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Intriguing or Insulting? Some Russians Object to This Penguin Ad Quoting Turgenev

Penguin is running a series of posters in the London Underground featuring quotes from classic literature. But the quote it's pulled from Ivan Turgenev's Fathers and Sons has led to accusations that the publishing house is provoking "anger and ethnic hatred."  There are also questions about the specific translation that was used, which makes this whole thing even more awkward. 

Did Penguin Just Design the Worst Book Cover of All Time on Purpose?

The 50th anniversary publication of Roald Dahl's children's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is leaving a bad taste in some mouths.

Penguin E-Book Biz Up 128%

In a half-year earnings disclosure from Penguin’s parent company Pearson, the firm announced that Penguin’s global e-book sales grew 128 percent over the last year and now totals 14 percent of the publisher’s total revenue, paidContent reported.