- April 8, 7:00pm – Americas Society @ 680 Park Avenue, New York
Several prominent Jorge Luis Borges scholars (including Efraín Kristal, Suzanne Jill Levine, Alfred Mac Adam, and lastair Reid) will come together for a night of discussion about the great Argentine writer and his role in world literature. The event will be followed, on April 17, by the opening of an exhibition on Borges and Xul Solar at the Americas Society Art Gallery.
- April 10, 7:00pm – Powerhouse Arena @ 37 Main St., Brooklyn, NY
Come listen to Chad Harbach (author of The Art of Fielding) and Will Leitch (Deadspin founder) discuss Christy Mathewson's baseball memoir Pitching in a Pinch, newly republished by Penguin Classics.
With one complete cycle under his belt, Alan Walker, our Senior Director of Academic Marketing and Sales, embarks on yet another Penguin Classics reading marathon of one book by an author per letter of the alphabet. Read Alan's latest blog entries (V), as well as his entire first marathon.
Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and essential Civic Classics from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman, author of The Penguin Guide to the U.S. Constitution, draws together the great texts of American civic life, including the founding documents, pivotal historical speeches, and important Supreme Court decisions, to create a timely and informative mini-library of perennially vital issues.
Poems By Heart App from Penguin Classics is a memorization game that will challenge you with classic poems from master wordsmiths including Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, and more. You'll rack up high scores and achievements on your way to reciting 24 poems from heart, with recordings you can share online and email to your friends.
"Penguin Classics on Air," a half-hour series devoted to the discussion and exploration of some of Penguin Classics' 1,500-plus titles.