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  • 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.

  • From Dealer to Detective: PW Talks with Corey Pegues

    Retired NYPD Deputy Inspector Pegues, a former drug dealer, writes about his experience in "Once a Cop".

  • Alternate Worlds, Alternate Selves: PW Talks with Blake Crouch

    Crouch's new SF Thriller delves into a world where quantum physics has made interdimensional transfer possible.

  • The Truth about Patriots and Traitors: PW Talks to Nathaniel Philbrick

    In Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, And The Fate Of The American Revolution, National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick explores the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.

  • Alain de Botton Relfects Upon the Course of Love

    In his second novel, the philosopher Alain de Botton reflects upon the nature of love and the course of romantic love under the pressures of a couple's average existence.

  • American Slave Hunter: PW Talks with Ben Winter

    In Winters’s 'Underground Airlines,' a black bounty hunter pursues runaway slaves in an alternate contemporary America where slavery remains legal in four states.

  • Q & A with Andrea Portes

    Andrea Portes is the author of adult and YA novels, most recently, 'The Fall of Butterflies.'

  • Four Questions for...Harriet Tubman Biographer, Catherine Clinton

    Last week, it was announced that Harriet Tubman will grace U.S. $20 bills in the future. Her biographer, Catherine Clinton, talks to PW about Tubman's life and times, and why she deserves to be commemorated on the $20 bill.

  • Q & A with Firoozeh Dumas

    Humorist Firouzeh Dumas, author of two bestselling memoirs about growing up as an Iranian immigrant in America, now mines her childhood in her debut middle-grade novel, 'It Ain't So Awful, Falafel.'

  • Resisting Simplification: PW Talks with Guy Gavriel Kay

    In "Children of Earth and Sky," Kay takes readers back to a vivid alternate historical fantasy world during its Renaissance, with a large, international cast of characters caught up in plots in which intrigue rules the day.

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