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  • Attica Locke on Murder and Race in East Texas

    Attica Locke’s fourth mystery, 'Bluebird, Bluebird' (Little Brown, Sept.), introduces black Texas Ranger Darren Mathews as he investigates a murder in a small east Texas town.

  • Writers to Watch Fall 2017: Anticipated Debuts

    The big debut fiction of the season.

  • Gordon Lish Is Still Vibrant After All These Years

    The writer, editor, and terrifying creative writing teacher with the nickname Captain Fiction, now in his 80s, has published a new collection of autobiographical nonfiction.

  • The Trick with Writing Myth Into Thrillers: Marcus Sakey

    In Sakey’s supernatural thriller 'The Afterlife' (Thomas & Mercer, July), two FBI agents die and enter a realm where they battle a centuries-old satanic entity.

  • Ace Atkins's Southern Discomfort

    In his latest Quinn Colson novel, 'The Fallen' (Putnam, July), Ace Atkins takes on bank robbers in Mississippi.

  • Spotlight on J.T. Ellison

    Without quite leaving the thriller genre behind, Ellison returns with a powerful new standalone novel about the breakdown of a seemingly ideal marriage

  • Spotlight on Christopher Meades

    Meades, the award-winning Canadian author, makes his U.S. debut with a powerful coming-of-age story set in a fictional polygamous community

  • And Then There Was Horowitz

    In 'Magpie Murders' (Harper, June), the versatile British author Anthony Horowitz puts a twist on the classic fair-play mystery Agatha Christie perfected.

  • Spotlight on Melissa Hill

    The bestselling Irish author takes on the vaccine debate in her latest novel (Sponsored)

  • Spotlight on Eva Woods

    In her U.S. debut, London-based women's fiction writer Woods shows that even in life's darkest times, there are ways to find happiness (Sponsored)

  • Percival Everett Works Through Ideas...with Fiction

    Percival Everett’s new novel, 'So Much Blue' (Graywolf, June), finds the prolific author penning a protagonist who shares his deep desire for privacy.

  • Spotlight on Mary Jo Putney

    Historical romance legend Putney offers a fresh twist on a popular genre, setting her new Regency-era book, 'Once a Rebel,' in the U.S. during the War of 1812 (Sponsored)

  • Under the California Sun with Chiara Barzini

    In her debut novel, 'Things That Happened Before the Earthquake' (Doubleday, August), Chiara Barzini tells the bittersweet story of an Italian teenager adjusting to life in 1990s Los Angeles.

  • Spotlight on Jurek Wajdowicz

    In a new series of beautifully designed photography books, The New Press is taking a broad yet intimate look at the lives of LGBTQ people across the globe (Sponsored)

  • Stephen Greenblatt on The Crazy Story of Creation

    The Pulitzer-winning literary historian gets biblical in 'The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve,' a tome examining the grandaddy of origin stories.

  • Austen at the Theater: PW Talks with Paula Byrne

    In 'The Genius of Jane Austen' (Harper Perennial, June), Byrne explores how theatrical traditions influenced the iconic author.

  • Papa’s Lost Treasure: PW Talks with Keith McCafferty

    McCafferty recalls the true story of Ernest Hemingway’s stolen fishing tackle that inspired his sixth Sean Stranahan mystery, 'Cold Hearted River' (Viking, July).

  • Charlotte Rampling Looks At Her Life

    In her memoir, 'Who I Am,' the English actor with the "jade gaze" looks back at her childhood and tells a heartfelt story of survival.

  • Exploring a Hidden World: Linda Castillo

    When I conceived the core idea for the first book in my Kate Burkholder series, Sworn to Silence, I was intrigued by the idea of writing a crime novel set among the Amish.

  • Mothers and Daughters: Gabrielle Bell

    In her graphic memoir, 'Everything Is Flammable' (Uncivilized, June), the comics artist explores her fraught relationship with her mother.

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