Square Peg

Square Peg is a non-fiction publisher with a taste for something a bit different

A brief history of Square Peg

Square Peg publish contemporary non-fiction that stands out from the crowd. We select just 10 to 12 books each year across a range of genres including trend-led narrative, humour and entertaining reference. As ‘Square Pegs’ we celebrate the unique, and seek out ideas, stories and styles which put a creative twist on subjects that are relevant today.    


Books published by Square Peg include:

Simon Amstell


Peter Korn

Why We Make Things and Why it Matters

Jacky Fleming

The Trouble With Women

Rukmini Ayer

The Roasting Tin

Allie Brosh

Hyperbole and a Half

Lucy Mangan


Stephen Moss

The Robin

Sarah Cooper

100 Tricks To Appear Smart in Meetings


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Academic inspection copies

If you are an academic, and wish to order an inspection copy, please email vintageclassics@randomhouse.co.uk.

Remember to include details of the book you are requesting, the course you are considering adopting the book for, the number of students taking that course, and the address you would like the book to be delivered to.

This service is only available to residents of the UK and Ireland.