Mary Beard and Helen Dunmore : Celebrating British Women Writers | Book Pulse

Poet Helen Dunmore wins the Costa Book of the Year award for her collection Inside the Wave and Mary Beard gets a glowing profile in The Guardian.

Pennie Picks Lincoln in the Bardo; the NYT on the New Zadie Smith | Book Pulse

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders gets even more attention as Costco’s influential book buyer, Pennie Clark Ianniciello, picks it as her book of the month. BuzzFeed focuses on Romance novels, looking at how the political climate is changing the genre.

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

Dark in Death by J.D. Robb leads holds this week while The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory picks up some buzz from librarians and Entertainment Weekly.

New Bestsellers | Book Pulse

New bestsellers arrive with City of Endless Night by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child in fiction and It’s Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America by David Cay Johnston in nonfiction landing the highest this week.

Horror Writer Jack Ketchum Dies | Book Pulse

Horror author Jack Ketchum has died, Grist Mill Road builds holds, and Meryl Streep is set to star in the second season of Big Little Lies.

Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin | Book Pulse

Appreciations for the late Ursula K. Le Guin are pouring in, the Oscars make literary news, and My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout is being adapted into a play.

Oscar Books It and Authors on Air | Book Pulse

The Oscar nominees feature plenty of book adaptations and the finalists for The National Book Critics Circle Awards are announced.

Editors’ Spring Picks: 34* Titles To Wave a Flag About

From bone-chilling true crime to poignant family dramas to delightful romantic romps, these 34 picks are top-of-list reads.

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

Danielle Steel leads the holds count this week with Fall from Grace , Elena Ferrante’s first column in The Guardian is out, and two websites take readers behind the scenes in book jacket design and audiobook narration.

New Bestsellers | Book Pulse

The Wife Between Usby Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen and When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timingby Daniel Pink hit the bestseller lists. Elena Ferrante becomes a columnist for The Guardian. Author Peter Mayle has died.