Last Week’s Top Reviews

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Tailspin: The People and Forces Behind America’s Fifty-Year Fall—And Those Fighting to Reverse It


Invisible Trade: High-Class Sex for Sale in Singapore

The Coffin Corner Boys: One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Incredible Escape from Nazi Occupied France

The Mystery of Consciousness: A Prescription for Human Survival

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Catherynne M. Valente, author of Space Opera, picks 10 essential offbeat science fiction novels.

Children’s Bookshelf

A look at the winners of the 2018 Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards were announced on May 30 at BookExpo.


Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese reports from the floor of a reimagined BookExpo.

More to Come

The MTC crew discusses BookExpo and BookCon and the launch of the New York Rights Fair; they also cover PW’s recent feature on graphic novels in libraries, trouble at Phoenix Comic Fest and FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, and the resiliency of the comics periodical format. Plus, in the latest segment of Star Gazing, Calvin Reid and Meg Lemke share recent starred reviews.

PW Radio

In a special archive show, Sarah Beth Durst tells The Stone Girl’s Story and Nate Staniforth discusses Here Is Real Magic: A Magician’s Search for Wonder in the Modern World.



At this year’s BookExpo, a bookseller learns about Kokila, a new imprint at Penguin Young Readers.