Publishers Weekly editors chime in on the biggest stories and books of the week.
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|The Skillset Podcast #1: Rethinking Community Engagement, with Tamara King
Hosts Nicole Cooke & David Lankes talk with Tamara King, director of community relations at the Richland (SC) Public Library about the changing nature of community engagement in a time of pandemic, Black Lives Matter, & economic recession. Learn how the Richland Public Library’s “Let’s Talk” program has brought county residents together to have hard, serious conversations about race. And why it's important for libraries to support community efforts that are based in library values.
|1||The Skillset Podcast with R. David Lankes and Nicole A. Cooke: An Introduction
In this short explainer, co-host R. David Lankes talks about the genesis of The Skillset Podcast, what the podcast seeks to add to the conversation around the future of libraries, and why the current crises transforming libraries is also an opportunity.
|PW Insider 29: The Business of Indie Publishing
Following PW's "Fast-Growing Indie Publishers" story, we talk to Independent Book Publishers Association CEO Angela Bole about the state of indie publishing.
|PW Insider 28: When Verse Goes Viral
PW’s new poetry editor Maya Popa recently spoke with several poets about the impact of social media on their work, audience, and sense of community. Here, she shares insights from Eduardo C. Corral, Rupi Kaur, Rachel McKibbens, Paisley Rekdal, and Danez Smith about the opportunities and challenges that poets face online.
|PW Insider 27: The Past and Future of Space Travel
James Donovan, author of 'Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11,' describes the dramatic experience of the first moon landing and discusses the rising interest in space travel.
|PW Insider 26: Traditional Mysteries, True Crime, and Genre Bending
As we prepare to close our 'Norse Code' feature on Scandinavian mysteries, PW’s senior editor and resident mystery expert Peter Cannon talks about the upcoming books he’s been reading, including a metafictional mystery by English novelist and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz.
|PW Insider 25: Kate Tuttle on the NBCC Awards
The outgoing president of the National Book Critics Circle gives a recap of this year's awards ceremony, which celebrated writers, readers, and critics with an emphasis this year on community.
Bonus track: An excerpt of Zadie Smith's acceptance speech for her book 'Feel Free,' which won the prize for Criticisim.
|24||PW Insider 24: Andrew Albanese on the London Book Fair
Before heading off to London, Andrew Albanese unpacks blockchain, the rise of audiobooks, a push for open access in the academic market, and other issues at play in publishing's mid-digital age.
|PW Insider 23: Spring Cookbook Trends
From piatti to tiki drinks, PW features editor Carolyn Juris highlights upcoming cookbooks that offer inspiration for home entertaining.
|PW Insider 22: The Big Religion Books of Spring
From social issues like gun control and racism, to celebrity books, finding peace, and atheism: a look at the big trends and books in religious publishing for the coming spring.
|PW Insider 21: Dave Cullen on Writing 'Parkland'
Dave Cullen, author of 'Parkland' and 'Columbine' joins to talk about writing 'Parkland,' and the books that inspired his writing.
|PW Insider 20: The State of Unions in Romance
In time for Valentine's Day, PW senior reviews editor Rose Fox joins to talk current trends in romance, from romantic comedies and stories about death to queer romances and trans characters.
|PW Insider 19: The Books Being Acquired
2019 has already seen huge book deals. From the big names to the newcomers, PW's Rachel Deahl breaks down the deals you need to know.
|PW Insider 18: Debut Writers to Watch in 2019
PW editor Gabe Habash joins to go deep inside some of the books featured in PW's semi-annual 'Writers to Watch' feature, which highlights debut authors.
|PW Insider 17: The History and Future of the Millions
Since 2003, the Millions has been publishing literary think-pieces from authors who would go on to become big names. Millions editor Adam Boretz joins to talk about the future of the site now that it's under PW's umbrella.
|PW Insider 16: The Grim Reality of Author Income
The Authors Guild's recently-published author income survey paints a grim picture about the state of author earnings. PW editorial director Jim Milliot joins to give context to why authors are earning so little and what it means for the industry.
|PW Insider 15: Three Big Issues in Publishing
PW editor John Maher hosted a round table of rising stars in publishing and learned about what they see as the three big issues facing the industry.
|PW Insider 14: The Year in Publishing Consolidation
2018 is closing a year of even more consolidation in the publishing industry. PW editorial director Jim Milliot joins to recap the year in mergers and acquisitions, and makes some predictions for 2019.
|PW Insider 13: The Top Library Stories of 2018
Donald Trump, #MeToo, Michelle Obama and more: we recap the top stories for libraries in 2018.
|PW Insider 12: The Big Books Selling This Holiday Season
What's selling this holiday season and why? From 'Becoming' to 'Fantastic Beasts,' PW's bookselling editor put this holiday season and its books in context.
|PW Insider 11: Writing About Rape During #MeToo
When Sohaila Abdulali started writing 'What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape,' she thought she was writing an "outlying book on an outlying topic." Then the #MeToo movement happened. We talked to Abdulali about how the book came to be, what she learned, and how the conversation about rape changed while she was writing it.
'What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape' was one of 'Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2018. It is in stores now.
|PW Insider 10: 2018 National Book Awards in Context
This year's National Book Awards were unique for a number of reasons. PW editors John Maher and Gabe Habash take us inside this year's ceremony, awards, and the books themselves.
|PW Insider 9: Publishing the Trump Presidency
President Donald Trump is a cottage industry in publishing. PW senior correspondent Claire Kirch joins to talk about books and book sales related to the current political climate.
|PW Insider 8: What's up with Barnes & Noble?
High profile firings, lawsuits, and bombshell disclosures. 'PW' editorial director Jim Milliot joins to catch us up on the ongoing saga that is Barnes & Noble. And don't forget to vote on November 6th!
|7||PW Insider 7: The Best Books of 2018
A round table of 'PW' reviews editors discuss the best books of 2018. Read the full list of the best books of the year as chosen by 'PW' editors at publishersweekly.com/bestbooks
|6||PW Insider 6: Phishing for Manuscripts
On this week’s PW Insider, we discuss a phishing scam that is affecting publishers, agents, scouts. We talk with PW’s Ed Nawotka, and Ziv Lewis, foreign rights and acquisitions manager at Kinneret Zmora Publishing in Israel.
|5||PW Insider 5: A Conversation with Tana French
On this week’s PW Insider, we talk with bestselling author Tana French about her new novel The Witch Elm.
|PW Insider 4: Completing the Circle
Ta-Nehisi Coates is following Walter Mosley's lead from 20 years ago, supporting a black-owned independent press with the French release of "We Were Eight Years In Power." We talk to Paul Coates---Mosley's publisher and Ta-Nehisi's father---about 40 years of indie publishing and what he calls, "completing the circle."
|3||PW Insider 3: Meet Harry Potter
Publishers Arthur A. Levine and marketing VP Rachel Coun join PW Insider to talk about discovering and acquiring Harry Potter, and introducing the series to American audiences.
|2||PW Insider 2: Activism in Children's Publishing
From new books publishing to campaigns encouraging you to vote and against child separation, we're joined by PW's associate children's editor to discuss ways in which children's publishing is engaging in activism. Then, we talk to the founders of the Raising Our Voices Today initiative about their new campaign which uses children's book illustrations to say, "Dear Neighbor, Please Vote."
|1||PW Insider 1: Big Fall Books and DeRay Mckesson
We talk about some of our most anticipated books of the fall season, and then we're joined by DeRay Mckesson, author of one such title, "On the Other Side of Freedom," out now.
|295||PW Radio 295: From the Archives - Tamara Winfrey-Harris
Tamara Winfrey-Harris, author of 'The Sisters Are Alright,' discusses the obstacles Black women face in America.
|295||PW Radio 295: From the Archives - Tamara Winfrey-Harris
Tamara Winfrey-Harris, author of 'The Sisters Are Alright,' discusses the obstacles Black women face in America.
|294||PW Radio 294: From the Archives - Maggie Oman Shannon
Rev. Maggie Oman Shannon gives a boost to self-care with 'Crafting Calm: Projects and Practices for Creativity and Contemplation.'
|293||PW Radio 293: From the Archives - Amanda Stern
Amanda Stern explains how she faced off against anxiety in 'Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life.'
|292||PW Radio 292: From the Archives - Scott Stossel
Scott Stossel explores the past, present, and future of anxiety in 'My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind.'
|291||PW Radio 291: From the Archives - Eugenia Cheng
Mathematician and professor Eugenia Cheng explains 'How to Bake π: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics.'
|290||PW Radio 290: From the Archives - Mario Marazziti
Italian MP and activist Mario Marazziti explains the reasoning behind his book '13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty.'
|289||PW Radio 289: From the Archives - Ilyasah Shabazz
Ilyasah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, describes how she turned her father’s childhood years into 'X: A Novel.'
|288||PW Radio 288: From the Archives - Michaela DePrince
Ballerina Michaela DePrince talks about writing her memoir, 'Taking Flight,' with her mother.
|287||PW Radio 287: From the Archives - Gilbert Hernandez
To celebrate comics during the week of San Diego Comic Con, we mined PW Radio archives for an interview with powerhouse comics creator Gilbert Hernandez.
|286||PW Radio 286: From the Archives - Candy Chang
Artist and creator Candy Chang discusses her book and project, 'Before I Die.' And announcing a new podcast, 'PW Insider'!
