Just one of a myriad of Penguin designs for George Orwell’s classic Nineteen eighty-four (but one of the creepiest).

Just one of a myriad of Penguin designs for George Orwell’s classic Nineteen eighty-four (but one of the creepiest).

An “unapologetic collector” (that’s a title we can relate to!) shares tips on living with the items that you love. Via Country Living. #cork #collection

5 Brilliant Tips for Collecting What You Love

An “unapologetic collector” (that’s a title we can relate to!) shares tips on living with the items that you love. Via Country Living. #cork #collection

Haven't read most of these since Jr High/HS... but I'm getting an itch to get lost in the classics.

These things make us happy…

Haven't read most of these since Jr High/HS... but I'm getting an itch to get lost in the classics.

Virginia Woolf. If Virginia was a man she would be classed in the ranks of Joyce, Elliot and ford. She is known as a great writer but she is one of the best. I put her up there with the greatest.

The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

Virginia Woolf. If Virginia was a man she would be classed in the ranks of Joyce, Elliot and ford. She is known as a great writer but she is one of the best. I put her up there with the greatest.

Original Penguin Book Cover for 'The Great Gatsby' designed by Jan Tschichold

Designer Jan Tschichold in pictures: Penguins, paperbacks and posters

Original Penguin Book Cover for 'The Great Gatsby' designed by Jan Tschichold

Penguin classics. Zoe has Arabian Nights, Wuthering Heights, count of monte christo, Sense and Sensibility, Alice in Wonderland, Middlemarch, a Collection of Shakespearean poetry, Oliver Twist, Hound of the Baskervilles, Le Mis, and A Christmas Carol and other Dickens Christmas stories. I like English romantics, British romantics, and poetry.

Do You Have A Fiction Addiction?

Penguin classics. Zoe has Arabian Nights, Wuthering Heights, count of monte christo, Sense and Sensibility, Alice in Wonderland, Middlemarch, a Collection of Shakespearean poetry, Oliver Twist, Hound of the Baskervilles, Le Mis, and A Christmas Carol and other Dickens Christmas stories. I like English romantics, British romantics, and poetry.

A rainbow of Penguins: Publisher Allen Lane wanted a logo that was "dignified but flippant," so the penguin brand was born. At sixpence, anyone who loved to read good stories could buy a paperback for the same cost as a pack of cigarettes. Lane's brainchild was born after he had visited Agatha Christie: he stood waiting for a train, realizing there was nothing but magazines and bad novels to choose from.

A rainbow of Penguins: Publisher Allen Lane wanted a logo that was "dignified but flippant," so the penguin brand was born. At sixpence, anyone who loved to read good stories could buy a paperback for the same cost as a pack of cigarettes. Lane's brainchild was born after he had visited Agatha Christie: he stood waiting for a train, realizing there was nothing but magazines and bad novels to choose from.

I love Penguin Books. May be one of my favorite publishing companies, ever.

I love Penguin Books. May be one of my favorite publishing companies, ever.

I used to be punk rock - this isn't happiness™ Peteski>>>>>Luke should have this.

I used to be punk rock - this isn't happiness™ Peteski>>>>>Luke should have this.

I love these front covers, I can imagine relating this to our magazine by covering it with drawings of pencils, sketch books.

I love these front covers, I can imagine relating this to our magazine by covering it with drawings of pencils, sketch books.

"We learn from failure, not from success." Doctor Van Helsing

"We learn from failure, not from success." Doctor Van Helsing

The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells by Penguin Books UK, via Flickr

The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells by Penguin Books UK, via Flickr

This is basically what my book titles should mean to other people when I'm reading.

I'm going to put this on all my books

This is basically what my book titles should mean to other people when I'm reading.

michaelmoonsbookshop:  First Penguin Edition of Case-book of Sherlock Holmes 1951

michaelmoonsbookshop: First Penguin Edition of Case-book of Sherlock Holmes 1951

'There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.' - Charles Dickens - Oliver Twist

The Ultimate Book Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List (Seriously, Everyone)

'There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.' - Charles Dickens - Oliver Twist

Book cover (PENGUIN BOOKS) of North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell - via Flickr #elizabethgaskell

Book cover (PENGUIN BOOKS) of North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell - via Flickr #elizabethgaskell

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