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  • For a chance to win this amazing original drawing by Pénélope Bagieu, subscribe to our channel and leave a comment below (with your Twitter or Instagram handle so we can contact the winner). The giveaway is open till the Friday 3rd August 23:59 GMT. T&Cs: https://a.pgtb.me/PXhF38 'Pénélope Bagieu … is a kind of genius. This book already feels like a classic, one to be loved by every girl who re...

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  • Does counting sheep help? 00:12 Does eating cheese before bed affect your dreams? 01:21 Can ocean sounds and white noise help you sleep? 01:52 Is napping good for you? 03:51 Can you split your sleeping pattern? 05:03 Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and yet it is increasingly neglected in twenty-first-century society, with devastating consequences: ever...

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  • In this special episode of the Feel Better, Live More podcast Dr Rangan Chatterjee interviews Professor Matthew Walker on 'Why We Sleep'. “Health has become overcomplicated. I aim to simplify it” In this podcast, we hear stories from leading health experts and exciting personalities who offer easy health life-hacks, expert advice and debunk common health myths giving you the tools to revolutioni...

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  • In 2017, the Penguin book archive was moved from its site in the Rugby Distribution Centre to its new home in Rushden. With the amalgamation of the Penguin collection, this brings the number of books housed in Rushden to approximately 1.2 million and brings together the book archives of Penguin and Random House for the first time. We spent a day uncovering some of the treasures housed at the archi...

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  • Russell T Davies and Steven Moffat both former show-runners of Doctor talk for the first time ever together on writing their books. Watch the full interview here: https://youtu.be/-JtGluXxx4E Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor: https://amzn.to/2GAIsnD Doctor Who: Rose https://amzn.to/2LgDgZr ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Subscribe to the Penguin ch...

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  • One of Britain's best-selling historians, Andrew Roberts, discusses his titanic new biography of The Greatest Briton and delves into his private collection of Churchillian memorabilia. Andrew Roberts has used over forty collections of papers not available to Churchill's previous biographers and is the first Churchill biographer to be granted access by the Queen to the private diaries of King Geor...

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  • The Race to Save the Romanovs will completely change the way we see the Romanov story. Finally, here is the truth about the secret plans to rescue Russia’s last imperial family. Out now: https://amzn.to/2KpC9cb On 17 July 1918, the whole of the Russian Imperial Family was murdered. There were no miraculous escapes. The former Tsar Nicholas, his wife Alexandra, and their children – Olga, Tatiana...

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  • The Race to Save the Romanovs will completely change the way we see the Romanov story. Finally, here is the truth about the secret plans to rescue Russia’s last imperial family. Out now: https://amzn.to/2KpC9cb On 17 July 1918, the whole of the Russian Imperial Family was murdered. There were no miraculous escapes. The former Tsar Nicholas, his wife Alexandra, and their children – Olga, Tatiana...

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  • Irvine Welsh is joined by Miranda Sawyer at Spiritland for a discussion of his musical inner life to celebrate the publication of Dead Men’s Trousers, the latest chapter in the Trainspotting story. Irvine and Miranda explore his love of music and how it has inspired his work, and indulge in a spot of disco dancing. Out now: https://amzn.to/2ttvUul The Sunday Times bestselling Dead Men’s Trousers...

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  • Lyrics and never-before-seen poetry and sketches from Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine Pre-order Useless Magic by Florence Welsh to win tickets to see Florence + the Machine in her UK tour: https://uselessmagicbook.com/ Songs can be incredibly prophetic, like subconscious warnings or messages to myself, but I often don't know what I'm trying to say till years later. Or a prediction comes...

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  • Dylan Jones's engrossing, magisterial biography of David Bowie is unlike any Bowie story ever written. Drawn from over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators, some of whom have never before spoken about their relationship with Bowie, this oral history weaves a hypnotic spell as it unfolds the story of a remarkable rise to stardom and an unparalleled artistic path. Out now:...

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  • Ruby Wax joins David Baddiel in the Penguin studio to talk about her book A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled. ‘I have a little bit of an OCD thing, I have to wear red underpants...’ Ruby brings along objects including her graduation gown, a pair of red knickers and a plastic pig as she explains why she is fascinated by how the brain works, and how mindfulness has changed her life. #PenguinPo...

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  • Lyrics and never-before-seen poetry and sketches from Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine Pre-order Useless Magic by Florence Welsh to win tickets to see Florence + the Machine in her UK tour: https://uselessmagicbook.com/ Songs can be incredibly prophetic, like subconscious warnings or messages to myself, but I often don't know what I'm trying to say till years later. Or a prediction comes...

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  • Award-winning journalist and author Naomi Klein joins David Baddiel in the Penguin studio to talk about her new book No Is Not Enough. Naomi brings along objects including a stitch unpicker and a model of a woman blowing a shell as she talks about sounding the alarm on climate change, trashing the Trump megabrand and how to win the world we need. #PenguinPodcast ---------------------------------...

