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27 August 2018
Penguin Literary Prize to open for submissions in September

We are thrilled to announce that submissions for the annual Literary Prize will open on Monday 3 September.

19 July 2018
Announcing Star-Crossed by Minnie Darke

Star-crossed will be published in March 2019. 

31 May 2018
Announcing Shane Warne’s memoir

No Spin will be released 1 October 2018.

4 May 2018
2018 ABIA Winners

Two Penguin Random House books have won awards at the 2018 Australian Book Industry Awards.

7 March 2018
Love Between the Pages

Announcing a new series of events to champion brilliant books written by and for women that celebrate love in all its forms.

26 February 2018
Becoming, Michelle Obama, 14 November 2018

Becoming, the memoir by Michelle Obama, to be published worldwide on 14 November 2018.

Extracts

A Map of Days

Never have I doubted my soundness of mind as often as I did on that first night, when the bird-woman and her wards came to save me from the madhouse.

Killing Commendatore

Today when I awoke from a nap the faceless man was there before me.

The Kingfisher Secret

Petr Kliment held Kristína, his six-month-old granddaughter, on a patch of grass on the shore of the Jizera River.

Any Ordinary Day

The day that turns a life upside down usually starts like any other.

The Little Drummer Girl

It was the Bad Godesberg incident that gave the proof, though the German authorities had no earthly means of knowing this.

The Winters

Last night Rebekah tried to murder me again.

Articles

Scarlett Curtis: Gender equality is still a far-off dream for the future

Scarlett Curtis, curator of Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies), is determined to dismantle the patriarchy. She discusses how we can all fight the feminist fight. 

5 Awesome Animal Robots You Have to See to Believe

AI inspired by the animal kingdom.

Mike Carlton: Five Firsts

Some early career signposts from one of Australia’s most celebrated journalists.

Highlight, Just Right

Focus on life’s little highlights and bring satisfaction to your everyday.

Informing Our Future

Yuval Noah Harari contemplates the importance of today’s education in tomorrow’s world.

Recipes

The Versatile Meatball

Burgers, curry, pasta and parties – this meatball recipe from The Cook’s Apprentice works for them all.

Chocolate Self-saucing Pudding

A sumptuous pudding with a magical, delectable sauce from The Cook’s Apprentice.

Pumpkin and Honey Bread

A delicious loaf from The Cook’s Apprentice that’s perfect for morning or afternoon tea.

Thai Fishcakes with Spicy Peanut Sauce

These fishcakes from Cravings: Hungry for More are packed with fresh herbs, zest and spice.

French Toast with Whipped Honey Ricotta Topping

A scrumptiously sweet breakfast recipe from Chrissy Teigen’s Cravings: Hungry for More.

Slow-cooked Chicken with a Crisp Corn Crust

A rich, flavoursome chicken dish from Ottolenghi SIMPLE.

Q&A

Charlotte Milner Q&A

Bee-hind the scenes of our brand new children's book.

Mike Carlton Q&A

Rapid-fire questions for one of Australia’s best-known broadcasters and journalists.

Leigh Sales Q&A

Rapid-fire questions for the award-winning Australian journalist and author.

Ottolenghi on Simple

In an homage to everything SIMPLE, Yotam Ottolenghi shares his simple pleasures.

Benjamin Stevenson Q&A

The Greenlight author on the many intricacies and layers of crime writing.

Rachel Aust Q&A

Influencer, fitness guru and master of minimalism, Rachel Aust on her home and her first book, Less.

Activities

Why I Love Summer Activity Pack

Summer, the best season ever, now has an activity pack!

Hippo Christmas Activity Pack

The perfect activity pack this Christmas!

New from the Author of Eragon

Continuing the adventures of Eragon, The Fork, The Witch and The Worm: Tales of Alagaësia is a new collection of stories from author Christopher Paolini.

 

 

Host a Peculiar Halloween Party this October and WIN!

The highly-anticipated return of the Miss Peregrine series needs to be celebrated, and what better way to celebrate than by hosting your own Peculiar Halloween Party for your chance to WIN.

Roald Dahl Opposites Tooth-brushing Chart

Keep track of your tooth-brushing with this terrific tooth-brushing chart!

Collecting Sunshine Activity Pack

Join Mabel and Robert in collecting your very own Collecting Sunshine activity pack!

Book Clubs

The Winters Book Club Notes

Inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, book clubs will love this suspenseful novel set in the glamorous New York Hamptons.

The Children's House Book Club Notes

Themes of parenthood, family, home and belonging will spark conversation at your next book club.

Where the Crawdads Sing Book Club Notes

Book clubs will love this thought-provoking debut novel about a young woman determined to make her way in the wilds of North Carolina.

Fatal Inheritance Book Club Notes

A plot swimming with love, murder and adventure set against the backdrop of 1940s French Riviera awaits your book club.

The Second Cure Book Club Notes

Books clubs will love this provocative debut novel about control, courage and belief.

The Summer of Secrets Book Club Notes

Experience heartbreak, hope and healing set in country-town Australia with your book club.

Bonus

The Great Outdoors Activity Book

Enter the draw to win a $500 Anaconda Voucher!

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