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Literature

  1. society pages
    Partying in the Library With Jay-ZQuietly clinking Champagne at the Brooklyn Public Library Gala.
  2. breakout
    “I Don’t Like the Feeling of Being Pinned Down”C Pam Zhang’s debut examined an unsung period of Chinese-American history. Her new novel is all about pleasure.
  3. publishing drama
    Why Are People So Upset About Elizabeth Gilbert’s New Book?The Eat, Pray, Love author announced she’s halting the release of her Soviet-era book following backlash about its setting.
  4. society pages
    A Dispatch From The Drift’s Latest PartyRandos, rising literati, and zero free drinks at last night’s “gathering of nerds.”
  5. literature
    Listen, There Are Many Ways to Start a BookA-Rod appears to be hand-scrawling his on a stack of personal letterhead labeled “BOOK.”
  6. celebrity
    Olivia Wilde Loves a Cryptic Literary ReferenceWhat is this John Steinbeck quote doing in her Instagram Stories?
  7. books
    A Refreshingly Anti-Trauma-Plot NovelIn Jen Beagin’s splashy new book, Big Swiss, two women heal their wounds with a transformative — and very funny — affair.
  8. books
    The Survivalists Is a Doomsday Fever DreamKashana Cauley’s debut novel raises the question: What would you do to live in a Brooklyn brownstone for free?
  9. sensible purchases
    The Joan Didion Estate Sale Was MadnessWho paid $11,000 for a stack of blank notebooks?!
  10. q & a
    Fatimah Asghar Redefines the Orphan NarrativeWhen We Were Sisters explores the beauty and pain of makeshift families.
  11. bffs
    Can a Childhood Friendship Really Last a Lifetime?In Best of Friends, novelist Kamila Shamsie attempts to find out.
  12. q & a
    Ling Ma Transcends the GimmickThe author’s new short-story collection, Bliss Montage, is a Surrealist exploration of anxiety and pleasure.
  13. reading list
    Honey & Spice Is the Ultimate Summer Romance ReadAuthor Bolu Babalola is a “Romcomoisseur.”
  14. 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.
  15. reading
    Celebrity Admits She Doesn’t Really ReadFinally, an honest Architectural Digest home tour.
  16. bell hooks
    We’ll Never Be Done Learning From bell hooksWriters reflect on the books and essays that have had a lasting impact.
  17. obituaries
    Groundbreaking Feminist Theorist bell hooks Has DiedThe acclaimed writer passed away on Wednesday morning. She was 69.
  18. pride
    The Beauty Brand That Turned Itself Into a Library to Support Queer AuthorsAesop has dedicated three locations to books written by LGBTQIA+ authors.
  19. encounter
    What Does Lauren Oyler Like?With the release of her debut novel, the hard-to-please literary critic has to offer up her idea of a good book.
  20. how i get it done
    How Author Jacqueline Woodson Gets It DoneThe MacArthur fellow on morning podcasts, afternoon writing time, and evening dinner-table talk.
  21. literature
    The Hottest Thing One’s Celebrity Crush Can DoEthan Hawke has written a book review for the New York Times.
  22. literature
    Here It Is, the Da Vinci Code of Divorce DramaThis lawsuit has everything: airport best sellers, extramarital affairs, and a $345,000 Friesian horse named “LimiTed Edition.”
  23. pride essentials
    Novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn on the Art That Shaped HerFrom Audre Lorde to The Real World.
  24. poetry
    Please Enjoy This Very Sultry Poetry ReadingAndrew Scott, a.k.a. the Hot Priest from Fleabag, is making poetry readings sexy again.
  25. top novel
    What Drama Will Jay Manuel Reveal in His ANTM Novel?The former America’s Next Top Model judge is writing a “metafictional” book about a man named Pablo Michaels, who works on a modeling reality show.
  26. celebrity
    This Is the Only Celebrity Livestream I Care AboutA bedtime story, courtesy of Gollum? Yes, please.
  27. literature
    Personal Essays EssayPlease, consider the genre with me.
  28. literature
    10 Hot Pictures of Shakespeare for His BirthdayHappy 456th to The Bard.
  29. culture
    What Does Jeanine Cummins Find Thrilling About the Border?American Dirt makes a romantic thriller out of a migration story, but I never could have done the same with mine.
  30. american dirt
    The American Dirt Book Tour Has Been Canceled Amid Intense BacklashJeanine Cummins’s publishers said there have been “safety” concerns.
  31. obituary
    Remembering Elizabeth Wurtzel, a Proudly Difficult Person“She had a tiny nuclear reactor where the rest of us have a breastbone.”
  32. elizabeth wurtzel
    Elizabeth Wurtzel Has Died at 52The iconic Prozac Nation writer died of complications from cancer.
  33. just be normal
    Is It Normal to Be This Hot?Sally Rooney’s hit novel Normal People is being adapted for TV. Here are the first images.
  34. literature
    The Celebs Are Reading AgainKendall Jenner interprets Miranda July for us.
  35. first person
    Yearning for a Blessing From Toni MorrisonWorking with her at Princeton, I was always awestruck by her presence.
  36. remembrances
    What I Learned As Toni Morrison’s Personal AssistantToni taught me, “if you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else.”
  37. rest in power
    8 Women Writers on What Toni Morrison Meant to ThemMaya Angelou, Tayari Jones, Angela Davis, and more on the powerful influence of Morrison’s work.
  38. rest in power
    The Most Moving Tributes to Toni Morrison From Stacey Abrams, Beyoncé and MoreAfter news broke that the luminary had died at 88, tributes began pouring in on social media.
  39. moby dick
    This New Version of Moby Dick Leaves a Lot to Be DesiredIt includes Donald Trump.
  40. literature
    Here’s the Worst Thing a Man Wrote About Sex This YearCongratulations to the winner of the Bad Sex in Fiction award.
  41. literature
    9 Terrible Sentences Men Wrote About Sex This Year“Slowly chugging my organ as a boa constrictor swallows its prey.”
  42. science of us
    Reading Fiction Makes You a Little NicerSave the publishing industry and save yourself.
  43. but their emails
    Natalie Portman and Jonathan Safran Foer Acknowledge That They Are PretentiousReflecting back on the email chain heard ‘round the world.
  44. sexual assualt
    Nobel Scandal: French Photographer Faces Two Charges of RapeJean-Claude Arnault has been at the center of a sex-abuse scandal that has rocked the Nobel literature community.
  45. rip
    Here’s How People Are Remembering Philip RothHow have plaudits of the great American novelists been tempered by acknowledgment of his misogyny?
  46. Tom Wolfe Has Died at 88The pioneering author and New Journalist died Monday in a Manhattan hospital.
  47. #metoo
    Nobel Prize in Literature Will Not Be Awarded Due to Sexual Abuse AllegationsIt’s the first time since World War II they’ve postponed giving the award.
  48. q&a
    The Perfect Nanny Author on Why We Can’t Look Away From Domestic Horror StoriesPerfect Nanny author Leïla Slimani on the difference between French and American mothers — and why she’s not watching the New York nanny trial.
  49. the literary world
    The Paris Review Has Finally Found a New EditorTo replace disgraced former editor Lorin Stein.
  50. books
    I Am So Jealous of Tavi Gevinson’s Custom Secret History JacketInspired by the cult novel by Donna Tartt.
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