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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.
The B&N Podcast: Marlon James on a Hero’s Journey

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The B&N Podcast: Marlon James on a Hero’s Journey

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The author of "Black Leopard, Red Wolf" joins us to talk about his journey into African myth and history to create a heady new work of fantasy.
The B&N Podcast: Tara Conklin on Writing a Family’s Secrets

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The B&N Podcast: Tara Conklin on Writing a Family’s Secrets

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The author of "The Last Romantics," the February selection of the Barnes & Noble Book Club, talks about the road to writing her epic story of four siblings bonded by one unforgettable season.
The B&N Podcast: Benjamin Dreyer on Where to Put that Comma

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The B&N Podcast: Benjamin Dreyer on Where to Put that Comma

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The Internet's wittiest authority on English style and usage drops in for a chat about how to copyedit a novelist -- and why he wants you to use that serial comma.
The Current

CRIME & PUNISHMENT

The Current

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

From the author of "Descent" comes a wintry tale of suspense and secrets in a Minnesota town.
The B&N Podcast: Howard Schultz on From the Ground Up

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The B&N Podcast: Howard Schultz on From the Ground Up

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The former Starbucks CEO talks about his combination memoir and manifesto -- and his plans for the future.
The B&N Podcast: David Treuer on the Untold Story of Native Americans

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The B&N Podcast: David Treuer on the Untold Story of Native Americans

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The author of "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee" talks about fact and myth in the modern history of Native Americans -- and why getting at the truth is more important than ever.
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

AMERICAN HISTORY

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

Reviewed by Barbara Spindel ×

A sweeping new look at the modern history of American Indians challenges many of the narratives that have defined mainstream views of native peoples.