Meet Chanel Miller, author of "Know My Name"

Chanel Miller explains her decision to emerge from the shadows of being known only as "Emily Doe" in her revelatory memoir, Know My Name.

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How to stop being the "she-fault" person who does it all

Eve Rodsky's Fair Play system for rebalancing domestic duties between couples can change lives... and marriages. We talk with Rodsky about ownership, fairness, and not crying anymore over blueberries.

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A conversation with Stephen Schwarzman, author of "What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence"

Talking to the billionaire investor/philanthropist on the publication of his much-anticipated book. 

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"The author is clearly insane" - which is why we love "Gideon the Ninth"

We talk with Tamsyn Muir about her debut epic space fantasy novel that features necromancers, sword-swinging cavaliers, and an argument-inducing pair of aviator sunglasses.

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Digs... in... space!

Adam Savage — the erstwhile Mythbuster and author of Every Tool's a Hammer — talks to Sarah Parcak about Archaeology from Space and the 3,000,000-foot view of human history.

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"The Whisper Man": author Alex North on thrills, chills, and empathy

The author of a new psychological thriller with a knock-out ending talked to us about his characters and himself.

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Fighting fires both on and off the job

When a female firefighter from Austin joins an all-male fire station outside Boston, more than one life is upended in Katherine Center's funny, spot-on, and sometimes bittersweet Things You Save in a Fire.

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Chuck Wendig’s “Wanderers” explores those who wander and those who protect them

While a single sleepwalker can be unsettling, Wendig's newest novel speculates on how the country would react to more than a hundred of them, all inexorably walking toward the same unknown destination.

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Subterranean homesick blues: into the "Underland" with Robert Macfarlane

"This is a very, very old impulse. To go into the dark, to seek meaning, to tell stories, to leave marks. To keep what's precious safe, and to dispose of what's dangerous."

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Eve Ensler on "The Apology"

"I realized that I could turn how my father lived in me from a monolithic monster into an apologist--from this terrifying entity into this broken, sad, tragic little boy. In doing so he lost power over me..." The celebrated author (The Vagina Monologues) and activist on a pathway to healing for survivors of abuse, and for the abusers themselves.

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Amazon Book Review Podcast: Adam Savage on "MythBusters," weird science, and "Every Tool's a Hammer"

The MythBuster stopped by our offices to talk about the hit television series, becoming "a maker of things," and his new book. Nothing was blown up in the process.


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Silvia Moreno-Garcia on Mayan death gods and meteorites

Silvia Moreno-Garcia talks about Mayan mythology, the Jazz Age in Mexico, her childhood disappointment in The Baby-Sitters Club books, and how a 65-million-year-old meteor impact sparked Gods of Jade and Shadow .

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A conversation with Karl Marlantes, author of "Deep River"

Talking to the celebrated author of Matterhorn about his new novel Deep River.

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False fears, false foes: George Takei on “They Called Us Enemy”

George Takei shares moments from his childhood years in an internment camp for Japanese Americans and asks what we've learned since.

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Cheers to a new romantic comedy from Jasmine Guillory

An enemies-to-lovers story sparkles in Jasmine Guillory's latest rom-com, The Wedding Party.

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