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The B&N Podcast

Dec 13, 2018

In book after book, bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver brings all the pleasure of a sweeping fictional landscape to novels that engage fearlessly with vexing social issues.  In her new novel Unsheltered, the struggles of a 21st-century family wrestling with potential financial ruin is woven together with the story...


Dec 7, 2018

On this episode we sit down with Kate Morton, the author of international bestsellers including The House at Riverton and The Lake House.  Morton is a writer who weaves her fascinations with the past and her love of the mysterious into engrossing sagas of family secrets, atmospheric historic settings, and unexpected...


Dec 3, 2018

Today we're joined by Australian novelist Liane Moriarty for a talk about where the stories that enthrall us come from.  Moriarty is perhaps best known for her wildly popular novel Big Little Lies, a story of secrets, scandal and potential murder among a set of elementary school parents, which became a celebrated HBO...


Nov 28, 2018

Nobody tells a story quite like the author of Big Stone Gap, Milk Glass Moon, Lucia Lucia and many others — and there are few authors who create characters so beloved as hers are.  Whether she's crafting a contemporary story for young adults or a weaving a family saga that stretches back decades, Adriana...


Nov 21, 2018

After Markus Zusak's award-winning 2005 novel The Book Thief became an international bestseller, his legions of readers were eager for the next book from the Australian novelist. Their patience has finally been rewarded with Bridge of Clay, the epic-scale story of an Australian family wrestling with inherited traumas...