Spellbinding and heartbreaking, Leila's Secret shows us everyday life for women in a country where it can be a crime to fall in love. But for all its tragedy, this unforgettable book is paradoxically uplifting, told from the heart of Kooshyar's immense sympathy, in the hope that each of us – and the stories we tell – can make a difference.
This is a modern love story. It is a story about learning to survive, endure and flourish in a relationship. Above all, it is a story full of tenderness and sympathy for the hard work of keeping love going, and full of hope that we can make it through.
These spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality and the nature of the gods.
2014 offered The life-changing magic of tidying 2016 surrounded us with hygge In 2017, we’ll discover our ikigai… Ikigai – the Japanese secret to a long and happy life from the world’s longest living people.
Two spiritual giants. Seven days. One timeless question.
A collection of eleven unmissable short stories from the Number One internationally bestselling author.
A history of the Jews - from Moses to the present day - by one of the world's finest historians, shot through with his own sense of what it means to have a Jewish history.
The perfect antidote to those guides that tell us what to do when we get there, The Art of Travel tries to explain why we really went in the first place - and helpfully suggests how we might be happier on our journeys.
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A tense thriller about a serial killer targeting homeless youngsters; Stone Cold won the Carnegie Medal and is now part of the Originals, showcasing Penguin's very best modern classics for young adults.
The international bestselling broadside that has taken the world by storm
The most beguiling and acclaimed history book of the year, now in paperback.
From the internationally bestselling author of Zealot comes a fascinating, provocative and meticulously researched history of humanity’s relationship with the divine.
From the Norwegian explorer, a stunning meditation on the power of silence and how to shut out the world.
The eminent psychologist and Holocaust survivor guides us through a universal journey of redemption and healing, after her experiences in Auschwitz
The most influential political writer alive today presents a state-of-the-world look at America's global power and politics.