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The B&N Podcast: John Scalzi

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The B&N Podcast: John Scalzi

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The author of "Head On" joins B&N's Jim Killen to talk about why he returned to the near-future world he created with "Lock In."
Life in the Bits and Pieces: Lynne Tillman’s Quiet Revolution

INTERVIEWS

Life in the Bits and Pieces: Lynne Tillman’s Quiet Revolution

Profile by David L. Ulin ×

“I’ve never wanted to follow an idea of what the novel is, or needs to be." Lynne Tillman talks with David L. Ulin about her long-awaited "Men and Apparitions."
Captive Audience: On Love and Reality TV

CULTURAL STUDIES

Captive Audience: On Love and Reality TV

Reviewed by Tobias Carroll ×

The arrival of Reality TV didn't just change our media and our politics, says Lucas Mann, it changed the way we tell stories.
The B&N Podcast: Paula McLain

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The B&N Podcast: Paula McLain

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After "The Paris Wife," Paula McLain didn't think she'd return to Hemingway's life for another novel. Then she met Martha Gellhorn.
A Spy Called Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

HISTORY

A Spy Called Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Reviewed by Tom Carson ×

The "Cambridge Five" turned the British intelligence services inside out during the Cold War. The career of one of them plays as a tragedy.
The B&N Podcast: Christopher Moore

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The B&N Podcast: Christopher Moore

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He's meddled with Shakespeare, the Bible, and vampires: now Christopher Moore puts his comic mark on the American mean streets with "Noir."
Luis Alberto Urrea on Writing “The Mexican Finnegans Wake”

INTERVIEW

Luis Alberto Urrea on Writing “The Mexican Finnegans Wake”

A Conversation with Amy Gall ×

The author of "House of Broken Angels" on his multigenerational family saga.
Acid West

ESSAYS

Acid West

Reviewed by Melissa H. Pierson ×

"Everything gets connected" in Joshua Wheeler's freewheeling journey through American extremes.
The B&N Podcast: Christine Lahti

ACTING

The B&N Podcast: Christine Lahti

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The star of "Chicago Hope" talks about turning her arrestingly frank monologues into an unconventional memoir.
How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

ESSAYS

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

Reviewed by Maris Kreizman ×

The new collection of essays by the author of "The Queen of the Night" follows the winding path of the creative life.
Kahlil Gibran and the Curse of the Oriental Sage

POETS

Kahlil Gibran and the Curse of the Oriental Sage

Essay by Rafia Zakaria ×

The author of "The Prophet" is one of the most widely-quoted writers in the world -- and possibly one of the most misunderstood.
The B&N Podcast: Michelle Dean

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The B&N Podcast: Michelle Dean

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On this episode, the author of "Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion" shares some of hers.