Last Week's Top Reviews

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

Where the Crawdads Sing


The Silent Patient

On the Come Up

An Anonymous Girl

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Brian J. Boeck, author of Stalin’s Scribe, outlines the rise of Mikhail Sholokhov, the Nobel Prize–winning Russian novelist and accused (but exonerated) plagiarist.

Children’s Bookshelf

PW looks at the bestselling children’s books of 2018.

Global Rights Report

Little, Brown acquired North American rights to a memoir by Katie Couric titled Unexpected, which is slated for spring 2021.


Week Ahead

Calvin Reid talks about Jeff Bezos’s 1998 visit to PW and about the launch of PW’s new pop culture newsletter, the Fanatic.

More to Come

Calvin Reid interviews Mira Jacob about her forthcoming graphic memoir, Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations.



Bookstore owner Cynthia Compton talks toys and trends at this year’s Toy Fair.

PW Insider

PW religion editor Emma Wenner discusses the wide range of religion books hitting shelves this spring.