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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

PW Online and On-Air: Week of May 21, 2018

Last Week’s Top ReviewsThe most-read reviews on publishersweekly.com last week were...The President Is MissingInto the Magic ShopOne, No One, and One Hundred ThousandImmigrant, MontanaBefore We Were YoursFrom the NewslettersChildren’s...

The Impossibility of Being Oscar

Oscar Wilde: The Unrepentant Years Private Collection/© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VEGAP, Madrid ‘Interior of a Café with Toulouse-Lautrec and Oscar Wilde’; undated watercolor by Ricard OpissoThe argument...

‘Robot Goes to the Big City, Y’all!’ (shelftalker)

As a buyer, I meet with sales reps, go to conferences, read reviews, and research small presses to make sure I’m staying informed about what’s new and interesting. And...

Reading North Korean Poems During the Winter Olympics in South Korea

Pyeongchang, South Korea, where the Winter Olympics are currently under way, is extremely cold. Subzero temperatures inspired organizers to plan a relatively swift...

My Great-Grandfather, the Nigerian Slave-Trader

Nwaubani Ogogo was believed to have acquired spiritual powers from the shrine of a deity named Njoku, which allowed him to wield influence over white colonists. Among his possessions,...

The FBI’s ‘Vulgar Betrayal’ of Muslim Americans

Watched Film LLCA still showing Assia Boundaoui sharing FBI documents with her family, from Boundaoui’s The Feeling of Being Watched, 2018 In 2001, when Assia Boundaoui was sixteen years old,...

Live from the NEIBA Show (shelftalker)

On the same principle that leads us to select the freshest catch of the day off a seafood menu, it is time for a little live reporting from the...

The London Book Fair Carries On

Just five years ago, the London Book Fair was abuzz with predictions about publishing’s digital future: print was in decline, and e-books were the next big thing. Those trends...

HBO and Penguin Press cancel "Game Change" over Halperin’s alleged sexual harassment

Keep up with what's happening in the world of books:Reviews, previews, interviews and more! ...

Three Librarians Share Tips for Nurturing Early Literacy

Jenna Nemec-LoiseHead librarian at North Shore Country Day SchoolWinnetka, Ill.Nemec-Loise serves on the ALSC board as ALSC division councilor. She has extensive early-literacy experience from her years working in...

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New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of July 23, 2018

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“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” This indisputably wise adage is at the core of Epic Fails, a middle grade...

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