PW’s London Book Fair Coverage

Going to the London Book Fair? Whether you are or not, you can keep up to date on everything happening in London with PW’s extensive coverage. We’ll be publishing the London Show Daily every day of the fair. Pick up a copy for free at Olympia, or read it online, or in our app (available in the iTunes or Google Play store). And of course we’ll have ongoing coverage on the website.

If you’re at the show, come visit us at booth 6C73.

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Sesquipedalian and other obscure words you should use more often, as suggested by Kory Stamper, author of Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries.

Children’s Bookshelf

Talking with Brat Pack star and newly minted YA novelist Andrew McCarthy, whose novel Just Fly Away lands at the end of March.

Religion Bookline

Abingdon signs a book of devotions written for Hillary Clinton during her presidential campaign.

Global Rights Report

A look at the breakout success of Chinese bestseller The Story of Tencent.

BookLife Report

The second annual BookLife Prize is open for submissions and has a new category for autobiography and memoir.

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The most-read review on last week was The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler.


Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese talks about Jane Friedman’s departure from Open Road, the company she cofounded, and why it feels like a notable moment in e-book history.

More to Come

A discussion of our recent comics retailing survey with writer Shannon O’Leary, Terence Irvins of Kinokuniya Books, and Peter Dolan of ComicsPro, the comics retailer trade association.

PW Radio

Mark Kurlansky discusses his new book, Havana: A Subtropical Delirium. PW contributing editor Clare Swanson dishes on spring cookbooks.



The beautiful genius of “brilliantly simple” picture books.