- Lisa Scottoline Heads to Rome in Her New Novel
One semester covered the literature of the Holocaust.
- PW’s Most-Read Comics Stories of 2020
An Anti-racist graphic novel reading list in tribute to the memory of George Floyd, the impact of the pandemic on comics retail, the loss of comics conventions and festivals, and the rise in popularity of digital comics for the mobile generation, are among the topics covered in the most-
- Cover Reveal: 'Pax, Journey Home'
The first cover was just amazing.
- Cover Reveal: 'The Hawthorne Legacy'
The cover is revealed here for the first time in a PW exclusive.
- In Search of the Color Purple: The Story of Alice Walker's Masterpiece
The novel became the first work by a Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and Tillet recounts the novel’s history, covering the controversy it stirred up when published, notably for its “use of a black dialect and its celebration of lesbianism.”
- Hawking Hawking: The Selling of a Scientific Celebrity
Seife covers Hawking’s education at Cambridge University, his first wife Jane’s memoirs, and tabloid coverage of his “sexual outings in California.”
- Killer Triggers
His Colorado cowboy cop humor and compassionate voice help make the dark stories he tells easier to bear.
- It's Kind of a Cheesy Love Story
Even the local news covered her birth on a pizza parlor ladies’ room floor, and “no one grows out of anything in a small town”—especially when she takes a job at the Hot ’N Crusty to cover gas, car insurance, and her fancy friend group’s weekend shopping trips.
- S&S Acquires New and Classic Works from Anita Lobel
“It has been so wonderful making books and sharing stories with Anita,” she said.
- Q & A with Nikki Grimes
It’s always the single story.
- A Picture Book Celebration of Black Lives
He has two children, ages eight and six, and wanted a story for them, especially after a conversation with a colleague who urged him to find stories that would tell them about their history.
- Built Together
The bare-bones story doesn’t cover new ground, but readers who appreciate the author’s TV show will warm to its laudable message of inclusivity and the way that families can be built: one kind, welcoming act at a time.
- Kristin Hannah's Next Heroine Is Just Like You
The question was, who did she want to tell the story?
- Children's Publishers Choose Their Favorite Reads of 2020
The book was powerful and beautifully written, with memorable characters and a gorgeous cover.
- New Kids' and YA Books: Weeks of December 28, 2020 and January 4, 2021
Here we round up new and forthcoming children’s titles including a story about a boy and his clothes, a picture book about the perfect pet, a wintry middle grade novel, a book about birds, and more.