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The B&N Podcast: Malcolm Gladwell on Why We Get Each Other Wrong

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Malcolm Gladwell on Why We Get Each Other Wrong

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Do you think you can look someone in the eye and tell if they're lying to you? Malcolm Gladwell talks about how trust, mistrust and myths about both are shaping our society.
The B&N Podcast: Ibram X. Kendi and the Call to Be an Antiracist

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.
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.
An American House Divided: “The Field of Blood” and “The War Before the War”

AMERICAN HISTORY

An American House Divided: “The Field of Blood” and “The War Before the War”

Essay by Hamilton Cain ×

Two new works of history look at the political and personal clashes that set the stage for the Civil War.
Nightfall in Memphis

CIVIL RIGHTS

Nightfall in Memphis

By Steve King ×

On the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, writers consider the shattering impact of his death, and the mission still unfinished.
Attica Locke: Finding the Language for the Unspeakable

FICTION

Attica Locke: Finding the Language for the Unspeakable

Profile by Joy Press ×

The author of "Bluebird, Bluebird" began with the hope of writing a murder mystery -- and found herself exploring the legacy and enduring power of racism. Profile by Joy Press.
Persons Unknown

MYSTERY

Persons Unknown

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

The return of Detective Sergeant Manon Bradshaw finds her family expanding -- and a murder that threatens it. Review by Anna Mundow.
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

CRIME

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

Reviewed by Peter Lewis ×

David Grann looks back at a string of sinister deaths that plagued Oklahoma's Osage community in the 1920s. Review by Peter Lewis.
White Tears

FICTION

White Tears

Reviewed by Sarah L. Courteau ×

In the new novel from the author of "Gods Without Men" and "My Revolutions," the attempt to fabricate a work of art sets off a voyage into the darkness of American history.
The Making of a Sundown Town: Patrick Phillips on “Blood at the Root”

AMERICAN HISTORY

The Making of a Sundown Town: Patrick Phillips on “Blood at the Root”

A Conversation with Tayari Jones ×

Over a thousand black residents of one Georgia county were driven from their homes in a wave of violence in 1912. In "Blood at the Root," Patrick Phillips investigates the history of an act of...
2016 NBA Longlists: Nonfiction

AWARDS

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.
Shadows Over America: Matt Ruff and Victor LaValle Take on Lovecraft and Race

COSMIC HORROR

Shadows Over America: Matt Ruff and Victor LaValle Take on Lovecraft and Race

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The authors of "Lovecraft Country" and "The Ballad of Black Tom" grapple with the imaginative legacy -- and racism -- of H.P. Lovecraft.