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Penguin India faces growing protests over withdrawal of Hinduism history

Naomi Wolf shared a link on Facebook "Pulp Nonfiction: India’s Shameful Failure to Defend Historian of Hinduism," by Tunku Varadarajan http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/02/12/india-s-shameful-failure-to-defend-historian-of-hinduism.html

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A World Cup for writers in the 'Penguin Cup'

A World Cup for authors in the 'Penguin Cup'

Remote People (Penguin Modern Classics) by Evelyn Waugh. $12.05. 182 pages. Author: Evelyn Waugh. Publisher: Penguin; New Ed edition (May 31, 2012)

In this week's Buzz Worthy News we have tales of racism in the Hunger Games community, the next J.K. Rowling, good news for the YA Genre and, of course, more scandals to report on. All this and more!

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Plot thickens for authors as Penguin and Random House merger creates £2.6bn powerhouse

For serious non-fiction works, when Penguin and Random House's Bodley Head are often the only two in the auction, competition will cease, says literary agent Clare Alexander. "They will continue to compete with each other unless they are the only two in the auction, but often for serious non-fiction, they are the only two in the auction. It will definitely diminish advances in the UK." Penguin Random House dismissed these concerns

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In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume | PenguinRandomHouse.com Amazing book I had to share from Penguin Random House

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Orwell estate hits back at Amazon's corporate 'doublespeak'

George Orwell: 'If other publishers had any sense they would combine against [Penguin] and suppress them.' Photograph: Vernon Richards Estat...

From a unique new talent comes a fast-paced debut, introducing a heroine whose dark visions bring to light secrets that will heal or destroy those around her . . . When New York journalist and recently...

Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange on the bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, the home of his landlord. There he discovers the history of the events that took place years before: of the intense passion between the foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, and her betrayal of him.

Brilliant as this new Penguin translation of Chughtai's memoirs might be, read Kaghazi Hai Pairahan if you can read Urdu/ Hindi.

The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors and the festival’s lively literary marketplace.

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Play the literary World Cup: nominate your all-time top team

Penguin Cup: The Literary World Cup #penguincup

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Magna Carta by Dan Jones

Magna Carta by Dan Jones | PenguinRandomHouse.com Amazing book I had to share from Penguin Random House

The Illiad I read this in Greek History too, though I had read an abridged version of it a lot as an adolescent. Greek culture is the best, I have to say!

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Moomins’ magic maker

Political animals Tove Jansson: Work and Love. By Tuula Karjalainen. Translated by David McDuff. Penguin Global; 291 pages; $34. Particular Books; £20. Buy from...

FRONT RUNNER by Felix Francis -- Jefferson Hinkley is back in the newest Dick Francis thriller by the New York Times–bestselling author of Damage.

Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange on the bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, the home of his landlord. There he discovers the history of the tempestuous events that took place years before: of the intense passion between the foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, and her betrayal of him.

Ren Daiyan was just a boy when he took the lives of 7 men while guarding an imperial magistrate of Kitai. Lin Shan is the daughter of a scholar, his beloved only child. In an empire divided by bitter factions circling an exquisitely cultured emperor who loves his gardens and his art far more than the burdens of governing, dramatic events on the northern steppe after the balance of power in the world, leading to events no one could have foretold.

WILSON by A. Scott Berg -- From the #1 New York Times bestselling author, “a brilliant biography” of the 28th president of the United States.