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  • Women Dealing with Women: PW Talks with Louisa Ermelino

    The stories in 'Malafemmena' by PW reviews director Louisa Ermelino, which will be published by Sarabande Books in August, invoke a range of experiential material: world travel, love affairs; all manner of illicit drugs; and the vividly articulated streets of New York Italian Americans in the Greenwich Village of the 1950s and 1960s.

  • Love in a Time of Polio: PW Talks with Joan London

    London’s novel, 'The Golden Age,' is set in Australia in and around a children’s convalescent home of the same name and chronicles the love between two young polio survivors.

  • Reporting On a Father's Gender Transition: PW Talks With Susan Faludi

    In 'In the Darkroom,' journalist Faludi explores her father's life and gender transition.

  • Before Lincoln Was Lincoln: PW Talks With Jonathan F. Putnam

    Putnam's debut novel, 'These Honored Dead,' takes place in 1837 Springfield, Ill., and features a young lawyer named Abraham Lincoln.

  • Unpacking the Mengele Monster: PW Talks with Affinity Konar

    In Konar's new novel, 'Mischling,' twin girls face the experiments of Josef Mengele at Auschwitz.

  • Q & A with David Friend and Nancy Paulsen

    Married for more than three decades, David Friend and Nancy Paulsen had a seamless author-editor rapport after she acquired 'With Any Luck, I'll Drive a Truck,' written by Friend and illustrated by Michael Rex.

  • Turning the Ship Around: PW Talks with Robin Covington

    The 2016 RITA Award nominee discusses hedging her bets as a writer, the benefits of traditional publishing and self-publishing, and the importance of diversity in the romance genre.

  • One Table, Two Chairs, Many Stories: Documenting the Immigrant Experience

    Author and TV news anchor Leon Krauze discusses his new book, 'La Mesa,' and how it grew out of a series of video interviews broadcast on Univision.

  • There Really Is (a Little Bit) of Poetry in TV Writing: PW Talks With Jessi Klein

    In her hilarious essay collection, 'You’ll Grow Out of It,' Klein, head writer of Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer, muses on what it means to be a woman who doesn’t ever feel much like one.

  • Even Villains Believe They’re Good: PW Talks with Rena Olsen

    In Olsen’s debut, 'The Girl Before,' a self-deluded woman must reevaluate her past after her husband is arrested for human trafficking.

  • Q & A with Liz Kessler

    British author Liz Kessler's first YA novel, 'Read Me Like a Book,' is the story of Ashleigh, whose encounter with an inspiring teacher makes her realize that not only is she smart, but she is also gay.

  • Four Questions for...Max Perkins Biographer, A. Scott Berg

    Almost 40 years after Berg wrote the seminal biography on the legendary editor, a movie based on Perkins' volatile relationship with Thomas Wolfe is coming out. Berg talked to PW about the June film, and why the famously elusive Perkins still intrigues us.

  • Q & A with Rachel Renée Russell

    Rachel Renée Russell, who has entertained middle-grade readers with her Dork Diaries series, introduces another kid navigating middle school in 'The Misadventures of Max Crumbly: Locker Hero.'

  • Power, Control, and Survival: PW Talks with Nalini Singh

    In "Allegiance of Honor," Nalini Singh examines the aftermath of a war between the psychic Psy and the shape-shifting changelings, with ordinary humans caught in the middle.

  • Dear Mr. Holmes: PW Talks with Michael Robertson

    In Robertson’s fifth series novel, "The Baker Street Jurors," a British solicitor whose chambers are at 221B Baker Street, London, is legally required to respond to letters addressed to Sherlock Holmes.

  • Q & A with Matthew Quick

    This month Matthew Quick will publish 'Every Exquisite Thing,' in which high school senior reads a novel that forces her to question everything about herself.

  • Q & A with John Corey Whaley

    John Corey Whaley will be hitting the road to talk about his new book, 'Highly Illogical Behavior,' with the hope of making it easier for people to talk honestly about mental health.

  • Why’d He Do It?: PW Talks with Kate Summerscale

    In 'The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer' (Penguin Press), Kate Summerscale explores the complexity of a now-obscure Victorian cause célèbre.

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