Post Tagged with:MEMOIR
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: Common on a Love Supreme

B&N PODCAST

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."
What My Mother And I Don’t Talk About

ESSAYS

What My Mother And I Don’t Talk About

Reviewed by Barbara Spindel ×

In this new collection, editor Michele Filgate matches her own revelatory title essay with works from fourteen other writers on the fraught relationship between mother and child.
Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing

WRITERS ON WRITING

Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing

Reviewed by Barbara Spindel ×

The most celebrated political biographer of our era unveils the painstaking methods out of which his masterworks have been built.
The B&N Podcast: Damon Young on the Stories That Demand to Be Told

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The B&N Podcast: Damon Young on the Stories That Demand to Be Told

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The author of an incisive, thought-provoking and hilarious new book of essays talks about the persistence of racism, the power of language and what being a man means in 21st century America.
See You in the Piazza

TRAVEL

See You in the Piazza

Reviewed by Danny Heitman ×

The author of "Under the Tuscan Sun" is back with another collection of moments gleaned from a life in a seemingly timeless setting.
The B&N Podcast: Preet Bharara Makes Justice a Verb

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Preet Bharara Makes Justice a Verb

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The prosecutor turned podcaster talks about why the adversarial world of the courtroom offers fascinating and valuable lessons for life well outside the law's domain....
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: Stephanie Land on the Invisible World of Poverty

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Stephanie Land on the Invisible World of Poverty

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The author of the bestselling new memoir "Maid" talks about navigating the unstable and exhausting world of American poverty -- as a writer and a parent....
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: Beth Comstock on the Power of Imagination

B&N PODCAST

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.
Origin Story: Nicole Chung on “All You Can Ever Know”

INTERVIEW

Origin Story: Nicole Chung on “All You Can Ever Know”

A Conversation with Maud Newton ×

The author of the new memoir "All You Can Ever Know" talks about unraveling the myths that surrounded her life with her adoptive parents, and her journey to connecting with her biological family.