|285||PW Radio 285: Paul French; Top Books for the First Half of 2018; Big Changes for PW Radio
Historian Paul French discusses his new book, ‘City of Devils: The Two Men Who Ruled the Underworld of Old Shanghai.’ PW editorial director Jim Milliot highlights bestsellers from the first half of 2018. And there are some big changes in store for PW Radio.
|284||PW Radio 284: C.L. Polk; ALA Recap
Author C.L. Polk discusses her debut novel, 'Witchmark.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese recaps ALA.
|283||PW Radio 283: Amanda Stern; Fall Announcements
Author Amanda Stern discusses her new book, 'Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life.' PW deputy reviews editor Gabe Habash previews PW’s fall announcements.
|282||PW Radio 282: Violet Ramis Stiel; ALA Preview
Author Violet Ramis Stiel discusses her new memoir, 'Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese previews ALA.
|281||PW Radio 281: Rebecca Roanhorse; BookCon, BookExpo, and New York Rights Fair Recap
Author Rebecca Roanhorse discusses her debut novel, ‘Trail of Lightning.’ PW editorial director Jim Milliott recaps BookExpo, BookCon, and the New York Rights Fair.
|280||PW Radio 280: From the Archives
In a special archive show, Sarah Beth Durst tells 'The Stone Girl's Story' and Nate Staniforth discusses 'Here Is Real Magic: A Magician’s Search for Wonder in the Modern World.'
|279||PW Radio 279: Todd Richards; BookCon Preview
Chef Todd Richards discusses his new cookbook, 'Soul: A Chef's Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes.' PW director of special editorial projects Craig Teicher previews BookCon.
|278||PW Radio 278: Mark Oshiro; New York Rights Fair Preview
Author Mark Oshiro discusses his new novel, 'Anger Is a Gift.' PW news director Rachel Deahl previews the New York Rights Fair.
|277||PW Radio 277: Tessa Fontaine; Book Expo Preview
Author Tessa Fontaine discusses her new book, 'The Electric Woman: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot provides a Book Expo preview.
|276||PW Radio 276: Craig Childs; Freelance Writer Settlement
Author Craig Childs discusses his new book, 'Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese explores the recent Authors Guild legal settlement.
|275||PW Radio 275: From the Archives
In a special archive show, Richard Rothstein explores 'The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America’ and Yvette Johnson discusses 'The Song and the Silence: A Story about Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in a Small Town in the Mississippi Delta While Searching for Booker Wright.'
|274||PW Radio 274: Mary Morris; London Book Fair
Author Mary Morris discusses her new book, 'Gateway to the Moon.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese explores the London Book Fair.
|273||PW Radio 273: Erin Wathen; Fast-Growing Indie Presses
Author Erin Wathen discusses her new book, 'Resist and Persist: Faith and the Fight for Equality.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot introduces some fast-growing independent publishers.
|272||PW Radio 272: From the Archives
In a special archive show, Morgan Jerkins discusses 'This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America' and Yvette Johnson talks about 'The Song and the Silence: A Story about Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in a Small Town in the Mississippi Delta While Searching for Booker Wright.'
|271||PW Radio 271: Sarah Beth Durst; Publishing Numbers and Parodies
Author Sarah Beth Durst discusses her new book, 'The Stone Girl's Story.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot looks at publishing numbers and parodies.
|270||PW Radio 270: Lauren Hilgers; Changes at AWP
Author Lauren Hilgers discusses her new book, 'Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown.' PW senior correspondent Claire Kirch explores changes at the AWP.
|269||PW Radio 269: Anna Badkhen; AWP Conference
Author Anna Badkhen discusses her new book, 'Fisherman’s Blues: A West African Community at Sea.' PW senior editor Mark Rotella reports on AWP, the conference of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs.
|268||PW Radio 268: Elaine Weiss; PubTech Connect 2018
Author Elaine Weiss discusses her new book, 'The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote.' PW senior news editor Calvin Reid recaps the PubTech Connect conference.
|267||PW Radio 267: Vandana Singh; Barnes and Noble News
Author Vandana Singh discusses her new collection, 'Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot reviews the latest news from Barnes & Noble.
|266||PW Radio 266: George Dohrmann; PubTech Connect
Author George Dohrmann discusses his new book, 'Superfans: Into the Heart of Obsessive Sports Fandom.' PW’s VP of business development Carl Pritzkat previews PW’s PubTech Connect conference.
|265||PW Radio 265: Apricot Irving; Harassment in Kidlit
Author Apricot Irving discusses her new memoir, 'The Gospel of Trees.' PW associate news editor John Maher explores harassment in the children’s book industry.
|264||PW Radio 264: Morgan Jerkins; New Interest in Poetry
Author Morgan Jerkins discusses her new book, 'This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America.' PW associate news editor John Maher explores how poetry is reaching new audiences.
|263||PW Radio 263: Joanne Lipman; Audio Books for Kids
Journalist and author Joanne Lipman discusses her new book, 'That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together.' Matia Burnett, PW’s associate editor for children’s reviews, explores innovations in children’s audio books.
|262||PW Radio 262: Jonathan Moore; Winter Institute
Author Jonathan Moore discusses his new novel, 'The Night Market.' PW senior correspondent Claire Kirch reports from Winter Institute.
|261||PW Radio 261: Nate Staniforth; Bestselling Books of 2017
Author Nate Staniforth discusses his new book, 'Here Is Real Magic: A Magician’s Search for Wonder in the Modern World.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot looks at 2017’s bestselling books.
|260||PW Radio 260: Sarah Vaughan; 'Fire and Fury'
Author Sarah Vaughan discusses her new novel, 'Anatomy of a Scandal.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot talks about how Michael Wolff’s bestselling book Fire and Fury took the nation by storm.
|259||PW Radio 259: From the Archives
In a special archive show, David Friend discusses 'The Naughty Nineties' and Wallace Shawn shares his 'Night Thoughts.'
|258||PW Radio 258: From the Archives
In a special archive show, Alan Burdick contemplates the nature of time and Ed Yong explores the world of microbes.
|258||PW Radio 258: From the Archives
In a special archive show, Alan Burdick contemplates the nature of time and Ed Yong explores the world of microbes.
|257||PW Radio 257: From the Archives
In a special archive show, Rose Levy Beranbaum discusses baking and Cathy Erway talks about the food of Taiwan.
|256||PW Radio 256: Cory Doctorow and PW Spring Announcements
In a special archive show, Cory Doctorow talks about why "Information Doesn't Want to Be Free." PW executive editor Jonathan Segura discusses PW's spring announcements issue.
|255||PW Radio 255: Joanna Schaffhausen and Global Kids Connect
Author Joanna Schaffhausen discusses her debut novel, 'The Vanishing Season.' PW children’s reviews editor John Sellers recaps the third annual Global Kids Connect conference.
|254||PW Radio 254: Isabel Allende and 2017 PW Person of the Year
Author Isabel Allende discusses her new novel, 'In the Midst of Winter.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot introduces PW’s 2017 Person of the Year.
|253||PW Radio 253: From the Archives
In a special archive show, Masha Gessen discusses 'The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia' and Alyssa Cole explores 'An Extraordinary Union.'
|252||PW Radio 252: Joanna Scutts and the 2017 National Book Awards
Author Joanna Scutts discusses her new book, The Extra Woman: How Marjorie Hillis Led a Generation of Women to Live Alone and Like It. PW senior news editor Calvin Reid recaps the National Book Awards.
|251||PW Radio 251: Armistead Maupin and the Value of Bestsellers
Author Armistead Maupin discusses his new book, 'Logical Family: A Memoir.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot digs into what a bestseller really is.
|250||PW Radio 250: Joseph Jebelli and PW Annual Salary Survey
Author Joseph Jebelli discusses his new book, 'In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer’s.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot previews PW’s annual publishing industry salary survey.
|249||PW Radio 249: Jon McGregor and 2017 Best Books
Author Jon McGregor discusses his new book, 'Reservoir 13.' PW executive editor Jonathan Segura previews PW’s Best Books of 2017.
|248||PW Radio 248: Zach Weinersmith and Influential Books by American Women
Author and cartoonist Zach Weinersmith discusses his new book with Kelly Weinersmith, ‘Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything.’ PW editorial director Jim Milliot explores the Women's National Book Association's lists of influential books by American women.
|247||PW Radio 247: Peter Manseau and New York Comic Con
Author Peter Manseau discusses his new book, ‘The Apparitionists: A Tale of Phantoms, Fraud, Photography, and the Man Who Captured Lincoln’s Ghost.’ PW senior news editor Calvin Reid recaps New York Comic Con.
|246||PW Radio 246: Masha Gessen and 2017 Bestsellers So Far
Journalist Masha Gessen discusses her new book, 'The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot reviews 2017’s bestselling books so far.
|245||PW Radio 245: Chris Harris and Gift Books
Author Chris Harris discusses his new book, 'I’m Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups.' PW adult books director Louisa Ermelino previews PW’s holiday gift guide.
|244||PW Radio 244: Ted Genoways and Frankfurt Preview
Author Ted Genoways discusses his new book, 'This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Farm.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese previews the Frankfurt Book Fair.
|243||PW Radio 243: David Friend and Romance Novels as Movies
Author David Friend discusses his new book, 'The Naughty Nineties: The Triumph of the American Libido.' PW senior reviews editor Rose Fox explains why romance novels should be turned into movies.
