Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The Roundup with PW
Chinese Cops Seize Publisher From Train: A Hong Kong–based publisher with Swedish citizenship, previously held in Chinese custody for two years, has been arrested again.
The Lost Giant of American Literature: A major black novelist, William Melvin Kelley, made a remarkable debut. So how did he disappear?
The Routines of Famous Writers: For a week, this journalist tried to live like famous writers from Murakami to Balzac. It went poorly.
When the Editor Writes a Bestseller: Daniel Mallory, a longtime books editor, now writes under the pen name of A.J. Finn—and has made a bestseller of his own.
Cooking from 16th Century Fairy Tales: A menu inspired by the fairy tales of Giambattista Basile, whose characters are compared to "curds and whey" and "sugar paste."