> Skip to content
Nineteen Eighty-Four: Popular Penguins
Nineteen Eighty-Four: Popular Penguins George Orwell
In the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to appease the needs of the Party.
Read More
The Secret History: Popular Penguins
The Secret History: Popular Penguins Donna Tartt
Donna Tartt's The Secret History is the original American campus novel. When Richard Papen joins an elite group of clever misfits at his New England college, it seems he can finally become the person he wants to be.
Read More
The Bodysurfers: Popular Penguins
The Bodysurfers: Popular Penguins Robert Drewe
Set among the surf and sandhills of the Australian beach – and the tidal changes of three generations of the Lang family – The Bodysurfers is an Australian classic.
Read More
The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea: Popular Penguins
The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea: Popular Penguins Randolph Stow
The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea allows us a precious glimpse into a simpler kind of childhood in a country that no longer exists.
Read More
The Well: Popular Penguins
The Well: Popular Penguins Elizabeth Jolley
A twentieth-century Australian classic, The Well is a haunting and wryly humorous tale of memory, desire and loneliness.
Read More
Holding the Man: Popular Penguins
Holding the Man: Popular Penguins Timothy Conigrave
With honesty and insight Holding the Man explores the highs and lows of any partnership, and the strength of heart both men have to find when they test positive to HIV. 
Read More
Surrender: Popular Penguins
Surrender: Popular Penguins Sonya Hartnett
As life slips away, Gabriel looks back over his brief twenty years that have been clouded by frustration and humiliation. A small town and distant parents ensure that he is never allowed to forget the horrific mistake he made as a child.
Read More
April Fool's Day: Popular Penguins
April Fool's Day: Popular Penguins Bryce Courtenay
Damon Courtenay died on the morning of April Fool's Day. In this tribute to his son, Bryce Courtenay lays bare the suffering behind this young man's life.
Read More
Load more