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Alex Higley, author of Old Open, picks 10 essential books of the American West.
James Baldwin’s sole children’s book returns to print.
A roundup of the best opening lines from titles by BookLife authors.
PW senior writer Andrew Albanese talks about some of the big politics books on tap for spring 2018 and discusses why the sudden retirement of John Conyers amid troubling allegations of sexual harassment is a blow to the publishing industry.
The MTC crew responds to the Justice League film (like most fans, the cohosts have been anticipating its release for several years), giving their take on the performances, the action, and the overall reaction to the long-awaited DC blockbuster. The trio also discuss the recent controversy over the new fee structure at Patreon, the crowdfunding platform.
Author Joanna Schaffhausen discusses her debut novel, The Vanishing Season. And PW children’s reviews editor John Sellers recaps the third annual Global Kids Connect conference.
The logistics of having Santa visit a children’s bookstore.