Last Week’s Top Reviews

The most popular reviews on last week were...


Electric Arches


I Laffed Till I Cried: Thirty-Six Years of Marriage to Jerry Lewis


Heaven Is All Goodbyes


The Sinner


Daring to Hope: Finding God’s Goodness in the Broken and the Beautiful

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Our picks for books of the week include a fantasy anthology, a legal thriller, and novels from Claire Messud and Patrick Modiano.

Children’s Bookshelf

After the validity of its sales were called into question, the New York Times dropped Handbook for Mortals by Lani Sarem from its YA bestseller list.

BookLife Report

We check in with Jane Alvey Harris, a finalist for last year’s BookLife Prize in the YA category.

Religion BookLine

New approaches to age-old questions about marriage and parenting.

Global Rights Report

A Norwegian middle grade novel, the latest from a Danish bestseller, and a novel by an Algerian author are all generating buzz.

PW Daily

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Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese discusses who’s up and who’s down in this year’s rankings of the world’s largest publishers, and offers an update on a court case that could open the door to a used e-book market.

More to Come

Taking note of the latest convention news, the More to Come crew visits Flame Con, Brooklyn’s popular LGBTQ comics convention, and Heidi MacDonald checks up on Boston Comic Con.

PW Radio

Author David Handler discusses his new novel, The Girl with Kaleidoscope Eyes. And PW contributing editor Judith Rosen reports on hot books from small presses.



The Flying Pig Bookstore hosted a fund-raiser centered around Tanya Lee Stone’s book Girl Rising to highlight the importance of girls’ education.