Choosing Words Carefully: PW Talks to Bryan A. Garner, Author of 'Garner’s Modern English Usage'

PW caught up with the famous lexicographer to talk about the recently published Fifth Edition of his essential guide—and his lifelong fascination with the English language. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Anxious Authority: PW Talks with Jeremy Leon Hance

In ‘Baggage’ (HCI, Oct.), environmental journalist Hance conveys what it’s like to travel with severe anxiety and OCD. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Millennials, Modernization, and the Mormon Church: PW Talks to Jana Riess

Religion columnist Riess explores how changing behaviors and a ‘crisis of belief’ among millennials is impacting the LDS Church in her new book, ‘The Next Mormons.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spreading the Word About Diverse Books: 'PW' Talks with Marley Dias

We spoke with activist Dias and asked her to reflect on her activism and publishing journey so far, and to share some of her future goals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beyond Napa: PW Talks with ‘Around the World in Eighty Wines’ Author Mike Veseth

An economics professor takes a global journey through the world of wine, with stops in Syria, Lebanon, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women and Food: PW Talks with ‘What She Ate’ Author Laura Shapiro

In 'What She Ate' (Viking, July), the culinary historian looks at six notable women, including Dorothy Wordsworth and Helen Gurley Brown, and their relationships with food. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Slow Food the Fast Way: PW Talks with ‘Impatient Foodie’ Author Elettra Weidemann

Food blogger Elettra Wiedemann discusses her new book, 'Impatient Foodie,' in which she aims to give home cooks shortcuts to the slow-food lifestyle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Founder of Just-Launched Authors Alliance Talks to PW

PW contributing editor Peter Brantley talks with UC Berkeley law professor Pamela Samuelson, founding member of a new author advocacy group, the Authors Alliance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Talks with John Ortberg: The Care and Feeding of a Soul

John Ortberg’s mentor, Dallas Willard, inspired him to write a book on the proper care and feeding of the soul. Through their conversations, Ortberg captured the wisdom imparted before he died, making the book “a kind of Tuesdays with Willard." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Select Fall 2011: E-Book Master Class: PW Talks with Joshua Tallent

If self-publishing is a major part of the future of the publishing business, then its most uncharted region, and the frontier of greatest possibility, is digital self-publishing, where authors can make their own names and sell infinite numbers of books with the help of a handful of increasingly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadians aren't big on talking openly about class. This author says that needs to change

Toronto Star books editor Deborah Dundas says that even though class divisions exist in Canada, we don't talk about them openly. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-05-27 08:00:00 UTC ]
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A Christian Threat: PW Talks with David P. Gushee

In 'Defending Democracy from Its Christian Enemies' (Eerdmans, Oct.), professor of Christian ethics David P. Gushee argues that democracies across the world are under threat from an antidemocratic movement among some Christians. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Life-Changing Books for Every Reader: PW Talks with Laura Schreiber

The executive editor at Union Square & Co. looks to nurture the work of both debut and seasoned authors. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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From 'The Office' to the Page: PW Talks with Rainn Wilson

We spoke with Wilson, who played Dwight Shrute on the NBC sitcom 'The Office', about 'Soul Boom: Why We Need a Spiritual Revolution' (Hachette Go, Apr.), a profound, humorous, reflective look at faith and spirituality. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ridiculous Magic: PW Talks with Stacey Lee

The new middle grade fantasy Winston Chu vs. the Whimsies offers a mix of magic and Chinese folklore. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Renouncing the American Gospel: 'PW' Talks to David Platt

David Platt is following up on his 2010 bestselling ‘Radical—’ a critique of the role Christianity plays in the American culture—with an indictment of the American gospel, which he defines as a prioritization of “comfort, power, politics, and prosperity.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Making of ‘Tephlon Funk’: PW Talks with Stephane Metayer

'PW' talks with Stephane Metayer about the making of 'Tephlon Funk!,' a fast-paced paranormal adventure graphic novel set in the Queensbridge housing projects in New York City in the 1990s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Love for Women: PW Talks to Beth Moore

Beth Moore, a Bible teacher whose books have sold over 17.5 million copies since 1994, is telling the story of her life in ‘All My Knotted Up Life’—the first book since announcing her split from the Southern Baptist denomination in 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Salvation is Showing Up: PW Talks to Lenny Duncan

Activist and former pastor Lenny Duncan discusses a personal transformation as well as a spiritual call to action for others in their third book, 'Dear Revolutionaries' (Broadleaf, Feb.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Picture Book Biographies of Authors to Show Kids How to Use Their Words

These picture book biographies of authors, including John Ronald's Dragons: The Story of J.R.R. Tolkien, show children how they can use their words to describe their inner and outer worlds. Continue reading at Book Riot

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