Last Week’s Top Reviews
The most-read reviews on publishersweekly.com were…
What if It’s Us?
Nine Perfect Strangers
The Laws of Human Nature
Breakfast with Einstein: The Exotic Physics of Everyday Objects
From the Newsletters
Eve L. Ewing, author of Ghosts in the Schoolyard, picks six essential Chicago books.
Brooklyn-based indie children’s publisher Enchanted Lion Books celebrates its 15th birthday this year.
Book designer Joel Friedlander schools indie authors on how to create sharable content.
Global Rights Report
Moira Donegan, creator of the “Shitty Media Men” list, sold a primer on dealing with sexual harassment to Scribner; she was represented by Monika Woods at Curtis Brown. The book is described as “the perfect introduction to the political and moral challenges of the #MeToo movement.”
PW senior writer Andrew Albanese breaks down the latest developments in Barnes Noble’s bitter legal battle with former CEO Demos Parneros, including a bombshell claim that Parneros sabotaged a potential sale of the company this past summer.
A bookstore owner draws a connection between trick-or-treating and the migrant caravan.
With the legal dispute between Barnes Noble and its former CEO heating up, we talk to PW editorial director Jim Milliot about the latest developments in this ongoing saga.