The Stories Keep Coming: PW Talks with Lauraine Snelling

Novelist Lauraine Snelling has authored 80 books since she began her writing career in 1982, has more than two million books in print, and has just published the first in her fifth historical series set among Norwegian immigrants to North Dakota, where her mother was born and raised: “Strong women are my forte.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Second Coming of ‘Second Coming’: PW Talks with Mark Russell

PW talks to comics writer Mark Russell about his controversial graphic novel 'Second Coming' (with art by Richard Pace), the story of Jesus Christ returning to earth, this time with Earth's mightiest superhero as his roommate. The trade paperback collection was published this month by Ahoy Comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Cookbook Love Story: PW Talks to the ‘Honey & Co.’ Husband and Wife Duo

The owners of London's Honey & Co. on food, what makes a good cookbook, and plans for bringing their own cookbook stateside. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Talks with Gustav Niebuhr: The Story of an Unknown Hero

In his new book, 'Lincoln's Bishop,' former New York Times religion correspondent Gustav Niebuhr tells the compelling tale of Henry Benjamin Whipple, who spoke out loudly against injustice toward Native Americans during the 19th century. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Same Sex, Different Story: PW Talks with Rodger Streitmatter

Just as president Obama comes out in favor of gay marriage, a new book takes a close look at American same sex couples, from Walt Whitman to Greta Garbo to Jasper Johns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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The Changing Ecosystem of Learning: PW Talks to Macmillan Learning GM Susan Winslow

Macmillan Learning general manager Susan Winslow explains how the textbook publishers of yesterday are transforming into cutting-edge digital platforms focused on student success, and what the Covid-19 crisis is revealing about the future of learning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mutual Respect: PW Talks with Marilyn Gist

Gist interviews a dozen CEOs who she says achieved success while keeping their egos in check in 'The Extraordinary Power of Leader Humility' (Berrett-Koehler, Sept.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tectonic Shifts: PW Talks with Bob Davis

In ‘Superpower Showdown’ (Harper Business, June), Davis and coauthor Lingling Wei examine how U.S.-China relations deteriorated to the point of impasse just as cooperation between the world’s two largest economies has become more urgent than ever. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Radical Kindness: PW talks with Ashlee Eiland

In ‘Human(Kind)’ Ashlee Eiland draws on her experiences as a black woman as well as her extensive Biblical knowledge to advocate for a radical kindness and unity that can appeal to people from all backgrounds and from across the aisle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Appetites: PW talks with Molly Wizenberg

In ‘The Fixed Stars’ (Abrams), Wizenberg, who first gained prominence as the food blogger behind ‘Orangette,’ charts new territory, professionally and personally. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Gratitude as a Way of Life: PW Talks with Galen Guengerich

Guengerich, a senior minister at New York City’s Unitarian Church of All Souls, sets out to create a modern template for spirituality based on gratitude in 'The Way of Gratitude: A New Spirituality for Today' (Random House, June). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hold on to your Nebulas: Ken Liu’s short stories are coming to TV.

Ken Liu, the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of more acclaimed SFF short stories than you can shake a futuristic stick at, will soon be bringing his expansive imagination to the small screen. As Publishers Marketplace announced earlier today, AMC has acquired the rights to the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Great Expectations: PW Talks with Pippa Park

We sat down for a one-on-one chat with Pippa Park, the heroine of Erin Yun's debut middle-grade novel, Pippa Park Raises Her Game. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Breathing New Life into Old Books: PW Talks with 'The Booksellers' Director D.W. Young

We spoke to the director of a new documentary on the world of antiquarian bookselling about how the movie came about, what the future of the rare book world looks like to him, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The End of Fante Bukowski: PW talks with Noah Van Sciver

Cartoonist Noah Van Sciver and Fantagraphics have teamed up to publish 'The Complete Works of Fante Bukowski', a hardcover compilation, and tongue-in-cheek tribute, to the self-proclaimed literary genius. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Showtime at the Apollo: PW Talks with James Otis Smith

Abrams ComicArts will release a trade paperback edition of Ted Fox's graphic nonfiction work 'Showtime at the Apollo: The Epic Tale of Harlem’s Legendary Theater,' on February 25. The book's comics artist and designer discusses his role in creating the book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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WI15: Writing About Love—and Dogs: PW Talks with Jennifer Finney Boylan

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with Jennifer Finney Boylan, who will discuss gender and resistance with Parul Sehgal, 'New York Times' book critic, on Thursday, January 23. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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WI15: Preserving African-American Writings: PW Talks with W. Paul Coates

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with W. Paul Coates, who will participate in a keynote panel entitled “Bookselling and Liberation: Black Bookstores in America, from the ’60s to the Present” on Friday, January 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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WI15: Unearthing the Roots of Racism: PW Talks with Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

In this conversations with featured speakers, PW checks in with Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, who will discuss Stamped at a panel on Friday, January 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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