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The B&N Podcast

Jun 22, 2020

Our guest today is Dean Atta, author of The Black Flamingo—our June YA Book Club Pick.

The Black Flamingo is a fierce coming-of-age story told in verse about identity and the power of drag. Michael, the main character of the story, is a mixed-race gay teen growing up in London and navigating what it means to...

Jun 16, 2020

Our guests today are Mike Birbiglia and J. Hope Stein, authors of The New One.

The hilarious and surprisingly heartfelt Broadway show is now essential reading for all parents (new and old) — or really anyone who has ever resisted change. With laugh-out-loud observations and whimsical poetry perfectly placed...

Jun 9, 2020

Our guest today is Megha Majumdar, debut author of A Burning—our June Discover Pick of the Month.

A Burning is an astonishing, heartbreaking story about power—who has it, who doesn’t, and what some will do to get it. In a deceptively slim package like Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys and There, There by...

Jun 2, 2020

Our guest today is Brit Bennett, author of our June Barnes & Noble Book Club selection The Vanishing Half.

[ean1]The lives of identical twin sisters diverge when they leave their tiny hometown in this indelible story of identity, family and home. As the narrative cuts across the country and across decades, we follow the...

May 11, 2020

Our guest today is Emma Straub, author of our May Barnes & Noble Book Club selection All Adults Here.

All Adults Here is a sharp, yet sincere look at how we define our lives and the profound effects we have on those we love most. This deeply fulfilling story of sibling relationships, aging parents, hard truths, and...