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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Isaac Mizrahi: "I.M." and a lot more...

When Isaac Mizrahi visited Amazon he captivated the audience with his candor and infectious wit.  Here's an clip from our conversation with Mizrahi about his memoir, I.M.

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The Amazon Book Review Podcast: Can't-miss book club picks, and an interview with Robert Macfarlane

The Amazon Books editors sit down to talk about what makes a good book club book (and offer a few suggestions), plus a journey into the depths of the Earth with the author of Underland.

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Bobby Hundreds: Building community one word—and one T-shirt—at a time

The cofounder of The Hundreds talks with us about being encouraged to chase his passion and building community in spite of the social media age.

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"Life is not orderly and that's ok." Elizabeth Gilbert on "City of Girls"

Learn more about our favorite book of the year so far, a bawdy, big-hearted romp in 1940s New York...

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