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Allie Rowbottom Will Have Her Feminism With A Side of Botox

Her new novel, Aesthetica, is a nuanced exploration of beauty standards, Instagram culture, and what it really means to like how you look.

By Samantha Leach
Books

Taffy Brodesser-Akner Can Write Anywhere — Even The Bathroom At Bloomingdale’s

The author of Fleishman Is in Trouble — and the showrunner of its FX adaptation — is nothing if not adaptable.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Lorde Has Gotten Jessica Knoll Through Years Of Working On 'Luckiest Girl Alive'

The author listened to the album on repeat while writing the novel, which inspired Netflix’s new film.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Candice Carty-Williams Dives Into Her “Daddy Issues”

In People Person, Carty-Williams writes about a family much like her own.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Candice Brathwaite Is Over Using Her Own Life For Material

“To have to keep rehashing those stories or dig for that kind of material, I’m very much on a break from that.”

By Shahed Ezaydi
Bustle Book Club

Why Ada Calhoun Scrapped Her Book About An Artist To Write About Her Father

“The second I stopped trying to force the book to be something it just didn't want to be, that was when the world kind of opened up.”

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

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

The author is releasing a pair of very different tomes.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Selma Blair Wrote Through The Pain

Penning her memoir was strenuous, both physically and emotionally.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

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
Bustle Book Club

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Doesn’t Suffer For Her Art

“Writing is the love of my life.”

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

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
Bustle Book Club

'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
Bustle Book Club

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
Bustle Book Club

Meet Emily Ratajkowski, Writer

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

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

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
Bustle Book Club

Liane Moriarty Isn’t Suffering For Her Art

The author strives to write for pleasure.

By Samantha Leach
TV & Movies

'Shadow And Bone' Season 2 Pics Show Mal & Alina Starting A New Journey

Here’s everything you need to know about the next instalment of the fantasy series.

By Bustle and Bustle UK
Streaming

‘The Mosquito Coast’ Book Ending Includes A Major Character’s Death

The author’s nephew Justin Theroux stars in the Apple TV+ adaptation.

By Brad Witter
TV & Movies

'A Spy Among Friends' Is Based On An “Intimate Betrayal”

The ITV drama follows the story of two British intelligence officers during the Cold War.

By Sam Ramsden
Books

The 'Firefly Lane' Book Ending Teases Way More Tears To Come In 2023

Here’s what goes down.

By K.W. Colyard
Bustle Book Club

Allie Rowbottom Will Have Her Feminism With A Side of Botox

Her new novel, Aesthetica, is a nuanced exploration of beauty standards, Instagram culture, and what it really means to like how you look.

By Samantha Leach
TV & Movies

'Bridgerton' S3 Teases Exciting Social Season For Penelope Featherington

Dear readers, here’s everything you need to know about the next chapter.

By Bustle
Books

The 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' Book Leaves Us With A Troubling Question

D. H. Lawrence’s novel broke major ground, but its ending may not match your expectations.

By Catharina Cheung
Streaming

Lib & Will’s Romance In 'The Wonder' Is Very Different From The Book

The original novel is penned by Academy Award-nominee, Emma Donoghue.

By Sam Ramsden
Books

Taffy Brodesser-Akner Can Write Anywhere — Even The Bathroom At Bloomingdale’s

The author of Fleishman Is in Trouble — and the showrunner of its FX adaptation — is nothing if not adaptable.

By Samantha Leach
Streaming

The 'Fleishman Is In Trouble' Book Ending Is Still Open To Interpretation

Taffy Brodesser-Akner told The New York Times that “people aren’t just looking for an easy story that makes sense.”

By Grace Wehniainen
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This Former Ballerina’s Novel Is Set In The “Seductive, Cutthroat” Dance World

Get a sneak peek at First Position by Melanie Hamrick, a onetime American Ballet Theatre dancer — and Mick Jagger’s partner.

By The Editors
Books

35 Steamy Romance Novels You Should Read, From Historical Drama To Rom-Com

Get cozy with these sexy reads.

By K.W. Colyard
Books

11 Stacey Abrams Books To Read Now

From romantic thrillers to musings on American politics, Abrams has published a wide range of titles.

By K.W. Colyard
Books

The 33 Most Anticipated Books Of November 2022

From The Age of Goodbyes to Winterland.

By K.W. Colyard
Books

10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including a new novel from the author of The Silver Linings Playbook.

By K.W. Colyard
Wellness

Aubrey Gordon Doesn’t Think Your Brain Is Broken

The writer and host of the popular podcast Maintenance Phase has gained an audience by debunking health and wellness myths with a sense of humor.

By Madeleine Aggeler