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What unites us as book lovers (endless TBR piles aside) is the shared angst of attempting to gift the perfect read—especially during the holidays. We at Penguin Random House Library Marketing know this struggle all too well! So, we asked ourselves not only what book we’re gifting others this year, but what book we’re gifting […]

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Black Lives Matter. Black Voices Matter. Black Stories Matter. From fiction to nonfiction, poetry to cookbooks, adult to young adult, these books by Black authors are must-reads that are sure to drive the holds lists at your library. Looking for more reading suggestions? Click for Essential Reading and Resources and a Juneteenth Reading List. Celebrate […]

Book ExtrasWhat We're Reading

Since its founding in 1915, our friends at Knopf have published some of the finest poets of our time. And for more than twenty years, the imprint has celebrated National Poetry Month by sending out a free poem every day throughout April. Sign up below to receive your free poem-a-day in April, and share with your […]

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This month, we’re focusing on the Dewey 800s—literature, rhetoric, drama, essays, poetry, and criticism. On the recommended list, you’ll find over 100 titles including essential writing guides (such as Lamott’s Bird By Bird, Goldberg’s Writing Down the Bones, and McCann’s Letters to a Young Writer); Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies; the Ancient Greek plays of Aeschylus and […]