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The B&N Podcast: George F. Will on a Life’s Pursuit

AMERICAN HISTORY

The B&N Podcast: George F. Will on a Life’s Pursuit

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

The longtime political commentator weighs in on a lifetime's work defining his philosophy -- the mission behind his new book "The Conservative Sensibility"
Losing Earth: A Recent History

SCIENCE

Losing Earth: A Recent History

Reviewed by Peter Lewis ×

The evidence, warned scientists in 1979, was overwhelming: climate change was on its way. This is the story of what happened next.
The B&N Podcast: Damon Young on the Stories That Demand to Be Told

B&N PODCAST

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.
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....
Good and Mad

FEMINISM

Good and Mad

Reviewed by Melissa H. Pierson ×

A journalist maps the intersection of female ire and political crisis in a book-length argument for the uses of rage.
To Fight Against This Age: On Fascism and Humanism

CURRENT EVENTS

To Fight Against This Age: On Fascism and Humanism

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

Can a call to "Western" values restore the center of 21st-century civil society?
The B&N Podcast: Michael Wolff

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The B&N Podcast: Michael Wolff

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The author of "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" joins us to talk about how he got the story -- and what it tells us.
Moral Combat

CULTURAL HISTORY

Moral Combat

Reviewed by Hamilton Cain ×

Since the late nineteenth century, religious beliefs and attitudes about sex have made a politically volatile mix that continues to burn.
The B&N Podcast: Katy Tur

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Katy Tur

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The NBC news reporter joins us to talk about how she found herself covering the most unlikely presidential campaign in modern history -- and how she became a target of the candidate's ire.
The B&N Podcast: Ta-Nehisi Coates

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The B&N Podcast: Ta-Nehisi Coates

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"If you have the style and you don't have the facts right, then the style is empty." The award-winning author talks about his new book "We Were Eight Years in Power."
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...
The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office

POLITICS

The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office

Reviewed by Tom Carson ×

Did the Oval Office become so power-hungry that it has become an institution impossible to manage? A political historian makes the case.