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Tip Sheet

Jonathan Karp, president and publisher of Simon & Schuster and contributor to What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing, shares his insight as a veteran editor of 25 years.

Children’s Bookshelf

Self-published author Intisar Khanani has landed a two-book deal with HarperTeen.

BookLife Report

Redesigning a book cover.

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Week Ahead

In a postmortem on a very political Frankfurt Book Fair, PW senior writer Andrew Albanese discusses why politics will challenge fair organizers even more in coming years.

More to Come

Heidi MacDonald talks to Dan Gearino, author of Comic Shop, a history of the direct sales market and survey of contemporary comics shops. The MTC crew talks about Phil Seuling and Jonni Levas, co-owners of Seagate Distribution, the first comics distributor not to accept returns.

PW Radio

Author and cartoonist Zach Weinersmith discusses his new book with Kelly Weinersmith, Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything. PW editorial director Jim Milliot explores the Women’s National Book Association’s lists of influential books by American women.



A Vermont bookstore hosts 15 second-grade authors.