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The B&N Podcast: Common on a Love Supreme

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The B&N Podcast: Common on a Love Supreme

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The rapper, actor, activist and writer joins us to talk about grappling with trauma, the music that inspires him, and much more from his new memoir "Let Love Have the Last Word."
The B&N Podcast: Laurie Halse Anderson Raises Her Voice

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The B&N Podcast: Laurie Halse Anderson Raises Her Voice

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Few writers have changed the literary landscape for young readers as dramatically as Laurie Halse Anderson. With her new book "Shout," she's ready to tell her own arresting story.
The B&N Podcast: Everyone Talks to Alex Kotlowitz

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The B&N Podcast: Everyone Talks to Alex Kotlowitz

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The author of "There Are No Children Here" returns with "An American Summer," a portrait in stories of a community plagued by gun violence.
The B&N Podcast: Benjamin Dreyer on Where to Put that Comma

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The B&N Podcast: Benjamin Dreyer on Where to Put that Comma

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The Internet's wittiest authority on English style and usage drops in for a chat about how to copyedit a novelist -- and why he wants you to use that serial comma.
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

Reviewed by Barbara Spindel ×

A sweeping new look at the modern history of American Indians challenges many of the narratives that have defined mainstream views of native peoples.
Art and Discontent: Olivia Laing’s Gamble in “Crudo”

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Art and Discontent: Olivia Laing’s Gamble in “Crudo”

By Rafia Zakaria ×

In one of the year's most daring works of fiction, Olivia Laing imagines an internet-era altenate life for the groundbreaking writer Kathy Acker.
The B&N Podcast: James Mustich on the Biggest Reading List Ever

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The B&N Podcast: James Mustich on the Biggest Reading List Ever

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The author of "1,000 Books to Read Before You Die" joins us to talk about making the definitive bibliophile's bucket list.
The Underrated Tom Hanks

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The Underrated Tom Hanks

By Gavin Edwards ×

From "Big" to "Apollo 13" he became an American Everyman. But Tom Hanks's less-celebrated roles are where his surprising range comes into view.
Kafkaesque

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Kafkaesque

Reviewed by David L. Ulin ×

In a new graphic adaptation of Franz Kafka's short fiction, the author's absurdist worldview gets a provocative visual translation.
The Library Book

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The Library Book

Reviewed by Heller McAlpin ×

In the new book from the author of the bestselling "The Orchid Thief," the story of a catastrophic fire opens the door to fascinating journey into the world of libraries.
The Real Lolita

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The Real Lolita

Reviewed by Tom Carson ×

In her new book, Sarah Weinman unearths the forgotten kidnapping case behind Vladimir Nabokov's literary sensation.
Swearing Is Good for You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language

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Swearing Is Good for You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language

Reviewed by Peter Lewis ×

Journalist Emma Byrne offers science to demonstrate why a stubbed toe demands nothing short of "@#!&%!"