|242||PW Radio 242: Sarah Ockwell-Smith, Barnes and Noble Numbers, Regnery and Bestseller Lists
Author Sarah Ockwell-Smith discusses her new book, 'Gentle Discipline: Using Emotional Connection—Not Punishment—To Raise Confident, Capable Kids.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot explores first-quarter numbers from Barnes & Noble and Regnery's break with the NYT bestseller list.
|241||PW Radio 241: Tessa Dare and Questionable Bestsellers
Author Tessa Dare discusses her new novel, 'The Duchess Deal.' PW news director Rachel Deahl explains how an author tried to game the bestseller lists.
|240||PW Radio 240: David Handler and Indie Sleepers
Author David Handler discusses his new novel, 'The Girl with Kaleidoscope Eyes.' PW contributing editor Judith Rosen highlights upcoming books from independent publishers.
|239||PW Radio 239: Bill Goldstein and Changes at the NYTBR
Author Bill Goldstein discusses his new book, 'The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, D.H. Lawrence, E.M. Forster, and the Year That Changed Literature.' PW associate news editor John Maher looks at the recent and upcoming changes at the New York Times Book Review.
|238||PW Radio 238: Natasha Pulley and Mind, Body, Spirit Books
Author Natasha Pulley discusses her new book, 'The Bedlam Stacks.' PW senior religion editor Lynn Garrett explores book trends in mind, body, and spirit.
|237||PW Radio 237: Vanessa R. Panfil and Remembering Judith Jones
Sociologist Vanessa R. Panfil discusses her new book, 'The Gang’s All Queer: The Lives of Gay Gang Members.' Mark Rotella recalls the life and work of editor Judith Jones.
|236||PW Radio 236: Seamus O'Mahony and San Diego Comic-Con Recap
Gastroenterologist Seamus O’Mahony discusses his new book, 'The Way We Die Now: The View from Medicine’s Front Line.' PW senior news editor Calvin Reid recaps San Diego Comic-Con.
|235||PW Radio 235: Paul Lynch and Indigo
Paul Lynch discusses his new novel, 'Grace.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot talks about Canadian bookseller Indigo’s possible move into the U.S.
|234||PW Radio 234: Margaret Maron and Dangerous
Margaret Maron discusses her new and final mystery, 'Take Out.' PW associate editor John Maher talks about the news surrounding Milo Yiannopoulos's book, 'Dangerous.'
|233||PW Radio 233: Elaine Hayes and Half-Year in Review
Music historian Elaine Hayes discusses her new book, 'Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot looks back at the first half of 2017 in publishing.
|232||PW Radio 232: Harvey Sachs and Fall Poetry Books
Harvey Sachs discusses his new book, 'Toscanini: Musician of Conscience.' PW's director of digital operations Craig Teicher talks about this fall's big poetry books.
|231||PW Radio 231: Wallace Shawn and Fall Mysteries and Thrillers
Author, actor, and playwright Wallace Shawn discusses his new book, 'Night Thoughts.' PW senior editor Peter Cannon previews the most anticipated mystery and thriller titles for fall.
|230||PW Radio 230: Helene Stapinski and ALA Preview
Author Helene Stapinski discusses her new book, 'Murder in Matera: A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese looks ahead to the ALA annual conference.
|229||PW Radio 229: Matthew DeBord and BookExpo Recap
Author Matthew DeBord discusses his new book, 'Return to Glory: The Story of Ford’s Revival and Victory in the Toughest Race in the World.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot hits the highlights of BookExpo and BookCon.
|228||PW Radio 228: From the Archives
In a special archive show, Belle Boggs discusses 'The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood' and James Kwak explores 'Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality.'
|227||PW Radio 227: Leslie Buck and Federal Budget Cuts
Author Leslie Buck discusses her new book, 'Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese explains what President Trump’s proposed budget means for the arts.
|226||PW Radio 226: Joshua Ferris and Looking Forward to BookExpo
Author Joshua Ferris discusses his first collection, 'The Dinner Party.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot looks ahead to BookExpo and BookCon.
|225||PW Radio 225: Richard Rothstein and Controversial Buy Buttons
Author Richard Rothstein discusses his new book, 'The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot explains the controversy over Amazon’s buy buttons.
|224||PW Radio 224: Yvette Johnson and National Library Legislative Day
Author Yvette Johnson discusses her new book, 'The Song and the Silence: A Story about Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in a Small Town in the Mississippi Delta While Searching for Booker Wright.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese reports on National Library Legislative Day.
|223||PW Radio 223: Kim Phillips-Fein and PubTechConnect
Author Kim Phillips-Fein discusses her new book, 'Fear City: New York's Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics.' PW VP of business development Carl Pritzkat recaps the PubTechConnect conference.
|222||PW Radio 222: Christopher Golden and Independent Bookstore Day
Author Christopher Golden discusses his new novel, 'Ararat.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot previews Independent Bookstore Day.
|221||PW Radio 221: Valeria Luiselli and Children's Institute
Author Valeria Luiselli discusses her new book, 'Tell Me How It Ends.' PW contributing editor Judith Rosen recaps the Children’s Institute.
|220||PW Radio 220: Jody Foster and Politics in Publishing
Author and psychiatrist Jody Foster discusses her new book, 'The Schmuck in My Office.' PW news director Rachel Deahl explores whether publishing has gotten too political.
|219||PW Radio 219: Alyssa Cole and How Major Publishers Fared in 2016
Author Alyssa Cole discusses her new book, 'An Extraordinary Union.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot explains how major publishers fared in 2016.
|218||PW Radio 218: Holly Tucker and Literary Nonprofits
Author Holly Tucker discusses her new book, 'City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris.' PW news editor John Maher reports on literary nonprofits in the age of Trump.
|217||PW Radio 217: From the Archives
Author and educator Nisi Shawl discusses her debut novel, 'Everfair,' and meditation teacher Lodro Rinzler explains why 'Love Hurts.'
|216||PW Radio 216: Mark Kurlansky and Spring Cookbooks
Author Mark Kurlansky discusses his new book, 'Havana: A Subtropical Delirium.' PW contributing editor Clare Swanson dishes on spring cookbooks.
|215||PW Radio 215: Gilbert Hernandez and 200 Years of HarperCollins
We mine the PW Radio archives for an interview with powerhouse comics creator Gilbert Hernandez. PW editorial director Jim Milliot looks back on 200 years of HarperCollins publishing.
|214||PW Radio 214: Brad Stone and the 20 Biggest Publishers
Author Brad Stone discusses his new book, ‘The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World.’ PW editorial director Jim Milliot discusses the top 20 publishers of 2016.
|213||PW Radio 213: Min Jin Lee and American Publishers in Cuba
Author Min Jin Lee discusses her new novel, ‘Pachinko.’ PW senior news editor Calvin Reid reports on the U.S. Publishing Mission to Cuba.
|212||PW Radio 212: Lara Elena Donnelly and AWP
Author Lara Elena Donnelly discusses her debut novel, 'Amberlough.' Craig Teicher, PW’s director of digital operations, reports on the AWP conference.
|211||PW Radio 211: Donna Freitas and Winter Institute
Author Donna Freitas discusses her new book, 'The Happiness Effect: How Social Media Is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost.' PW contributor Edward Nawotka reports on the American Booksellers Association’s Winter Institute.
|210||PW Radio 210: Alan Burdick and the ALA Awards
Author Alan Burdick discusses his new book, 'Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation.' PW children’s reviews editor John Sellers recaps the Newbery and Caldecott Awards.
|209||PW Radio 209: Lisa Servon and the BookLife Prize Finalists
Author Lisa Servon discusses her new book, 'The Unbanking of America.' BookLife president Carl Pritzkat introduces the finalists of the BookLife Prize.
|208||PW Radio 208: James Kwak and 2016 Publishing by the Numbers
Author James Kwak discusses his new book, 'Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot takes a look at 2016 publishing in numbers.
|207||PW Radio 207: Daniel Jose Older and Year-End Bookselling
Author Daniel José Older discusses his new book, 'Battle Hill Bolero.' PW bookselling editor Judith Rosen summarizes 2016 year-end sales at independent bookstores.
|206||PW Radio 206: From the Archives
Delia Ephron on her intimate novel "Siracusa" and Mary Roach on the science of waging war.
|205||PW Radio 205: From the Archives
Marjorie Ingall on how Jewish mothers raise amazing kids and science writer Ed Yong on the microbes living inside us.
|204||PW Radio 204: Lodro Rinzler and PW Person of the Year
Meditation teacher Lodro Rinzler discusses his new book, 'Love Hurts.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot introduces PW’s 2016 Person of the Year.
|203||PW Radio 203: Jeff Howe and Spring Announcements
Author Jeff Howe discusses his new book (coauthored by Joi Ito), ‘Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future.’ PW deputy reviews editor Gabe Habash previews PW’s spring announcements.
|202||PW Radio 202: Thomas J. Ward Jr. and Post-Thanksgiving Book Sales
Author Thomas J. Ward Jr. discusses his new book, 'Out in the Rural: A Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot analyzes post-Thanksgiving book sales.
|201||PW Radio 201: From the Archives
Interviews from the PW Radio archive: Sabaa Tahir on 'An Ember in the Ashes,' Ken Liu on 'The Grace of Kings.'
