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Pagoda, Skull & Samurai

by Koda Rohan & Chieko Irie Mulhern

Japanese literary history usually classifies Koda Rohan as an idealist writer, and the three stories included in this anthology belong to this genre. The Five-Storied Pagoda, one of Koda's best-known works,...


Romance of the Three Kingdoms

by Lo Kuan-Chung, C. H. Brewitt-Taylor & Robert E. Hegel

In 220 EC, the 400-year-old rule of the mighty Han dynasty came to an end and three kingdoms contested for control of China. Liu Pei, legitimate heir to the Han throne, elects to fight for his birthright and...


Hawaii End of the Rainbow

by Kazuo Miyamoto

This is the story of the Japanese who immigrated to Hawaii around the turn of the present century, worked as forced laborers on the sugar plantations, and afterwards remained in Hawaii to work as free men and...


The Miner's Lady

by Tracie Peterson

When Chantel's sister falls in love with a sworn enemy, will Chantel's attempts to aid the couple result in a romance of her own?


The Sleeping Dictionary

by Sujata Massey

YOU ASK FOR MY NAME, THE REAL ONE, AND I CANNOT TELL. IT IS NOT FOR LACK OF EFFORT.

In 1930, a great ocean wave blots out a Bengali village, leaving only one survivor, a young girl. As a maidservant in a British...


Dragon's Lair

Justin de Quincy #3

by Sharon Kay Penman

The long-awaited third novel in Sharon Kay Penman's much-loved medieval mystery series.

July 1193: Richard Lionheart, eldest and most favored son of Dowager Queen Eleanor of Aquitane, languishes in an Austrian...


Becoming Jane Eyre

by Sheila Kohler

Read Sheila Kohler's posts on the Penguin Blog.

A beautifully imagined tale of the Bronte sisters and the writing of Jane Eyre

The year is 1846. In a cold parsonage on the gloomy Yorkshire moors, a family seems...


Time and Chance

Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine #2

by Sharon Kay Penman

The long-awaited sequel to Sharon Kay Penman's acclaimed novel When Christ and His Saints Slept, Time and Chancerecounts the tempestuous marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II in a magnificent story of...


The Danish Girl

by David Ebershoff

A stunning first novel that probes the mysteries of sex, gender, and love with insight and subtlety Inspired by the true story of Danish painter Einar Wegener and his California-born wife, this tender portrait...


The Priest's Madonna

by Amy Hassinger

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

by Edgar Allan Poe

"So tempting an opportunity of solving the great problem in regard to an Antarctic continent had never yet been afforded to man..."

A stowaway aboard the whaling ship Grampus, Arthur Gordon Pym finds himself...


Comfort Woman

by Nora Keller

Possessing a wisdom and maturity rarely found in a first novelist, Korean-American writer Nora Okja Keller tells a heartwrenching and enthralling tale in this, her literary debut. Comfort Woman is the story...


The Wreath

Kristin Lavransdatter #1

by Sigrid Undset

In Kristin Lavransdatter (1920-1922), Sigrid Undset interweaves political, social, and religious history with the daily aspects of family life to create a colorful, richly detailed tapestry of Norway during...


The Isle of Stone: A Novel of Ancient Sparta

by Nicholas Nicastro

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


The Daughters of Mars

by Thomas Keneally

From the acclaimed author of Schindler’s List comes the epic, unforgettable story of two sisters whose lives are transformed by the cataclysm of the First World War.

IN 1915, Naomi and Sally Durance, two spirited...


A Long Long Way

Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award 2006

by Sebastian Barry

Praised as a “master storyteller” (The Wall Street Journal) and hailed for his “flawless use of language” (Boston Herald), Irish author and playwright Sebastian Barry has created a powerful new novel...


The Norfolk Mystery

by Ian Sansom

Love Miss Marple? Adore Holmes and Watson? Professor Morley's guide to Norfolk is a story of bygone England: quaint villages, eccentric locals—and murder …

It is 1937, and disillusioned Spanish Civil War...


The Wind off the Sea

The Bexham Trilogy #2

by Charlotte Bingham

It is 1947, the worst winter in England since records began, and even the sea is frozen. For the women living in the little fishing port of Bexham, the chronic lack of everything from fuel to food has left them...


The Art of Joy

by Goliarda Sapienza, Anne Milano Appel & Angelo Pellegrino

The tumultuous twentieth century, told through the life of a single extraordinary woman

Rejected by a series of publishers, abandoned in a chest for twenty years, Goliarda Sapienza’s masterpiece, The Art of...


Taking Liberties

by Diana Norman

From the author also known as Ariana Franklin-the thrilling sequel to A Catch of Consequence that "moves at a cracking pace."( London Times)

Makepeace Hedley is frantic when she learns that her young daughter,...