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Our Most Anticipated New Book Releases of January 2021

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Our Most Anticipated New Book Releases of January 2021

We’re all ready to say goodbye to 2020 and hello to a fresh new start! A new year, a new season and plenty of new books to cozy up with this...
The Most Viewed Books of the Week

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The Most Viewed Books of the Week

1. World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil. “World of Wonders is a mesmerizing work of essays and tender illustrations, meditations on nature,...
Virtual Events for All Ages with Barnes & Noble

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Virtual Events for All Ages with Barnes & Noble

Join us for all our upcoming virtual events; in-depth discussions with authors around our most anticipated books of the fall, as well as our virtual...
Call Me Uncle Book: Gift Giving Recommendations from Jess Walter, Author of The Cold Millions

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Call Me Uncle Book: Gift Giving Recommendations from Jess Walter, Author of The Cold Millions

Jess Walter is hands-down one of America’s finest storytellers today. The bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins delivered another “literary...
What You Do Matters: An Exclusive Guest Post from Kobi Yamada, Author of Trying

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What You Do Matters: An Exclusive Guest Post from Kobi Yamada, Author of Trying

Picture books are not just for kids. While the enchanting illustrations capture the attention of our youngest readers, the universal messages around...
A Vision of Possibility: Five Questions for Kimberly Drew & Jenna Wortham, Co-Editors of Black Futures

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A Vision of Possibility: Five Questions for Kimberly Drew & Jenna Wortham, Co-Editors of Black Futures

Jump into this explosion of a book, bounce around, let it take you where it may. Black Futures is visual, literary, experimental, speculative, futuristic;...
The Best Debuts of 2020

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The Best Debuts of 2020

2020 has been the year of many things — exceptional publishing has been one of the brighter spots. And within this stellar lineup of outstanding...
BOOKS ARE FOREVER: Gift-Giving Book Recommendations from Desus & Mero

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BOOKS ARE FOREVER: Gift-Giving Book Recommendations from Desus & Mero

Comedians Desus Nice and The Kid Mero’s late-night talk show on Showtime was a hit from the start, as was their podcast, The Bodega Boys, which...
Our Yet to Be United States of America: An Exclusive Guest Post from Michael Eric Dyson, Author of Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America

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Our Yet to Be United States of America: An Exclusive Guest Post from Michael Eric Dyson, Author of Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America

Of a piece with What Truth Sounds Like and Tears We Cannot Stop, Michael Eric Dyson’s elegiac, aching, epistolary history of racial violence in...
I Loved Writing this Book: An Exclusive Guest Post from Jane Smiley, Author of Perestroika in Paris

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I Loved Writing this Book: An Exclusive Guest Post from Jane Smiley, Author of Perestroika in Paris

Is there anything Jane Smiley cannot do? The Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author of A Thousand Acres returns with an unexpected and...
Cast Your Vote Now for the Group Chat Award!

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Cast Your Vote Now for the Group Chat Award!

The 2020 *Book Shimmy* Awards are coming! Epic Reads’ annual celebration to honor the best Young Adult books of the year is always a good time, and...
The Magical Space of Storytelling: Gift-Giving Book Recommendations from Isabel Allende

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The Magical Space of Storytelling: Gift-Giving Book Recommendations from Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende has long dazzled us with her stories — epic tales that seamlessly weave history and memory with the occasional dash of...

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