Last Week’s Most Popular Reviews

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Manhattan Beach

Forest Dark

Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

The Leavers

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Andy Boyle, author of Adulthood for Beginners: All the Life Secrets Nobody Bothered to Tell You, shares 10 tips for graduates, including, “If something sucks, you don’t have to keep doing it.”

Children’s Bookshelf

How bestselling authors Rebecca Stead and Wendy Mass ended up working together on Bob, their forthcoming collaboration about friendship.

BookLife Report

What writers need to know about envy.

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Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese talks about his visit to the ALA’s National Library Legislative Day in Washington, D.C., and breaks down an unusual lawsuit filed against Elsevier.

More to Come

Legendary comics writer Marv Wolfman talks about creating Cyborg (soon to be seen in the Justice League movie), working with Stan Lee, and other highlights from his long career in the comics biz.



With the Netflix adaptation of Jay Asher’s 13 Reasons Why powering the book onto bestseller lists, one bookstore used its new prominence as the catalyst for a community discussion about teen suicide.

PW Radio

Yvette Johnson discusses her new book, The Song and the Silence: A Story about Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in a Small Town in the Mississippi Delta While Searching for Booker Wright.