April 20, 2018

New to the Best Seller Lists | Book Pulse

Circe by Madeline Miller tops the fiction NYT bestsellers list while The Thief: A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood by J.R. Ward does the same on the USA Today list. The Jurassic World trailer is trending and James Comey continues his book blitz.

Genre News | Book Pulse

James Cameron is hosting a documentary series on sf. Jacqueline Carey is retelling Kushiel’s Dart through the eyes of the character Joscelin Verreuil. LitHub interviews book critic Ron Charles (who sounds like a librarian) while librarian Nancy Pearl interviews Luis Alberto Urrea, The House of Broken Angels

2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

On Monday, April 16, the 2018 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced before a hushed crowd in the recently renovated Joseph Pulitzer World Room at Columbia University’s Pulitzer Hall. The announcement was made by Dana Canedy, administrator of the awards and herself someone to be celebrated. Formerly a senior editor at the New York Times, where […]

The Pulitzer Prizes | Book Pulse

The Pulitzer Prizes are announced and the reviews for James Comey continue to roll in. Susan Orlean’s next book will be about the 1986 Los Angeles Public Library fire and W.W. Norton begins a new imprint for young readers.

Finding the Sweet Spot | Best Magazines 2017

The transformation of magazines continued apace in 2017, showing signs that some publishers have found the sweet spot within the print-digital mix. The ten best publications of the year illustrate that trend.

Comey Has Landed | Book Pulse

James Comey’s book breaks big–and early. The shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize has been announced and the May LibraryReads list is out, with Furyborn by Claire Legrand leading the way. Crime fiction is now the UK’s bestselling genre.

New to the Best Seller Lists | Book Pulse

I’ve Got My Eyes on You by Mary Higgins Clark swamps the bestseller lists. Jesmyn Ward considers The Great Gatsby. James Comey week (month) is about to begin, and Michael Wolff has more to say.

Notable Returns, from Harry Potter to J.R.R. Tolkien | Book Pulse

Harry Potter gets a new set of covers for its 20th anniversary and a new story from Middle Earth is released. Mohsin Hamid wins the inaugural Aspen Words Literary Prize for Exit West. Joe Hill’s NOS4A2 is headed to TV and Steve Alten’s Meg is heading to the movies.

Crime Fiction’s “Girl” Power | Mystery Genre Spotlight

Women dominate psychological suspense, the Roaring ’20s hit historicals, and diverse representation improves but has a way to go; meanwhile, a debut thriller from Zoje Stage demonstrates a truly murderous mother-daughter connection

Crime Fiction’s “Girl” Power | Mystery Genre Spotlight

Women dominate psychological suspense, the Roaring ’20s hit historicals, and diverse representation improves but has a way to go; meanwhile, a debut thriller from Zoje Stage demonstrates a truly murderous mother-daughter connection