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There’s a Mystery There: The Primal Vision of Maurice Sendak

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There’s a Mystery There: The Primal Vision of Maurice Sendak

Reviewed by Melissa H. Pierson ×

In the books of the late Maurice Sendak, each haunting page represented a doorway into a world of imagination -- one that contained trauma and delight in equal measure....
National Diagnosis

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National Diagnosis

By Steve King ×

This week in 1965, two elements of Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society" came into being. Fifty-two years later, they're still in the headlines. By Steve King.
Persons Unknown

MYSTERY

Persons Unknown

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

The return of Detective Sergeant Manon Bradshaw finds her family expanding -- and a murder that threatens it. Review by Anna Mundow.
Lisa Ko on Immigration and the Inspiration for “The Leavers”

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Lisa Ko on Immigration and the Inspiration for “The Leavers”

Posted by Miwa Messer ×

The author of than award-winning debut talks with Kaitlyn Greenidge about how we see (and don't see) the immigrant body.
“Under Indifferent Stars”

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“Under Indifferent Stars”

By Steve King ×

Marking a nightmare anniversary: seventy-five years ago this week, Nazi transports began taking the Jews of Warsaw to be murdered at Treblinka.
The Force

A READING LIFE

The Force

Reviewed by Katherine A. Powers ×

The latest from the author of "The Power of the Dog" and "Cartel" paints a larger-than-life portrait of police corruption in the Big Apple. Review by Katherine A. Powers.
The Genre of Life: On Frank Robinson and Samuel Delany

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The Genre of Life: On Frank Robinson and Samuel Delany

By Paul Di Filippo ×

Revelations and riches in a memoir from a pioneer of pulp fiction and a new collection of journals from an SF icon. Review by Paul Di Filippo.
Colson Whitehead

B&N PODCAST

Colson Whitehead

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

Colson Whitehead talks about how his award-winning bestseller "The Underground Railroad" went from idea to the page.
John Grisham

B&N PODCAST

John Grisham

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In this episode of the B&N Podcast, John Grisham talks with Jim Mustich about how his first audience for fiction was an unintended one: a law school professor who read with a distinctly critical...
Paula Hawkins

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Paula Hawkins

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The author of "The Girl on the Train" talks about why her follow-up is an even more intense tale that turns on women who won't do what they're told.
J. Courtney Sullivan

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J. Courtney Sullivan

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In J. Courtney Sullivan's fiction, though, happiness and unhappiness aren't states of being but unpredictable currents that sweep families along and deposit them in unexpected new places....
Peter Gethers

B&N PODCAST

Peter Gethers

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

Every author has a story beyond the one that they put down on paper. The Barnes & Noble Podcast goes between the lines with today’s most interesting writers, exploring what inspires...