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The B&N Podcast: Jeanine Cummins on American Dirt

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The B&N Podcast: Jeanine Cummins on American Dirt

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The author of the latest Oprah's Book Club selection (and our new Barnes & Noble Club pick) joins us for a conversation about the writing of her thrilling story of a mother and son's flight for...
Abigail Hing Wen on How One Summer Can Change a Lifetime

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Abigail Hing Wen on How One Summer Can Change a Lifetime

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The author of the new YA novel "Loveboat, Taipei" joins us to talk about the true story behind her sparkling debut.
The B&N Podcast: Ann Napolitano on our January Book Club Selection

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The B&N Podcast: Ann Napolitano on our January Book Club Selection

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A boy's improbable survival is just the beginning of a journey into the strangest kind of fame. Ann Napolitano joins us to talk about the writing of her heart-stopping new novel -- B&N's January...
Still Good to Him: Robert Christgau on a Life of Writing about Listening

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Still Good to Him: Robert Christgau on a Life of Writing about Listening

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Robert Christgau talks about the musical fascinations and critical investigations that have taken him from the 45-rpm judgments of his "Consumer Guide" reviews to the extended jams in two...
A Year in Reading: A Reviewer’s Favorites from 2019

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A Year in Reading: A Reviewer’s Favorites from 2019

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Book critic Katherine A. Powers looks back on 2019 and selects five novels that opened welcome doors to alternate worlds....
The B&N Podcast: Alice Hoffman on the Stories We Need to Survive

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The B&N Podcast: Alice Hoffman on the Stories We Need to Survive

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The bestselling author of "The Rules of Magic" and "Here on Earth" joins us to talk about her new novel "The World that We Knew," in which a Jewish mother summons a magical creature to protect...
American Science Fiction: Eight Classic Novels of the 1960s

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American Science Fiction: Eight Classic Novels of the 1960s

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Gary Wolfe's canny assemblage of these eight representative novels brilliantly encapsulates and adumbrates a celebrated decade in the history of science fiction, a time when the limits of life...
The B&N Podcast: Charlie Mackesy on our Book of the Year

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The B&N Podcast: Charlie Mackesy on our Book of the Year

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The artist and author of "The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse" joins us to talk about his uniquely meditative work, which captured our booksellers' hearts to become B&N's 2019 Book of the...
The B&N Podcast: Brian K. Vaughan on his Galactic Imagination

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The B&N Podcast: Brian K. Vaughan on his Galactic Imagination

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The wildest science fiction story of our time hasn't been on the screen, but on the pages of the sprawling, appropriately named comic series "Saga." Writer Brian K. Vaughan joins B&N's Joel...
The B&N Podcast: Michael Eric Dyson on an American Icon

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The B&N Podcast: Michael Eric Dyson on an American Icon

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The bestselling author of "Tears We Cannot Stop" joins us to talk about the innovations and artistry of hip hop icon Jay-Z-- and what looking at his career and life tells us about America in...
The B&N Podcast: Bill Bryson on the Universe We Walk Around In

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The B&N Podcast: Bill Bryson on the Universe We Walk Around In

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Bill Bryson's previous books have walked the Appalachian Trail and voyaged into the farthest reaches of the galaxy. With "The Body" he takes readers on a fantastic voyage to inner space.
Didion, Revisited

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Didion, Revisited

Essay by David L. Ulin ×

"I didn’t know what I was getting into." David L. Ulin on the experience of revisiting the writer whose novels and essays explore our paradoxical relationships with stories.