Beyond Her Book
Beginning today, check out Barbara Vey’s blog to see the winners of the annual Beyond Her Book anniversary bash. You could have a prize waiting for you!
The worst book cover ever.
How do we convince the nation’s readers not to be scared of poetry?
The most read review on publishersweekly.com last week was Adulting: How to Become a Grown-Up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps, by Kelly Williams Brown (Grand Central).
Comics World: More to Come
PW’s Calvin Reid, Heidi MacDonald, and Kate Fitzsimmons talk all things comics at this year’s SXSW.
The Week Ahead
PW senior writer Andrew Albanese examines the rising tide of e-book sales, as well as the strong hardcover sales for 2012.
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An interview with Linda Urban, whose third middle-grade book, The Center of Everything (Harcourt), originally sprang from a single image.
Current Calls for Information
Pre-BEA Issue/Galleys to Grab
PW Show Daily 2013
Full details here.
Sirius XM channel 80, Thursdays at 3 p.m.
Hosts Mark Rotella and Rose Fox will preview the week’s hot new bestsellers and books to look out for.
From the Newsletters
Award-winning biographer Blake Bailey gives his 5 Writing Tips.
Plus: The life of an executioner.
How Rob Thomas’s Rats Saw God (Simon & Schuster) was repackaged.
Cooking the Books
A conversation with Russ Federman, former owner of the eponymous appetizer store on New York’s Lower East Side and author of the much-anticipated new cookbook Russ & Daughters (Schocken).
An in-depth look at graphic novels at this year’s SXSW festival.
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