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Rieu's translation of Homer's Odyssey in , which went on to sell three million copies. As the publisher's focus changed from the needs of the marketplace to those of the classroom the criticism became more acute, Thomas Gould wrote of the series "most of the philosophical volumes in the Penguin series are bad — some very bad indeed.
Since Plato and Aristotle are the most read philosophers in the world today, and since some of these Penguin translations are favourites among professional philosophers in several countries, this amounts to a minor crisis in the history of philosophy.
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For nearly twenty years, variously coloured borders to the front and back covers indicated the original language. The second period of design meant largely black covers with a colour illustration on the front.
In , Penguin announced it was redesigning its entire catalogue, merging the original Classics list known in the trade as "Black Classics" with what had been the old Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics list, though the silver covers for the latter have so far been retained for most of the titles.
Previously this line had been called 'Penguin Modern Classics' with a pale green livery. The redesign — featuring a colourful painting on the cover, with black background and orange lettering — was well received. However, the quality of the paperbacks themselves seemed to decrease: the spines were more likely to fold and bend.
The paperbacks are also printed on non-acid-free pulp paper, which, by some accounts, tends to yellow and brown within a couple of years. Prior to , the text page typography of each book in the Classics series had been overseen by a team of in-house designers; this department was drastically reduced in as part of the production costs. The in-house text design department still exists, albeit much smaller than formerly. Recent design work includes the Penguin Little Black Classic series. Main article: Pelican Books Four Pelican book covers, showing the gradual shift in the design.
From left — three bands , grid , illustrated , and a "Penguin Celebrations" throwback edition Lane expanded the business in with the publication of George Bernard Shaw 's The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism under the Pelican Books imprint, an imprint designed to educate the reading public rather than entertain.
Recognising his own limitations Lane appointed V. Krishna Menon as the first commissioning editor of the series, supported by an advisory panel consisting of Peter Chalmers Mitchell , H. Bales and W.
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Several thousand Pelicans were published over the next half-century and brought high quality accounts of the current state of knowledge in many fields, often written by authors of specialised academic books. Aircraft Recognition S82 by R. Saville-Sneath, was a bestseller.
In , the children's imprint Puffin Books began with a series of non-fiction picture books; the first work of children's fiction published under the imprint was Barbara Euphan Todd 's Worzel Gummidge the following year.
Another series that began in wartime was the Penguin Poets: the first volume was a selection of Tennyson 's poems D1 in Cohen's Comic and Curious Verse appeared in three volumes over a number of years.
His final major initiative, the division was established as a separate publishing operation from Harmondsworth, and based in West Drayton in Middlesex. Alongside these and other series, the imprint continued another Penguin tradition by producing Education Specials, titles which focussed on often controversial topics within education and beyond.
They included highly topical books such as The Hornsey Affair and Warwick University Ltd, reflecting the student unrest of the late s and contributing to the intense national debate about the purpose of higher education. Other titles featured the radical and influential ideas about schooling propounded by writers and teachers from America and elsewhere. Penguin Education also published an extensive range of Readers and introductory texts for students in higher education, notably in subjects such as psychology, economics, management, sociology and science, while for teachers it provided a series of key texts such as Language, the Learner and the School and The Language of Primary School Children.
More than 80 teachers, educational journalists and academics signed a letter to the Times Educational Supplement regretting the closure of the influential imprint  Penguin Specials[ edit ] In November , Penguin inaugurated a new series of short, polemical books under the rubric of Penguin Specials with the publication of Edgar Mowrer 's Germany Puts the Clock Back.
Their purpose was to offer in-depth analysis of current affairs that would counter the perceived bias of the newspapers in addition to being the company's response to the popularity of Gollancz 's Left Book Club. Whereas the Left Book Club was avowedly pro-Soviet, Penguin and Lane expressed no political preference as their editorial policy, though the widespread belief was that the series was left-leaning since the editor was the communist John Lehmann and its authors were, with a few exceptions,  men of the left.
Speed of publication and delivery a turnaround of weeks rather than months were essential to the topicality and therefore success of the Specials, Genevieve Tabouis 's anti-appeasement tract Blackmail or War sold over , copies for example. However even this immediacy did not prevent them being overtaken by events: Shiela Grant Duff 's Europe and the Czechs only made it onto the bookstands on the day of the Munich agreement , but nevertheless went on to be a bestseller.
After a hiatus between and , the Penguin Specials continued after the war under the editorship of first Tom Maschler, then after Tony Godwin. In December , Penguin launched nine titles as 'Penguin Shorts'  which featured the iconic tri-band covers.
In they became known as Penguin Specials following an agreement with The Economist in March of that year  which focused on the kind of topical journalism that was a feature of the original Penguin Specials. Subsequent Penguin Specials released in and continued to include both fiction, including the publication of the works shortlisted for the Monash Undergraduate Prize , and topical journalism.
Despite Lane's intention to publish twelve a year paper and staff shortages meant only thirteen were issued in the first two years of the series. Inexpensive paperback children's fiction did not exist at the time Penguin sought to expand their list into this new market.
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