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  • Why We Villainize Pit Bulls: PW Talks With Bronwen Dickey

    Dickey, author of 'Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon,' discusses how the pit bull went from America's dog to public enemy #1.

  • Q & A with Tim Federle

    Tim Federle garnered acclaim for his middle-grade novels about Nate Foster, a Broadway child actor, but the first book he ever wrote was never published – until now.

  • The First Man to Go #1 On the Moon: PW Talks with Buzz Aldrin

    Apollo astronaut and author of 'No Dream is Too High' Buzz Aldrin discusses his life of adventure and his lesser known moon first.

  • What Makes a Southern Writer a Southern Writer: PW Talks with Lee Smith

    After 17 novels, Lee Smith changes gear to write 'Dimestore: A Writer’s Life,' about growing up in a small town in Virginia in the 1950s.

  • Q & A with Cammie McGovern

    Cammie McGovern's new book, 'Just My Luck,' her first for middle-graders, features Benny, who is having a hard time with fourth grade and his father's illness.

  • A Happy, Boring Life: PW Talks With Wendy Lawless

    Wendy Lawless’s first memoir, 'Chanel Bonfire,' focused on her unconventional upbringing by an emotionally abusive, alcoholic mother. In 'Heart of Glass,' she revisits her 20s.

  • War Is Hell: PW Talks with David Means

    After four short story collections, Means delivers his first novel, "Hystopia," a wildly original trip through an unhinged 1960s America.

  • Q & A with Tommy Wallach

    Tommy Wallach's latest novel, 'Thanks for the Trouble,' tells the story of a nonspeaking teen with a penchant for writing, who meets the enigmatic Zelda Toth and has his life changed forever.

  • Scene of the Crime: PW Talks with Laura Tillman

    In her first book, "The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts," Tillman writes about the consequences of a brutal crime in Brownsville, Tex.

  • Why Fight? For Fun: PW Talks with Alex Abramovich

    In 'Bullies: A Friendship,' Abramovich reconnects with a childhood nemesis who now runs a violent Oakland motorcycle club called the East Bay Rats.

  • Sex, Murder, Shoes: PW Talks with L.S. Hilton

    Journalist, biographer, and art critic Hilton introduces ambitous, scruple-free Judith Rashleigh in 'Maestra.'

  • A Place a Little Unfamiliar, A Little Forgotten: PW Talks with Tim Sultan

    "Sunny’s Nights: Lost and Found at a Bar on the Edge of the World" is the story of the remarkable Sunny Balzano and the haven he provided to a group of misfits in a neighborhood that the rest of New York City left behind.

  • Edinburgh in 2034: PW Talks with Paul Johnston

    Murder and politics collide in Johnston’s seventh Scottish mystery, "Skeleton Blues."

  • A Weird, Wonderful, Tiny Place: PW Talks with Rufi Thorpe

    In "Dear Fang, with Love," Lucas and his teenage daughter, Vera, spend the summer in Vilnius, Lithuania, where they begin to see each other and themselves in unexpected ways.

  • Four Questions for… Ruta Sepetys

    PW spoke with Sepetys about her latest book, 'Salt to the Sea,' which chronicles four teens fleeing Prussia at the end of World War II and culminates in one of history's biggest and least-known maritime disasters.

  • Four Questions for... Cassandra Clare

    The many fans of Cassandra Clare's The Mortal Instruments series are counting down the days until the March 8 release of 'Lady Midnight,' the first book in a new series, The Dark Artifices.

  • A Nod to Sherlock Holmes: PW Talks with M.R.C. Kasasian

    M.R.C. Kasasian's latest whodunnit features a Victorian detective duo that, if not inspired by Holmes and Watson, do have a surprise relationship.

  • Q & A with Marilyn Nelson

    Celebrated author and poet Marilyn Nelson's latest verse novel, 'American Ace,' chronicles one Italian-American man's discovery that his father was not really his father, and he was most likely the son of an African-American pilot in World War II.

  • Four Questions for...Dean Strang of 'Making a Murderer'

    The author and attorney, who's emerged as the unlikely star of the Netflix documentary series, explains why human frailty is what makes the law both interesting and infuriating.

  • Bringing Back Nero and Archie

    Robert Goldsborough revives Rex Stout's classic sleuthing pair, Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin, in his new novel, Stop the Presses!

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