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Past articles by BN:

A Conversation with Philip Roth (1933–2018)

Today we remember great American author Philip Roth, who entered public consciousness with the elegiac coming of age Goodbye, Columbus, inflamed the world → Read More

Announcing Barnes & Noble’s 2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire, November 5-6, 2016 — Barnes & Noble Reads

If you're a tech enthusiast, educator, tinkerer, hobbyist, engineer, science club member, author, artist, student, entrepreneur, crafter, or maker of any kind—join us! Thanks to the success of last year's Mini Maker Faire, we've partnered again with Maker Media, creators of Make: Maga → Read More

Nacho Figueras and Delfina Blaquier on the Books That Inspired the Feel for The Polo Season — Barnes & Noble Reads

Summer is heating up with the debut of a new series set in the seductive world of high-stakes polo competition. Nacho Figueras, the captain of Argentina's Blackwatch → Read More

10 Authors Who Have Inspired Me: A Guest Post by Cameron Diaz — Barnes & Noble Reads

{{ean11}}Although she began her career as an actress, catapulting to stardom in films like There's Something About Mary and Being John Malkovich, the multitalented Cameron Diaz's interests range from educational and environmental advocacy to health and fitness. In 2013 she published The Bo → Read More

Andy Weir, Author of The Martian, On the 5 Books He’s Gifting This Year

{{ean6}}We've asked some of our favorite authors to tell us which books they are giving to their friends and loved ones this year. We'll be sharing their answers throughout the holiday season. Today, we're featuring Andy Weir, author of the runaway science fiction smash The Martian, w → Read More

On Black Friday, November 27, Head to B&N Stores to Pick Up Signed Editions by Acclaimed Authors

Beginning on Black Friday, November 27, all Barnes & Noble stores nationwide will feature a limited quantity of books autographed by Ree Drummond, Diana Gabaldon, Mindy Kaling, Khloe Kardashian, David McCullough, Tyler Oakley, Ransom Riggs, Rick Riordan, Brandon Stanton and many more acclaimed a → Read More

Mitch Albom, Author of The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, On the Books He’s Gifting This Year

{{ean6}}Across six consecutive number-one New York Times bestselling books, Mitch Albom has given us stories that remind us that every person you meet has a tale to tell, and that everyone has the power to change a life. His latest novel, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, is a career crescendo: n → Read More

Jeff Kinney, Author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, On the 5 Books He's Gifting This Year

Jeff Kinney's mega-bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series has hooked millions of kids on reading with the all-too-real, all-too-relatable stories about the pitfalls and perils (and occasional triumphs) of a boy navigating growing up. Now, as part of our Author Recommendations series, Mr. Kinne → Read More

Jenny Lawson, Author of Furiously Happy, On the 6 Books She’s Gifting This Year

{{ean7}}In her hilarious, bestselling memoirs Let's Pretend This Never Happened and Furiously Happy, Jenny Lawson (aka The Bloggess) pulls no punches as she discusses everything from badgering her husband into purchasing a giant chicken statue, to fun with taxidermy, to (serious face) living in → Read More

Erik Larson, Author of Dead Wake, On the 5 Books He's Gifting This Year

{{ean6}}With the narrative skill of a novelist and the penetrating eye of a historian, Erik Larson brings the past to life. From The Devil in the White City to In the Garden of Beasts, his books explore famous, infamous, and unheralded events from the past, shedding new light on their import and rev → Read More

Barnes & Noble Partners with Maker Media and Makers Movement Leaders to Bring Mini Maker Faire to Stores Nationwide — Barnes & Noble Reads

Barnes & Noble is debuting its one-of-a-kind Mini Maker Faire initiative in stores nationwide Friday, November 6, through Sunday, November 8. The weekend-long event is made possible through a partnership with Maker Media, publisher of Make: magazine and producer of Maker Faire, and the support o → Read More

Gretchen Rubin, Author of Better Than Before, On the 5 Books She’s Gifting This Year

This holiday season, we're asking some of our favorite writers to tell us about the books they love to give as gifts. Gretchen Rubin is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Happiness Project, a fascinating and helpful look at her yearlong project of trying to live a happier life. → Read More

On November 21, Celebrate Vinyl Day at All Barnes & Noble Stores

Vinyl is back, and it’s cooler than ever. On November 21, head to your local B&N to celebrate this exciting trend with events, giveaways, special offers, signed editions, and exclusive products. EVENTS Events may include concerts performed by local music groups; appearances by DJs, perform → Read More

Ernest Cline, Author of Armada, On the 5 Books He’s Gifting This Year

{{ean7}}Geek extraordinaire Ernest Cline turned his nostalgia for the books, movies, and video games of his youth into a pop culture sensation (not to mention Steven Spielberg's next film) with Ready Player One. His most recent novel, Armada, is another '80s throwback thrill-a-minute adven → Read More

Barnes & Noble Contest: Enter for a Chance to Win an Exclusive Get Going Day with Chelsea Clinton! — Barnes & Noble Reads

{{ean1}}Calling all teachers! You and your students could get a visit from Chelsea Clinton! In a contest inspired by the spirit of Clinton's exciting new book, It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!, which helps empower kids by showing them ways they make a difference → Read More

5 Secrets to Unlocking Your Potential from Joel Osteen’s The Power of I Am — Barnes & Noble Reads

Christian self-improvement guru Joel Osteen has helped millions of people forge better lives through faith-based positive thinking in six New York Times bestselling books, but his latest may present his simplest, most powerful message yet: you can change your entire life for the better, and all it t → Read More

The Author of Last Chance Llama Ranch on Writing, Resilience, and Reinvention — Barnes & Noble Reads

Hilary Fields' rollicking new novel, Last Chance Llama Ranch, is the story of Merry Manning, an Olympic hopeful who is forced to completely change careers after a life-altering accident. Told with a fresh and shockingly funny voice, it is filled with endearing characters and set in a very unsua → Read More

Announcing the Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire, November 6–8, 2015 — Barnes & Noble Reads

If you're a tech enthusiast , educator, tinkerer, hobbyist, engineer, science club member, author, artist, student, entrepreneur, crafter, or maker of any kind—join us! In partnership with Make: Magazine, creators of the Maker Faire, we’re putting on a Mini Maker Faire in all Barnes & N → Read More

An Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Filming of Room — Barnes & Noble Reads

Fans of Emma Donoghue's unnerving novel Room know that it is the ultimate page-turner: The story of a young boy who has been raised by his mother in a small eleven-by-eleven-foot space, blissfully unaware of their captivity, or of her increasing desperation to return to an outside world he has → Read More

September’s Top Picks in Fiction — Barnes & Noble Reads

September marks the release of new novels by such masters of the form as Jonathan Franzen, Jan Karon, Salman Rushdie, and Margaret Atwood, as well as relative newcomers like Meg Mitchell Moore (whose novel The Admissions is perfectly timed to the start of a new school year) and Lauren Groff, whose b → Read More