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Liane Moriarty Isn’t Suffering For Her Art

The author strives to write for pleasure.

By Samantha Leach
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#Merky Books Prize Winner Jyoti Patel Writes From A Place Of Truth

Stormzy & Emma Dabiri were among the panel who chose 'Six of One' as their winner.

By Alice Broster
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Writing A Memoir Helped Cecily Strong Process Her Grief

In 'This Will All Be Over Soon,' the comedian turns her interior monologues into book form.

By Samantha Leach
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For Michelle Zauner, Food Is Everything

"I'm such a garbage mouth."

By Samantha Leach
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The Author Of 'Three Women' Explores Sex & Trauma Once Again, This Time In Fiction

“Overlooking painful stories is still part of the problem,” says Lisa Taddeo.

By Samantha Leach
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'Detransition, Baby' Author Torrey Peters Procrastinates By Reading 'Moby Dick'

“Nobody can blame me for reading Moby Dick. Right?”

By Samantha Leach
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Bolu Babalola's First Short Stories Were "'The O.C.' Meets Meg Cabot"

One of her high school-era works was titled Summer Lovin’ — after the teen soap’s indelible mean girl, naturally.

By Samantha Leach
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For Stacey Solomon, Being In Control Of The Little Moments Is Enough

The singer and TV host discusses taking 'Tap To Tidy' from Instagram featurette to full-length book.

By Charlie Mock
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas Wanted Her Memoir To Read Like Letters To Her Younger Self

"[I feel like I'm] looking back at my teenage self and saying, 'Girl, what are you doing? Don't make an ass out of yourself.'"

By Samantha Leach
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Comedian Catherine Cohen's Poetry Reads Like Your Most Salacious Group Chat

"I'm always looking to read something that seems very personal or intimate."

By Samantha Leach
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Angie Thomas Listened To Tupac & Outkast While Writing 'Concrete Rose'

"[It] was a 90s hip hop playlist all the way through!"

By Lily Herman
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How 'Caste' Became The Definitive Anti-Racist Text Of 2020

In a year of reading lists and racial reckoning, Isabel Wilkerson's book cut through the noise.

By Lily Herman
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The 25 Best Vampire Books To Read Now

Put aside your tattered copy of 'Twilight' and try one of these lesser-known titles.

By K.W. Colyard
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'Bridgerton' Season 3 Will Be Inspired By A Classic Fairytale

Benedict Bridgerton will take the spotlight.

By Grace Wehniainen
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Horniness Is Our Last Great Joy

In Sally Rooney's latest novel, 'Beautiful World, Where Are You,' characters are equally obsessed with sex and the destruction of the world.

By Blythe Roberson
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10 Must-Read Books Out This Week

Including new releases from Colson Whitehead, Gayl Jones, and Laurent Binet.

By K.W. Colyard
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10 History Books Every American Needs To Read

These eye-opening books trace how the U.S. got to where it is today.

By E. Ce Miller and K.W. Colyard
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17 Truly Heartbreaking Books About Love & Loss

Grab a box of tissues. You’ll need them.

By Sadie Trombetta and K.W. Colyard
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3 Of Susanna Clarke’s Best Books, Including Her Women’s Prize Winning ‘Piranesi’

These are the books to read if you want to get to know the author.

By Aisha Rimi
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10 Must-Read Books Out This Week

Including new reads from Sally Rooney, Lauren Groff, and Zoraida Córdova.

By K.W. Colyard
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'The North Water's Book Ending Is As Grim As You’d Expect

Ian McGuire’s 2016 novel is full of gruesome twists and turns.

By L'Oréal Blackett
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20 Books To Read If You Love Sally Rooney

Can’t get enough of the beloved Irish writer? Try these authors next.

By K.W. Colyard
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'The North Water' Is Inspired By Real – & Very Gruesome – Expeditions

Writer Ian McGuire has been praised for his realism.

By L'Oréal Blackett
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Fighting Islamophobia & Hate, 20 Years After 9/11

“Joy is our lifeblood,” says activist Valarie Kaur.

By Leila Barghouty