September 29, 3:00-5:00pm — Goucher College @ Athenaeum Forum Driveway, Towson MD
Jane Austen's Emma turns 200 this year, and Goucher College English Department chair Juliette Wells, the editor for our new Deluxe edition of the novel, is hosting a book release party! The beloved Penguin Truck will be on campus selling Austen’s books, along with a full range of classic and modern literature, from 10am to 6pm.
September 30, 5:00-6:00pm — Buffalo Street Books @ DeWitt Mall, Ithaca NY
Join scholar David Orr for a night commemorating—and scrutinizing—one of the most beloved and contentious works of American poetry, Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken." Orr's new book examines the poem's place in American culture and is the perfect companion to our new Deluxe volume of Frost's work.
October 3, 10:30am and October 5, 6:00pm — New York Public Library for the Performing Arts @ 40 Lincoln Center Plaza
This October you'll have two opportunities to show your love for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, if you're already an aficionado, or learn what all the fuss is about if you're not. Charlie Lovett, former president of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America (and author of The Bookman's Tale, First Impressions and The Further Adventures of Ebenezer Scrooge), headlines On A Golden Afternoon" on October 3. Two days later, a panel of artists and scholars will host "Who's Alice," an evening dedicated to examining the curious allure of Lewis Carroll's heroine, who—despite her eternal youth—turns 150 this year.
October 22, 7:30pm — Symphony Space @ 2537 Broadway, New York NY
Celebrate Arthur Miller's centennial and his masterpiece Death of a Salesman with an evening of film and conversation. Clips from past productions of the play will be shown, and actor Brian Dennehy will join Laurie Kennedy, the daughter of Arthur Kennedy—winner of a Tony Award for his portrayal of Biff in the play's original Broadway run—in discussing Salesman with Jack Doulin, casting director at New York Theater Workshop.
November 16, 7:00pm — BookCourt @ 163 Court St, Brooklyn NY
Artist and now author Coralie Bickford-Smith will host a talk and signing for her debut book, The Fox and the Star. Coralie has had a long history with Penguin as the designer of our beloved Hardcover Classics, and we're proud and privileged to be publishing her gorgeous first book this fall.