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The B&N Podcast: National Book Award Winner Jesmyn Ward

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The B&N Podcast: National Book Award Winner Jesmyn Ward

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The winner of the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction talks about her visionary novel "Sing, Unburied, Sing."
“No Pressure, Right?” Lenora Chu in Conversation with Michael Levy

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

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

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The author of the new memoir "Happiness" talks with Bret Anthony Johnston about her journey along a "crooked little road to semi-ever after."
A Novel on the Rise: Robin Sloan and Kevin Nguyen Talk “Sourdough”

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A Novel on the Rise: Robin Sloan and Kevin Nguyen Talk “Sourdough”

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The author of "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Book Bookstore" returns with a book that is (and isn't) about a humble loaf of bread. A conversation with Kevin Nguyen.
The Essay’s Not Dead Yet: Scaachi Koul and Jason Diamond

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The Essay’s Not Dead Yet: Scaachi Koul and Jason Diamond

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Scaachi Koul, the author of "One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of this Will Matter" on writing online and at length -- with a bonus explanation of Canada....
Great Reading on the High Seas: Linnea Hartsuyker

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Great Reading on the High Seas: Linnea Hartsuyker

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The author of the new Viking epic "The Half-Drowned King" on the best high-seas reading.
Lisa Ko on Immigration and the Inspiration for “The Leavers”

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

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The author of than award-winning debut talks with Kaitlyn Greenidge about how we see (and don't see) the immigrant body.
Omar Robert Hamilton: 5 Books About Right Now

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Omar Robert Hamilton: 5 Books About Right Now

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The author of "The City Always Wins" recommends reading to make sense of a chaotic world.
The Leavers

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The Leavers

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An ambitious young woman leaves her rural hometown in China for what she hopes will be a better life in America. Lisa Ko's debut novel charts the unexpected consequences of that decision....
The Mighty Franks

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The Mighty Franks

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Michael Frank's memoir explores the strange dynamic of a family whose sense of boundaries was always less than perfect. Essay by Heller McAlpin.
On Becoming the Becky Sharp of Science: Hope Jahren

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On Becoming the Becky Sharp of Science: Hope Jahren

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The author of "Lab Girl" on why scientific writing is like poetry, and how William Thackeray's unstoppable heroine gave her a model for her career in research. A conversation with Bill Tipper.
Abby Geni and Mathew Desmond Are the 2016 Discover Great New Writers Award Winners

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Abby Geni and Mathew Desmond Are the 2016 Discover Great New Writers Award Winners

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The authors of "The Lightkeepers" and "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City," take the top prizes at this year's Discover Awards.