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Sloane Crosley Wrote Her “Funny” Book. Next Comes The “Depressed One.”

The author is releasing a pair of very different tomes.

By Samantha Leach
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Selma Blair Wrote Through The Pain

Penning her memoir was strenuous, both physically and emotionally.

By Samantha Leach
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When The Writing Gets Tough, Ocean Vuong Lies Down

The author of 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous' and 'Time Is a Mother' believes in taking breaks.

By Samantha Leach
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Doesn’t Suffer For Her Art

“Writing is the love of my life.”

By Samantha Leach
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Tara Westover Once Blackmailed Herself To Write. Not Anymore.

The author of 'Educated' is “trying to have more faith in the process.”

By Samantha Leach
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'Station Eleven' Author Emily St. John Mendel Weighs In On The Show's Changes

The writer was lauded for “predicting” the pandemic. Now, she’s expanding her fictional horizons.

By Samantha Leach
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Amanda Gorman Procrastinates, Too — She Just Does It Better

The inaugural poet reflects on her writing process and her new collection, 'Call Us What We Carry.'

By Samantha Leach
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Meet Emily Ratajkowski, Writer

In her debut essay collection, 'My Body,' Ratajkowski ruminates on the corrosive power of the male gaze.

By Samantha Leach
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Stephanie Land Will “Probably Start Crying” When She Watches 'Maid'

The author of the bestselling memoir reflects on bringing her story to the small screen.

By Samantha Leach
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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
Beauty

Aesop's Queer Library Is Open

Celebrating 50 years of UK Pride with 50 powerful books.

By Tomi Otekunrin
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At 14, Jenny Han Wrote Rom-Coms About Her Friends & Fan Mail To Leo DiCaprio

The author of 'The Summer I Turned Pretty' and the 'To All The Boys' books started writing romances early.

By Alyssa Lapid
Celebrity

Howard Stern's Net Worth: Is He The Richest Man In Radio?

People may be shocked by what he says on the air, but his net worth is even harder to believe.

By Hugh McIntyre
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10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including new titles from Lidia Yuknavitch, Melissa Albert, and Alexis Schaitkin.

By K.W. Colyard
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Lauren Rae Is Bringing Back The Sex And The City Vibes In Her New Memoir

Love, Wine, And Other Highs is all about the drama of your ‘20s.

By Shahed Ezaydi
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Annie Lord’s Memoir Will Make You Believe In Love Again

But first, 'Notes On Heartbreak' will break your heart.

By Shahed Ezaydi
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16 Novels That Paint A Realistic Portrait Of Abortion

Cut through the scare tactics with these reads.

By K.W. Colyard
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Ottessa Moshfegh Is Happy To Be Your “It” Girl

Despite steering clear of Instagram and Twitter, the author has amassed a wealth of cultural currency.

By Arya Roshanian
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10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including releases from Ottessa Moshfegh, Kalynn Bayron, and Julie Clark.

By K.W. Colyard
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5 Gripping Books To Read From Women’s Prize For Fiction Winner Ruth Ozeki

If you’ve yet to read the Japanese-American novelist’s work, now’s the time to start.

By El Hunt
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'The Summer I Turned Pretty' Book Ending Is An Emotional Rollercoaster

Grab some tissues before you read Jenny Han’s trilogy.

By K.W. Colyard

13 Summer Solstice Quotes To Celebrate The Longest Day Of The Year

“Everything magical happens between the months of June and August."

By Sadie Trombetta
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Nina LaCour Had To Grow Up To Write 'Yerba Buena'

The longtime YA author makes the leap to adult fiction with her new queer romance novel.

By Casey McQuiston
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25 Spell Books For Every Type Of Witch

Try your hand at witchcraft with these practical guides.

By K.W. Colyard
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10 Must-Read Books Out This Week

Including releases from Fiona Barton, Georgia Clark, and Lisa Taddeo.

By K.W. Colyard
TV & Movies

2 'Parks & Rec' Alums Have Joined The 'Percy Jackson' Disney+ Series

Plus, everything else you need to know.

By Grace Wehniainen