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Late in the Day

FICTION

Late in the Day

Reviewed by Heller McAlpin ×

In Tessa Hadley's latest novel, two couples lives are deeply entangled -- all the more so when one of the foursome isn't there.
The B&N Podcast: Marie Benedict on Hedy Lamarr’s Hidden Genius

B&N BOOK CLUB

The B&N Podcast: Marie Benedict on Hedy Lamarr’s Hidden Genius

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

The author of our new B&N Book Club selection "The Only Woman in the Room" talks about her new novel and the fascinating true story that inspired it.
The B&N Podcast: Beth Comstock on the Power of Imagination

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Beth Comstock on the Power of Imagination

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The author of "Imagine it Forward" joins us for a conversation about the power of creativity in the workplace -- and the path she took to discovering it.
Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

MUSIC

Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

The German-born composer found his greatest audience in Britain's capital -- even if they were suspicious of his Italian-language operas.
The B&N Podcast: Maris Kreizman Talking Great Reading in 2018

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Maris Kreizman Talking Great Reading in 2018

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Culture writer Maris Kreizman comes into the studio to talk about her favorite books of 2018 (and some from prior years). Recommendations abound!
The Future is (Nearly) Now: Science Fiction’s View of 2018

THE SPECULATOR

The Future is (Nearly) Now: Science Fiction’s View of 2018

By Paul Di Filippo ×

Looking back at a year in speculative fiction -- and what it says about the Brave New World of 2018.
“The Trouble with All the Houses I’ve Lived In”: Lucia Berlin in Fiction and Memoir

Reviews & Essays

“The Trouble with All the Houses I’ve Lived In”: Lucia Berlin in Fiction and Memoir

By Veronica Esposito ×

A posthumous memoir and collection of stories from the author of A Manual for Cleaning Woman offer a glimpse into the writer's fascinating life and a restless intelligence.
Milkman

A READING LIFE

Milkman

Reviewed by Katherine A. Powers ×

The 2018 Man Booker Prize winner charts a young woman's personal struggle amid the broader perils of 1970s Northern Ireland.
The B&N Podcast: Barbara Kingsolver’s Hunger for Stories

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Barbara Kingsolver’s Hunger for Stories

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The author of "Unsheltered" talks with us about her new novel, and why we need stories for much more than just entertainment.
Gary Giddins on Bing Crosby and Swinging on a Star

LIVES

Gary Giddins on Bing Crosby and Swinging on a Star

A Conversation with Ted Panken ×

The legendary jazz critic talks about the second volume of his epic life of Bing Crosby, and why he was for a time America's most beloved star....
The B&N Podcast: Kate Morton on the Allure of the Past

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Kate Morton on the Allure of the Past

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The author of "The Clockmaker's Daughter" on (among other things) the allure of old houses, Pre-Raphaelite painters and the ghosts that we can't shake.
The B&N Podcast: Liane Moriarty Meets Nine Strangers

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Liane Moriarty Meets Nine Strangers

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The author of "Big Little Lies" is back with the story of a health resort that may not be everything it seems. Liane Hansen talks about the inspiration for "Nine Perfect Strangers."...