- Get Creative
A show devoted to crafting and other creative pursuits
- Penguin Storytime
Your favorite picture books brought to life
- Project Paranormal
Go behind the scenes of your favorite paranormal romance series
- Tarcher Talks
Great ideas for great lives
- YA Central
Teens sit down with today's best Young Adult writers
- The Business Beat
Going beyond Penguin's best business books
- A Cup of Poetry
Your weekly fill of poetry
- The Literary Life
Presenting discussions with authors and editors about their work and publishing behind the scenes.
- Penguin Audio Book Break
Hear the best books
- Penguin Classics On Air
In‑depth discussions on selected Penguin Classics
- The Ten Essential Penguin Classics
The editors at Penguin Classics have compiled a list of the ten works of must-read classic literature.
- Type Matters
Penguin Designers and Authors Talk about Fonts.
- Jon Scieszka
A day in the life of the National Ambassador of Young People's Literature
- Judy Schachner
The inspiration behind Skippyjon Jones
- Officer Buckle and Gloria
Liz Shanks reads Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann.
- Ginger and Petunia
Liz Shanks reads Ginger and Petunia by Patricia Polacco.
- Three Little Pigs
Liz Shanks reads the classic and a zany retelling.
- Author/Illustrator Spotlight: Tomie dePaola
Creator of the beloved Strega Nona.
- Strega Nona
Liz Shanks reads Strega Nona, Her Story and Brava, Strega Nona! By Tomie dePaola.
- The Moon Over Star
Liz Shanks reads The Moon Over Star By Dianna Hutts Aston.
- Winnie-the-Pooh and Return to the Hundred Acre Wood
We celebrate the publication with Jim Dale at the NYPL.
- The Night Before Christmas
Liz Shanks reads a holiday favorite.
- Miss Rumphius
Liz Shanks reads the classic award-winning picture book Miss Rumphius.
- Jan Brett
Peek inside the author/illustrator's studio.
- Listen to the Wind
Liz Shanks reads The Story of Dr. Greg and Three Cups of Tea.
- The Story of Ferdinand
Gentle bull Ferdinand is sent to the bullfights.
- The Easter Egg
Hoppi works to make the best Easter egg in order to assist the Easter Rabbit on Easter morning.
A very special tractor makes friends on the farm.
- Conquering fear with Ladybug Girl at the Beach!
Join Lulu a.k.a. Ladybug Girl on her first trip to the beach.
- Find Your Place in the World with Elsie's Bird
What happens when city girl Elsie moves to the prairies of Nebraska.
- The Duchess of Whimsy
Meet the fancy and fussy Duchess of Whimsy.
- JR Ward: Behind the Black Dagger Brotherhood
The author of Lover Avenged takes you behind the bestselling series.
- Laurell K. Hamilton: The Start of a Phenomenon
The New York Times bestselling author takes you into the world of vampire hunter Anita Blake.
- Spotlight on Romance Writers of America
This special installment of Project Paranormal takes readers behind the scenes of the 2009 RWA.
- Behind the Scenes with Christine Feehan
Christine Feehan discusses her most popular series.
- A Backstage Pass to the Worlds of Charlaine Harris
An exclusive look at the woman behind the blockbuster Sookie Stackhouse novels.
- A Glimpse into the World of Marjorie M. Liu
The inspiration behind demon hunter Maxine Kiss and predictions from Sarah Wendell on what's hot in 2010.
- Holiday Greetings from Project Paranormal
Bestselling authors give recommendations for holiday gift giving.
- Spotlight on J.D. Robb
In celebration of the 30th book in the In Death series, J.D. Robb takes us inside the iconic world.
- Psychic Visions
A look inside psychically charged worlds
- Fallen Angels
Explore the fallen angels phenomenon with J. R. Ward, Skyler White, and Danielle Trussoni.
- Great Paranormal Summer Reads
The hottest paranormal reads of the summer featuring Charlaine Harris and Roger Ma.
- Christina Dodd: Inside the Chosen Ones
Christina Dodd discusses her Chosen Ones series, and Sherrilyn Kenyon discusses her latest book, In Other Worlds.
- The Pacific Northwest
Explore tales from the Pacific Northwest with authors Kat Richardson, Devon Monk, and Meljean Brook.
- J.R. Ward's Lover Unleashed
J.R. Ward reveals secrets from Lover Unleashed and what's to come in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.
- Behind the Scenes with Lora Leigh
Lora Leigh gives the inside scoop on her paranormal Breeds novel, Navarro's Promise.
- Laura Wright's Mark of the Vampire series
An interview with paranormal romance author Laura Wright.
- Virna DePaul's Chosen By Blood
Virna DePaul shares inside details on her new Para Ops series.
