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The B&N Podcast: Charlie Mackesy on our Book of the Year

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Charlie Mackesy on our Book of the Year

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

The artist and author of "The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse" joins us to talk about his uniquely meditative work, which captured our booksellers' hearts to become B&N's 2019 Book of the...
Ninth Street Women

LIVES

Ninth Street Women

Reviewed by Hamilton Cain ×

Mary Gabriel's group biography puts the spotlight on five trailblazers of abstract art -- all of them women.
Fashion Climbing: A Memoir with Photographs

FASHION

Fashion Climbing: A Memoir with Photographs

Reviewed by Sheila McClear ×

The photographer who captured fashion on the streets of Manhattan left behind a memoir of a life devoted to beauty.
The B&N Podcast: Questlove

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Questlove

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The co-leader of The Roots and author of "Mo' Meta Blues" joins us to talk about where life meets art in his new book "Creative Quest."
The B&N Podcast: Walter Isaacson

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Walter Isaacson

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The genius of a man like Leonardo Da Vinci might seem unreachable to us now. Walter Isaacson thinks just the opposite.
There’s a Mystery There: The Primal Vision of Maurice Sendak

BEYOND CATEGORY

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....
Known and Strange Things

ESSAYS

Known and Strange Things

Reviewed by Walton Muyumba ×

In his essays, the celebrated author of "Open City" and "Every Day is for the Thief" knits together a global skein of struggles and ideas. Review by Walton Muyumba.
A Brush with the Past: Artists in Fiction

FICTION

A Brush with the Past: Artists in Fiction

Essay by Heller McAlpin ×

In these novels, every picture tells a story. Essay by Heller McAlpin.
Kenneth Clark: Life, Art and “Civilisation”

art

Kenneth Clark: Life, Art and “Civilisation”

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

Britain's champion of fine art was the son of a manufacturing family who wound up explaining high culture to his countrymen. Adam Kirsch reviews James Stourton's life of Sir Kenneth Clark.
The Lonely City

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The Lonely City

Reviewed by Rachel Syme ×

Why are the most teeming places on earth also among the most isolating? And why does feeling alone in the crowd turn out to be so great for art? Rachel Syme follows Olivia Laing's journey to...
Playlist of Babel: Ben Ratliff’s Magical Index

MUSIC

Playlist of Babel: Ben Ratliff’s Magical Index

By Rachel Syme ×

In a world in which the classical opus and the classic LP have been digitally fragmented, Ben Ratliff musical genres need reinventing. Rachel Syme listens to his "Every Song Ever."
Helen Maryles Shankman: Words like Brushstrokes

DISCOVER

Helen Maryles Shankman: Words like Brushstrokes

Posted by Miwa Messer ×

The author of "The Land of Armadillos" on the moment when the page and the canvas trade places.