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The Main Task: Herman Wouk’s Century

FICTION

The Main Task: Herman Wouk’s Century

Essay by Tom Carson ×

Tom Carson on how the 100-year-old author of "The Winds of War" made a permanent mark on American memory.
The B&N Podcast: Julie Gaines Mixes Business and Family

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The B&N Podcast: Julie Gaines Mixes Business and Family

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The founder of the legendary NYC emporium Fishs Eddy joins us to talk about her charmingly illustrated graphic memoir and the challenges of running a rapidly growing business.
The B&N Podcast: Gary Sinise on the Power of Service

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The B&N Podcast: Gary Sinise on the Power of Service

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The actor, TV star and co-founder of Chicago's legendary Steppenwolf Theatre talks about his journey to a life centered on supporting veterans and America's servicepeople all over the world.
The B&N Podcast: Howard Schultz on From the Ground Up

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The B&N Podcast: Howard Schultz on From the Ground Up

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The former Starbucks CEO talks about his combination memoir and manifesto -- and his plans for the future.
The B&N Podcast: David Treuer on the Untold Story of Native Americans

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The B&N Podcast: David Treuer on the Untold Story of Native Americans

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The author of "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee" talks about fact and myth in the modern history of Native Americans -- and why getting at the truth is more important than ever.
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

AMERICAN HISTORY

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.
The B&N Podcast: Beth Comstock on the Power of Imagination

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The B&N Podcast: Beth Comstock on the Power of Imagination

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The author of "Imagine it Forward" joins us for a conversation about the power of creativity in the workplace -- and the path she took to discovering it.
Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

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Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

The German-born composer found his greatest audience in Britain's capital -- even if they were suspicious of his Italian-language operas.
Gary Giddins on Bing Crosby and Swinging on a Star

LIVES

Gary Giddins on Bing Crosby and Swinging on a Star

A Conversation with Ted Panken ×

The legendary jazz critic talks about the second volume of his epic life of Bing Crosby, and why he was for a time America's most beloved star....
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.
Little

FICTION

Little

Reviewed by Heller McAlpin ×

The story of the woman who became Madame Tussaud gets a treatment far livelier than waxwork in the novelist Edward Carey's imagination.
The B&N Podcast: Ina Garten on Jumping into the Deep End

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The B&N Podcast: Ina Garten on Jumping into the Deep End

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The author of "Cook Like a Pro" joins us to talk about her unusual path to becoming a figure uniquely beloved by home cooks.