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Creepiest Book Cover Ever?

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.09.2014 | Books

A beloved children's book is about to get a questionable facelift. Earlier this week, Penguin Books teased a new cover for a "tasty tale" that is b...

WATCH: March Of The Penguins Foiled By Dastardly Rope

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.21.2014 | Weird News

In life, there are obstacles we must work hard to overcome. Granted, in some situations, those of us with knees have a clear advantage over those who ...

A Brand New Lesbian Love Story In The Animal Kingdom

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

In 2011, the love story of gay penguins Buddy and Pedro warmed our cold hearts -- and it looks like the queer animal kingdom is emerging to bring us h...

The Best of the Best Books Lists

Carole DeSanti | Posted 03.02.2014 | Books
Carole DeSanti

Every year, as an editor, reader and writer, I wish for a cool hand, or the hand of history, to lay alongside these best-ofs and favorites.

The Bad Guys

Derek Sherman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Derek Sherman

I don't mean to blow the ending of your book or movie for you, but it's very possible that the villain is a drug company. In today's entertainment, they are the bad guys.

How to Knit a Novel

Holly Robinson | Posted 09.20.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

I am a new knitter, but an experienced novelist. It's only lately that I've begun to realize what my two favorite activities have in common. PASSION:...

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child--and to Publish a Book

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.25.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

The title of Hilary Clinton's bestselling book, IT TAKES A VILLAGE: AND OTHER LESSONS CHILDREN TEACH US, was based on an African phrase. We all know t...

Should We Worry About the Big 6?

Frederic Colier | Posted 08.24.2013 | Books
Frederic Colier

Should we worry about the survival of the six main publishing houses? This question has been occupying lots of minds, given the massive change in technology and arrival of new players.

How Companies Keep Succeeding

Kare Anderson | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

Some believe companies are great because of leadership. Others fervently think it's agile collaboration and innovation. Some say luck or serendipity play a larger role in this increasingly random, complex and connected world.

LOOK: This Motivational Penguin Will Help You Follow Your Dreams

Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Feel like nobody’s on your side today? Enter Motivational Penguin, the cutest bird around. Enjoy this little guy -- you'll never feel without su...

Have Google's Panda and Penguin Replaced SEO With Social, PR and Content, or a New Type of Savvy Marketing?

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Sreedhar Pillai

As a blogger who can't tell a Panda from a Penguin, at least the ones prowling on the web, I decided to investigate when I noticed changes in the Goog...

Penguin 2.0: What Likely Changed and How to Recover

Jayson DeMers | Posted 07.23.2013 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

In reality, it doesn't appear that Google is reinventing the SEO wheel with Penguin 2.0, but simply tightening their algorithm to provide users with the most high-quality and relevant content possible.

Women's History Month Spotlight: Advice From the 19th Century, on Loneliness and Doubt, Horses, Vacuum Cleaners and the Nature of Time

Carole DeSanti | Posted 05.28.2013 | Books
Carole DeSanti

In honor of women's history month and to celebrate the paperback publication of The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R., I arranged an interview with Eugénie R. herself (heretofore known only as my fictional character) to find out how this 19th century woman feels about our 21st century world.

A Brief History of Book Vending Machines

John Geoghegan | Posted 05.25.2013 | Books
John Geoghegan

2013-03-25-Screenshot20130325at2.50.21PM.jpgAlthough vending machines have long been considered acceptable for newspapers, they've never really caught on where books are concerned.

DOJ Approves Random House Penguin Merger

AP | Posted 04.16.2013 | Books

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has closed an investigation of a proposed merger between Penguin and Random House and will take no action to...

Writing a Synopsis for Your Novel: A Scary But Useful Exercise

Holly Robinson | Posted 03.09.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

What is a synopsis, anyway? Just a summary, right? Wrong. Sure, a synopsis is a summary of your novel's narrative arc and describes the main characters. However, a synopsis must also be its own entity, with dramatic turns and a clear beginning, middle, and end.

Penguin Settles With Department Of Justice

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 02.18.2013 | Books

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department announced Tuesday it has reached a settlement with Penguin Group (USA) Inc. in its lawsuit accusing the nation's ...

Can You Judge Your Book by Its Cover?

Holly Robinson | Posted 02.10.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

Seeing your book cover for the first time is like waiting for that guy from Match.com to show up at the restaurant. You've laid out your expectations and supposedly so has he. But will he actually look like the date of your dreams?

Biggest Problems Facing Penguin-Random House

Peter McCarthy | Posted 01.21.2013 | Books
Peter McCarthy

As a former executive at both organizations, I believe the Penguin-Random House merger will be harder to pull off than it sounds.

BEA 2012: Young Adult Editor's Buzz

Lisa Parkin | Posted 08.08.2012 | Books
Lisa Parkin

You can't walk two feet at BookExpo America without stumbling on a hot new read showcased at one of the 1,000 booths inside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Price-Fixing Is Bad for Both Readers and Authors

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 06.30.2012 | Books
Hoyt Hilsman

The truth is that this dispute is not about saving literature or the sanctity of the literary world, it is about the publishers' business model.

King Penguin Baby Looks Like Fear

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.25.2012 | Green

This photo gives a whole new meaning to scary-cute. Born on April 9 in Galveston, Texas to mother "Chilly Willy," the penguin chick weighed in at j...

Welshmen Steal Penguin From Australian Theme Park... Who Let Welshmen Into Australia?

Tony Phillips | Posted 06.23.2012 | Comedy
Tony Phillips

Who'd have thought I wouldn't, on a bender, somehow come home with a flamingo or a fur seal or at least a meerkat or something. As it is, it never happened, dang it. I'll have to live with that unfilled void. Not so for three Welshmen who went on holiday to Australia.

WATCH: Penguin Paints For Charity

Posted 04.20.2012 | Impact

A penguin at an Idaho zoo has rolled up her tuxedo sleeves to get dirty for a great cause. Makena the penguin is working dutifully at crafting work...

Apple Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Over eBook Price-Fixing

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The government says avid best-seller readers who use electronic books have been getting ripped off. Tina Fey's "Bossy Pants," Tim T...