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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.

The Unusual Life of Andy Kaufman: PW Talks with Box Brown

Returning to the world of professional wrestling explored in his 2014 graphic biography, Andre the Giant: Life and Legend, cartoonist Box Brown focuses on another iconic, albeit highly eccentric,...

Cookbooks Preview: March 2018

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Serial Box Snags $1.65M in Funding

Serial Box, a digital publishing venture that serializes original fiction in e-book and audiobook formats, has secured $1.65 million in seed investment. The current round of investment was led...

Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died at Age 99

Rev. Billy Graham, the world’s best known contemporary evangelist, and one of the nation’s most admired men for half a century, as well as the author and subject of...

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...

Yiannopoulos Drops Lawsuit Against S&S

In a brief filing made late last week in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Milo Yiannopoulos withdrew his lawsuit, with prejudice, against Simon Schuster....

Postcard from Toy Fair (shelftalker)

Greetings from NYC, and 30,000 or so folks who gathered for the 115th North American International Toy Fair at the Javits Center over the last 5 days. Since I...

The On-Sale Calendar: May 2018

MAYMay 1A Higher Loyalty by James Comey (Flatiron Books, $32.99; ISBN 978-1-250-19245-5). 350,000 copies.Young Washington by Peter Stark (Ecco, $35; ISBN 978-0-06-241606-3). 200,000 copies.The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy...

Words to Live By

Private Collection/Photo by Christie's Images/Bridgeman ImagesPeter Vilhelm: A Girl Reading in an Interior, early twentieth centuryIt is Christmas Eve, 2013, and I am dressed like a bauble in a...

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Bookstore Bingo Day Two? Piece of Cake! (shelftalker)

This week’s ShelfTalker theme, kicked off yesterday with Elizabeth’s excellent post, is continued here with some odd, exasperating, and/or funny things I’ve heard at...

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NATO and the Myth of the Liberal International Order

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