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From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Harlan Coben, author of Don’t Let Go, shares five writing tips.

Children’s Bookshelf

How YA authors use (or don’t use) Twitter to talk about politics.

BookLife Report

79 titles advance to the quarterfinals for this year’s BookLife Prize.

Religion BookLine

Books about conscious living aim to awaken readers to greater spiritual and inner awareness.

Global Rights Report

Hot titles at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair will include David Lynch’s memoir, an update on Cinderella, and a Lionel Shriver short story collection.

PW Daily

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Week Ahead

In honor of Banned Books Week, PW senior writer Andrew Albanese looks at the latest trends in book challenges identified by the ALA.

More to Come

Calvin Reid visits the Small Press Expo in Washington, D.C., to interview Emil Ferris, creator of the surprise hit graphic novel My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, and Warren Bernard, the show’s executive director.

PW Radio

Author Chris Harris discusses his new book, I’m Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups. And PW adult books director Louisa Ermelino previews PW’s holiday gift guide.



Great first lines from books published this year.

Author Q&A

PW chats with Harvard professor Danielle Allen about her new book, Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A., which tells the story of her cousin Michael Alexander Allen, who was incarcerated at age 15.