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#1 A Love Letter Life

#2 Infinite Powers

#3 The Island of Sea Women

#4 Finding My Voice

#5 Where the Crawdads Sing

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Jane Alison, author of Meander, Spiral, Explode, investigates narrative structure beyond the traditional arc.

Children’s Bookshelf

PW shares a photo essay from this year’s Bologna fair.

Global Rights Report

William Morrow has acquired Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge’s Misery Mountain: The Inside Story Behind the Pursuit, Capture and Killing of Mob Boss Whitey Bulger.

BookLife Report

The BookLife Prize is now accepting submissions for its fiction contest.


Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese looks at today’s fast-growing indie publishers, as featured in PW, and anticipates what’s coming up for National Library Week.

More to Come

Kate Fitzsimons interviews Eisner Award–winner Brian Michael Bendis about his new Superman and young adult–themed titles, and about his long tenure at Marvel.


Christine Lynn Herman speaks about her debut paranormal mystery novel, The Devouring Gray.

PW Insider

PW’s new poetry editor, Maya C. Popa, discusses the impact that social media has had on poetry.



Bookstore owner Cynthia Compton describes how a very successful spring sale allowed her to stock many more new releases.