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  • This is the story of Yrsa Daley-Ward, and all the things that happened. It’s about her childhood in the north-west of England with her beautiful, careworn mother Marcia, Linford (the man formerly known as Dad, ‘half-fun, half-frightening’) and her little brother Roo, who sees things written in the stars. It's about growing up and discovering the power and fear of her own sexuality, of pitch grey d...

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  • The author of five New York Times bestsellers and one of the world's most successful non-fiction writers, Malcolm Gladwell speaks to Paul Smith down the line from LA. Malcolm talks about the themes behind Blink, Outliers, David & Goliath and on writing his new book. Plus he selects five objects that have inspired his chart-topping podcast Revisionist History. #PenguinPodcast --------------------...

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  • Virtually every government in the world is bent on the same objective: economic growth. But scientists say that endless growth is incompatible with our finite planet. In fact, the only way for us to avoid ecological collapse is for rich nations to scale down their economic activity. But how can we do this without triggering an economic crisis? The solution might depend on you taking more tim...

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  • The world economy is growing – but not fairly. Only 5% of new income from global growth goes to the poorest 60% of humanity. At this rate, does GDP growth a meaningful solution to poverty? And given the reality of ecological breakdown, is growth even something we should pursue? In this video, Dr Jason Hickel – author of The Divide – lays out how Gross Domestic Product fails to capture the big pic...

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  • The world isn’t fair. More than four billion people live on less than $5 per day. Why? In this video, Dr Jason Hickel explains the startling truth behind his book The Divide, and points out that we’ve been thinking about global inequality all wrong. Aimed at anyone interested in how the global rich get richer while the poor stay poor, The Divide is your primer on why unfairness is baked into th...

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  • Former US Border Patrol agent and award-winning writer, Francisco Cantú is joined by the best-selling author of McMafia, Misha Glenny to celebrate the release of his debut memoir of his time on the Mexican border, The Line Becomes A River. Francisco Cantú was a US Border Patrol agent from 2008 to 2012 working at the crossroads of remote drug routes and smuggling corridors. The job was to track pe...

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  • An interview with Man Booker Prize-winning, Sunday Times-bestselling author Ian McEwan and actor Billy Howle about 'On Chesil Beach'. It is July 1962. Edward and Florence, young innocents married that morning, arrive at a hotel on the Dorset coast. At dinner in their rooms they struggle to suppress their private fears of the wedding night to come... Read more: https://www.penguin.co.uk/articles...

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  • 'The most influential radical political thinker of the moment' - New Yorker http://amzn.to/2BOxkFz Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working fifteen-hour weeks. But instead, something curious happened. Today, average working hours have not decreased, but increased. And now, across the developed world, three-quarters ...

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  • Dinah Jefferies joined us to introduce her latest book, The Sapphire Widow, and gave us a sneak peek by reading a few pages! The Sapphire Widow by Dinah Jefferies is out now: https://tinyurl.com/y9ysoa8j A Richard & Judy Book Club Pick 2018 A Top 10 Sunday Times Bestseller Dinah Jefferies Twitter: https://twitter.com/DinahJefferies?lang=en Dinah Jefferies Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/din...

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  • THE SAPPHIRE WIDOW by Dinah Jefferies is out now: https://tinyurl.com/y9ysoa8j A Richard & Judy Book Club Pick 2018 A Top 10 Sunday Times Bestseller Ceylon, 1935. Louisa Reeve, the daughter of a successful British gem trader, and her husband Elliot, a charming, thrill-seeking businessman, seem like the couple who have it all. Except what they long for more than anything: a child. While Louisa st...

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  • THE SAPPHIRE WIDOW by Dinah Jefferies is out now: https://tinyurl.com/y9ysoa8j A Richard & Judy Book Club Pick 2018 A Top 10 Sunday Times Bestseller Dinah Jefferies Twitter: https://twitter.com/DinahJefferies?lang=en Dinah Jefferies Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dinahjefferiesbooks/ Dinah Jefferies Website: http://www.dinahjefferies.com/ ----------------------------------------------------...

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  • Raynor Winn, author of The Salt Path, talks about walking the 630 South West Coast Path and how it changed her perception of 'home'. Order now: https://amzn.to/2IbDfUM Just days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years, is terminally ill, their home is taken away and they lose their livelihood. With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk th...

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  • We follow our authors as they go book shopping and pick out some of the authors that have inspired them and the titles that have changed their lives. Nadia's reading list: The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter: https://amzn.to/2jK2zXu White Teeth by Zadie Smith: https://amzn.to/2K8IFR9 We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson: https://amzn.to/2wqJEd5 You can find Nadia's gorgeous chi...

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  • Thriller writer Jo Nesbo joins Konnie Huq in the Penguin studio to talk about his new novel The Thirst, the latest instalment in his bestselling Harry Hole series. Jo brings along objects including a photograph of his favourite coffee shop and rock climbing ropes as he tells Konnie about bringing Harry Hole out of retirement to track down a vampirist, and explains how he combines his writing caree...