PENGUIN GROUP The Penguin Press

Penguin Press was founded in 2003 by Ann Godoff and launched its debut list in the Winter of 2004. Dedicated to publishing quality nonfiction and literary fiction, it has published numerous New York Times and national bestsellers, including four Pulitzer Prize winners: Steve Coll’s Ghost Wars, in 2005 for General Nonfiction; Liaquat Ahamed’s Lords of Finance, in 2010 for History; Ron Chernow’s Washington, in 2011 for Biography; and John Lewis Gaddis’s George F. Kennan, in 2012 for Biography.
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Most Requested Books (47 Total)

Our Missing Hearts

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction
The Book of Phobias and Manias

Health, Mind & Body, History, Reference
The Dog of the North

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction
Awe

Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Mind & Body, Science
A Map for the Missing

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction, OwnVoices
Lapvona

General Fiction (Adult), Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction
Hollywood Ending

Biographies & Memoirs, Entertainment, True Crime
Acceptance

Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction (Adult)
Time Is a Mother

LGBTQIA, OwnVoices, Poetry
Lady Justice

History, Nonfiction (Adult), Politics
All Down Darkness Wide

Biographies & Memoirs, LGBTQIA, Nonfiction (Adult)
Death in Her Hands

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers
Around the World in 80 Books

History, Nonfiction (Adult), Travel
The Intimate City

Arts & Photography, Outdoors & Nature, Travel
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

General Fiction (Adult), LGBTQIA, OwnVoices
Either/Or

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction
Personality and Power

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction (Adult)
This Is Your Mind on Plants

Health, Mind & Body, Science, Self-Help
The Bird Way

Outdoors & Nature, Science
The Young H. G. Wells

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Reference
Our Missing Hearts

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction
The Book of Phobias and Manias

Health, Mind & Body, History, Reference
The Dog of the North

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction
Awe

Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Mind & Body, Science
A Map for the Missing

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction, OwnVoices
Lapvona

General Fiction (Adult), Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction
Hollywood Ending

Biographies & Memoirs, Entertainment, True Crime
Acceptance

Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction (Adult)
Time Is a Mother

LGBTQIA, OwnVoices, Poetry
Lady Justice

History, Nonfiction (Adult), Politics
All Down Darkness Wide

Biographies & Memoirs, LGBTQIA, Nonfiction (Adult)
Death in Her Hands

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers
Around the World in 80 Books

History, Nonfiction (Adult), Travel
The Intimate City

Arts & Photography, Outdoors & Nature, Travel
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

General Fiction (Adult), LGBTQIA, OwnVoices
Either/Or

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction
Personality and Power

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction (Adult)
This Is Your Mind on Plants

Health, Mind & Body, Science, Self-Help
The Bird Way

Outdoors & Nature, Science
The Young H. G. Wells

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Reference