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The B&N Podcast

Nov 14, 2018

This episode features a very special conversation, as the podcast's former Executive Producer James Mustich takes a turn in the guest chair, joining us to talk about the marvelous work he spent years – mostly nights and weekends – composing. 1000 Books to Read Before You Die is, as its subtitle notes, a...


Nov 12, 2018

Heloise and Abelard, Beatrice and Benedick, Catherine and Heathcliff: move over, famous lovers of history and literature, and make way for Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman.  The stars of hit TV shows like Will & Grace and Parks and Recreation are maybe the most passionate  — and almost certainly the funniest —...


Nov 6, 2018

This week on the B&N Podcast, the bestselling author Lee Child returns to our studio to talk about his 23rd adventure with Jack Reacher, one in which Child's hero finds himself in a rural New England town that looms large in his own family's past. But nothing about Laconia, New Hampshire is exactly as its seems,...


Nov 2, 2018

Jill Lepore has illuminated the life of Benjamin Franklin's sister Jane and uncovered the revolutionary origins of Wonder Woman in her bestselling, award-winning works of history.  With her new book These Truths the historian and staff writer at The New Yorker takes on the whole enchilada — the story of America...