- Spotlight on Laurell K. Hamilton
Laurell talks about Hit List, the 20th novel in her Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series.
- Spotlight on Jason Starr
Interview with the author of The Pack, a truly unique werewolf tale.
- Spotlight on Isle of Night
Veronica Wolff shares the first book in her Watchers vampire series.
- Living a Tarcher Life
An introduction to the imprint.
The Little Book on Meaning by Laura Berman Fortgang.
- Think Yourself Thin
Hypnotherapist Ursula James visits.
A Course on Happiness by Mardi Horowitz, M.D.
The History, Mystery and Truth.
- Julia Cameron
On The Artist's Way, Creativity & Faith.
- 2012: The Truth Behind the Mayan Calendar End Date
John Major Jenkins and Daniel Pinchbeck on the true meaning of 2012.
- How to Think & Grow Rich and Start Your Own Mastermind Group
Joel explains how to apply the principles to your own life.
- Talk to Me Like I'm Someone You Love
Author Nancy Dreyfus on a new way to resolve relationship conflict.
- Every Dog Has a Gift: Ordinary Dogs Making an Extraordinary Difference
Meet Rachel McPherson, founder of The Good Dog Foundation
- Thin Thighs in 30 Days
Quick Tips & Advice from the author of Thin Thighs in 30 Days
- The Power of Energy Medicine
Explore the power of energy medicine with author Donna Eden and Dr. David Feinstein.
- Fishers of Men
Adam Elenbaas and Jonathan Talat Phillips discuss the spiritual properties of ayahuasca, a psychedelic vine.
- Holy Ghosts
An Extraordinary Real-Life Ghost Story.
- Overcome Procrastination Now
Renowned psychologist Dr. Neil Fiore discusses his bestselling program to combat procrastination.
- Reflections With Sophy Burnham
Sophy Burnham discusses the impact of both intuition and angels on our lives.
- Writing in a Shark Cage
The Internet is a Playground author David Thorne describes some of his wildest online pranks.
- The Key: A True Encounter
Whitley Strieber discusses a mysterious encounter with a stranger.
- Teens "Speak" Up by Laurie Halse Anderson
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
- John Green
John Green talks mysteries, maps, and Margo.
- Lauren Myracle
Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks with Lauren Myracle
- T.A. Barron
T.A. Barron on Writing the World of Merlin
- Jacqueline Woodson
Jacqueline Woodson talks about how living in Brooklyn has inspired her writing
- Richelle Mead Dishes about Vampire Academy
Exclusive secrets about her new book and next series
- Heather Brewer Parties with her Minions
The Vlad Tod author celebrates the new book at the Snow Ball.
- Get Creative with Crafts, Cooking, and Compost
Learn how to make softies, sandwiches, and compost.
- Get Creative with Work, Crafts, and Travel
Be creative at work, craft a cute doll, and make travel fun.
- Crafts for Parents and Kids
Creative ideas to do together.
- Get Creative with Extreme Pumpkins
Learn how to carve pumpkins and create a massive multi-pumpkin millipede.
- Creative Makeovers
Tips for makeup and money makeovers.
- Get Creative in your Kitchen!
Start your own kitchen garden, and make a pizza from scratch.
- How to Open a Champagne Bottle with a Sword
Tom Cutler shares attention grabbing lessons from The Gentleman's Bedside Companion.
- Matt Paxton reveals The Secret Lives of Hoarders
Organizing expert Matt Paxton takes you inside a hoarder's home.
- Evil Cat
A Fluffy Kitty Gets Mean!
- A Day of Doodling Monsters
Join Travis Nichols on a monster doodling odyssey.
- Mike Huckabee's A Simple Christmas
The governor talks about what inspired his holiday book.
- The Dark Side of American Business
Well timed advice on how to avoid crossing over to the dark side.
- The "Why" of Business Instead of the "What"
Finding success by defining the purpose.
- Generosity in a Time of Stinginess
Learn how it pays to remain generous.
- Getting from Vision to Reality
Tips on how to effectively get from the idea stage to a finished product.
- Back to B(ee) School
Our hosts learn how important an MBA is in the current business climate
- Starting from Scratch
How to build your business from scratch
- Friendly Competition
Pete Carroll applies his coaching philosophy to business
Get Your Business Back on Track
- Under Pressure
Mario Bartiromo and Paul Sullivan give tips on succeeding when the stakes are high
- We Have the Technology
How to use technology for business gain rather than feeling like a slave to it
- Teaming Up
How to work with a team and how to lead one.
- Who's in Charge Here?
Find out what it takes to be an effective manager.
- The "WOW" Factor
Business Beat looks at how to "wow".
