Last Week’s Most Popular Reviews

And the five most-read reviews on last week were...


Manhattan Beach


Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy


Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World


Patient Zero


October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Bryn Chancellor, author of the suspenseful new novel Sycamore, writes about why we love suspense and how she crafts it.

Children’s Bookshelf

Talking with Daniel Handler and his wife, Lisa Brown, about their latest picture book collaboration, Goldfish Ghost.

Religion BookLine

A look at what’s driving the boom in religion publishing for children.

Global Rights Report

A Danish book about how to make puppets that can calm newborn babies has sold in a number of territories.

BookLife Report

A self-published author’s tips for success, including, hire the best editor you can afford.

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Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese on the revamped BookExpo and what the show’s changes say about the direction of the industry at large.

More to Come

The More to Come crew discuss the nominees for this year’s Eisner awards, reactions to the new Guardians of the Galaxy movie, new young readers imprints at DC and Papercutz, and more.

PW Radio

Richard Rothstein discusses his new book, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. And PW editorial director Jim Milliot explains the controversy over Amazon’s buy buttons.



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