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  1. love and war
    The Astrology Reading That Blew Up My LifeA stranger told me my soul mate was a Parisian born on November 2, 1968. So I booked a flight.
  2. memoir
    Acne Raised MeLauren Chinn’s all-consuming feud with her skin, the subject of her new memoir, was always there for her. Even at her loneliest.
  3. career
    The Case for Meh AmbitionLongtime Hollywood assistant Sona Movsesian’s new memoir is a lesson in doing less to gain the most.
  4. thoughts
    Don’t Banish Your Bad ThoughtsIn her debut short-story collection, Nada Alić embraces them — with exaggeration.
  5. reading list
    Honey & Spice Is the Ultimate Summer Romance ReadAuthor Bolu Babalola is a “Romcomoisseur.”
  6. history
    This Pride Month, Can We Talk About Abolition?Amid the corporate pandering, queer abolitionist poet Christopher Soto reminds us that Pride is still protest.
  7. stans
    The Fangirls Deserve Your RespectA conversation with Kaitlyn Tiffany, whose new book explores the very real political and social power of screaming fans.
  8. family history
    ‘How Dare You. I’m Your Daughter.’Decades later, MSNBC anchor Katy Tur reckons with her explosive upbringing.
  9. power
    16 Books on the Past, Present, and Future of AbortionRead these to understand why abortion rights are being rolled back and what to do to support them.
  10. pride month
    13 Books Our Favorite LGBTQ+ Writers LoveRecommendations in celebration of Pride Month from some of the Cut’s favorite writers.
  11. self-improvement
    Everyone Is Doing The Artist’s Way So You Might As WellThe morning pages have changed my life! There, I said it!
  12. books
    The Sad Young Literary Man Is Now a Middle-Aged DadKeith Gessen wrote a memoir about family life. His wife, Emily Gould, is mostly okay with that.
  13. galas
    The PEN America Literary Gala Had Something to Say About Book BurningMargaret Atwood tried to burn a copy of The Handmaid’s Tale.
  14. q & a
    Christine Quinn Is ‘the B*tch Whisperer’The reality star’s self-help manifesto, How to Be a Boss B*tch, is all about stepping into your (her?) power.
  15. encounter
    Would You Time Travel Back to Your Sweet 16?In Emma Straub’s latest, the novelist uses fantasy to revisit the past. It all happened in real life, too.
  16. q&a
    A Reality Check About MotherhoodAngela Garbes’s new book, Essential Labor, reclaims realistic mothering.
  17. q & a
    Acts of Service Is a New Kind of Queer NovelIn Lillian Fishman’s debut, a queer woman grapples with the discomforts and pleasure of heterosexual desire.
  18. q&a
    How the Unauthorized Anna Wintour Biography Was Written Without Her“As people hung up on me, I had serious questions about whether or not I was going to be able to do this.”
  19. hot goss
    No One Does Royal Gossip Like Tina BrownTalking to the journalist about Megxit, Prince Andrew, and her new biography, The Palace Papers.
  20. celebrity
    The Most Candid Moments From Oprah + ViolaEven as an adult, Davis said she often felt like “the damaged little girl who really, really believed she was ugly, that she was not enough.”
  21. coffee table status symbol
    3 Stylish Coffee-Table Books We Recommend This MonthCoffee-table books on millennial pink, 40 years of i-D magazine, and Yves Saint Laurent’s inspirations.
  22. q&a
    Garcelle Beauvais’s New Book Is All About Her ‘G-Spot’The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star on how she found her voice and what it was like to join an all-white cast.
  23. encounter
    Ocean Vuong Considers His Work ‘Badass Emo’“I don’t see the fame until it pounces on me, which literally happened the other day.”
  24. celebrity
    Britney Spears Says Writing Her Memoir Is ‘Healing and Therapeutic’“I’m using the intellectual approach.”
