After BEA

We know you’re probably just now beginning to recover from BookExpo America 2013. The show was loaded with panels, breakfasts, meetings, more panels, and tons of authors, and there were more than a few parties to fill the evenings. Catch up on everything you missed with PW’s extensive coverage, with full access to each day’s PW Show Daily and much more.

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This week Suzanne Corkin—author of Permanent Present Tense, a savvy account of a real-life case of amnesia—joins us on the air. Plus PW co-editorial director Michael Coffey talks about BEA. Next week, legal thriller master Robert K. Tanenbaum will visit the studio to discuss his new true crime story, Echoes of My Soul (Kensington).

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From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet
The story behind the night Sartre the philosopher became Sartre the thinker-celebrity.

Children’s Bookshelf
How William Joyce—author of the Guardians of Childhood series and The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore—landed Moonbot Books, an innovative new imprint at Atheneum.

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The most-read review on last week was Someone Could Get Hurt by Drew Magary (Penguin/Gotham).


“You choose to make risotto for dinner because all that stirring will buy you extra reading time,” and other clues that you love the book you’re reading.


The Week Ahead
PW senior writer Andrew Albanese previews the Apple price-fixing trial scheduled to start this week, plus a recap of BEA.

More to Come
The More to Come crew on all the big comics-related news from BEA.

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Dan Kennedy sends a media exec on a deeply bizarre midlife crisis/vision quest that takes him from Bali to a good ol’ American strip mall parking lot in his new novel, American Spirit (Little A/New Harvest). We talk to Kennedy about all this madness.

And if that isn’t strange enough for you, check out our interview with Oscar Goodman, former mob lawyer (clients included Meyer Lansky) and mayor of Las Vegas. Only in America? Nah. Only in Vegas. He details it all in his autobiography, Being Oscar (Weinstein).