- Secrets Of Great Small Businesses
Editor David Moldawer talks to authors George Whalin and Tom Szaky on what makes a business great.
- Career Advice From Unique Perspectives
Pamela Slim and Hugh MacLeod discuss different roads to success.
- Leading In Hard Times
Management experts Geoff Colvin and Howard Behar on how to get through the recession and keep morale high.
- Why We Love Jane Austen
Austen's place in contemporary culture.
- The Noli
Josť Rizal and the Novel That Sparked the Philippine Revolution.
- Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time
The First Major Russian Novel?
- Sholem Aleichem
Yiddish Classics by the Creator of Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof.
- The Birth of a Knickerbocker
Washington Irving's A History of New York.
- Who Would Have Thought It?
The First Novel by a Mexican American Woman
- Vampires on Paper
The Enduring Appeal of Vampires in Literature
- Philosophy is Easy
The Philosophers Everyone Should (and Can) Read
- The Swedish Gone with the Wind
The Saga of Gösta Berling
- Tolstoy's Final Year
Jay Parini and The Last Steps
- Becoming Brontë
The remarkable Brontë sisters and their contribution to modern literature
- Jane Austen vs. Elizabeth Gaskell
Why are These Authors Often Adapted for TV and Film?
- From Graffiti Art to Galleries, From Hip Hop to "Hope"
Keith Haring, a Radiant Classic
- What Makes an African American Classic?
Preeminent scholars discuss the place of the Classic in African American history.
- More than Half the World Has Read Lu Xun. Have you?
The most important Penguin Classic ever published
Da Cunha's Bible of the Brazilian Nation
- Banned Classics
There is Something in Penguin Classics To Offend Everyone
- From Paths of Glory to The Wire
David Simon on Cobb, Kubrick and the Chain of Command
- The Bhagavad Gita
The Classic Decision to Go to War and Three Paths to Living Well
- A Jane Austen Education
Seeing life through the lens of Jane Austen
- The Short Story Renaissance
Maile Meloy and Doug Dorst discuss their love of the format
- Literary Inspiration
Authors talk about where they find inspiration
Hear what authors find frightening both on and off the page
Lewis Black and Julie Klam are full of surprises.
Twelve-year-old boy Love Liu wonders what life is like beyond the region of Xinjiang in China's remote northwest in English.
- The Wish Maker
Set in modern Pakistan, The Wish Maker is a coming of age tale about the unbreakable bonds of family.
- Everything Matters!
Ron Currie, Jr.'s first full length novel, Everything Matters! asks if the everyday things in life matter when the world is about to end.
- Shooting Stars
A poignant, thrilling tale of the power of teamwork to transform young lives, including LeBron James's own.
- Juliet, Naked
The latest book by Nick Hornby is a tale of music, superfandom, and the truths and lies we tell ourselves about life and love.
- A Christmas Carol
Get into the holiday spirit with the Dickens classic.
- Remarkable Creatures
By Tracy Chevalier
- Known to Evil
By Walter Mosley
- Celebrate Mother's Day 2010
Selections from The Help, Girl in Translation, My Name is Mary Sutter, and Not Becoming My Mother
- Happy Father's Day
Selections from The Pacific, Storm Prey, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, and It
- Summertime Listens
Selections from How Did You Get This Number, The Left Hand of God, The Pillars of the Earth, and Eat, Pray, Love
- Be Your Best Self
Selections from How to be Rich, The How of Happiness, The Art of Conversation, and The Artist's Way
- Spooky Halloween
Listen to selections from Dust, Dark Prophecy, Servant: The Awakening, and Dracula
- All About Family
Listen to selections from In The Company of Others, Getting to Happy, The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, and Changing My Mind
- The Path to Greatness
Listen to selections from Russell Simmons's Super Rich, Doug Hirschhorn's 8 Ways to Great, and Amy Chua's Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.
- Murder Mysteries
It's a crime not to listen.
- Mother's Day Listens
An homage to mothering
- Steinbeck on Audio
Listen to classics from a great literary icon, John Steinbeck
- Not to be Missed!
Check out this summer's great audio book must haves.
- Audio Books for Kids
Celebrate the end of summer with audio books
- The Aztec Empire
From Frances Richey's The Warrior: A Mother's Story of a Son at War.
- The Duck and the Kangaroo
From Edward Lear's The Complete Verse and Other Nonsense.
- Little Bird
From Lawrence Raab's The History of Forgetting.
- Elegy for Sol LeWitt
From Ann Lauterbach's Or to Begin Again.
- Cheer Up, Cheer Up
From The Annotated Archy and Mehitabel by Don Marquis.
- The Mahabharata
An excerpt from The Mahabharata from Penguin Classics.
- Language Mixology
From the collection Mixology, introduced and read by the poet Adrian Matejka.
