Last Week’s Top Reviews

The most-read reviews on publishersweekly.com last week were…

The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Artemis

Before We Were Yours

Mother to Mother CL

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Caroline Fraser, author of Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, shares 10 things you probably didn’t know about Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Children’s Bookshelf

At a panel given by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, agents gave tips to aspiring writers about a perennial topic of interest—how to sell their work.

BookLife Report

Macmillan has announced the closure of Pronoun, a self-publishing platform it acquired in May last year.

PW Daily

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Podcasts

Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese looks at the NYPL’s new $317 million renovation plan for its historic main library—and why the project might still face a few hurdles.

More to Come

Calvin Reid interviews the creative team behind Marley’s Ghost, a graphic novel adaptation of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, originally planned and thumbnailed by legendary comics editor Harvey Kurtzman in 1954 but unproduced until now.

PW Radio

Joanna Scutts discusses her new book, The Extra Woman: How Marjorie Hillis Led a Generation of Women to Live Alone and Like It. PW senior news editor Calvin Reid recaps the National Book Awards.

Blogs

ShelfTalker

Kenny Brechner, owner of DDG Booksellers in Farmington, Maine, picks his top 20 titles for the holiday season, which he’ll be promoting in his store.

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