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Patrick Leigh Fermor: A Life in Letters

LIVES

Patrick Leigh Fermor: A Life in Letters

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

The legendary traveler and lover of adventure was also a lively correspondent.
A Failure of Vision

DAYBOOK

A Failure of Vision

By Steve King ×

Seventy-six years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the debate still rages over how prepared American forces could have been -- and what we can learn from their mistakes.
The B&N Podcast: Isabel Allende

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Isabel Allende

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

The internationally bestselling author joins us to talk about her timely new novel "In the Midst of Winter."
Radio Free Vermont

FICTION

Radio Free Vermont

Reviewed by Mark Athitakis ×

The environmental writer and activist Bill McKibben imagines a grass-roots resistance to dystopia in his new novel.
Spy of the First Person

READING IN COMMON

Spy of the First Person

Reviewed by Heller McAlpin ×

In this posthumously published work of autobiographical fiction, the playwright presents a soul brought to bay by illness and mortality.
The B&N Podcast: André Aciman and Amor Towles

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: André Aciman and Amor Towles

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

Andre Aciman, author of "Call Me By Your Name" -- just adapted as a film -- and the novelist Amor Towles talk about memory, imagination, and the art of fiction.
They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us

MUSIC

They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us

Reviewed by Robert Christgau ×

A poet and music critic's boundary-smashing new collection proves to be one of the year's most vital documents on an America in crisis.
The B&N Podcast: Krysten Ritter and Jason Reynolds

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Krysten Ritter and Jason Reynolds

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

In this episode: Krysten Ritter on "Bonfire" and the intersection between acting and writing, and Jason Reynolds on his heart-stopping YA novel "Long Way Down."
The Extra Woman

LIVES

The Extra Woman

Reviewed by Rachel Syme ×

She was a leading light among the dedicated "bachelorettes" of 1930s New York City and penned the bestselling "Live Alone and Like It." Then came love.
The B&N Podcast: Lee Child

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Lee Child

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

The creator of Jack Reacher talks about being the only person in the world who can tell his unstoppable hero what to do.
The Common Ether

DAYBOOK

The Common Ether

By Steve King ×

Fifty years ago this month, public broadcasting became part of the American media economy....
The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

BEYOND CATEGORY

The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

Reviewed by Tess Taylor ×

The author of "Will in the World" and "The Swerve" turns his historical imagination to the story we tell about the origin of everything.