Last Week’s Top Reviews

The top reviews on last week were…

Body of Water: A Sage, a Seeker, and the World’s Most Alluring Fish

13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl

Before We Were Yours

A Woman of Uncertain Character: The Amorous and Radical Adventures of My Mother Jennie (Who Always Wanted to Be a Respectable Jewish Mom) by Her Bastard Son

Michael Symon’s Playing with Fire

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

The 10 most anticipated book-to-film adaptations of 2018.

Children’s Bookshelf

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, a sequel to the 1995 picture book adaptation Jumanji, is a surprise box-office champ.


Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese discusses why publishers should get involved in the battle now underway to restore net neutrality protections repealed by the FCC last month.

More to Come

Calvin Reid visits the Black Comic Book Festival in Harlem to interview Eisner Award–winning scholar Dr. Sheena C. Howard, author of The Encyclopedia of Black Comics, about that pioneering reference work and about co-writing Superb, a new series featuring a teenage superhero with Down syndrome.



A bookseller gains a new perspective as a parent volunteer at her son’s school.

PW Radio

Nate Staniforth discusses his book, Here Is Real Magic: A Magician’s Search for Wonder in the Modern World. PW editorial director Jim Milliot looks at 2017’s bestselling books.