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Nick Hornby is the author of lots of good books, including High Fidelity, About a Boy, How to Be Good, Songbook, & Ten Years in the Tub.

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The Infatuations. Out now in paperback.

The Infatuations. Out now in paperback.


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matttaylordraws:

A nice little project from Penguin Books in the UK, I was asked to illustrate the cover for an upcoming novel by David Bezmozgis. 

I’ve included some of the sketches that didn’t make it to final - we went down a few different routes before settling on the final.

Type design and art direction by Richard Bravery


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penguindesign:

75 years ago today, The Grapes of Wrath was published. Celebrate Steinbeck with these beautiful new editions http://bit.ly/1eQ4qSk

penguindesign:

75 years ago today, The Grapes of Wrath was published. Celebrate Steinbeck with these beautiful new editions http://bit.ly/1eQ4qSk


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'Sue Townsend will be remembered as one in a handful of this country’s great comic writers. We were so proud to be her publishers. She was loved by generations of readers, not only because she made them laugh out loud, but because her view ofthe world, its inhabitants and their frailties was so generous,life affirming and unique’
Tom Weldon, CEO Penguin Random House UK
'Sue Townsend will be remembered as one in a handful
of this country’s great comic writers. We were so proud to be her publishers. She was loved by generations of readers, not only because she made them laugh out loud, but because her view of
the world, its inhabitants and their frailties was so generous,
life affirming and unique’
Tom Weldon, CEO Penguin Random House UK

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'But he just kept slicing!'

CUTS! BURNS! MAYHEM! Chop Chop author Simon Wroe asked London’s top chefs what’s the worst thing that’s happened to you in a kitchen?


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We’ve just discovered Last Nights Reading and we LOVE them. Here’s some words of wisdom from Jonathan Safran Foer, but head over to their tumblr for more brilliant quotes from the likes of Zadie Smith and Siri Hustvedt. 

We’ve just discovered Last Nights Reading and we LOVE them. Here’s some words of wisdom from Jonathan Safran Foer, but head over to their tumblr for more brilliant quotes from the likes of Zadie Smith and Siri Hustvedt. 


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