Penguin and the Lane Brothers by Stuart Kells | Black Inc.
Penguin and the Lane Brothers

Penguin and the Lane Brothers: The Untold Story of a Publishing Revolution

Free delivery anywhere in Australia

Awards for Penguin and the Lane Brothers

  • Winner, 2015 Ashurst Business Literature Prize

About the author

Stuart Kells

Stuart Kells is an author and antiquarian books authority. His previous book, the critically acclaimed biography of Kay Craddock, Rare, was published in 2011. He has a PhD from Monash University, and lives in Melbourne with his wife, Fiona, …

More about Stuart Kells



Praise for Penguin and the Lane Brothers

‘Kells’ story is informative and entertaining, and will appeal to anyone with the slightest interest in the world of books. In more than 30 years at Penguin Australia, I never got this close to the truth about Penguin.’ —Age

 

‘If you like books about books, Kells offers a fascinating insight into literature and fraternal power plays.’ —Sunday Age

‘An engaging, sharply written, and important revisionist history of a great literary institution.’ —Australian Book Review

 

‘Essential reading for all those fascinated by ‘books about books’ and about the foundation stories of great businesses.’ —Books+Publishing

 

‘A fascinating, well-researched insight into publishing and booksellers’ —Herald Sun

 

More from Stuart Kells