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  • A Recipe for the New Age: PW Talks with Sam Sifton

    In 'No-Recipe Recipes' (Ten Speed, Mar.) Sifton, founding editor of NYT Cooking, envisions the future of recipes.

  • When Push Comes to Shove: PW Talks with Nimmi Gowrinathan

    In 'Radicalizing Her' (Beacon, Apr.), journalist Gowrinathan examines the motivations of female resistance fighters.

  • The Jesus Year: PW Talks with Kirstin Valdez Quade

    'The Five Wounds' (Norton, Apr.) examines a Latinx man’s desire for redemption on the eve of his performance as Jesus in a New Mexico Passion play.

  • Hollywood Noir: PW Talks with Ava Barry

    In Barry’s 'Windhall' (Pegasus Crime, Mar.), an unsolved 1948 murder obsesses L.A. journalist Max Hailey decades later.

  • Q & A with Todd Strasser

    We spoke with YA author Todd Strasser about his latest novel, 'The Good War,' which looks at the rise of white nationalism through the lens of a middle school's first foray into e-sports.

  • Four Questions for Andrew Arnold

    We spoke with Andrew Arnold, founder and editorial director of HarperAlley, about his debut picture book, 'What's the Matter, Marlo?'

  • Legitimate Experiences: PW talks with Krys Malcolm Belc

    The author of ‘The Natural Mother of the Child’ (Counterpoint, June) describes what it means to be “not a mom, and not in the fatherhood realm.”

  • Q & A with Randi Pink

    We spoke with Randi Pink about her latest book, 'Angel of Greenwood,' a YA historical novel set on the eve of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

  • Courtney Maum and Matthew Salesses Have Some Craft Advice for You

    Rachel Krantz asked the authors of 'Before and After the Book Deal' and 'Craft in The Real World' for tips to maintain creativity, morality, sanity, and more as a debut author.

  • Q & A with Angie Thomas

    Four years after publishing 'The Hate U Give,' which has spent 200 weeks on the 'NYT' bestseller list, Angie Thomas returns to her acclaimed fictional universe to explore the origins of Starr's father, Maverick Carter.

  • Q & A with Nikki Grimes

    Acclaimed poet and novelist Nikki Grimes spoke with us about her latest work, 'Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance,' and breaking boundaries in representation.

  • Four Questions for Sharon G. Flake

    Nearly 11 years after the publication of her YA novel 'The Skin I'm In,' which garnered her the Coretta Scott King–John Steptoe Award for New Talent, Sharon G. Flake revisits her beloved characters in 'The Life I'm In.'

  • Untangling the Universe: PW Talks with Michio Kaku

    In 'The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything' (Doubleday, Apr.), physicist Kaku explores what he calls “the deepest mysteries of space and time” using string theory.

  • An Honest Cop in China: PW Talks with Qiu Xialong

    In Qiu’s 'Becoming Inspector Chen' (Severn, Mar.), Chief Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police Bureau faces the possible end of his career.

  • Witness to the Execution: PW Talks with Ellen McGarrahan

    In 'Two Truths and a Lie: Murder, Obsession, and Justice in the Sunshine State' (Random House, Dec.), McGarrahan, a reporter turned PI, seeks the truth about a 1976 double murder.

  • All the President’s Words: PW Talks with Michael Dobbs

    In 'King Richard' (Knopf, May.), journalist Dobbs mines secret White House tapes to illuminate the Watergate scandal.

  • Fake Fiancés, Real Feelings: PW Talks with Sara Desai

    Desai playfully combines rom-com tropes in 'The Dating Plan' (Berkley, Mar.), which pairs neurotic Daisy Patel with devil-may-care Liam Murphy.

  • Drawing Powerful Parallels: PW Talks with David Walker

    Walker investigates the complex legacy of the civil rights era in 'The Black Panther Party' (Ten Speed, Jan.).

  • Four Questions for Melissa Albert

    Melissa Albert pulls readers deeper into the world established in her YA novels 'The Hazel Wood' and 'The Night Country' with 'Tales from the Hinterland,' a new collection of 12 original fairy tales.

  • Q & A with Gary Paulsen

    We spoke with prolific children's author Gary Paulsen, who shared what led him to write a memoir, how books have shaped his life, and what he's currently writing.

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