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  • Alternate Worlds, Alternate Selves: PW Talks with Blake Crouch

    Crouch's new SF Thriller delves into a world where quantum physics has made interdimensional transfer possible.

  • The Truth about Patriots and Traitors: PW Talks to Nathaniel Philbrick

    In Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, And The Fate Of The American Revolution, National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick explores the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.

  • Alain de Botton Relfects Upon the Course of Love

    In his second novel, the philosopher Alain de Botton reflects upon the nature of love and the course of romantic love under the pressures of a couple's average existence.

  • American Slave Hunter: PW Talks with Ben Winter

    In Winters’s 'Underground Airlines,' a black bounty hunter pursues runaway slaves in an alternate contemporary America where slavery remains legal in four states.

  • Q & A with Andrea Portes

    Andrea Portes is the author of adult and YA novels, most recently, 'The Fall of Butterflies.'

  • Four Questions for...Harriet Tubman Biographer, Catherine Clinton

    Last week, it was announced that Harriet Tubman will grace U.S. $20 bills in the future. Her biographer, Catherine Clinton, talks to PW about Tubman's life and times, and why she deserves to be commemorated on the $20 bill.

  • Q & A with Firoozeh Dumas

    Humorist Firouzeh Dumas, author of two bestselling memoirs about growing up as an Iranian immigrant in America, now mines her childhood in her debut middle-grade novel, 'It Ain't So Awful, Falafel.'

  • Resisting Simplification: PW Talks with Guy Gavriel Kay

    In "Children of Earth and Sky," Kay takes readers back to a vivid alternate historical fantasy world during its Renaissance, with a large, international cast of characters caught up in plots in which intrigue rules the day.

  • Everyone Was a Survivor: PW Talks with Terry Roberts

    Roberts sets "That Bright Land" against the tense backdrop of the post–Civil War South.

  • Q & A with N.D. Wilson

    This week, N.D. Wilson launches a new series, Outlaws of Time, a middle grade time-travel adventure set in the American West.

  • Q & A with Frances Hardinge

    Earlier this year when Frances Hardinge learned that her novel, 'The Lie Tree,' had won the Costa Award for the best children's book published in the U.K. in 2015, she was overjoyed.

  • Charming Enigma: PW Talks with Joanna Ebenstein

    Ebenstein, cofounder of Brooklyn's Morbid Anatomy Museum, explores the allure of a female wax figure created in 18th-century Florence in 'The Anatomical Venus.'

  • A New Take on the Old West: PW Talks with J. Todd Scott

    DEA agent Scott's first novel, 'The Far Empty,' blends the classic western with a modern noir sensibility.

  • After 140 Books, Susan Mallery Has No Regrets

    The prolific novelist on why she has the world's best job, and why Tom Clancy couldn't do what she does.

  • Q & A with Deborah Hopkinson

    Deborah Hopkinson's third novel, 'A Bandit's Tale,' is a picaresque novel narrated by Rocco Zacarro, an Italian boy sold into slavery in 19th-century New York City.

  • Four Questions for...Marcia Clark

    Thanks to the just-wrapped FX miniseries 'American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson,' Marcia Clark has been reliving the "trial of the century." She talked to us about seeing herself portrayed on TV and her new novel publishing next month.

  • Q & A with Monica Hesse

    'Girl in the Blue Coat,' Monica Hesse's debut novel, is the story of a teenager in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam who keeps her parents and herself fed by selling black market goods.

  • Ambiguous Wisdom: PW Talks with Krista Tippett

    In 'Becoming Wise,' Krista Tippett, host of the nationally syndicated radio program and podcast 'On Being,' traces her path toward wisdom through her years of interviews with a diverse array of spiritual seekers.

  • A Double Disappearing Act: PW Talks with Megan Miranda

    The disappearance of two girls ten years apart in a North Carolina town is at the heart of YA author Miranda's first adult novel, 'All the Missing Girls.'

  • Beverly Cleary, on Turning 100

    Newbery and National Book Award–winning author Beverly Cleary, who was named a Living Legend in 2000 by the Library of Congress, turned 100 on April 12.

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