|200||PW Radio 200: Steven Johnson and the National Book Awards
Author Steven Johnson discusses his new book,'Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World.' PW senior news editor Calvin Reid recaps the National Book Awards.
|199||PW Radio 199: Donika Kelly and Books in Browsers
Author Donika Kelly discusses her debut poetry collection, 'Bestiary.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese visits the Books in Browsers conference in San Francisco.
|198||PW Radio 198: Lawrence Levy and the Miami Book Fair
Lawrence Levy discusses his new book, 'To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History.' PW contributing editor Liz Hartman previews the Miami Book Fair.
|197||PW Radio 197: Nancy Silverton and Best Books of 2016
Chef Nancy Silverton discusses her new cookbook, 'Mozza at Home: More than 150 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Relaxed, Family-Style Entertaining.' PW deputy reviews editor Gabe Habash reveals PW’s best books of 2016.
|196||PW Radio 196: Colin Dickey and Spooky Books
Author Colin Dickey discusses his new book, 'Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places.' PW reviews editor Annie Coreno shares more books about the scary, spooky, and macabre.
|195||PW Radio 195: Ngugi wa Thiong'o and New York Comic Con
Professor and author Ngugi wa Thiong’o discusses his new book, 'Birth of a Dream Weaver: A Memoir of a Writer’s Awakening.' PW senior news editor Calvin Reid recaps New York Comic Con.
|194||PW Radio 194: Jacqueline Woodson and YA Authors as Advocates
In a special archive show, Jacqueline Woodson discusses her National Book Award–nominated latest novel, 'Another Brooklyn.' PW contributing editor Sarah J. Robbins explores how YA authors are serving as advocates for teens.
|193||PW Radio 193: Nisi Shawl and Frankfurt Preview
Author and educator Nisi Shawl discusses her debut novel, 'Everfair.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese previews the Frankfurt Book Fair.
|192||PW Radio 192: Robert Kanigel and Canadian Publishing
Author Robert Kanigel discusses his new book, 'Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot digs into Canadian publishing trends.
|191||PW Radio 191: Seanan McGuire and Publishing Salary Survey
Author Seanan McGuire discusses her latest novel, 'Once Broken Faith,' book 10 in the October Daye urban fantasy series. PW editorial director Jim Milliot digs into this year’s publishing industry salary survey.
|190||PW Radio 190: Belle Boggs and PW Star Watch
Author Belle Boggs discusses her new book, 'The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot introduces the rising stars of publishing, courtesy of PW’s Star Watch program.
|189||PW Radio 189: Marjorie Ingall and Autumn Small Press Books
Author Marjorie Ingall discusses her new book, 'Mamaleh Knows Best: What Jewish Mothers Do to Raise Successful, Creative, Empathetic, Independent Children.' PW reviews director Louisa Ermelino introduces the top small-press books for fall.
|188||PW Radio 188: Jacqueline Woodson and Publisher Revenue
Author Jacqueline Woodson discusses her new novel for adults, 'Another Brooklyn.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot presents the 2015 rankings of the world’s largest publishers.
|187||PW Radio 187: Heather Ann Thompson and Barnes and Noble
Historian Heather Ann Thompson discusses her new book, 'Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot explains why Barnes & Noble fired its CEO.
|186||PW Radio 186: Ed Yong and Regional Cookbook Authors
Science writer Ed Yong discusses his new book, 'I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life.' PW contributing editor Clare Swanson explores how regional cookbook authors become national celebrities.
|185||PW Radio 185: Nadja Spiegelman and John Maher
Author Nadja Spiegelman discusses her memoir, 'I’m Supposed to Protect You from All This.' PW assistant news editor John Maher examins the changes in PEN America.
|184||PW Radio 184: Bill Streever and Calvin Reid
Bill Streever discusses his new book, And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind: A Natural History of Moving Air. Then PW senior news editor Calvin Reid takes us inside Comic-con.
|183||PW Radio 183: Gretchen Bakke and Bookstores for Kids
Author Gretchen Bakke discusses her new book, 'The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future.' PW bookselling editor Judith Rosen explores specialty bookstores for children.
|182||PW Radio 182: Delia Ephron and Pokemon Go in Bookstores
Author and screenwriter Delia Ephron discusses her new novel, 'Siracusa.' PW assistant news editor John Maher explores how Pokémon Go is giving a boost to bookshops.
|181||PW Radio 181: Darryl McDaniels and Jim Milliot
Darryl McDaniels—DMC of Run-DMC—discusses his memoir, 10 Ways Not to Commit Suicide. PW editorial director Jim Milliot gives a run down of book sales for the first half of 2016.
|180||PW Radio 180: Arthur Lubow and What Brexit Means for Publishing
Biographer Arthur Lubow discusses his new book, 'Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer.' PW correspondent Liz Thomson explains how Brexit will affect publishing.
|179||PW Radio 179: Yaa Gyasi and Barnes and Noble
Author Yaa Gyasi talks about her stunning debut novel, 'Homegoing.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot analyzes big news from Barnes & Noble.
|178||PW Radio 178: Alexis Smith and PW Fall Announcements
Alexis M. Smith discusses her new novel, 'Marrow Island.' PW reviews director Louisa Ermelino previews PW’s fall announcements issue.
|177||PW Radio 177: Michele Borba and ALA Preview
Author Michele Borba discusses her new book, 'UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese previews the forthcoming ALA conference.
|176||PW Radio 176: Mary Roach and Judith Rosen
Popular science author Mary Roach discusses her new book, 'Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War.' PW bookselling editor Judith Rosen previews this year's ABC Children’s Institute.
|175||PW Radio 175: Nathaniel Philbrick and Shannon Maughan
Nathaniel Philbrick discusses George Washington and Benedict Arnold in his book, 'Valiant Ambition.' PW contributor Shannon Maughan discusses the rise of digital audio.
|174||PW Radio 174: Matthew Kirschenbaum and Chicago BookCon
English professor Matthew G. Kirschenbaum discusses his new book, 'Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing.' PW senior correspondent Claire Kirch recaps the first Chicago BookCon.
|173||PW Radio 173: Ron Miscavige and BookExpo America
Ron Miscavige discusses his new book, 'Ruthless: Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me.' (The Church of Scientology has posted a statement about the book at www.scientologynews.org/ronmiscavige.) PW Midwest correspondent Claire Kirch provides a live report from the show floor of BookExpo America.
|172||PW Radio 172: From the Archives
An interview from the PW Radio archive: Chef Deuki Hong and journalist Matt Rodbard discuss their new cookbook, 'Koreatown,' a celebration of Koreatowns all over the U.S. Also, PW editorial director Jim Milliot discusses the retirement of Len Riggio, founder of Barnes & Noble.
|171||PW Radio 171: Simon Sebag Montefiore and Preparing for BEA
Historian Simon Sebag Montefiore discusses his new book, 'The Romanovs: 1613–1918.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot previews BookExpo America's return to Chicago.
|171||PW Radio 171: Simon Sebag Montefiore and Preparing for BEA
Historian Simon Sebag Montefiore discusses his new book, 'The Romanovs: 1613–1918.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot previews BookExpo America's return to Chicago.
|170||PW Radio 170: Richard Zacks and the Google Books Copyright Case
Author Richard Zacks discusses his new book, 'Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain’s Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese recaps the recently concluded Google Books copyright case.
|169||PW Radio 169: Sunjeev Sahota and Bologna Book Fair
Author Sunjeev Sahota discusses his second novel, 'The Year of the Runaways,' which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. PW children's and YA reviews editor John Sellers recaps the Bologna Children's Book Fair.
|168||PW Radio 168: Benedict Jacka and AWP
Author Benedict Jacka discusses magic and moral complexity in 'Burned,' the seventh book in the Alex Verus urban fantasy series. Craig Teicher, PW’s director of digital operations, recaps the American Writers and Writing Programs conference.
|167||PW Radio 167: Linda Lael Miller and E-Book Sales
Prolific romance author Linda Lael Miller discusses her new novel, 'Once a Rancher,' and an exciting project she has in the works. PW senior news editor Calvin Reid explores selling e-books in an evolving digital marketplace.
|166||PW Radio 166: Glen Weldon and London Book Fair Preview
Author Glen Weldon discusses his new book, 'The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese previews the London Book Fair.
|165||PW Radio 165: Kaitlyn Greenidge and the PLA Conference
Author Kaitlyn Greenidge discusses her debut novel, 'We Love You, Charlie Freeman,' in which an ordinary family adopts a chimpanzee. PW senior writer Andrew Albanese previews the upcoming Public Library Association conference in Denver.
|164||PW Radio 164: Ron Stodghill and Diversity in Publishing
An interview from the PW Radio archives: Ron Stodghill, author of 'Where Everybody Looks Like Me: At the Crossroads of America's Black Colleges and Culture.' PW news director Rachel Deahl previews PW’s feature on diversity in publishing.
|163||PW Radio 163: Bridget Heos and the Sale of Perseus
Prolific children's book author Bridget Heos discusses her new book, 'It’s Getting Hot in Here,' which informs kids about global climate change. PW editorial director Jim Milliott explains how Hachette and Ingram finally bought Perseus.
|162||PW Radio 162: Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard
Chef Deuki Hong and journalist Matt Rodbard discuss their new cookbook, 'Koreatown,' a celebration of Koreatowns all over the U.S. PW features writer Alia Akkam previews PW’s upcoming cookbooks feature, which covers canning, cocktails, and more.
