Bustle Book Club

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
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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
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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
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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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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