Every Monday, a roundup of bookish news from around the weekend web—

Salon took a look at “Why Today’s Most Exciting Crime Novelists are Women.”

The Millions shared their list of September Book Picks.

Phil Klay interviewed Scott Cheshire at The Rumpus.

Hollywood Reporter reports that NYFW models read books backstage (books purchased from The Strand, it turns out.)

Your favorite commute game is actually a $10 million publishing franchise.

And of course, in case you missed it,—

Helen Schulman reviewed RAINEY ROYAL for The New York Times Book Review.