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  • Adult Books for Fall 2020

    Welcome to our big fall preview, which ranges from blockbusters to some titles you’ve surely never heard of but have a lot of potential.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Art, Architecture & Photography

    New ways of seeing art with an eye toward diversity and inclusivity are among this season’s themes, along with reconsiderations of major artists.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Business & Economics

    Though this fall’s business and economic books were all underway when the pandemic struck, many address issues that have been exacerbated by the coronavirus.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Comics & Graphic Novels

    Crashing into an uncertain fall comes a heady mix of genres, including dystopian sci-fi from Roxane Gay and Sophie Yanow’s Eisner-winning work, plus innovatively retold classics­. It’s a season for discoveries.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Cooking & Food

    Vegetables are the focus of this season’s cookbooks, and notable chefs take the path of least resistance with quick and easy recipes.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Essays & Literary Criticism

    Fittingly for uncertain times, this fall authors emphasize the value of returning to old literary favorites. The season won’t be strictly nostalgic, however, and will see its fair share of debuts and forward-thinking treatises.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Literary Fiction

    Prequels, sequels, and new offerings from prizewinners are joined by big debuts in our picks for notable fall fiction, which include works by Martin Amis, Susanna Clarke, and Marilynne Robinson.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: History

    Fall brings histories of war declarations and peace negotiations, government cover-ups and journalistic exposés, leftist revolutions and conservative takeovers, earth-shattering tragedies and monumental leaps forward.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Lifestyle

    This season features many books on using eco-friendly products and practices to promote sustainable living. Martha Stewart also offers essential home living life hacks.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Memoirs & Biographies

    A president and first lady get their due this season, as do the Beatles and two of the 20th century’s greatest guitarists. Meanwhile, look out for biographies of a novelist, a poet, and a legendary food writer.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Mysteries & Thrillers

    The shadow of Agatha Christie hovers over more than one major mystery in a season that offers a number of titles focused on authors and books, including Edgar Allan Poe and his self-published debut, 'Tamerlane.'

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Poetry

    These collections cast an eye on the future through the lens of the past, inviting readers to look at the world with fresh eyes in order to forge a path forward.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Politics & Current Events

    The lag between current events and current events books has never felt longer, but this fall authors are tackling many issues at play in the Covid-19 crisis, including job insecurity, social inequality, and the spread of misinformation.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Romance & Erotica

    This fall’s romances offer an escape from reality with magical elements, mysteries, and holiday cheer underpinning Regencies and rom-coms alike.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: Science

    Authors take on urgent issues this fall, such as climate change and, of course, disease. They also consider timeless themes, including life’s first appearance on Earth and humanity’s aspirations toward the stars.

  • Fall 2020 Announcements: SF, Fantasy & Horror

    Witches, superheroes, and spacefaring adventurers feature heavily in this fall’s offerings, headlined by splashy debuts and long-awaited titles from heavy hitters.

  • The Course of True Love: Romance Novels 2020

    PW looks at summer romances that offer happily ever after—or despite—a news hook.

  • A Wider Embrace: Romance Novels 2020

    Mainstream romance publishers are expanding their LGBTQ options.

  • Love in the Time of Corona: Romance Novels 2020

    Without physical places to gather, Romancelandia reimagines community.

  • Politicians and Politicos: Politics Books 2020

    Forthcoming books include memoirs by controversial figures, studies of leading politicians, and examinations of the country’s recent, turbulent political past.

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