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Sigrid Nunez’s “The Friend” Wins the 2018 National Book Award in Fiction

NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS

Sigrid Nunez’s “The Friend” Wins the 2018 National Book Award in Fiction

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

Sigrid Nunez's novel, which turns on a human-canine relationship, took home the 2018 prize for fiction.
Astounding Days: John W. Campbell and the Golden Age of Science Fiction

THE SPECULATOR

Astounding Days: John W. Campbell and the Golden Age of Science Fiction

By Paul Di Filippo ×

A new work of literary history unveils the story of how science fiction -- and much of our conception of the future -- took shape.
The B&N Podcast: James Mustich on the Biggest Reading List Ever

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: James Mustich on the Biggest Reading List Ever

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The author of "1,000 Books to Read Before You Die" joins us to talk about making the definitive bibliophile's bucket list.
The B&N Podcast: Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman

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The most captivating couple in Hollywood reveals all of the intimate secrets of their joint bookshelf in a Very Special Episode of the podcast.
The B&N Podcast: Lee Child on Jack Reacher’s Quirks

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Lee Child on Jack Reacher’s Quirks

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Jack Reacher returns! And so does his creator Lee Child, back in the podcast studio to talk about "Past Tense" and making a hero as odd as he is tough.
Ninth Street Women

LIVES

Ninth Street Women

Reviewed by Hamilton Cain ×

Mary Gabriel's group biography puts the spotlight on five trailblazers of abstract art -- all of them women.
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

LIVES

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

Posted by Barbara Spindel ×

A new life of the great foe of slavery and racism contends with its subject's own monumental work of autobiography.
The B&N Podcast: Jill Lepore

AMERICAN HISTORY

The B&N Podcast: Jill Lepore

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The author of "These Truths" on what a breathtaking tour through America's past tells us about the urgent questions of the 21st century.
The B&N Podcast: Joseph Fink

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Joseph Fink

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The co-creator of "Welcome to Night Vale" talks about his page-turning new novel of a ghostly road trip, "Alice Isn't Dead."
Good and Mad

FEMINISM

Good and Mad

Reviewed by Melissa H. Pierson ×

A journalist maps the intersection of female ire and political crisis in a book-length argument for the uses of rage.
The Underrated Tom Hanks

BEYOND CATEGORY

The Underrated Tom Hanks

By Gavin Edwards ×

From "Big" to "Apollo 13" he became an American Everyman. But Tom Hanks's less-celebrated roles are where his surprising range comes into view.
The Truth Prevails

DAYBOOK

The Truth Prevails

By Steve King ×

A hundred years ago this month, a small nation in Central Europe spoke up -- and changed the world.