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  • Fifty Years of Fraud: PW Talks with Adam Sisman

    In 'The Professor and the Parson' (Counterpoint, Feb.), Sisman traces the long career of a recalcitrant con man.

  • Grandma Knows Best: PW Talks with Bess Kalb

    In 'Nobody Will Tell You This But Me' (Knopf, Apr.), Kalb channels her opinionated grandmother and celebrates their bond.

  • Q & A with Brigid Kemmerer

    We spoke with Brigid Kemmerer about her new YA fantasy, ‘A Heart So Fierce and Broken,’ sequel to ‘A Curse So Dark and Lonely.’

  • Supernatural Sleuthing: PW Talks with Mike Ashley

    In 'Fighters of Fear' (Talos, Feb.), Ashley has assembled the definitive anthology of occult detective short stories.

  • A Song of Freedom: PW Talks with Ben Okri

    In Okri’s 'The Freedom Artist' (Akashic, Feb.), a man searches for a woman imprisoned after asking revolutionary questions in a dystopian world.

  • A Coalition of Genres: PW Talks with Cathy Park Hong

    In 'Minor Feelings' (One World, Feb.), poet Hong explores the Asian-American experience.

  • Mind Games: PW Talks with Isabel Greenberg

    Greenberg blends historical fiction and fantasy in 'Glass Town' (Abrams ComicArts, Mar.), a graphic novel inspired by the imaginary worlds the Brontë siblings created as children.

  • From the President’s Desk: PW Talks with Craig Fehrman

    In 'Author in Chief' (Avid Reader, Feb.), historian Fehrman examines the tradition of U.S. presidents as authors.

  • Regency Risk Takers: PW Talks with Anna Harrington

    In Harrington’s 'An Inconvenient Duke' (Sourcebooks Casablanca, Mar.), Marcus, a duke on a mission to avenge his sister’s murder, falls for Danielle, who secretly runs a charity for abused women.

  • Stan Lee, 'A Marvelous Life': PW Talks with Danny Fingeroth

    Danny Fingeroth’s biography of the late editor, author and former chairman of Marvel Comics Stan Lee, 'A Marvelous Life', published this month by St. Martin’s Press, is a loving but sharp-eyed account of the life and career of the man who the author worked under earlier in his comics career.

  • The King of Pop Art:PW Talks with Blake Gopnik

    In 'Warhol' (Ecco, Apr.), art critic Gopnik explores Andy Warhol’s eccentric life.

  • Performer to Prophet: PW Talks with Jacob S. Dorman

    Dorman’s 'The Princess and the Prophet' (Beacon, Mar.) details the life of entertainer and spiritual leader John Walter Brister, better known as Nobel Drew Ali, the founder of the Moorish Science Temple of America.

  • Reaching Out to a Hurting World: PW Talks with Ruth Everhart

    Pastor Ruth Everhart examines #MeToo and the church in her latest book.

  • Q & A with Tomi Adeyemi

    We spoke with YA author Tomi Adeyemi about 'Children of Virtue and Vengeance,' book two of her bestselling West African-inspired Orïsha Legacy trilogy.

  • Four Questions for Vashti Harrison

    We spoke with Vashti Harrison about her new book for young readers, 'Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History,' the third volume in her illustrated nonfiction series about notable, often little-known figures in black history.

  • Crimes Against Nature: PW talks with Joshua Hammer

    Joshua Hammer’s ‘The Falcon Thief’ (Simon & Schuster, Feb. 2020), is a tale of international intrigue, the lucrative market for birds of prey, and the efforts to protect avian species that had been driven to the brink of extinction.

  • The Great Pretenders: PW talks with Matt Ruff

    In Matt Ruff’s seventh novel, '88 Names' (Harper, Mar. 2020), he follows the exploits of a digital sherpa who leads gamers through the challenges and dangers of a virtual world.

  • Words on the Wing: PW Talks with Robert Tougias

    Tougias’s 'Birder on Berry Lane' (Imagine, Mar.) gives a month-by-month account of the birds that pass through his backyard over the course of one year.

  • Know Yourself: PW Talks with Jessi Jezewska Stevens

    In Stevens’s debut, 'The Exhibition of Persephone Q' (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Mar.), a woman named Percy discovers that photographs of her are part of an exhibition.

  • Four Questions for B.J. Novak

    We spoke with comedian, actor, and author B.J. Novak about ‘My Book with No Pictures,’ an interactive companion to his bestselling ‘The Book with No Pictures.’

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