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Adrienne Brodeur on a Secret’s Destructive Allure

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...
The B&N Podcast Live at Comic Con: Writing a World on Fire

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The B&N Podcast Live at Comic Con: Writing a World on Fire

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Our all-star panel at this year's San Diego Comic Con talks about the uncertain and exciting borderland where their imaginations and reality collide.
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: 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.
A Life of My Own

A READING LIFE

A Life of My Own

Reviewed by Katherine A. Powers ×

A celebrated biographer applies her searching eye to her own life -- one of literary achievement shadowed by tragedy.
Life in the Bits and Pieces: Lynne Tillman’s Quiet Revolution

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Life in the Bits and Pieces: Lynne Tillman’s Quiet Revolution

Profile by David L. Ulin ×

“I’ve never wanted to follow an idea of what the novel is, or needs to be." Lynne Tillman talks with David L. Ulin about her long-awaited "Men and Apparitions."
How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

ESSAYS

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

Reviewed by Maris Kreizman ×

The new collection of essays by the author of "The Queen of the Night" follows the winding path of the creative life.
The B&N Podcast: James Patterson

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The B&N Podcast: James Patterson

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In between blockbusters, the author of "The People vs. Alex Cross" drops into the studio.
Up the Masthead

AMERICAN LITERATURE

Up the Masthead

Essay by Melissa H. Pierson ×

A writer takes a turn in Herman Melville's chair -- or the next best thing -- to find inspiration, and courage against the blankness of the page.
Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro: The Kingdom of Memory

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Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro: The Kingdom of Memory

A Conversation with Hope Whitmore ×

The author of "The Buried Giant" talks about his novel of a medieval "never-never land" and its resonance with very real history. A conversation with Hope Whitmore.
The B&N Podcast: Claire Messud

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The B&N Podcast: Claire Messud

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The author of "The Emperor's Children" returns with a new novel of psychological mystery. Claire Messud joins us to talk about "The Burning Girl."
The Reporter as Teacher: A Talk with John McPhee

INTERVIEW

The Reporter as Teacher: A Talk with John McPhee

A Conversation with Heller McAlpin ×

The legendary journalist and essayist John McPhee has finally published his own meditation on writing. He talks about it with his onetime student, Heller McAlpin.