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

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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...
The B&N Podcast: Neil deGrasse Tyson

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The B&N Podcast: Neil deGrasse Tyson

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The bestselling author, astrophysicist, and champion of science talks about how his field can't escape its close connection to the art of combat.
The B&N Podcast: Steve Coll

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The B&N Podcast: Steve Coll

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The author of "Directorate S" talks about how Afghanistan's relationship with its next-door-neighbor has influenced America's long war there....
The Dunkirk Spirit

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The Dunkirk Spirit

By Tom Carson ×

In the wake of Christopher Nolan's film version of the iconic rescue of British forces comes Michael Korda's account. Review by Tom Carson
Rogue Heroes: The History of the SAS, Britain’s Secret Special Forces Unit that Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War

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Rogue Heroes: The History of the SAS, Britain’s Secret Special Forces Unit that Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War

Reviewed by Peter Lewis ×

The author of "Agent Zigzag" and "A Spy Among Friends" turns to the history of Britain's unconventional, improvisational paratroopers. Review by Peter Lewis.
2016 NBA Longlists: Nonfiction

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2016 NBA Longlists: Nonfiction

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The ten works of nonfiction on this year's list touch on topics ranging from the history of slavery to the ethics of a "big data" society.
The Finish

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The Finish

by James Mustich ×

Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, provides a meticulously researched account of the most high-profile Special Forces operation ever. In a novelistic recreation of the events...

The Crimean War: A History

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The Crimean War: A History

Reviewed by Andrew Holgate ×

The Victorian conflict that set the stage for the political and military tumult of the 20th century.

Russia Against Napoleon

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Russia Against Napoleon

Reviewed by Meredith Hindley ×

A new account of the war that began the modern era in Europe.