From The Portable Walt Whitman.
- This Living Hand
From Selected Poems by John Keats.
- "First Fig", "Second Fig", and "Travel"
This week we feature From Early Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay.
From The Waste Land and Other Poems by T.S. Eliot.
- I Know I Have Been Happiest
From The Portable Dorothy Parker, a Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition.
Alison Deming reads from her poetry collection Rope.
- Teddy Bear
From A.A. Milne's When We Were Very Young.
Anne Waldman reads the title verse and other poems from her newest collection.
- Dearest Creature
Amy Gerstler reading from her poetry collection Dearest Creature
- The Raven
We feature a Halloween favorite from Edgar Allan Poe
- Bright Star
Love poems from Bright Star by John Keats
- "The Clod and the Pebble"
We celebrate romantic poetry with this poem from Selected Poems by William Blake.
- "The World Is Too Much With Us" & "The Solitary Reaper"
William Wordsworth finishes our celebration of romantic poetry.
- "The Morning is Full/Es La Mañana Llena"
From Pablo Neruda's Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair
From Selected Poems by Yevgeny Yevtushenko.
- Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
By Robert Frost
- Reflections on Childhood
Childhood examined through the eyes of four poets.
- Love Poems from Around the World
The tradition of love poetry across cultures
- Greatest Hits
The most popular poems featured on A Cup of Poetry
- The Luck of the Irish
Celebrate the best of Irish verse
- Music and Poetry
The power of music and poetry to touch our souls
- New York Poets
Poets and poetry inspired by the city of New York
O frabjous day! Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky
- Terrance Hayes
Terrance Hayes discusses and reads from his new work, Lighthead.
- Barbara Ras
The poet reads from The Last Skin.
- Everything You Wanted to Know about Emily Dickinson
But Were Afraid to Ask.
- Carrie Fountain
Carrie Fountain discusses Burn Lake, her debut collection, and its central themes.
- "Sea Fever"
The poem by John Mansfield is a send off to summer
- Three Fall Days, Three Ways
A meditation on the beginning of autumn
- I See England, I See France
We feature the work of early Renaissance poets.
- This is Where I Leave You
by Jonathan Tropper
- The Healing of America
by T.R. Reid
by Julie Salamon
- Why Our Health Matters
by Andrew Weil, M.D.
William T. Vollman.
by Nancy Werlin
- The Magicians
by Lev Grossman
by Geoffrey Miller
- The Art of Making Money
by Jason Kersten
- Create Your Own Economy
by Tyler Cowen.
- Dune Road
by Jane Green
- Farm City
by Novella Carpenter
- The Food of a Younger Land
by Mark Kurlansky
- In Defense of Food
by Michael Pollan.
- Down Around Midnight
by Robert Sabbag
- The Ten-Year Nap
by Meg Wolitzer
- City of Thieves
by David Benioff
- "Stairway to Heaven"
- The Divorce Party
by Laura Dave
- The Little Stranger
by Sarah Waters
- The World in Half
by Cristina Henriquez
- The Gamble
by Thomas E. Ricks
by Antony Beevor
- The War That Killed Achilles
by Caroline Alexander
- The Wrong Mother
by Sophie Hannah
by Hendrik Hertzberg
- Inside the Kingdom
by Robert Lacey
- The Audacity to Win
by David Plouffe
by Paul Johnson
- Knit the Season
by Kate Jacobs
- Stones into Schools
by Greg Mortenson
- Vampire Academy
by Richelle Mead
- The Autobiography of Santa Claus
by Jeff Guinn
by Richelle Mead
- Shadow Kiss
by Richelle Mead
- Blood Promise
by Richelle Mead
by Daniel Pink
by John G. Miller
- Marry Him
by Lori Gottlieb
by Seth Godin
- The Art of Eating In
by Cathy Erway
- Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
by Beth Hoffman
- Keeping the Feast
by Paula Butturini
- We've Got Issues
by Judith Wagner
- Growing Up on the Spectrum
by Lynn Kern Koegel, Ph.D.
- Healing and Preventing Autism
by Jenny McCarthy
- Three Times the Love
by Lynn and Randy Gaston
- The Girls from Ames
by Jeffrey Zaslow
- Secrets of a Jewish Mother
by Jill Zarin, Lisa Wexler, and Gloria Kamen
by Dave Isay
- For You Mom, Finally
by Ruth Reichl
- Silver Borne
by Patricia Briggs
- Promises to Keep
by Jane Green
- Faithful Place
by Tana French
- Changing Shoes
- Rat Girl
- Texas Blue
- Shadow Raiders
Margaret Weis and Robert Krammes
- Kiss of Snow
- A Rather Remarkable Homecoming