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10–10:30 a.m. Mystery Peter Cannon, senior reviews editor
11–11:30 a.m. Romance Louisa Ermelino, reviews director
2–2:30 p.m. Literary Fiction Mike Harvkey, deputy reviews editor
3–3:30 p.m. Sci-Fi & Fantasy Peter Cannon, senior reviews editor
4–5 p.m. Graphic Novels Calvin Reid, senior news editor

And be sure to stop by our booth, #1252. See you there!


The best author letter ever.

Did you know that Samuel Beckett’s trilogy—Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable—is 8% limitations and 4% bicycles? What comprises the rest? Check out our very unscientific pie chart for the secret recipe.

Beyond Her Book
Barbara Vey recaps the 30th RT Convention.


The Week Ahead
This week, PW senior writer Andrew Albanese and Copyright Clearance Center’s Chris Kenneally talk about audiobooks, consumer book sales, and a potential curveball in the Authors Guild case against Google.
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Kate Bornstein—performance artist, theorist, and author of My New Gender Workbook (Routledge)—talks about how drastically gender perceptions have changed since her original Gender Workbook was published in 1997.

Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent for the National Law Journal and author of The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution (Simon & Schuster), sizes up the current Supreme Court and examines how its decisions will affect American law and policy.

The most-read review on last week was Republic of Outsiders by Alissa Quart (New Press).

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet
Jennifer Gilmore, author of The Mothers (Scribner), picks the worst mothers in all of literature.

Children’s Bookshelf
Get a sneak peek at Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo’s next novel, Flora & Ulysses (Candlewick).

PW Comics World A graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler’s acclaimed book, Kindred, is in the works. We get the scoop.

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PW Radio

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This week, hosts Rose Fox and Mark Rotella speak with bestselling suspense author John Sandford. Next week, Charlaine Harris, author of the phenomenally popular Sookie Stackhouse series (on which HBO’s True Blood is based), talks about Dead Ever After (Ace), the final Sookie Stackhouse novel.

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