Recently Posted:
  • Libraries

    The Week in Libraries: February 10, 2023

    Among the week's headlines: The Colorado Civil Rights Division rules that a librarian who objected to censorship efforts in her library was illegally terminated; more on the College Board's questionable interactions with Florida officials; Library Journal releases its annual budget survey report; and Hawaii introduces a new library e-book bill.

  • Libraries

    Palace Project, Draft2Digital Strike Deal to Offer Indie E-books to Libraries

    Beginning next week, the first of an anticipated 500,000 indie and self-published e-book titles from Draft2Digital and Smashwords (which merged last year) will be made available for library lending via the Palace Marketplace, the upstart Palace Project’s digital content platform.

  • Interviews

    Choosing Words Carefully: PW Talks with Bryan A. Garner, Author of 'Garner's Modern English Usage'

    PW caught up with the famous lexicographer to talk about the recently published fifth edition of his essential guide and his lifelong fascination with the English language.

  • Libraries

    The Week in Libraries: Archive 2023

    An annual archive of PW's library columns The Week in Libraries, updated weekly.

  • Libraries

    The Week in Libraries: February 3, 2023

    The ALA's first in-person LibLearnX is in the books; book bans (and Florida) stay in the news; and the Urban Library Council releases a white paper addressing food insecurity in our communities.

  • Libraries

    Modest Attendance, Big Energy at the ALA LibLearnX Conference

    Despite modest attendance, the first in-person LibLearnX in many ways delivered exactly what ALA membership asked for when the association began rethinking the now defunct ALA Midwinter Meeting—fewer meetings, more educational offerings and learning opportunities, and more time to connect with peers.

  • Libraries

    Julie Otsuka, Ed Yong Win ALA’s 2023 Carnegie Medals

    In announcing the awards, the awards committee called Otsuka "a master of narrative voice" and praised Yong for "standing out even during a recent golden age of nature writing."

  • Publisher News

    Trump Sues Bob Woodward, S&S Over 'Trump Tapes' Audiobook

    The former president's $49.8 million lawsuit alleges that Woodward and Simon & Schuster breached his copyright interests by publishing an audiobook based on interviews recorded for Woodward’s 2021 book 'Rage.'

  • Libraries

    ALA's First In-Person LibLearnX Is Underway in New Orleans

    The show, which replaces the now-defunct ALA Midwinter Meeting, is set to run through January 30 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, and will feature a diverse slate of workshops, panels, and programs; a main speaker program; and an exhibit hall.

  • Libraries

    The Week in Libraries: January 27, 2023

    The American Library Association gets a massive grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to address key issues in libraries; Florida librarians and educators struggle with pernicious new 'parental rights' laws; and two more states introduce new library e-book bills.

  • Publisher News

    Trump Threatens to Sue Former Prosecutor, S&S over Forthcoming Tell-All

    Embattled former president Donald Trump is threatening to sue publisher Simon & Schuster and author and former New York criminal prosecutor Mark Pomerantz over the forthcoming publication of 'People vs. Donald Trump: An Inside Account.'

  • Libraries

    ALA Announces 2023 'I Love My Librarian Award' Winners

    The 10 winning librarians will be honored at a reception at the ALA's upcoming LibLearnX conference next week in New Orleans.

  • Libraries

    The Week in Libraries: January 20, 2023

    Among the week's headlines: eight states so far in 2023 have new bills seeking to expose librarians and educators to criminal prosecution for obscenity violations; why a bestselling author with a new kids’ book was barred from speaking at a Texas school; and the first new state e-book bill of 2023 is introduced.

  • Libraries

    The Week in Libraries: January 13, 2023

    Among this week's headlines: A new study looks at the chilling effect of book bans on new book purchases; author George M. Johnson reflects on being targeted by book banners; new state bills are again targeting the freedom to read; and a look at the early numbers from the newly operational Copyright Claims Board

  • Libraries

    Exploring the Innovative Community Libraries of Korea

    Library educator R. David Lankes reflects on the community-centered, empowering, progressive libraries he visited on a recent trip to Korea.

  • Libraries

    Record Number of Libraries Surpassed One Million Digital Lends in 2022

    OverDrive officials said 129 library systems hit the milestone, with the Los Angeles Public Library becoming its first library system to surpass 10 million digital circulations.

  • Publisher News

    Authors Sue Alleged ‘Predatory’ Publisher Over Unpaid Royalties

    Coordinated by the Authors Guild, the suit claims that Authors’ Place Press and its predecessor Motivational Press have failed to fulfill their contractual obligations and have refused to pay or properly account for royalties earned.

  • Libraries

    The Week in Libraries: January 6, 2023

    Among the week’s headlines: LJ names its librarians of the year; more on that "book rating" bill in Texas; and the growth of Library TikTok.

  • Libraries

    OverDrive Digital Library Circulation Grew 10% in 2022

    The 2022 figures suggest that demand for digital resources in libraries continues to be robust even as the rate of growth slows from pandemic levels.

  • People

    PW’s 2022 People of the Year: The Defenders

    We recognize the librarians, booksellers, authors, publishers, and allies standing tall in the face of unprecedented attacks on the freedom to read.

Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
Email Address


Log In Forgot Password

Premium online access is only available to PW subscribers. If you have an active subscription and need to set up or change your password, please click here.

New to PW? To set up immediate access, click here.

NOTE: If you had a previous PW subscription, click here to reactivate your immediate access. PW site license members have access to PW’s subscriber-only website content. If working at an office location and you are not "logged in", simply close and relaunch your preferred browser. For off-site access, click here. To find out more about PW’s site license subscription options, please email Mike Popalardo at:

To subscribe: click here.