Last Week's Top Reviews

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

Everything Trump Touches Dies: A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever

A Deal with the Devil: The Dark and Twisted True Story of One of the Biggest Cons in History

Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution’s Lost Hero

One Thousand Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List

Suicidal: Why We Kill Ourselves

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Laura Griffin, author of Desperate Girls, picks 10 sexy thrillers.

Children’s Bookshelf

Former clients of Danielle Smith, an agent specializing in children’s and YA authors, describe a pattern of deceptive behavior to PW.

BookLife Report

A roundup of last month’s best-reviewed BookLife titles highlights three thrillers—about a haunted house, a reluctant homicide detective, and a weapon of mass manipulation—plus an audiobook and a romance.

Global Rights Report

In notable recent acquisitions, an L.A. yogi struck a six-figure deal, and Jill Soloway nabbed the first two books for her new Amazon imprint.

Religion BookLine

In Captive, Catherine Oxenberg recounts the events leading up to her daughter India’s indoctrination into the Nxivm cult and the ensuing struggle to free her.


Week Ahead

As students across the country get ready to head back to school, PW senior writer Andrew Albanese discusses the cost of course materials and how one publisher has landed in court by trying to change the way students get their texts.

More to Come

Kate Fitzsimons and Heidi MacDonald talk about the bestselling Adventure Zone graphic novel, look at DC’s Walmart exclusives, and examine the return of Sandman.

PW Radio

In this interview from the archives, Italian MP and activist Mario Marazziti explains the reasoning behind his book, 13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty.