Pip Williams’ empowering debut, The Dictionary of Lost Words, is a celebration of the English language and the inception of the Oxford English Dictionary, guaranteed to excite anyone who loves books about books and language.
A moving and immersive debut: when a team of scholars compiles the first Oxford English Dictionary, one of their daughters starts a parallel book containing all the "objectionable" words the men choose to omit.
Just like Abbie Greaves’ debut novel, The Ends of the Earth is a unique and moving love story with a mystery at its heart. The Penguin Post spoke with Abbie about her favourite character, balancing the past with the present and writing everywhere from planes to trains.
Curried is the brand new book from South African food writer, chef and entrepreneur, Cariema Isaacs. It features a selection of curry recipes from around the world, including the length and breadth of India, Sri Lanka, Iran, Dubai, and Cape Town. Taken from the book, here is Cariema’s recipe for Vegetable Butter Curry, or Goan vegetable makhanawala.
When a 17 year-old-girl goes missing, the façade of Whistling Ridge, Colorado - a tinder-box of small town rage ruled over by a crazy preacher - is split wide open. Based on the author's first-hand experience of an American smalltown community and religious rage.
From the number one bestselling author and creator of the Netflix hit series, The Stranger, comes a riveting thriller starring a great new hero, Windsor Horne Lockwood III – or Win, as he is known to his few friends…