Tag: Penguin Books

Olaf Falafel – Q&A

A surrealist comedian, children’s book author/illustrator and winner of the Funniest Joke of The Edinburgh Festival. Olaf’s stand up shows include his award nominated debut […]

1st February 2023


William Gibson. Penguin. (416p) ISBN 9780241974575 I’m a huge fan of William Gibson (I’ve not got a collection of Neuromancer in different editions…) and am […]

29th July 2021

La Belle Sauvage

Philip Pullman. Penguin. (592p) ISBN 9780241365854 I’ve had the special edition of La Belle Sauvage with the Lynx daemon sat on my shelves since it […]

29th July 2021

The Power

Naomi Alderman. Penguin Books. (352p) ISBN 9780670919963 Naomi Alderman’s novel ‘The Power’ is a well-deserved winner of the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017. Naomi […]

24th July 2021

Lost Japan

Alex Kerr. Penguin. (256p) ISBN 9780141979748 This was a random pickup mainly because I had been reading a lot of translated Japanese literary fiction when […]

1st April 2020

On the Origin of Species

Sabina Radeva. Penguin. (64p) ISBN 9780141388502 I originally noticed Charles Darwin’s ‘On the Origin of Species’ as retold and beautifully illustrated by Sabina Radeva when […]

21st March 2020