|161||PW Radio 161: Charlie Jane Anders and Havana Book Fair
Author Charlie Jane Anders discusses her new novel, 'All the Birds in the Sky,' in which magic and science come together. PW senior news editor Calvin Reid reports on the Havana Book Fair and the first steps toward connections between U.S. and Cuban publishers.
|160||PW Radio 160: Lee Eisenberg and National Parks
Author and editor Lee Eisenberg discusses his new book, 'The Point Is,' and the search for a meaningful life. PW features editor Carolyn Juris previews the spring travel feature, which celebrates 100 years of America's National Parks Service.
|159||PW Radio 159: Francesc Miralles and Calvin Reid
Author and translator Francesc Miralles discusses his new novel, 'Love in Lower-Case.' PW senior news editor Calvin Reid reports on the International Comics Festival in Angoulême.
|158||PW Radio 158: Chris Bohjalian and Spring Announcements for Children
Author Chris Bohjalian discusses his new novel, 'The Guest Room.' Natasha Gilmore, PW’s associate editor for children’s books, surveys the PW children's spring announcements mega-issue.
|157||PW Radio 157: Tim Dorsey and Jim Milliot
Tim Dorsey discusses his novel 'Coconut Cowboy.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot gives us a preview of the Winter Institute.
|156||PW Radio 156: Tom Hart and Andrew Albanese
Tom Hart talks about his graphic memoir 'Rosalie Lightning.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese tells us about the ALA conference, and e-books in libraries.
|155||PW Radio 155: Garth Greenwell and Jim Milliot
Garth Greenwell talks about his debut novel, 'What Belongs to You.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot takes a look at the bestselling books of 2015.
|154||PW Radio 154: From the Archives
Interviews from the PW Radio archive: James McClintock on fishing tales and ecological exploration, Wil Haygood on the contentious debate over Thurgood Marshall's nomination to the Supreme Court.
|153||PW Radio 153: From the Archives
Interviews from the PW Radio archive: H.G. "Buzz" Bissinger on the 25th anniversary of 'Friday Night Lights,' Daniel José Older on writing with music and magic.
|152||PW Radio 152: Gaston Dorren and Debuts for Kids
Linguist and journalist Gaston Dorren discusses his new book, 'Lingo: Around Europe in Sixty Languages.' PW children’s reviews editor John Sellers introduces some exciting recent debuts for kids.
|151||PW Radio 151: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt and the 2015 PW Person of the Year
Chef and writer J. Kenji López-Alt discusses his first book, 'The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science.' PW news director Rachel Deahl presents PW’s person of the year for 2015.
|150||PW Radio 150: Virginia Zimmerman and American Indian Representation
Virginia Zimmerman discusses her middle grade debut novel, 'The Rosemary Spell.' PW’s Associate Editor for Children’s Books, Natasha Gilmore, explores representations of American Indians in children’s literature.
|149||PW Radio 149
Interviews from the PW Radio archive: Naomi Jackson on tales of Caribbean migration, Anil Ananthaswamy on the mysteries of the brain and the self.
|148||PW Radio 148: Edmund de Waal and the National Book Awards
Author and ceramics artist Edmund de Waal discusses his new book, 'The White Road: Journey into an Obsession.' PW senior news editor Calvin Reid covers the National Book Awards.
|147||PW Radio 147: Bill Henderson, Warren Zanes, and Coloring Books for Adults
Musician and music writer Warren Zanes discusses 'Petty,' his new biography of rocker Tom Petty. Bill Henderson, founder of Pushcart Press, celebrates 40 years of the Pushcart Prize. PW executive editor Jonathan Segura previews PW's feature on coloring books for adults.
|146||PW Radio 146: Vincent DeVita and Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn; Publishing in Cuba
Dr. Vincent DeVita and Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn discuss their book, 'The Death of Cancer.' PW publisher Cevin Bryerman looks ahead to the 2016 Havana Book Fair and publishing opportunities in Cuba.
|145||PW Radio 145: James McClintock and Best Books of 2015
Marine biologist James McClintock discusses his new book, 'A Naturalist Goes Fishing,' which combines fishing tales and ecological exploration. PW reviews director Louisa Ermelino introduces PW's Best Books of 2015.
|144||PW Radio 144: Alan Beatts of Borderlands Books and Publishing Demographics
Bookseller Alan Beatts explains how readers saved Borderlands Books. PW editorial director Jim Milliot reviews PW’s annual survey of publishing salaries and demographics.
|143||PW Radio 143: Jenny Lawson and the Frankfurt Book Fair
Author Jenny Lawson, aka the Bloggess, discusses her new book, 'Furiously Happy.' PW news director Rachel Deahl calls in from the Frankfurt Book Fair.
|142||PW Radio 142: Adrian Tomine
Author and illustrator Adrian Tomine discusses his new graphic collection, 'Killing and Dying.' PW bookselling editor Judith Rosen hits the highlights of bookstore events promoting YA books.
|141||PW Radio 141: David J. Peterson and Andrew Albanese
David J. Peterson, author of 'The Art of Language Invention,' tells us how new languages are made. PW senior writer Andrew Albanese gets ready for the Frankfurt Book Fair.
|140||PW Radio 140: Ron Stodghill and Calvin Reid
Ron Stodghill discusses his new book, 'Where Everybody Looks Like Me: At the Crossroads of America's Black Colleges and Culture.' PW senior news editor Calvin Reid explains why e-book subscription models may need to change.
|139||PW Radio Episode 139: Wil Haygood and Jim MIlliot
Wil Haygood, author of Showdown, discusses the contentious debate over Thurgood Marshall's nomination to the Supreme Court. PW editorial director Jim Milliot explores changes at the Authors Guild.
|138||PW Radio 138: H.G. "Buzz" Bissinger and Jim Milliot
H.G. "Buzz" Bissinger celebrates the 25th anniversary of 'Friday Night Lights;' PW editorial director Jim Milliot introduces some rising stars of the publishing industry.
|137||PW Radio 137: Elsa Hart and Rachel Deahl
Elsa Hart discusses her debut novel, 'Jade Dragon Mountain,' a mystery set in Qing Dynasty China. PW news director Rachel Deahl explains why everyone’s going wild for 'The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep.'
|136||PW Radio 136: Elisabeth Egan and Shannon Maughan
Elisabeth Egan, author of 'A Window Opens,' takes on women's midlife crises and the "chick lit" label. PW contributing editor Shannon Maughan chronicles the e-book revolution in schools.
|135||PW Radio 135: Ursula Vernon and Jim Milliot
Ursula Vernon, author of 'Harriet the Invincible,' explains why a cheeky hamster is the perfect princess. PW editorial director Jim Milliot recaps PW’s audiobook summit.
|134||PW Radio 134: William M. Arkin and Bryan Kinney
William M. Arkin, author of Unmanned, discusses “the illusion of perfect warfare.” PW marketing director Bryan Kinney highlights PW’s upcoming events.
|133||PW Radio Episode 133: Anil Ananthaswamy and Gabe Habash
Anil Ananthaswamy, author of The Man Who Wasn’t There, discusses the “strange new science of the self.” PW deputy reviews editor Gabe Habash highlights the season’s big debuts.
|132||PW Radio 132: Naomi Jackson and Rose Fox
Naomi Jackson, author of 'The Star Side of Bird Hill,' explores tales of Caribbean migration; PW senior reviews editor Rose Fox recaps the Romance Writers of America conference.
|131||PW Radio 131: Tim Weiner and Fall Children's Announcements
Tim Weiner, author of 'One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon,' explores President Nixon’s legacy. PW associate children’s books editor Natasha Gilmore hits the highlights of PW’s children’s fall announcements issue.
|130||PW Radio Episode 130: Tamara Winfrey-Harris and Jim Milliot
Tamara Winfrey-Harris, author of The Sisters Are Alright, discusses the obstacles Black women face in America; PW editorial director Jim Milliot surveys the conversations around Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman'.
|129||PW Radio 129: Jill Ciment and Amy Hempel
Jill Ciment and Amy Hempel, collaborating as A.J. Rich, discuss their mystery The Hand that Feeds You, and the woman who inspired them to write it; PW editorial director Jim Milliot previews Harper Lee’s novel 'Go Set a Watchman,' which goes on sale July 14.
|128||PW Radio 128: Nina George and Early Books
Nina George, author of 'The Little Paris Bookshop,' waxes poetic on love, loss, and bibliotherapy; PW editorial director Jim Milliot surveys the bestselling books from the first half of 2015.
|127||PW Radio 127: Mark Ribowsky and San Diego Comic-Con
Music historian Mark Ribowsky discusses his new books on Otis Redding and Lynyrd Skynyrd; PW comics reviews editor Heidi MacDonald previews San Diego Comic-Con.
|126||PW Radio 126: Eric Burns and ALA Preview
Eric Burns discusses his new book, '1920: The Year That Made the Decade Roar;' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese gives us a preview of ALA.
|125||PW Radio 125: Robert Sietsema and Bay Area Spotlight
Robert Sietsema, author of 'New York in a Dozen Dishes,' talks about eating his way around the city; PW writer Anisse Gross previews the Bay Area spotlight with a rundown of literary events and culture in and around San Francisco.
|124||PW Radio 124: Kate Bolick and BookCon
Kate Bolick, author of 'Spinster,' discusses how marriage and singlehood have changed in the past 150 years; PW editorial director Jim Milliot looks at the future of BookCon.
