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The B&N Podcast

Mar 20, 2019

If the bestselling, award-winning novelist Harlan Coben has a secret to enthralling readers, it's that his characters aren't, for the most part globetrotting spies, cops on the edge, elite special forces agents or heroic defense attorneys. Coben creates suspense by putting ordinary people into extraordinary...


Mar 13, 2019

Alex Kotlowitz has made a career out of mapping the lives of those who live in what he has called "the other America," in works like his award-winning 1992 bestseller There Are No Children Here, his documentary film The interrupters, and his wide-ranging reporting for newspapers, magazines and radio.  His revelatory,...


Mar 8, 2019

Today we're talking with a novelist who doesn't just get described as "bestselling" and "prolific" – she's a person whose name defines both, and at a scale that very few other writers approach.  Since she began her publishing career with 1973's Going Home, Danielle Steel has published over 170 books and sold over 650...


Mar 5, 2019

Our guest this week is the bestselling novelist Lisa See, whose works include Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, and the classic memoir On Gold Mountain-- works that cross oceans and eons to tell the stories of female friendships and family bonds.  Set on a small island off the coast of...


Feb 27, 2019

In this episode we're featuring a crossover with our sibling podcast the B&N YA Podcast as we welcome debut novelist Gita Trelease, whose sparking new novel Enchantée has critics and readers buzzing alike. Trelease weaves a suitably enchanting adventure of 18th-century France that journeys from the gutters of Paris to...