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INTERVIEWS

Adrienne Brodeur on a Secret’s Destructive Allure

A Conversation with Amy Gall ×

To be made party to her mother's secrets was, for teenage Adrienne Brodeur, at first a sign of their deep intimacy. In her new memoir "Wild Game," she explores the damage that only became...

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The B&N Podcast: Saeed Jones on How We Fight For Our Lives

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The award-winning poet and memoirist joins us for a conversation about his revelatory new memoir.

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The B&N Podcast: Jonathan Van Ness is Serving Truth

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The Queer Eye star joins us for an in-depth conversation about the personal odyssey he charts in his candid new book "Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love."...

MEMOIR

My Parents: An Introduction/This Does Not Belong to You

Reviewed by Katherine A. Powers ×

In a unique work of double memoir, Aleksandar Hemon explores the intersection of exile, memory and longing....

PROFILE

Breaking the Frame: Sarah Broom Unearths Her Family’s Story in “The Yellow House”

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The author of the stunning new memoir "The Yellow House" took a reporter's tools to trace her New Orleans family's history back through decades, and to chronicle the impact of Hurricane Katrina...

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY

The B&N Podcast: Ibram X. Kendi and the Call to Be an Antiracist

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The National Book Award-winning author of "Stamped from the Beginning" returns with a galvanizing new work that blends memoir, analysis, and a charge to America.

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The B&N Podcast: Kiese Laymon and Shane Bauer on Writing with a Mission

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A conversation with two celebrated young writers about the challenges of their work, and the urgency of telling true stories in America today.

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The B&N Podcast: Bobby Hundreds Reads the Street

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Bobby Hundreds joins us for a talk about his new memoir "This Is Not a T-Shirt," life as a streetwear pioneer, and the place where art, community and commerce meet.

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The B&N Podcast: Elaine Welteroth on Coming into Her Own

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The revolutionary editor who made Teen Vogue a watchword for meaningful reading talks about her new memoir -- and her conviction that every voice has a place in the conversation.

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The B&N Podcast: Chelsea Handler Gets Empathetic

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The TV star and boundary-smashing comedian joins us to talk about finding herself lost in the midst of success -- and the unexpected journey into a trauma in the past that brought her back.

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The B&N Podcast: Admiral William McRaven on Stories and Leadership

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The former commander of U.S. special forces has brought his career in service to life in the new memoir "Sea Stories." He dropped by the podcast studio to talk about an adventurous life, what...

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.