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James Mustich is the author of the new book 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List. A veteran bookseller, he was a founder, and for twenty years publisher, of the book catalogue A Common Reader, and later the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Barnes & Noble Review.

Ingrid Rossellini: “Know Thyself” and The Inspiration of History

INTERVIEW

Ingrid Rossellini: “Know Thyself” and The Inspiration of History

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A journey through the ages with scholar and writer Ingrid Rossellini, in pursuit of that most tantalizing of mysteries -- the nature of the self.
Philip Roth (1933-2018): A Remembrance and a Conversation

IN MEMORIAM

Philip Roth (1933-2018): A Remembrance and a Conversation

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Remembering the literary titan, via a conversation about the conclusion of his monumental Zuckerman saga.
Ted Rall

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Ted Rall

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Trips to Tibet, North Korea, Palestine, and Afghanistan with the acclaimed writer-cartoonist.
Laird Hunt

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Laird Hunt

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The author of Neverhome on great stories of "a few fierce women."...

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Stephan Eirik Clark

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Stephan Eirik Clark

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Delicious food stories from the author of Sweetness #9.
Maya Banks

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Maya Banks

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The legendary romance author asks for your reading recommendations, and reveals why she loves "Relationships in Jeopardy."

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Amy Bloom

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Amy Bloom

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The author of Lucky Us on short stories linked by common characters and locales.
Anthony Ryan

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Anthony Ryan

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On great books with unhappy endings.

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Liane Moriarty

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Liane Moriarty

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The author of Big Little Lies on books that offer childlike wonder....
Daisy Goodwin

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Daisy Goodwin

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The author of The Fortune Hunter on her favorite novels of history.
Deborah Harkness

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Deborah Harkness

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Favorite fictional families from the creator of the All Souls trilogy.
Katie Crouch

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Katie Crouch

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The author of Abroad celebrates young women behaving badly.