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The B&N Podcast: Doris Kearns Goodwin on Leadership

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The B&N Podcast: Doris Kearns Goodwin on Leadership

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The Pulitzer-winning biographer of presidents looks back through history for lessons on how they led America in moments of crisis.
Ingrid Rossellini: “Know Thyself” and The Inspiration of History

INTERVIEW

Ingrid Rossellini: “Know Thyself” and The Inspiration of History

A Conversation with James Mustich ×

A journey through the ages with scholar and writer Ingrid Rossellini, in pursuit of that most tantalizing of mysteries -- the nature of the self.
A Spy Called Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

HISTORY

A Spy Called Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Reviewed by Tom Carson ×

The "Cambridge Five" turned the British intelligence services inside out during the Cold War. The career of one of them plays as a tragedy.
Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage

EXPLORATION

Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage

Reviewed by Michael O'Donnell ×

Recreating a legendary expedition through Canada's vast northern wilds brings the writer face to face with our permanent effect on the planet.
The B&N Podcast: Steven Pinker

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The B&N Podcast: Steven Pinker

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The author of "Enlightenment Now" joins us to talk about why the Age of Reason is still alive and well.
The B&N Podcast: Robert Harris

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The B&N Podcast: Robert Harris

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The author of "Munich" talks about Neville Chamberlain's infamous meeting with Hitler -- and making history into thriller.
Wallis in Love

LIVES

Wallis in Love

Reviewed by Tom Carson ×

Andrew Morton's new life of the "woman who redefined monarchy" wrestles with the myths and rumors that surrounded her.
Weapons in the Wind

HISTORY

Weapons in the Wind

By Peter Lewis ×

Two books examine the history -- and disturbing present -- of chemical weapons.
1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder

HISTORY

1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder

Reviewed by Tom Carson ×

Arthur Herman finds the seeds of our anxious global order in the struggle between an American president and a Russian revolutionary.
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.
God: A Human History

HISTORY

God: A Human History

Reviewed by Hamilton Cain ×

A scholar of religion looks across faiths to grapple with the question of how our conceptions of divinity are shaped.
The B&N Podcast: Lawrence O’Donnell

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The B&N Podcast: Lawrence O’Donnell

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It was an uniquely unpredictable election year, writes MSNBC's Lawrence O’Donnell, in which the American political map was remade. But he’s not talking about 2016 — he’s talking about...