|123||PW Radio 123: BEA 2015
Special Book Expo America edition of PW Radio, with reports from PW senior correspondent Claire Kirch and PW editorial director Jim Milliot.
|122||PW Radio 122: Naomi Novik and Fan Fiction
Naomi Novik, author of 'Uprooted,' talks about fairy tales, computer programming, fan fiction, and more in a special double-length interview.
|121||PW Radio 121: Eugenia Cheng and Coloring Books
Mathematician and professor Eugenia Cheng explains 'How to Bake π: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics.' PW bookselling editor Judith Rosen introduces the hot new trend of coloring books for adults.
|120||PW Radio 120: Michael J. Martinez and Summer Reads
Returning guest Michael J. Martinez talks about wrapping up his Daedalus series with 'The Venusian Gambit.' PW deputy reviews editor Gabe Habash shares some of PW's top picks for summer.
|119||PW Radio 119: Eric Jerome Dickey and BEA Preview
Eric Jerome Dickey discusses his new erotic novel, 'One Night.' PW editorial director Jim Milliot gives us our first preview of Book Expo America 2015.
|118||PW Radio 118: Sabaa Tahir and Children’s Institute
Sabaa Tahir discusses her YA fantasy debut, 'An Ember in the Ashes.' Natasha Gilmore, PW associate editor for children’s books, reports on this year’s Children’s Institute.
|117||PW Radio 117: Ken Liu and IBPA Recap
Ken Liu discusses 'The Grace of Kings,' epic fantasy inspired by Chinese history and legends. PW editorial director Jim Milliot recaps the IBPA Publishing University conference.
|116||PW Radio 116: Mario Marazziti and AWP
Italian MP and activist Mario Marazziti explains the reasoning behind his new book, '13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty.' PW reviews editor Alex Crowley calls in from the AWP conference and book fair, a gathering for MFA programs and small presses.
|115||PW Radio 115: Jane Ashford and Bologna Book Fair
Jane Ashford talks about weaving the wit and glamor of Regency England into her new novel, 'Married to a Perfect Stranger.' PW children’s reviews editor John Sellers calls in from Italy to report on the Bologna Book Fair.
|114||PW Radio 114: Sara Forte and London Book Fair
To wrap up PW's cookbook month, food blogger and caterer Sara Forte discusses 'The Sprouted Kitchen Bowl and Spoon,' her new cookbook about one-dish meals. PW senior writer Andrew Albanese whets our appetites for the London Book Fair.
|113||PW Radio 113: Kabir Sehgal and April Nonfiction
On today’s show, Kabir Sehgal, author of 'Coined,' talks about how people make decisions about money. Then PW reviews editor Alex Crowley previews two hot nonfiction titles coming out in April.
|112||PW Radio 112: Cathy Erway and Cookbooks Month
March is cookbooks month at PW! Cathy Erway, author of 'The Food of Taiwan,' discusses combining recipes with a fascinating history lesson; PW writer Lela Nargi talks about the intersection of cookbooks and technology.
|111||PW Radio 111: Carrie Patel and Fast-Growing Small Presses
On today’s show, author Carrie Patel discusses her debut novel, 'The Buried Life,' a murder mystery set in a future that feels like the past. Then PW editorial director Jim Milliot previews the upcoming PW feature on fast-growing small presses.
|110||PW Radio 110: Kevin Sessums and Spirituality Books Preview
Kevin Sessums, author of 'I Left It on the Mountain,' talks about unexpected epiphanies and living a life of stillness. PW senior spirituality and religion editor Lynn Garrett previews forthcoming books on near-death experiences and spiritual practice.
|109||PW Radio 109: Richard Lange and Books After Jon Stewart
On today’s show, author Richard Lange discusses his new short fiction collection, 'Sweet Nothing.' Then PW news director Rachel Deahl looks at television and radio coverage of books in light of book champion Jon Stewart leaving the Daily Show.
|108||PW Radio 108: Naomi Baron and Best Audio Books
Author, educator, and researcher Naomi Baron talks about how economic pressures are driving the shift to digital reading. PW reviews editor Annie Coreno introduces 2014's best audio books.
|107||PW Radio 107: Joshua Davis and Children's Book Awards
Joshua Davis discusses 'Spare Parts,' the story of some talented and determined young roboticists. PW children’s reviews editor John Sellers introduces this year’s winners of the major children’s book awards.
|106||PW Radio 106: Greer Macallister and Winter Institute's Tenth Anniversary
Debut author Greer Macallister discusses her extensive research for her historical fiction debut, 'The Magician's Lie.' PW senior bookselling editor Judith Rosen celebrates the tenth anniversary of Winter Institute, where booksellers gather to meet authors and share ideas.
|105||PW Radio 105: Brandon Sanderson and Spring Books Preview
Bestselling fantasy author Brandon Sanderson talks about pitting ordinary humans against supervillains in his Reckoners series. PW reviews director Louisa Ermelino previews the most anticipated books of spring.
|104||PW Radio 104: Ilyasah Shabazz and Supporting Free Speech
Ilyasah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, describes how she turned her father’s childhood years into 'X: A Novel.' Then PW president George Slowik discusses PW’s efforts to support free speech following the attack on 'Charlie Hebdo.'
|103||PW Radio 103: Daniel Jose Older and Big Debuts of the Season
Daniel José Older, author of Half-Resurrection Blues and a musician and composer, talks about "the beautiful, painful ambiguity" of both music and fiction. PW deputy reviews editor Gabe Habash introduces some more exciting debut authors in a sneak peek of PW's upcoming First Fiction feature.
|102||PW Radio 102
Interviews from the PW Radio archive: Jeannie Lin explores romance and intrigue in Tang Dynasty China, and Shahan Mufti traces his family through the past and present of Pakistan.
|101||PW Radio 101
Interviews from the PW Radio archive: Jennifer Senior and Lori Duron discuss the joys and perils of parenting.
|100||PW Radio 100: Gay Talese
For episode #100, Gay Talese, author of The Bridge (just reissued for its 50th anniversary), gets to the heart of journalism: 'Show up. Be there. Testify.' Then PW editors Calvin Reid and Diane Patrick talk about ways to increase racial diversity in the publishing industry.
|99||PW Radio 99: Gilbert Hernandez
On today's show, powerhouse comics creator Gilbert Hernandez talks about blending punk and science fiction in his graphic stories. PW Select and BookLife Editor Adam Boretz discusses BookLife's Best Self-published Books for 2014 and provides some hot tips for indie authors.
|98||PW Radio 98
Interviews from the PW Radio archive, featuring Michael Paterniti and Dinaw Mengestu.
|97||PW Radio 97
Interviews from the PW Radio archive, featuring Beverly Jenkins and Paul Rosolie
|96||PW Radio 96: Joanna Bourne
On today’s show, author Joanna Bourne talks about combining romance, intrigue, and history in 'Rogue Spy.' PW news editors Calvin Reid and Clare Swanson recap the groundbreaking, controversial National Book Awards.
|95||PW Radio 95: Cory Doctorow
This week, author and activist Cory Doctorow, author of 'Information Doesn't Want to Be Free,' explains why the internet is an author's best friend. Then PW editorial director Jim Milliot brings us breaking news on a new deal between Amazon and Hachette.
|94||PW Radio 94: Rose Levy Beranbaum
On today’s show, author Rose Levy Beranbaum discusses 'The Baking Bible.' Then PW news editor Clare Swanson goes deeper into the world of cookbooks.
|93||PW Radio 93: Maira Kalman
Author and artist Maira Kalman discusses her new book, 'My Favorite Things.' PW reviews director Louisa Ermelino discusses PW's 2014 Top 10 Best Books.
|92||PW Radio 92: Scott Ian
On today's show, author Scott Ian discusses I'm the Man, his memoir about his years performing with Anthrax. Then Heidi MacDonald tells us about the French invasion in comics.
|91||PW Radio 91: Michaela DePrince
Ballerina Michaela DePrince talks about writing her memoir, 'Taking Flight,' with her mother. Calvin Reid recaps the hustle and bustle of New York Comic Con.
|90||PW Radio 90: Louise DeSalvo
Louise DeSalvo explains 'The Art of Slow Writing.' Then PW nonfiction reviews editor Annie Coreno brings in some exciting new books on technology.
|89||PW Radio 89: Jana Bommersbach
Author Jana Bommersbach discusses the history and myth of 'Cattle Kate: A Mystery.' PW religion reviews editor Marcia Z. Nelson provides a tour of the American Christian Fiction Writers conference.
|88||PW Radio 88: Joyce Carol Oates
On today's show, Joyce Carol Oates talks about editing the anthology 'Prison Noir.' PW poetry reviews editor Alex Crowley highlights some dark and beautiful poetry books for autumn.
|87||PW Radio 87: Justin Martin
Biographer Justin Martin discusses his new book, 'Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians.' PW reviews editor Mark Rotella explores an exciting Sicilian publishing initiative.
|86||PW Radio 86: Diane Ackerman
Author Diane Ackerman discusses her powerful new book, 'The Human Age.' PW children's reviews editor John Sellers highlights some under-the-radar kids' books for fall.
|85||PW Radio 85: Karen Abbott
Author Karen Abbott discusses her new American history book, 'Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy.' PW marketing Manager Bryan Kinney highlights some upcoming PW webcasts and events.
