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  • High Standards: PW Talks with Hal Crowther

    Crowther profiles a diverse group of accomplished individuals in his essay collection, Freedom Fighters and Hell Raisers:
    A Gallery of Memorable Southerners (Blair, Oct.).

  • Haggling for Fame: PW Talks with John Boyne

    Boyne’s novel, 'A Ladder to the Sky' (Hogarth, Nov.), follows the devious machinations of Maurice Swift, a novelist unafraid to lie, cheat, and steal his way to fame.

  • Postwar Trauma: PW Talks with Anna Lee Huber

    In Huber’s second Verity Kent mystery, 'Treacherous Is the Night' (Kensington, Oct.), Verity and her soldier husband, Sidney, are reunited.

  • On Nostalgia and Nazis: PW Talks with Nora Krug

    German expat Krug struggles to reconcile her longing for her home country with guilt over its Nazi history in 'Belonging,' a family scrapbook–styled graphic memoir.

  • Four Questions with Marie Lu

    PW caught up with Marie Lu to ask about wrapping up her YA science fiction duology with 'Wildcard,' and her background in the video game industry.

  • Four Questions for Daniel José Older

    PW caught up with Daniel José Older to ask a few questions about how he came up with the premise of 'Dactyl Hill Squad,' a new middle grade series that blends alternate history, fantasy, and dinosaurs.

  • Living in Bob’s World: PW Talks with Mike Lupica

    In 'Blood Feud' (Putnam, Nov.), sports columnist Lupica continues the story of Robert B. Parker’s female PI, Sunny Randall.

  • Four Questions for Dave Eggers

    PW caught up with Dave Eggers to ask about the making of his new picture book civics primer, 'What Can a Citizen Do?'

  • In Conversation: M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin

    PW asked M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin to interview each other about their new book, 'The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge,' an offbeat fantasy adventure starring an elfin spy and a goblin historian.

  • Q & A with Raúl Colón

    PW spoke with Raúl Colón about how his wordless picture book, 'Imagine!,' took shape, and how it ended up putting him months behind schedule.

  • A Tragic Collision: PW Talks with Hampton Sides

    In 'On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War’s Greatest Battle' (Doubleday, Oct.), historian Sides revisits the epic clash between U.S. Marines and the Chinese soldiers who vastly outnumbered them.

  • A Scientifically Accurate Apocalypse: PW Talks with Rachael Sparks

    In 'Resistant' (Sparkpress, Oct.), microbiologist Sparks writes of a near future ravaged by an unstoppable disease.

  • Crime and Punctuation: PW Talks with Lynne Truss

    Truss, best known for her book on punctuation, 'Eats, Shoots and Leaves,' makes her mystery debut with 'A Shot in the Dark.'

  • In Conversation: Lauren Myracle and Susan van Metre

    In anticipation of author Lauren Myracle and editor Susan van Metre's 16th collaboration, 'Swag Boy,' PW asked the duo to interview each other.

  • Four Questions for Sonia Sotomayor

    PW spoke with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who releases two new books for young readers this week: a middle grade adaptation of her bestselling adult memoir, 'My Beloved World,' and a picture book version of Sotomayor’s life.

  • Four Questions for Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

    PW spoke with Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani about her new YA novel, 'Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree,' inspired by the 2014 Boko Haram kidnapping of 276 Chibok girls.

  • Four Questions with Jennifer L. Holm

    PW spoke with author Jennifer L. Holm about 'The Third Mushroom.'

  • Some Sage Advice: PW Talks with Ellie Kemper

    Ellie Kemper, star of Netflix’s 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,' charms in her memoir 'My Squirrel Days' (Scribner, Oct.), about growing up in the Midwest, acting, and squirrels.

  • Partners in Crème: PW Talks with Rose Levy Beranbaum and Woody Wolston

    Ahead of the release of 'Rose’s Baking Basics,' we spoke with the pair about the team they’ve dubbed RoseWood.

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