Le Guin

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TweetDeck : Visit the Oval Office, the White House Situation Room, Moscow, Cairo, Beijing, and beyond in Barack Obama’s stirring, deeply personal memoir #APromisedLand.

Less than a month to go until publication so pre-order your copy now: bit.ly/ObamaAPromised…

TweetDeck : From Philip Roth to Zadie Smith, here are some of our favourite campus novels of all time 👇

What book(s) would you add to the list?
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TweetDeck : On this weeks episode of the #PenguinPodcast, our guest is biologist and writer Richard Dawkins 🎧

Tune in to find out more about the inspiration behind The Sunday Times bestseller #OutgrowingGod: bit.ly/3odHiFh

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TweetDeck : Edward St Aubyn, author of the #PatrickMelrose books, will publish a major new novel in March 2021 ✨

An ambitious, thrilling synthesis of art, science and philosophy, pre-order your signed copy of #DoubleBlind via Waterstones: bit.ly/3me9iHn

TweetDeck : As publishers, we also have more to do to nurture and publish more writers of colours for readers of all ages. You can read more about our commitments and action plan here. penguin.co.uk/company/creati… (4/4)

TweetDeck : Over the next few years our #LitInColour programme will support brilliant teachers making change on the ground to develop an inclusive #EnglishLit #curriculum and increase student access to books by writers of colour. penguin.co.uk/litincolour (3/4)

TweetDeck : Books create belonging. They help us see each other, and understand one another. Thats why every young person should have the chance to study books reflecting the racial diversity of UK society. This is how we want to contribute to that vision. #LitInColour (1/4)