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  • Down and Dirty in Detroit: PW Talks with Stephen Mack Jones

    Poet and playwright Jones sets his first crime novel, 'August Snow,' in a corruption-ridden Detroit.

  • Before There Was Harry Bosch, There Was Grace Humiston: PW Talks with Brad Ricca

    In 'Mrs. Sherlock Holmes,' Ricca revives the story of Grace Humiston, an early 20th-century attorney and "tough-as-nails detective who only wore black, worked for free, and stood up to all types of authority."

  • Q & A with Catherine Reef

    Author of more than 40 nonfiction books for young people, Catherine Reef's newest book is 'Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse.'

  • Everything Is Speeding Up. Time to Slow Down: PW Talks with Thomas L. Friedman

    In his new book, 'Thank You for Being Late,' bestselling author Friedman argues that the world today is moving faster than ever before and will only get faster. All the more reason to slow down.

  • Four Questions for...'Good Girls Revolt' Author Lynn Povich

    Povich, whose 2012 memoir about fighting sex discrimination at 'Newsweek' in 1970 is the basis for a new Amazon TV show, talked to us about what it's like being a 'nasty woman'...then and now.

  • Edward Hopper as Muse: PW Talks with Lawrence Block

    In the anthology 'In Sunlight or in Shadow,' editor Block and 16 other authors, including Joyce Carol Oates and Stephen King, write short stories inspired by Edward Hopper’s paintings.

  • Going to War with China: PW Talks with David Poyer

    Navy veteran Poyer’s 'Onslaught: The War with China—the Opening Battle,' focuses on a possible conflict in the Pacific between the U.S. and China.

  • Friends and Now Collaborators: Lisa Graff and Lauren Castillo Interview Each Other

    The author-illustrator team and former publishing colleagues talk about 'It Is Not Time for Sleeping,' their picture book collaboration.

  • Joan Rivers: "A Hoot and a Horror"

    In 'Last Girl Before Freeway,' Leslie Bennetts charts the life of the late comedian Joan Rivers.

  • Q & A with Pat Kiernan

    NY1 morning anchor Pat Kiernan's debut book, 'Good Morning, City!,' chronicles a typical morning in New York City as the city begins to wake.

  • 'We Don’t Let the Other One Give Up': The Beasley Sisters Interview Each Other

    Kate Beasley here, and I'm the author of 'Gertie's Leap to Greatness', just released this month, and I'm going to call and wake up my sister, Cassie Beasley, author of 'Circus Mirandus' to interview her. She is not a morning person.

  • Four Questions for...Ursula K. Le Guin

    We spoke with Le Guin, who's seeing two volumes of her work published today by Saga Press, about her 50-year literary career, genre classification and the difficulty of putting together collections.

  • Spotlight on Rhonda Byrne

    The author of "The Secret" returns with a powerful collection of letters from readers whose lives were changed by the law of attraction.

  • Q & A with Sonia Patel

    In 'Rani Patel in Full Effect,' debut YA novelist Sonia Patel introduces a teenager living in Hawaii with her Gujarati Indian immigrant parents, struggling to find her identity and discover where she belongs.

  • Good Vibrations: PW Talks with Brian Wilson

    In "I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir," the founder of the Beach Boys speaks candidly about his musical inspirations and mental illness.

  • Four Questions for Megan Whalen Turner

    Megan Whalen Turner will continue her Queen's Thief fantasy adventure saga in 'Thick as Thieves,' due out next May 16, whose title and cover are revealed here.

  • Q & A with David Macaulay

    Caldecott Medalist David Macaulay spoke with PW about 'The Way Things Work Now,' a new edition of his now-classic work.

  • Q & A with Caren Stelson

    In the preface to her debut book, 'Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story,' Minneapolis writer Caren Stelson relates an event in a Minneapolis park on August 26, 2005 that changed her life.

  • Q & A with Adam Gidwitz

    It's no exaggeration to say that Adam Gidwitz's new novel, 'The Inquisitor's Tale,' was hundreds of years in the making (although it "only" took him six years to write).

  • How a Pope Gets Picked: PW Talks with Robert Harris

    In 'Conclave,' Harris takes readers behind the scenes at the Vatican during the selection of a new pope.

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