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  • Love and the ‘Lusitania’: PW Talks with Erik Larson

    Larson crafts a gripping historical suspense story about the romance and tragedy of the Lusitania in "Dead Wake."

  • Q & A with Emily Jenkins and Sophie Blackall

    A time-honored summertime dessert brought seasoned children's book creators Emily Jenkins and Sophie Blackall together to collaborate on 'A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat.'

  • Risk-Taking in Fiction

  • Four Questions for...Moises Naim

    We spoke to Naim about having his book, 'The End of Power,' become the surprise selection for the first read in Mark Zuckerberg's new book club, and what he means when he refers to the "end of power."

  • Q & A with Selina Alko and Sean Qualls

    Married couple Selina Alko and Sean Qualls's new books, 'The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage,' recounts the story of interracial couple Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving.

  • Do Not Pass Go: The Real Story Behind Monopoly: PW Talks with Mary Pilon

    In "The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game," reporter Pilon reveals the tumultuous history of Monopoly, the world-famous board game.

  • Thugs and Mad Englishmen: PW Talks with M.J. Carter

    Colonial India provides the backdrop for historian M.J. Carter’s first thriller, "The Strangler Vine."

  • Q & A with Meghan McCarthy

    Meghan McCarthy's latest picture book not only traces the origins of earmuffs, but also muses on what constitutes an original idea and the human penchant for blurring fact and fiction.

  • Endless Forms Most Beautiful and Most Wonderful: PW Talks with Simon Barnes

    English sports writer and natural historian Barnes explores the diversity of animal life on the planet in his latest book, "Ten Million Aliens."

  • Four Questions for...Author Paul Fischer

    We talked to Paul Fischer, author of the forthcoming 'A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Incredible True Story of North Korea and the Most Audacious Kidnapping in History' (Flatiron Books) about the Sony hack, cyber terrorism and what's going on with 'The Interview.'

  • Fall 2014 Flying Starts: Chelsey Philpot

    Chelsey Philpot had many inspirations for Even in Paradise (Harper, Oct.), which tells the story of Charlotte Ryder, a girl changed irrevocably by the beguiling Julia Buchanan and her family.

  • Fall 2014 Flying Starts: Esther Ehrlich

    Stories have always been important to me,” says Esther Ehrlich.

  • Fall 2014 Flying Starts: Mike Curato

    At the 2012 SCBWI Midwinter Conference in New York City, two very big things happened to a fictional elephant named Elliot.

  • Fall 2014 Flying Starts: Atia Abawi

    Atia Abawi’s desire to be both a journalist and a novelist had early roots.

  • Triple Revenge, Served Cold: PW Talks with Peter Swanson

    In Swanson’s "The Kind Worth Killing," an angry husband meets an enigmatic woman who offers to help him kill his adulterous wife.

  • A Detective and a Mother: Laura Lippman

    Lippman draws on her experiences of motherhood for her 11th Tess Monaghan novel, "Hush Hush" (Morrow).

  • Q & A with Jennifer Niven

    In her first YA novel, 'All the Bright Places,' Jennifer Niven tackles heavy topics such as depression and suicide, but also romance and the many unsung wonders of the state of Indiana.

  • Death Comes for the Prime Minister: PW Talks with Andrew Marr

    In his first novel, "Head of State," British author Marr imagines how the death of a political leader on the eve of a major referendum might play out.

  • Q & A with Cynthia Weil

    Cynthia Weil's written her first YA novel, 'I'm Glad I Did' and she's enjoying seeing her emergence as a songwriter – and Carole King's best friend – come to life as a Broadway musical.

  • Q & A with Nick Lake

    British author Nick Lake's latest novel, 'There Will Be Lies,' takes readers to the American Southwest.

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