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The Penguin Group has long provided a platform for many of the world's most celebrated writers and innovative thinkers. Not only do we house the literary world's most studied classics - we also nourish up-and-coming authors, whose ground-breaking contributions will be the revered masterpieces of tomorrow. Here are the award-winning authors and books we are proud to have championed.

2005 Man Booker Prize
Penguin lands five books on this year's longlist.

On Beauty
Zadie Smith
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Zadie Smith's third novel is a brilliant analysis of family life, the institution of marriage, intersections of the personal and political, and an honest look at people's deceptions.
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War-time Pulitzer winner

Ghost Wars
Steve Coll
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2005 Pulitzer Prize-winner Steve Coll provides the only comprehensive account to date of the secret history of the CIA's role in Afghanistan.
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Nobel Laureate

Disgrace
J.M. Coetzee
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J.M. Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003 for his extensive body of work, including the Booker Prize winning Disgrace, now available as a Penguin Essential Edition.
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Doolittle's Medal

The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
Hugh Lofting
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This famous adventure about the eccentric doctor with a special bond to animals won the Newbery Medal in 1923, but it continues to win children's hearts.
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