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The Week Ahead
Following a costly last-minute settlement by Penguin, Apple is now the lone defendant in the upcoming e-book price-fixing trial, and the stakes are sky-high, says PW senior writer Andrew Albanese.

PW KidsCast
Debut author Henry Clark discusses his first book for children, What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World, as well as his writing aspirations as a child.

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Beer scholar Tom Acitelli’s new book, The Audacity of Hops (Chicago Review Press), is an indispensible history of the craft beer movement in America. PW talks to Acitelli about how he got involved in the beer world, and how the little guys are competing with the megabrands.

How deep into the occult were Enlightenment figures like Newton and Locke? You’d be surprised. We talk to Paul Monod, author of Solomon’s Secret Arts (Yale Univ.), to get the scoop. Events Be sure to visit us at BEA from May 29 to June 1. We’ll be in booth #1252. And check out our extensive BEA coverage at See you at the Javits!

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet
From Shakespeare to Dickens, the literary powerhouses who have tippled at London’s (almost) famous George Inn.

Children’s Bookshelf
Lost and bound: how two girls’ lost notebook full of rules (“Don’t bite the dentist”) turned into a national sensation and a forthcoming book.

Religion Bookline
With Dan Brown’s Inferno topping the charts, religion publishers plan new titles aimed at lifting the veil on hell. Sign up at
The most-read review on last week was Books of Adam: The Blunder Years by Adam Ellis (Grand Central).

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