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Paul Buckley, Penguin Books art director, awarded international design prize for the Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions.

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Alan Walker, our Senior Director of Academic Marketing & Sales, volunteered to start an ambitious marathon to read one book by an author per letter of the alphabet. Here are Alan's latest blog posts on reading classically.

The debut of our first Enriched eBook Classic, Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, greeted with a flurry of media interest and strong sales. Read more here.

The first eBook publication of eleven classics of Nobel laureate and iconic American writer John Steinbeck are now available.
 

Penguin Classics comes to Broadway! Katie Holmes, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, and Patrick Wilson are slated to star in a new production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons this fall.

Major review in The Nation for our new Knut Hamsun translations: Penguin Classics "gives us a unified English Hamsun for the first time."

Bette Midler receives the entire Penguin Classics Library from her husband: "I'm reading Chesterton right now. The Man Who Was Thursday. I thought I'd start light."
 

The UnderdogsIn time for Hispanic Heritage Month, a brilliant new translation of Mariano Azuela's The Underdogs, the greatest novel of the Mexican Revolution.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s, new series of African American Classics launches with The Portable Charles W. Chesnutt and James Weldon Johnson's God's Trombones.

 
The first major collection of writing by civil rights leader Cesar Chavez.