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“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

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The B&N Podcast: Hannah Tinti

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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”

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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

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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

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Manhattan Beach

Reviewed by Mark Athitakis ×

On the 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

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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.
The B&N Podcast: Roxane Gay

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The B&N Podcast: Roxane Gay

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The celebrated memoirist, fiction writer and essayist talks with Miwa Messer about the road from "Bad Feminist" to "Hunger" -- and beyond....
Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro: The Kingdom of Memory

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Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro: The Kingdom of Memory

A Conversation with Hope Whitmore ×

The author of "The Buried Giant" talks about his novel of a medieval "never-never land" and its resonance with very real history. A conversation with Hope Whitmore.
The B&N Podcast: Masha Gessen

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The B&N Podcast: Masha Gessen

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The author of "The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia" looks at the rise and fall of "post-Soviet" democracy, and the reservoir of national trauma that persists.
The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

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The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

Reviewed by Liesl Schillinger ×

One of the foremost chroniclers of the Putin era dives deep into how the trauma of the Soviet era still grips Russia today. Review by Liesl Schillinger.