We’re launching our Best Books feature in this issue, with coverage kicking off on the cover,
which features Colson Whitehead, whose Underground Railroad was one of the most-talked-about
novels of the year, and continuing on p. 18, where you’ll find our top- 10 picks for the year, and
another 140 titles across multiple categories, for both adult and young readers. Check out our
Web feature for more, including profiles of and interviews with some of our Best Books authors.
This week’s best new books.
It’s a great time to be a
bossy baby: we get the
scoop on the Boss Baby
movie and picture book
Talking with megaselling Christian-fiction
author Karen Kingsbury.
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Which books are getting snapped up across
the globe? Check out our latest roundup of
international hot book properties.
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Chef Nancy Silverton
discusses her new
cookbook, Mozza at
Home: More than
Recipes for Relaxed,
Family-Style Entertaining (Knopf),
which was one of
our best books of
2016. Plus, PW
editor Gabe Habash goes behind
the scenes on this year’s Best
A bookseller offers her favorite opening lines
for middle grade and young adult novels
published so far this year.
PW senior writer Andrew Albanese on the
sudden ouster of U.S. Register of Copyrights
Maria Pallante, and what it means, and
doesn’t mean, for the future of copyright.
More to Come
Heidi MacDonald talks to Best American
Comics series editor Bill Kartalopoulos
about this year’s edition, guest editor
Roz Chast, the evolution of short graphic
fiction, and how selections for the book
The most-read review on
publishersweekly.com last week
was Difficult Women by Roxane
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