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How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

ESSAYS

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

Reviewed by Maris Kreizman ×

The new collection of essays by the author of "The Queen of the Night" follows the winding path of the creative life.
Kahlil Gibran and the Curse of the Oriental Sage

POETS

Kahlil Gibran and the Curse of the Oriental Sage

Essay by Rafia Zakaria ×

The author of "The Prophet" is one of the most widely-quoted writers in the world -- and possibly one of the most misunderstood.
The B&N Podcast: Michelle Dean

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Michelle Dean

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

On this episode, the author of "Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion" shares some of hers.
The B&N Podcast: Brent Gleeson

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Brent Gleeson

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

The former Navy SEAL joins us to talk about how he applied the principles that guide teams in the field to the task of managing change in business.
The B&N Podcast: Sloane Crosley

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Sloane Crosley

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The author of "Look Alive Out There" joins us to talk about bad neighbors, her favorite Muppet, and how not to plan a trip to a volcano.
Varina

FICTION

Varina

Reviewed by Danny Heitman ×

In the new novel from the author of "Cold Mountain," the cataclysm of the Civil War is seen through a unique pair of eyes.
The B&N Podcast: Leslie Odom, Jr. on “Failing Up”

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Leslie Odom, Jr. on “Failing Up”

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The award-winning star of Hamilton joins us to talk about his new book for young readers about how taking risks can be the key to a creative life.
Berlin Alexanderplatz

REDISCOVERY

Berlin Alexanderplatz

Reviewed by Christopher Byrd ×

Why Alfred Döblin's portrait of a restive German capital between the wars speaks urgently today.
The B&N Podcast: Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

The author of "After Anna" joins us to talk about the issues at the heart of her suspenseful new novel-- and for a chat with her daughter.
Neruda: The Poet’s Calling

LIVES

Neruda: The Poet’s Calling

Reviewed by Hamilton Cain ×

A new life of Chile's poetic titan examines not only a career of genius but a darker personal history as well.
The B&N Podcast: Michio Kaku

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Michio Kaku

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

Is the settlement of Mars a pipe dream? The author of "The Future of Humanity" tells us why he thinks otherwise....
Awayland: Stories

SHORT STORIES

Awayland: Stories

Reviewed by David L. Ulin ×

Blurred lines -- between fantasy and reality, fairy tale and modern story -- abound in Ramona Ausubel's mysterious short works of fiction.