|84||PW Radio 84: Kara Braden
Author Kara Braden discusses her debut novel, 'The Longest Night.' Plus, PW senior reviews editor Peter Cannon previews some upcoming thrillers.
|83||PW Radio 83: Patrick Swenson
Author and editor Patrick Swenson discusses his debut novel, 'The Ultra Thin Man.' PW reviews director Louisa Ermelino explains what indie authors can expect when they submit books to PW.
|82||PW Radio 82: Gabriel Weston
On today's show, author Gabriel Weston discusses her debut novel, 'Dirty Work.' Then PW senior writer Andrew Albanese and news director Rachel Deahl dig into the latest goings-on with Amazon and Hachette.
|81||PW Radio 81: Rudy Rasmus
On today's show, author and pastor Rudy Rasmus discusses his new book, 'Love. Period.' PW senior news editor Calvin Reid comes back for the second half of his in-depth report on San Diego Comic-Con.
|80||PW Radio 80: Maximillian Potter
Maximillian Potter, author of 'Shadows in the Vineyard,' explores agricultural terrorism and the love of the land in Burgundy's famous wineries. PW senior news editor Calvin Reid hits the highlights of Comic-Con International in San Diego, including the Eisner Awards and some surprising news from Chuck Palahniuk.
|79||PW Radio 79: Sharona Muir
On today's show, author Sharona Muir discusses her new novel 'Invisible Beasts,' in which a woman discovers she has the rare ability to see unusual and mysterious creatures. Then PW editorial director Jim Milliot explains how changes at one book distributor could affect the entire publishing industry.
|78||PW Radio 78: Joseph Luzzi
Joseph Luzzi discusses his new memoir, 'My Two Italies.' PW VP Carl Pritzkat unveils PW’s new tool for indie authors.
|77||PW Radio 77: June Melby
June Melby discusses her new book, 'My Family and Other Hazards.' Nonfiction editor Mark Rotella previews some very tasty cookbooks.
|76||PW Radio 76: Paul Raeburn
On today’s show, author Paul Raeburn discusses his new book, 'Do Fathers Matter?' Then PW editorial director Jim Milliot provides a rundown of the largest global publishers.
|75||PW Radio 75: Ted Steinberg
On today's show, author Ted Steinberg discusses his new book about New York City's ecosystem, 'Gotham Unbound.' PW senior writer Andrew Albanese previews the upcoming American Library Association annual conference.
|74||PW Radio 74: Jim Butcher
Jim Butcher discusses the newest Dresden Files novel, 'Skin Game.' PW comics reviews editor Heidi MacDonald compares BookCon to comics conventions.
|73||PW Radio 73: Edward Lewis
Edward Lewis talks about his new memoir, 'The Man from Essence: Creating A Magazine For Black Women.' Deputy reviews editor Gabe Habash explores PW’s First Fiction feature.
|72||PW Radio 72: Sophie Jordan
Author Sophie Jordan discusses her sexy new novel, 'Tease.' Radio hosts Mark Rotella and Rose Fox give their first impressions of this year's Book Expo America.
|71||PW Radio 71: Kseniya Melnik
Kseniya Melnik talks about her debut short story collection, 'Snow in May.' PW co-editorial director Jim Milliot provides a preview of next week's Book Expo.
|70||PW Radio 70: Julia Dahl
Debut author Julia Dahl discusses her mystery novel, Invisible City. Craig Teicher, PW's director of digital operations, provides an exclusive look at PW's forthcoming MFA supplement.
|69||PW Radio 69: Bob Mankoff
Bob Mankoff talks about his illustrated memoir, "How About Never—Is Never Good for You?" PW mystery reviews editor Peter Cannon recaps the Edgar Awards.
|68||PW Radio Show 68: Mike Magner
Journalist Mike Magner discusses his military exposé, 'A Trust Betrayed.' PW religion reviews editor Marcia Z. Nelson recaps the Calvin College Festival of Faith and Writing.
|67||PW Radio 67: Dinaw Mengestu
Author Dinaw Mengestu discusses his new novel, 'All Our Names.' Then PW reviews editor Annie Coreno dishes on celebrity books and Brien McDonald gives an exclusive preview of the upcoming BookCon.
|66||PW Radio 66: Colman Andrews
Culinary columnist Colman Andrews discusses his new memoir, "My Usual Table: A Life in Restaurants." And PW Deputy Reviews Editor Gabe Habash gives a rundown of this year’s Pulitzer winners.
|65||PW Radio 65: Adam Begley
Adam Begley discusses his new biography, "Updike." Reviews editor Alex Crowley talks new poetry for PW's annual celebration of Poetry Month.
|64||PW Radio 64: Mireille Guiliano
Mireille Guiliano discusses her new book, "French Women Don’t Get Facelifts." PW senior reviews editor Peter Cannon provides an inside look at the politics of Sherlock Holmes fandom.
|63||PW Radio 63: Sarah Pinborough
Sarah Pinborough discusses her murder mystery, "Mayhem." Then PW senior news editor Rachel Deahl talks about which books will be hot at the London Book Fair.
|62||PW Radio 62: Phil Klay
Phil Klay discusses his new short story collection, "Redeployment." PW senior writer Andrew Albanese provides a preview of the upcoming London Book Fair.
|61||PW Radio Show 61: Helen Oyeyemi
Helen Oyeyemi discusses her newest novel, "Boy, Snow, Bird," and PW reviews editor Jessamine Chan investigates this season's standout true crime titles.
|60||PW Radio Show 60: Paul Rosolie
Paul Rosolie discusses his new book, "Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey Into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon." Plus, PW blogger and children's bookseller Josie Leavitt talks about why women buy books for young adults.
|59||PW Radio Show 59: Terry Frei
Terry Frei talks about his new book, "March 1939: Before the Madness." Plus, PW comics reviews editor Heidi MacDonald has the latest from the world of graphic novels.
|58||PW Radio Show 58: Alan Paul
Alan Paul discusses his new book, "One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band." Plus, PW reviews editor Rose Fox shares some exciting new Regency romance novels.
|57||PW Radio Show 57: Jeannie Lin
For Valentine's Day Jeannie Lin talks about her romance novels set in Tang Dynasty China; PW deputy reviews editor Gabe Habash highlights the most anticipated literary fiction of spring and summer.
|56||PW Radio Show 56: Joshua Max Feldman
Hosts Rose Fox and Mark Rotella talk with Joshua Max Feldman about his debut novel, "The Book of Jonah." Plus, PW news editor Clare Swanson discusses PW's new Meet the Editor article series.
|55||PW Radio Show 55: Jennifer Senior
Jennifer Senior tackles parenting issues in her new book "All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood," and PW children's book review editor John Sellers will highlight this seasons major children’s book awards celebrations.
|54||PW Radio Show 54: Lisa Unger
Hosts Rose Fox and Mark Rotella talk with Lisa Unger about her gripping new psychological thriller, "In the Blood." Plus, reviews director Louisa Ermelino previews PW's spring 2014 announcements issue.
|53||PW Radio Show 53: Alison Levine, Digital Book World Recap
We talk with Alison Levine about her new book, "On the Edge: The Art of High Impact Leadership." Plus, PW senior news editor Calvin Reid recaps the highlights of Digital Book World.
|52||PW Radio Show 52: Sara Eckel; the Big Library Stories of 2013
Hosts Rose Fox and Mark Rotella talk with Sara Eckel about her new book, "It’s Not You: 27 (Wrong) Reasons You’re Single." Plus, PW senior writer Andrew Albanese talks about the year's top library stories.
|51||PW Radio Show 51
Hosts Rose Fox and Mark Rotella talk about hopes for 2014 in publishing, and also with Scott Stossel about his forthcoming book, "My Age of Anxiety." Plus, PW co-editorial director Jim Milliot discusses the year’s top-selling books.
|50||PW Radio Show 50
Wendy Lesser tells us about her forthcoming book, Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books; PW reviews editor Alex Crowley quotes some of 2013's best science books.
|49||PW Radio Show 49
We talk with Sam Wasson about 'Fosse,' his biography of the legendary choreographer and dancer; PW reviews editor Jessamine Chan tells us about some forthcoming books about books. Also, we celebrate PW Radio's first birthday!
|48||PW Radio Show 48
We talk with M.L. Buchman about his new military romance novel, 'Take Over at Midnight'; PW senior reviews editor Peter Cannon tells us about Martin Gardner’s posthumously published autobiography.
|47||PW Radio Show 47
James Dashner talks about his novel, 'The Eye of Minds'; PW news editor Clare Swanson recaps the National Book Awards ceremony and winners.
|46||PW Radio Show 46
We talk with Charles Palliser about 'Rustication,' his first novel since 1999. PW children’s reviews editor John Sellers sets the stage for next week's National Book Awards.
|45||PW Radio Show 45
We talk with Candy Chang about her art project and book, 'Before I Die'; PW reviews director Louisa Ermelino gives us a behind-the-scenes look at PW’s 2013 Best Books list.
|44||PW Radio Show 44
We talk with poet Lindsay Hill about his incredible first novel 'Sea of Hooks.' PW comics reviews editor Heidi MacDonald celebrates Halloween with a retrospective of horror comics.
|43||PW Radio Show 43
We talk with Carla Kaplan about her book 'Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance,' plus PW audio reviews editor Adam Boretz tells us about some hot new audiobook releases.
