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  • 'At Least We Gave Them the Railways': PW Talks with Abir Mukherjee

    A British detective in Colonial India must solve a sensitive murder in Abir Mukherjee’s 'A Rising Man' (Pegasus Crime, May).

  • Q & A with Andrew McCarthy

    Andrew McCarthy is best known as a movie star, but has branched out into writing in recent years, and is now publishing his first work of fiction, a YA novel.

  • Celebrating History's Bad-Ass Women: PW Talks with Greer Macallister

    Greer Macallister talks to PW about her historical novel, 'Girl in Disguise,' loosely based on the life of the mysterious and elusive Kate Warne, the first female operative working for the Pinkerton Detective Agency.

  • Q & A with David Wiesner and Donna Jo Napoli

    Before creating 'Fish Girl', neither David Wiesner nor Donna Jo Napoli had ever written a graphic novel. 'PW' spoke with Wiesner and Napoli about what makes working on a graphic novel different from other kinds of writing, and why it’s important that this mermaid story wasn’t a romance.

  • Four Questions for Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat

    The Bornsteins spoke with 'PW' about their middle grade memoir, 'Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz', the process of remembering and reconstructing a traumatic past, and the urgency of documenting the Holocaust for future generations.

  • Pushing the Envelopes: PW Talks with Nir Hezroni

    In Hezroni's 'The Three Envelopes' (St. Martin's/Dunne, Apr.), an Israeli intelligence agent plots an intricate and subtle revenge on his former handlers.

  • Q & A with Jason Chin

    Jason Chin is the author and illustrator of several nonfiction picture books about natural ecosystems, including 'Redwoods' (2009), 'Coral Reefs' (2011), 'Island: A Story of the Galapagos' (2012), and his most recent, 'Grand Canyon', published this month.

  • It's Always All About Power: PW Talks with Malcolm Mackay

    In Mackay's 'Every Night I Dream of Hell' (Mulholland, Apr.), criminals and cops fight for control over Glasgow, Scotland.

  • Q & A with Angie Thomas

    Author Angie Thomas based her debut novel on her own experiences, both as a kid growing up in Jackson, Miss., and as a young woman navigating a world where gun violence and police brutality are a frightening everyday reality.

  • Four Questions for Amy Ephron

    Amy Ephron explores new literary turf in her debut children’s book, 'The Castle in the Mist', a middle-grade novel released this month.

  • Four Questions for...Jonathan Ferrara

    We spoke with artist and gallery owner Jonathan Ferrara—whose curated exhibition, 'Guns In the Hands of Artists,' has been made into a book by Ink Shares—about art, gun ownership, and violence in America.

  • Q & A with Nina LaCour

    Nina LaCour, who was chosen as a Flying Starts author for her first book back in 2009, spoke with PW about charting physical and emotional landscapes and drawing inspiration from teaching.

  • Life on Mars: PW Talks with Meg Howrey

    In 'The Wanderers' (Putnam, Mar.), three astronauts prepare for Earth's first mission to Mars in a highly engineered 17-month simulation. Their greatest challenges are not scientific, but personal.

  • Baseball Bat to the Head: PW Talks with Daniel Cole

    British author Cole's first novel, 'Ragdoll' (Ecco, April), stars William Fawkes, a detective who pursues a serial killer who dismembers his victims.

  • Q & A with Gill Lewis

    Veterinarian-turned-children’s author Gill Lewis has long been interested in exploring her place in the natural world. Her latest novel, 'Gorilla Dawn', transports young readers to the jungles of central Africa.

  • Q & A with Jeff Giles

    Former 'EW' editeor Jeff Giles has just written his first novel, 'The Edge of Everything'; we spoke to him about making his YA debut.

  • Ink Stains: PW Talks with Jonathan Shaw

    Though primarily known for his work as a tattoo artist, Shaw is also a talented writer whose latest book, 'Scab Vendor' (Turner, Mar.), draws on his own life.

  • Q & A with Marissa Meyer

    We speak with Marissa Meyer about her new graphic novel, 'Wires and Nerve,' which returns Meyer’s fans to the world of the Lunar Chronicles.

  • When They Got the Call: PW Speaks with the 2017 Newbery and Caldecott Winners

    PW spoke with this year's Caldecott and Newbery Medal winners about what they were doing when the committee called with the good news.

  • Keep on Travelin': PW Talks with Rick Steves

    The veteran guidebook author explains why the best souvenir is a broader perspective.

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