Last Week's Top Reviews

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

The Strangeness of Beauty

Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World

Wasted: Tales of a Gen X Drunk

Time’s Convert

Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Get the scoop on William Cooper, controversial author of Behold a Pale Horse.

Children’s Bookshelf

S&S teen imprint Simon Pulse has acquired a Black Panther–inspired debut YA novel, Slay.

BookLife Report

PW provides a roundup of last month’s best-reviewed BookLife titles.


Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese looks ahead to the Frankfurt Book Fair.

More to Come

The cohosts recap SPX 2018, the annual indie comics festival, and discuss the new Batman story Damned.


Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess talk about Swing, a coming-of-age novel in verse.


Ezra Claytan Daniels discusses developing SF graphic novel Upgrade Soul from a self-published app.



Austin’s BookPeople presents a novel way to champion reading.

PW Insider

We take a look at the activism coming out of children’s publishing in the form of books and campaigns.