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  • 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.

  • Four Questions for...Journalist Maureen Dowd

    The veteran 'New York Times' contributor, who is publishing a new collection of her columns this month, dishes on the current presidential race and explains why the personal is always political.

  • Q & A with Kelly Clarkson

    Kelly Clarkson combined her songwriting skills and some of her "Mom" instincts to write a picture book inspired by her desire to create travel keepsakes for her daughter.

  • Have Quilt, Will Travel: PW Talks with Kaffe Fassett

    Textile designer Fassett has published dozens of books on knitting, needlepoint, and patchwork. This fall sees the publication of 'Quilts in Italy' and 'Bold Blooms: Quilts and Other Works Celebrating Flowers.'

  • Black, Profoundly Learned, and Unsquare: Albert Murray’s Legacy

    A champion of the resilency of black American culture, the blues and Jazz and a consumate man of letters, Albert Murray and his literary legacy are now enshrined in a new collection, 'Albert Murray: Collected Essays and Memoirs,' published by the Library of America.

  • How To Be Simply Happy: PW Talks with Amy Newmark

    The editor of the long-running Chicken Soup for the Soul self-help series draws life lessons from her unconventional career path in her new memoir, 'Simply Happy.'

  • Loving Italy to Death: PW Talks with David P. Wagner

    The author of the Rick Montoya mystery series on his love of Italy, and why he'll never run out of locations for his character to come across dead bodies.

  • Q & A with Jennifer Weiner

    Author Jennifer Weiner has written her first book for younger readers, 'The Littlest Bigfoot,' about a misfit human girl, Alice, who rescues and then befriends a Bigfoot girl named Millie, whose hidden world Alice swears to protect.

  • Think Like an Immigrant: PW Talks with Nely Galán

    The founder of the Adelante Movement discusses her new book and how anyone can become financially independent.

  • Anthony Bourdain Is Not a Fan of Dessert

    In 'Appetites,' Anthony Bourdain focuses on the food he prepares for family and friends. Only one page of it is dedicated to desserts.

  • Investigating the ADHD Industry

    In 'ADHD Nation,' journalist Alan Schwarz criticizes the way ADHD is treated and managed in America today.

  • Q & A with Dav Pilkey

    Dav Pilkey is kicking off his new Captain Underpants spinoff series, Dog Man, with a multi-city Dog-gone Spectacular Superheroes Tour.

  • Four Questions with... Rachel Hecht

    Hecht recently left her position as executive director of children's and YA scouting at Mary Anne Thompson Associates to launch her own company, Rachel Hecht Children's Scouting.

  • Writing a Memoir at the Halfway Point: PW Talks with Jennifer Weiner

    The Philly-based popular novelist ("Good in Bed") and nonfiction writer Jennifer Weiner describes how her sparkling new memoir, "Hungry Heart," came to be.

  • Telling Stories, Not Making Things Up: PW Talks with Patrick Hoffman

    Hoffman, a private investigator based in Brooklyn, traces the origins of a $50 million supply of Ecstasy in his second novel, "Every Man a Menace."

  • Both Sides of the Law: PW Talks with Steven Price

    In Canadian author Price’s second novel, "By Gaslight," two men haunted by the past meet in a haunting city.

  • GMO-pen for Debate: PW Talks with Caitlin Shetterly

    In "Modified: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future," Caitlin Shetterly examines genetically modified foods, the companies that produce them, and their potential effects on public health and the environment.

  • The Ion Man Cometh: Talking With Greg Tate

    Critic Greg “Ion Man” Tate has been writing about America’s cultural scene for nearly 30 years, with a syncopated and signified prose style inspired by Amiri Baraka, Ralph Ellison and The Black Arts movement.

  • Bad Feminists in History: PW Talks with Sady Doyle

    Doyle’s debut, "Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear... and Why," is a ruthlessly funny takedown of modern misogyny.

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