Last Week’s Most Popular Reviews

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

#1 The Village of Round and Square Houses

#2 What to Do About the Solomons

#3 A Gathering of Ravens

#4 Landscape with Invisible Hand

#5 Go Away, Big Green Monster!

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Grant Ginder, author of The People We Hate at the Wedding, picks 10 book characters we love to hate.

Children’s Bookshelf

A new John Green novel, Turtles All the Way Down, is coming on October 10, with a 1.5 million–copy first print run.

BookLife Report

Indie authors explain how to promote books on the cheap.

PW Daily

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Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese talks about a breakthrough moment in library e-book lending on the eve of the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.

More to Come

A preview of graphic novel programming at ALA 2017 in Chicago, plus a discussion of a Vulture essay on kids’ graphic novels, PW’s manga feature article, and new Marvel woes.

PW FaithCast

Joanne Cacciatore, author of Bearing the Unbearable, explains why grief is often perceived as unimportant in today’s culture.

PW Radio

Actor and playwright Wallace Shawn discusses his new book, Night Thoughts. PW senior editor Peter Cannon previews our most anticipated mysteries and thrillers for fall.



Fabulous opening sentences of 2017.