Books

  1. Eight New Books You Should Read This May Rachel Kushner, Jamel Brinkley, Michael Ondaatje, William Trevor, and more.
  2. book review
    What Is Missing From Rachel Kushner’s New The Mars Room? Besides Plot. It’s fair to want more from a novel than the sensation of nodding your head in agreement.
  3. The Story Behind H. Jon Benjamin’s Failed Children’s Show, Midnight Pajama Jam “As we kept doing the show, our audience didn’t exactly swell.”
  4. motherhood
    In Her New Book Motherhood, Sheila Heti Confronts an Eternal Female Crossroads The writer takes up the problem of whether to have a baby in her engrossing autobiographical novel.
  5. one book one new york
    Your One Book, One New York Voting Cheat Sheet Haven’t read the books in the contest but still really want to vote? Let us help you decide.
  6. Zora Neale Hurston’s Lost Interview With One of America’s Last Living Slaves In 1931, she sought to publish an important piece of American history. Instead that oral history languished in a vault. Until now.
  7. Writers Really Love Seeing People Being Courteous on the Subway Plus other things we learned from a questionnaire given to the five One Book, One New York contenders. (Big fans of Wild Wild Country.)
  8. Curtis Sittenfeld on Writing Stories in the Wake of the Election And adapting them for a new Apple TV series, starring Kristen Wiig.
  9. one grand books
    Questlove’s 10 Favorite Books Prince, Patton Oswalt, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and more.
  10. Five Great Writers Discussing Five Great Books Hari Kunzru, Jennifer Egan, Esmeralda Santiago, Imbolo Mbue, and Barry Jenkins discuss the five books vying to be this year’s One Book, One New York.
  11. Aidy Bryant and Lorne Michaels Are Developing a Hulu Comedy Based on Lindy […] Lindy West’s 2016 memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman might turn into a comedy series at Hulu starring SNL’s Aidy Bryant. According to The […]
  12. printed matter
    29 of the Year’s Most Giftable Coffee-Table Books (So Far) Whether they’re into Maira Kalman, Muhammad Ali, or the Stanley Kubrick movie that was never made.
  13. one grand books
    Alexis Taylor’s 10 Favorite Books David Hockney, Albert Camus, and more.
  14. Michelle Dean’s Sharp Tells the Origin Stories of 10 Essential Female Critics Across these portraits it’s possible to trace currents in American literary history as it unfolded between World War I and now.
  15. prince
    Prince’s Memoir Will Reportedly Be Published Before the Holiday Season Just in time for Princemas.
  16. books
    Kanye West Discovers Writing a Book Is Not a Financial Opportunity He’s become a zen Twitter guru.
  17. great adaptations
    Nicole Kidman Is Bringing The Female Persuasion to the Big Screen The book was only released this month.
  18. exclusive
    Read Nico Tortorella’s Poems on the Penis, the Vagina, and His Identity Excerpted from Tortorella’s book all of it is you.
  19. ‘Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret’ Updated For Adult Women Who […] Are you there god? It’s me, Margaret. I go by Mags now. Last time we chatted, I had just gotten my period. A lot has happened since. I’m 26 […]
  20. exclusive
    Read the Scandalous Page 58 From Younger’s Soon-to-Be Real Fake Novel Charles … my goodness.
  21. philosophy
    Kanye West is Writing a Philosophy Book “I’ve got a concept about photographs, and I’m on the fence about photographs.”
  22. Rose McGowan’s 10 Favorite Books Gabriel García Márquez, Charlotte Brontë, Anne Sexton, and others.
  23. chat room
    Meg Wolitzer Doesn’t Want to Be Tied to a ‘Moment’ “I’m drawn by the flame of what’s out there, but frightened by it, too.”
  24. yay!
    Holy Noldor, a Brand New J.R.R. Tolkien Book Is Getting Released This Year Tolkien called The Fall of Gondolin “the first real story” of Middle-earth.