|42||PW Radio Show 42
We talk with Brandon Stanton about his amazing photo project, 'Humans of New York,' plus PW co-editorial director Jim Milliot reveals the results of PW’s 2013 salary survey.
|41||PW Radio Show 41
We talk with Shahan Mufti about his first book, 'The Faithful Scribe,' which draws parallels between his family's history and the past and present of Pakistan. Plus, PW senior bookselling editor Judith Rosen brings us the news from recent trade shows for booksellers.
|40||PW Radio Show 40
PW Radio host Rose Fox talks about editing a forthcoming anthology, 'Long Hidden,' and PW nonfiction reviews editor Jessamine Chan suggests gift books for the upcoming holiday season.
|39||PW Radio Show 39
We talk with Carnegie Medal winner Patrick Ness about his new book, 'More Than This,' plus PW religion reviews editor Marcia Z. Nelson reports on the American Christian Fiction Writers conference in Indianapolis.
|38||PW Radio Show 38
Luke Barr remembers the life of his great aunt M.F.K. Fisher in his book 'Provence, 1970.' Plus, PW poetry editor Craig Teicher talks about National Book Awards and the poetry long list, and fiction reviews editor Gabe Habash highlights the big literary fiction titles publishing this month.
|37||PW Radio Show 37
Al Jourgensen, frontman of the band Ministry, discusses his new book, 'Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen.' PW senior reviews editor Peter Cannon tells us about his trip to Necronomicon, a convention dedicated to horror author H.P Lovecraft.
|36||PW Radio Show 36
We talk with Lori Duron about her new book, 'Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son'; PW co-editorial director Jim Milliot tells us about recently released profit numbers from six (soon to be five) publishers.
|35||PW Radio Show 35
We talk with Mark I. Pinsky about his forthcoming book, Met Her on the Mountain: A Forty-Year Quest to Solve the Appalachian Cold-Case Murder of Nancy Morgan; PW reviews editor Annie Coreno chats with us about LibraryReads, a new website that lists the top ten new books recommended by librarians across the country.
|34||PW Radio Show 34
Author Deborah Meyler talks about her novel 'The Bookstore,' and PW's co-editorial director Michael Coffey discusses the letters and works of J.F. Powers.
|33||PW Radio Show 33
We talk with Rose George about her new book, 'Ninety Percent of Everything'; PW senior news editor Rachel Deahl tells us about the implications of the Penguin/Random House merger.
|32||PW Radio Show 32
Michael J. Martinez describes the long path to publication for his first novel, The Daedalus Incident, which combines 18th-century naval exploration with science fiction; PW nonfiction reviews editor Alex Crowley gives us an overview of recent books about how, when, and why people have sex.
|31||PW Radio Show 31
Michael Paterniti discusses his book "The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese," and PW children's book review editor John Sellers highlights this summer's movie tie-ins.
|30||PW Radio Show 30
Stephanie Evanovich talks about her debut novel "Big Girl Panties," and PW's comics reviews editor Heidi MacDonald gives us the low-down on San Diego Comic-Con.
|29||PW Radio Show 29
We talk with author Chuck Wendig about having two new novels out at once, teaching writing, and the joys and terrors of social media for writers; PW senior editor Mark Rotella gives us a preview of the fall's top books about music and musicians.
|28.5||PW Radio Special Edition: The Apple Price-Fixing Verdict
PW senior writer Andrew Richard Albanese and senior news editor Calvin Reid discuss the implications of Apple being found guilty of conspiring to fix the price of e-books -- for Apple, the industry, and consumers.
|28||PW Radio Show 28
Reverend Maggie Oman Shannon discusses her new book, 'Crafting Calm: Projects and Practices for Creativity and Contemplation,' and PW religion reviews editor Marcia Nelson talks about the big religion books of fall.
|27||PW Radio Show 27
Robert T. Kiyosaki tells us 'Why "A" Students Work for "C" Students (and "B" Students Work for the Government),' and PW senior writer Andrew Albanese discusses his new book, 'The Battle of $9.99,' about the recent e-book price-fixing lawsuit.
|26||PW Radio Show 26
We talk with Jeffrey Selingo, author of 'College (Un)bound,' about the future of higher education; PW features editor Dick Donahue takes us through some hot forthcoming arts and entertainment books.
|25||PW Radio Show 25
We take a call from Rod Dreher, author of 'The Little Way of Ruthie Leming: A Southern Girl, a Small Town and the Secret of a Good Life,' and PW reviews editor Alex Crowley joins us for his regular review of interesting titles from small presses.
|24||PW Radio Show 24
Robert K. Tanenbaum, a former Manhattan Assistant District Attorney, discusses 'Echoes of My Soul,' a fascinating work of true crime; PW reviews editor Jessamine Chan reviews some useful new books for parents of older children.
|23||PW Radio Show 23
We chat with Suzanne Corkin, author of the fascinating new medical biography 'Permanent Present Tense,' and PW co-editorial director Michael Coffey provides a preview of Book Expo America, the biggest American book show of the year.
|22||PW Radio Show 22
Bestselling young adult author Rick Yancey talks about his new novel, 'The 5th Wave'; PW reviews editor (and PW Radio co-host) Rose Fox covers other recent and forthcoming science fiction, fantasy, and horror.
|21||PW Radio Show 21
Charlaine Harris talks about wrapping up the Sookie Stackhouse series, which inspired the HBO series 'True Blood.' PW reviews editor Sam Slaton discusses an array of mental health books that explore the impact of the new DSM V.
|20||PW Radio Show 20
Bestselling thriller author John Sandford joins us to discuss his latest novel, 'Silken Prey,' and PW mystery/thriller reviews editor Peter Cannon provides an overview of other big thriller titles.
|19||PW Radio Show 19
Ellen Sussman talks about her book 'The Paradise Guest House.' Then PW deputy reviews editor Mike Harvkey talks about some other interesting novels coming out this summer.
|18||PW Radio Show 18
PW talks with bestselling novelist Jayne Ann Krentz, who's written over 120 books under a variety of names. Then senior editor Mark Rotella talks about what's hot in the field of nonfiction about music.
|17||PW Radio Show 17
Gary May discusses 'Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy,' and senior news editor Andrew Albanese calls in from the London Book Fair.
|16||PW Radio Show 16
Today we'll be celebrating Poetry Month by talking with Paul Hoover, editor of the 'Norton Anthology of Postmodern American Poetry.' Then PW poetry reviews editor Craig Teicher will talk about some intriguing books in the poetry field.
|15||PW Radio Show 15
NPR host Ophira Eisenberg talks about her hilarious memoir 'Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy.' Then PW reviews editor Alex Crowley will join for a look at great new books from independent publishers and university presses.
|14||PW Radio Show 14
Lee Woodruff talks about her novel 'Those We Love Most' and PW children's book editor John Sellers calls in from Italy, where the 50th annual Bologna Children’s Book Fair is underway.
|13||PW Radio Show 13
Literay agent Jason Allen Ashlock talks about the back-room book deals that are shaping the book publishing industry, and deputy reviews editor Mike Harvkey looks ahead at the big books of the spring.
|12||PW Radio Show 12
Author Bruce Feiler shares 'The Secrets of Happy Families,' and Mark Rotella reports on the Paris Cookbook Festival.
|11||PW Radio Show 11
Beverly Jenkins talks about her new historical romance novel 'Destiny’s Embrace,' and Calvin Reid, PW's senior news editor gives the rundown on upcoming books by and about African Americans.
|10||PW Radio Show 10
Magazine editor Brian White explains how he crowdfunded fiction magazine Fireside, and PW senior news editor Calvin Reid provides a live report from the Tools of Change conference.
|9||PW Radio Show 9
Paul Elie talks about 'Reinventing Bach,' and PW children's/YA reviews editor John Sellers recaps the Newbery and Caldecott awards.
|8||PW Radio Show 8
Alan Beatts, owner of San Francisco's Borderlands Books, explains how independent bookstores can survive the e-book era, and PW reviews editor Jessamine Chan goes over fabulous fashion books.
|7||PW Radio Show 7
PW senior bookselling editor Judith Rosen talks about how the nation's independent bookstores are weathering the economic storm, and PW news editor Gabe Habash reports from the Digital Book World Conference & Expo.
|6||PW Radio Show 6
Jeff Kinney talks about the origins of his most recent Wimpy Kid book, and PW reviews editor Sam Slaton goes over recent military nonfiction and history titles.
|5||PW Radio Show 5
TIME's Lev Grossman discusses how "best books" lists are put together, and PW senior writer Andrew Albanese recaps the anti-trust lawsuit against Apple and several major publishers.
|4||PW Radio Show 4
A recap of PW's Best Books list for 2012 and interview with Scott Heimendinger, director of applied research for the Modernist Cuisine cookbooks.
|3||PW Radio Show 3
Peter F. Hamilton calls in from London to give the inside story of his science fiction murder mystery, 'Great North Road,' and PW fiction reviews editor Mike Harvkey talks about fiction bestsellers.
|2||PW Radio Show 2
Chris Ware talks about the story behind his epic graphic novel, 'Building Stories,' and PW senior news editor Calvin Reid covers other recent graphic novels and comics.
|1||PW Radio Show 1
Our inaugural show! Eloisa James talks about her historical romances based on fairy tales, and PW children's/YA reviews editor John Sellers covers holiday gift books for kids.