Last week’s Top Reviews

The most-read reviews on last week were...

A Simple Favor

Something in the Water

How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them

The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London

A Bite-Sized History of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Lillian Li, author of Number One Chinese Restaurant and a bookseller at Ann Arbor’s Literati bookstore, on indie bookstores, authors, and how important they are for each other.

Children’s Bookshelf

Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer teams up with coauthor Andrew Donkin and illustrator Giovanni Rigano for Illegal, a graphic novel about undocumented immigrants.

BookLife Report

Scott Brick speaks about the rise of indie audiobooks.

PW Radio

In this show from the archives, we interview powerhouse comics creator Gilbert Hernandez.


Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese looks at how Tor’s changes to the way it sells e-books to U.S. libraries has sparked outrage among librarians.

More to Come

From San Diego Comic-Con, Calvin Reid interviews Max Allan Collins about adapting Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer into a graphic novel and talks with Gary Thompson, lead editor of Dead Reckoning, the new graphic novel imprint of Naval Institute Press; and Heidi MacDonald interviews Mad magazine’s Bill Morrison about turning the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine into a graphic novel.