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From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Martin Salisbury, author of The Illustrated Dust Jacket, 1920–1970, highlights 11 beautiful vintage dust jackets.

Children’s Bookshelf

Pat Hutchins, creator of many beloved picture books, has died at age 75.

Global Rights Report

Publishers are buzzing about a book on cat communication and a title on the Finnish concept of “pantsdrunk,” which celebrates drinking alone in undergarments.

BookLife Report

Seven finalists have been announced for the 2017 BookLife Prize.

Religion BookLine

To capitalize on renewed reader interest, America Media is giving its Catholic Book Club a modern makeover.

PW Daily

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Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese discusses how library initiatives fared at the ballot box last week, and looks at a surprise development in a closely watched legal case against pirate site Sci-Hub.

More to Come

The More to Come crew goes over star Marvel writer Brian Bendis’s surprise move to D.C., the five graphic novels in PW’s Best Books of 2017 list, and comics-related media news, including a rumored Disney acqusition of Fox, the new Thor movie, and the forthcoming Justice League film.

PW Radio

Armistead Maupin discusses his new book, Logical Family: A Memoir. And PW editorial director Jim Milliot digs into what a bestseller really is.



What to say and what not to say to bookstore customers during the coming holiday rush.