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Addicted to Love: David Friend on “The Naughty Nineties”

INTERVIEW

Addicted to Love: David Friend on “The Naughty Nineties”

A Conversation with Ted Panken ×

According to Vanity Fair editor David Friend, the 1990s were a sexual -- and political --turning point for the nation. A conversation with Ted Panken.
The B&N Podcast: Ron Chernow

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The B&N Podcast: Ron Chernow

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

Say your biography of our most mysterious Founding Father has become an international sensation? How do you follow an act like "Alexander Hamilton?" The author of "Grant" tells us about his...
Lincoln in the Bardo

FICTION

Lincoln in the Bardo

Reviewed by Liesl Schillinger ×

The 2017 Man Booker Prize for fiction goes to George Saunders. Liesl Schillinger reviews his prize-winning novel of grief, love and transcendence.
Go, Went, Gone

FICTION

Go, Went, Gone

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

Jenny Erpenbeck's new novel confronts a German man with the suffering of refugees, and raises questions about the morality of borders.
“No Pressure, Right?” Lenora Chu in Conversation with Michael Levy

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“No Pressure, Right?” Lenora Chu in Conversation with Michael Levy

Posted by Miwa Messer ×

An educational talk with the author of "Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve."
The Seventh Function of Language

FICTION

The Seventh Function of Language

Reviewed by Scott Esposito ×

The author of the edgy World War II thriller "HHhH" returns with a comically exuberant tale of conspiracy among...philosophers? Review by Scott Esposito.
The B&N Podcast: Hannah Tinti

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Hannah Tinti

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

Sometimes inspiration can be painfully accidental. The author of "The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley" explains.
Buried in the Machine: Franklin Foer on “World Without Mind”

INTERVIEW

Buried in the Machine: Franklin Foer on “World Without Mind”

A Conversation with Barbara Spindel ×

Are we "merging" with our technology? And if so, what does that mean for ideas that aren't algorithms? Barbara Spindel talks with Franklin Foer.
Almost Anything Can Grow Lighter: Heather Harpham in Conversation with Bret Anthony Johnston

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Almost Anything Can Grow Lighter: Heather Harpham in Conversation with Bret Anthony Johnston

Posted by Miwa Messer ×

The author of the new memoir "Happiness" talks with Bret Anthony Johnston about her journey along a "crooked little road to semi-ever after."
The B&N Podcast: Dan Brown

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Dan Brown

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

We go live to meet up with Dan Brown, on the prowl among the books in a Manhattan Barnes & Noble, to talk about the origins of his new thriller, "Origin."
Manhattan Beach

FICTION

Manhattan Beach

Reviewed by Mark Athitakis ×

On New York's shipbuilding docks during World War II, one woman seizes the chance to take control of her own destiny. Mark Athitakis reviews Jennifer Egan's new novel.
Devotion

BEYOND CATEGORY

Devotion

Reviewed by David L. Ulin ×

The Godmother of Punk and the author of the National Book Award-winning "Just Kids" delivers a characteristically poetic take on inspiration. Review by David L. Ulin.