  25. q&a
    The Perfect Nanny Author on Why We Can’t Look Away From Domestic Horror Stories Perfect Nanny author Leïla Slimani on the difference between French and American mothers — and why she’s not watching the New York nanny trial.
  26. books
    Junot Díaz Pens Essay About Childhood Sexual Abuse: ‘It F*cked Up My Whole Life’ “I never told anyone what happened, but today I’m telling you.”
  27. one grand books
    Roz Chast’s 10 Favorite Books “I avoid books about either World War. Or any war, really.”
  28. Talking ‘Look Alive Out There’ and the Importance of Humor Writing with […] Sloane Crosley may be an accomplished writer, but she’s still humble. Crosley is the acclaimed author of essay collections I Was Told There’d […]
  29. Meet Justina Ireland, YA Twitter’s Leading Warrior How the activist and author became the most controversial figure in young-adult literature, one tweet at a time.
  30. must reads
    8 Books You Should Read This April Elaine Castillo, Meg Wolitzer, Sloane Crosley, and more.
  31. Long Works of Literature Made Shorter—and Better—with the Addition of […] Atlas Shrugged “Who is John Galt?” The light was ebbing, and Eddie Willers could not distinguish the bum’s face. The bum had said it simply, […]
  32. Help Us Pick This Summer’s Must-Read Book Vulture and the NYC Mayor’s Office present the 2018 One Book, One New York nominees.
  33. books
    The Weirdest Lines From Sean Penn’s Wannabe-Gonzo Novel “Tweet me, bitch. I dare you.”
  34. Nigella Lawson’s 10 Favorite Books It’s not all food.
  35. bunnies!
    Twist! Mike Pence’s Daughter Loves John Oliver’s Gay Rabbit Book But what does daddy think?
  36. books
    Sarah Jessica Parker Is a Book Person Now This year’s hottest trend is books.
  37. one grand books
    Steven Pinker’s 10 Favorite Books Science stuff!
  38. surprise endings
    Secret Bill Cunningham Memoir to Be Published This September The manuscript for Fashion Climber was discovered among possessions the photographer left behind.
  39. How One Legendary TV Writer Thinks We Can Fix Workplace Harassment “Everyone should look at it and go ‘Ew!’”
  40. literary endeavors
    You Crazy Kids Literally Bought All of John Oliver’s Gay Rabbit Children’s Books Another printing will be coming soon.
  41. Odysseus Reviews the New Translation of ‘The Odyssey,’ by Michael Maiello “Tell me about a complicated man,” begins Emily Wilson’s translation of The Odyssey, which is the story of me, Odysseus. I read this […]
  42. Can Leslie Jamison Top The Empathy Exams With Her Mega-Memoir of Addiction? The Recovering is a 534-page palimpsest of Jamison’s battle with alcoholism that doesn’t adhere to the typical recovery narrative structure.
  43. books
    I Am So Jealous of Tavi Gevinson’s Custom Secret History Jacket Inspired by the cult novel by Donna Tartt.
  44. vulture book club
    A Wrinkle in Time Book Club: Justice for Aunt Beast! Vulture is ready to discuss Mrs. Who, Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, the missing Dr. Alex Murry, and Meg’s earnest journey to self-acceptance.
  45. spring preview
    10 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This Spring New works from Roxane Gay, David Sedaris, Rachel Kushner, Curtis Sittenfeld, and more.
  46. publishing
    Younger Made Up a Book Pitch Good Enough to Get Published in Real Life Simon & Schuster is publishing Marriage Vacation in June.
  47. one grand books
    Roxane Gay’s 10 Favorite Books Edith Wharton, Samantha Irby, Alice Walker, and more.
  48. books
    Alan Hollinghurst’s New, Deviously Anti-Sensationalist Gay-Generation-Gap Novel The way life opens up to one character in a way that it never could for his father is the novel’s real subject.
  49. The Wobbly and Woozy A Wrinkle in Time Only Works When It’s Grounded Let’s joyously welcome Ava DuVernay back to Earth.
  50. George Saunders’s 10 Favorite Books Toni Morrison, Philip Glass, and more.
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