Last Week’s Most Popular Reviews

The most-read reviews on last week were...

1. Taking Aim: Daring to Be Different, Happier, and Healthier in the Great Outdoors

2. What to Do About the Solomons

3. The Village of Round and Square Houses

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

5. The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Karin Roffman, author of The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery’s Early Life (FSG), picks the 10 best John Ashbery poems.

Children’s Bookshelf

The unexpected challenges of translating the Carson Ellis picture book Du Iz Tak? (Candlewick), which is written in an invented insect language, for international markets.

Religion BookLine

In Building a Bridge (HarperOne), James Martin, a Jesuit priest, urges the Catholic church to welcome LGBTQ Catholics.

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Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese previews the challenges facing the library community in the Trump era, ahead of the ALA Annual Conference.

PW Radio

Author Helene Stapinski discusses her new book, Murder in Matera: A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy (Dey Street). And PW senior writer Andrew Albanese looks ahead to the ALA Annual Conference.



Making book recommendations to parents and answering the dreaded question, “Is there anything inappropriate in it?”