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 (53 Total)

The Visionaries

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction (Adult)
Mott Street

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics
The Manuscripts Club

Arts & Photography, History, Nonfiction (Adult)
The Country of the Blind

Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction (Adult)
The Wife of Willesden

Arts & Photography, Poetry, Women's Fiction
The Creative Act

Entertainment, Health, Mind & Body, Self-Help
Time Is a Mother

LGBTQIAP+, OwnVoices, Poetry
National Dish

Cooking, Food & Wine, Essays & Collections, Travel
Our Missing Hearts

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction
The Dog of the North

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction
Lapvona

General Fiction (Adult), Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction
Awe

Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Mind & Body, Science
The Climate Book

Biographies & Memoirs, Outdoors & Nature, Science
The Best Minds

Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction (Adult), True Crime
Traffic

Business, Leadership, Finance, Computers & Internet, Nonfiction (Adult)
Good for a Girl

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

Health, Mind & Body, Science, Self-Help
Hollywood Ending

Biographies & Memoirs, Entertainment, True Crime
Humanly Possible

History, Nonfiction (Adult), Religion & Spirituality
The Search

Business, Leadership, Finance, Health, Mind & Body, Self-Help
The Visionaries

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction (Adult)
Mott Street

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics
The Manuscripts Club

Arts & Photography, History, Nonfiction (Adult)
The Country of the Blind

Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction (Adult)
The Wife of Willesden

Arts & Photography, Poetry, Women's Fiction
The Creative Act

Entertainment, Health, Mind & Body, Self-Help
Time Is a Mother

LGBTQIAP+, OwnVoices, Poetry
National Dish

Cooking, Food & Wine, Essays & Collections, Travel
Our Missing Hearts

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction
The Dog of the North

General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction
Lapvona

General Fiction (Adult), Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction
Awe

Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Mind & Body, Science
The Climate Book

Biographies & Memoirs, Outdoors & Nature, Science
The Best Minds

Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction (Adult), True Crime
Traffic

Business, Leadership, Finance, Computers & Internet, Nonfiction (Adult)
Good for a Girl

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

Health, Mind & Body, Science, Self-Help
Hollywood Ending

Biographies & Memoirs, Entertainment, True Crime
Humanly Possible

History, Nonfiction (Adult), Religion & Spirituality
The Search

Business, Leadership, Finance, Health, Mind & Body, Self-Help