- Modern Art Explorer: Discover the Stories Behind Famous Artworks
This insouciant guide to pieces from Paris’s Centre Pompidou—“this huuuge modern building covered in brightly colored pipes” that features “no old stuff”—focuses on 30 works, each reproduced in the text.
- The On-Sale Calendar: February 2021
Martin’s Press, $28.99; ISBN 978-1-250-27086-3).The Four Winds: A Novel by Kristin Hannah (St.Martin’s Press, $28.99; ISBN 978-1-250-17860-2).Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon by Colin Bryar and Bill Carr (St.
- The Last Queen: Elizabeth II's Seventy Year Battle to Save the House of Windsor
Irving puts his mark on a familiar story with his confident assessments and insider perspective on the British press.
- Differentiating and Diversifying Early Readers: A BookFest @ Bank Street Panel
Henkes said the Penny books have progressed, gradually becoming more complex, with longer time spans covered and additional settings in Penny’s world.
- This Week's Bestsellers: October 19, 2020
Bestselling cookbook authors: they’re just like us.THE TOWER OF NERO Rick Riordan #1 Children’s Fiction, #3 overall Riordan concludes his Trials of Apollo series with this fifth volume, which also caps off the story of contemporary demigod Percy Jackson, who first appeared in 2005’s The Lightni
Mason front-loads the novel with tedious exposition, but the story gains traction once the excessive background information has been covered, reading like a cinematic sibling of The Island of Doctor Moreau.
- His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: An Illustrated Biography
Tethong also covers the Dalai Lama’s relationships with prominent figures including former Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and how they have broadened his outlook beyond Tibet.
- Seasonal Adjustments: Fall 2.0
., the balance sheet tells a powerful story of the pandemic and points to a way forward.
- Looking for Today’s Latinx: PW talks with Paola Ramos
PW caught up with Ramos while she was covering the presidential election in Arizona.What inspired you to write this book?
- The Echo Wife
Gailey’s story unspools as a series of dark reveals that leave both the characters and the audience reeling.
- You Can't Judge a Body by Its Cover: 17 Women's Stories of Hunger, Body Shame, and Redemption
“This is not another weight-loss guide,” Bedrick writes, instead presenting the stories of 17 women impacted “by the forces of sexism, misogyny, and shame,” and how they “dropped the shame that bound them to a self-abusing lens about their bodies.”
- In Brief: October 15, 2020
Colfer also shared the cover for his forthcoming book, Goldilocks: Wanted Dead or Alive (June 2021), a graphic novel from The Land of Stories.
- A Kabbalah of Food: Stories, Teachings, Recipes
For example, Hecht repeats the story of a husband chastised at a Shabbat dinner for not covering the challah before the wine blessing and argues the reprimand was counter to the spirit of the tradition.
- PW Star Watch 2020: Honorees
But, as a member of a self-described “artistic family that loves to read,” an internship in Penguin’s cover art department seemed ideal.
- Courting Misfortune
Full of colorful characters and unexpected twists, Jennings’s entertaining story is her best yet.