  25. in her shoes
    What the Author of Pachinko and Free Food for Millionaires Wears to WorkMin Jin Lee loves a finely tailored uniform.
  26. power
    Men Should Be Forced to Take Parental LeaveSome new fathers opt out of company-granted days off. In an excerpt from her new book, Pay Up, Reshma Saujani argues workplaces shouldn’t let them.
  27. self
    The High Point of My Career Came With a Physical BreakdownChloe Benjamin, author of The Immortalists, on prioritizing her body over her ambition.
  28. culture
    Reclaiming Myself Through ScentA conversation with the author of In Sensorium on the radical power of mapping history through smell.
  29. books
    The False Promise of AdmissionsReading Kendra James’s memoir about being one of the only Black students at an elite boarding school, I felt a shock of recognition.
  30. books
    Stephanie Foo on Gaining Agency From C-PTSDThe author of What My Bones Know doesn’t think trauma should be used as an excuse.
  31. what it’s like
    About That Interview I Did With a ZoophileIn this excerpt, writer Alexa Tsoulis-Reay revisits her infamous conversation with “Paul,” a man in a romantic relationship with a horse.
  32. excerpt
    Book Excerpt: ‘Let Me Finish’ From ‘Cleopatra and Frankenstein’Zoe, too broke for plans, finds herself at a free Friday-night orgasm workshop. She leaves dissatisfied — and with a tempting job offer.
  33. coffee table status symbol
    Louis Vuitton’s Ateliers Can Live in Your Living Room NowTheir new book is a coffee-table staple.
  34. culture
    Reading Is a Competition NowWelcome to my toxic relationship with Goodreads.
  35. books
    Tennessee School Board Stands by Maus BanThe school board responded to backlash to the ban, standing by its decision.
  36. self
    ‘I May Be Bisexual,’ From Rachel Krantz’s Memoir, OpenWriter Rachel Krantz investigates her own sexuality through indulging her partner’s fantasy.
  37. pa’lante
     The Liberation of OlgaXochitl Gonzalez’s debut novel is an unflinching look at American gentrification and colonialism — and how people rise above it.
  38. encounter
    Peter Sarsgaard’s Literary FixationsThe bee-raising, orchard-tending Brooklyn aristocrat on reading Nabokov and making films with Maggie.
  39. culture
    Anne Rice, Queen of Gothic Fiction, Dies at 80The ‘Interview with the Vampire’ author defined the genre.
  40. culture
    Why Didn’t More of Us Question Alice Sebold’s Memoir?The reasonable doubt was there all along.
  41. apologies
    Alice Sebold Apologizes to the Man Wrongfully Convicted of Raping HerThe Lucky author said she’ll continue to struggle with how she unknowingly played a part in putting an innocent man in jail.
  42. reading
    Heidi Montag Is Tweeting About Books AgainShe wants to read them!
  43. encounter
    Huma Abedin Is Ready to Tell You Who She IsThroughout a public career and an even more public marriage, the political confidante has remained an enigma, until now.
  44. power
    Huma Abedin Says She Was Sexually Assaulted by a SenatorThe allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh resurfaced her own experience, she writes in her forthcoming book.
  45. hmmmm
    I Have One Question for DuneWhere the hell is Zendaya?
  46. the cut podcast
    In Her Shoes: Cynthia ErivoIn this episode, Cynthia talks about playing iconic Black women and what it’s like being so close to an EGOT.
  47. encounter
    It’s Phoebe Robinson’s World NowAnd we’re just living in the comedian multi-hyphenate’s culture takeover.
  48. books
    The Sally Rooney Translation Boycott, ExplainedIn solidarity with Palestinians, the writer declined to revive her contract with the Israeli publishing house that translated her previous two books.
  49. fiction
    When the Teeth Came In“It wasn’t long before I noticed something alien in my vagina.”
  50. reading lists
    So You Want to Read a Sexy BookIf the new Sally Rooney novel left you wanting more, or maybe something a little different, here’s what to read next.
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