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  • Celebrating Paris's Scummy History: Luc Sante

    In 'The Other Paris,' Luc Sante does for Paris what he did for Manhattan with 'Low Life': dig into the seamy side.

  • An Englishman in Verona: Tim Parks

    Tim Parks is the English-born author of award-winning novels and nonfiction.

  • Swimming to Cuba: Diana Nyad Tells Her Story

    In her memoir, 'Find a Way,' marathon swimmer Nyad writes about what drew her to the "masochistic sport of long-distance swimming."

  • The Words Don’t Matter: Poet Eileen Myles

    ‘I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1975–2014’ gathers four decades’ worth of poems from an underground icon who became one of America’s most vital living poets.

  • Thurgood Marshall, Revealed: Wil Haygood

    In a biography of Thurgood Marshall, Wil Haygood goes beyond Brown v. Board of Education, Marshall's most famous Supreme Court case, to give the great civil rights champion his due.

  • Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: The Art of Writing Historical Fiction: PW Talks to B.A. Shapiro

    After giving up on a childhood dream of being an artist, Barbara Shapiro finally has realized that wish, of a sort, by writing historical fiction set in the art world.

  • Writing a Cultural Memoir: Margo Jefferson

    In “Negroland,” Margo Jefferson explore the realities, myths, and contradictions of black people living in a bubble within their own culture.

  • The Curious Case of the Basketball Star Turned Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Almost nine decades after the last of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories appeared in Strand magazine, new exploits of the master detective continue to appear.

  • Finding Fiction in Facts: Amy Stewart

    Finding awe—in just about anything—has led Amy Stewart to revel in intense research, which has been integral to her six nonfiction books, all published with Algonquin.

  • An Enviable Life: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

    At 96 years old, Ferlinghetti is one of the most well-known figures in American publishing. His new book shines a light on some of his formative moments.

  • Celebrating the Architect Frank Gehry: Paul Goldberger

    It seems appropriate that Paul Goldberger meets me for an interview in a conference room with a window looking out on midtown Manhattan.

  • Tucker Max Is Back—With Dating Advice

    The bestselling author and ultimate bro, instrumental in spawning the genre known as fratire, is taking on an unexpected new role with his forthcoming book: relationship guru.

  • Author Profile: Sofia Segovia

    A look at the novelist being hailed as the next Isabel Allende.

  • Pulitzer Prize–Winner Stacy Schiff on 'The Witches'

    With 'The Witches: Salem, 1692,' due from Little, Brown in October, historian Stacy Schiff vents her teenage fascination with the panic that swept through several dozen colonial Massachusetts villages in the late 17th century.

  • Karin Slaughter: What Crime Leaves Behind

    In Slaughter’s new standalone thriller, 'Pretty Girls,' two siblings must cope with the loss of their older sister.

  • Bookman's Holiday: Michael Dirda

    Michael Dirda's latest collection of reflections on literary journalism and book collecting, "Browsings," is being published this August by Pegasus Books.

  • Two Lives: Charles Belfoure

    The author of 'The Paris Architect' and the forthcoming 'House of Thieves' is an architect who never planned on being a literary success.

  • A Horse with No Name: PW Talks to Joe Meno

    According to Joe Meno, his six previous novels have little in common except that they are all character driven and all “started out small.

  • Islam from the Margins: Michael Muhammad Knight

    In Why I Am a Salafi, Knight confronts traditional Islam head-on by dissecting his complex relationship to the many Islamic sects, as well as his own history of religious learning.

  • Sound and Vision: Jessica Abel

    Jessica Abel sees each of her nonfiction comic books--from 'Drawing Words and Writing Pictures,' to her latest,' Out on the Wire'--as ways to indulge her curiosity about storytelling and to refine her own way of thinking about narrative.

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