Last Week’s Most Popular Reviews

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Finding Gobi: A Little Dog with a Very Big Heart

Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World

I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

Once and for All

The Secrets of My Life

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

10 essential African novels, picked by five African authors who have excellent new books coming out this spring.

Children’s Bookshelf

Announcing the first three books to be published by Rick Riordan Presents, Riordan’s new imprint at Disney Hyperion.

Religion BookLine

How the Trump presidency is (and isn’t) affecting acquisition and publishing strategies at Christian publishing houses.

Global Rights Report

The cheeky anatomy book titillating European publishers, and other titles doing brisk business abroad.

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Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese discusses last week’s BISG Making Information Pay event and what may lie ahead for industry sales, which one speaker suggested have stabilized.

More to Come

Recapping the Diamond Retailer Summit at the C2E2 pop culture convention in Chicago and new initiatives from Marvel and DC, plus a look at the graphic novel adaptation of Marie Kondo’s wildly popular bestseller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.



What makes a great book cover for a children’s book? One bookseller weighs in.

PW Radio

Kim Phillips-Fein discusses her new book, Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics. PW’s v-p of business development, Carl Pritzkat, recaps the PubTech Connect conference.