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The B&N Podcast: Everyone Talks to Alex Kotlowitz

AMERICAN HISTORY

The B&N Podcast: Everyone Talks to Alex Kotlowitz

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The author of "There Are No Children Here" returns with "An American Summer," a portrait in stories of a community plagued by gun violence.
The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, A Revolution in Hollywood, And The Making of A Legendary Film

Reviews & Essays

The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, A Revolution in Hollywood, And The Making of A Legendary Film

Reviewed by Tom Carson ×

A new book revisits the making of Sam Peckinpah's blood-soaked masterpiece.
The B&N Podcast: Up All Night with Danielle Steel

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The B&N Podcast: Up All Night with Danielle Steel

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If you call Danielle Steel at three in the morning, you'll probably find her hard at work on her next novel (or two)....
The B&N Podcast: Lisa See’s Tale of a Vanishing World

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The B&N Podcast: Lisa See’s Tale of a Vanishing World

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The author of "The Island of Sea Women" joins us to talk about the fascinating world of women divers who inspired her new novel.
The B&N Podcast: Gita Trelease’s Revolutionary Magic

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The B&N Podcast: Gita Trelease’s Revolutionary Magic

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The author of "Enchantée" dazzling blend of historical fiction and fantasy, joins us to talk about revolutions both historical and imaginary....
All the Lives We Ever Lived

LITERATURE

All the Lives We Ever Lived

Reviewed by Melissa H. Pierson ×

In the pages of Virginia Woolf's masterwork, the author finds an enduring exploration of loss.
The Border

CRIME & PUNISHMENT

The Border

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

Don Winslow concludes the epic drug-trade trilogy he began in "The Power of the Dog," and his stories have never seemed more timely.
The B&N Podcast: Stephanie Land on the Invisible World of Poverty

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The B&N Podcast: Stephanie Land on the Invisible World of Poverty

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The author of the bestselling new memoir "Maid" talks about navigating the unstable and exhausting world of American poverty -- as a writer and a parent....
The B&N Podcast: Julie Gaines Mixes Business and Family

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The B&N Podcast: Julie Gaines Mixes Business and Family

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The founder of the legendary NYC emporium Fishs Eddy joins us to talk about her charmingly illustrated graphic memoir and the challenges of running a rapidly growing business.
The World in a Single Frame: Elizabeth McCracken on “Bowlaway”

INTERVIEW

The World in a Single Frame: Elizabeth McCracken on “Bowlaway”

A Conversation with Amy Gall ×

Amy Gall talks to the award-winning writer about her critically acclaimed new novel, the Great Molasses Flood, and the joys of candlepin bowling.
The B&N Podcast: Gary Sinise on the Power of Service

ARMED FORCES

The B&N Podcast: Gary Sinise on the Power of Service

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The actor, TV star and co-founder of Chicago's legendary Steppenwolf Theatre talks about his journey to a life centered on supporting veterans and America's servicepeople all over the world.
The Goodness Paradox

HUMAN NATURE

The Goodness Paradox

Reviewed by Hamilton Cain ×

It's a quirk of evolutionary history: humans thrived because we learned to cooperate, but in the process, we invented ways of committing violence on a massive scale.