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    57 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This FallWith new releases from Ling Ma, Darryl Pinckney, Namwali Serpell, Cormac McCarthy, and more.
  2. the library is open
    Put Down the Juneteenth Ice Cream and Pick Up These 15 BooksA reading list for America’s latest greeting-card category.
  3. overnights
    Atlanta Season-Finale Recap: Bread UpAtlanta ends the season with Van at the center of a demented episode of Emily in Paris.
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    Atlanta Recap: Autobiography of an Ex-Ex-Colored ManThis week on Atlanta, in an episode shot entirely in black-and-white, the figure of the white-passing Black protagonist appears once more.
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    Atlanta Recap: CakewalkAl goes on a trip and gets real with himself with the help of a new friend.
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    Atlanta Recap: Homegoing“Who do you think she sacrificed to take care of those children?”
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    Atlanta Recap: For Them, by ThemAl continues to navigate fame and what it means to perform offstage when he’s asked to join a diversity board for a fashion brand.
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    Snowfall Season-Finale Recap: The Sun Is Also a StarSnowfall’s finale closes out the season with a meteor shower of alliances, interests, and atrocities as everything falls apart around Franklin.
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    Atlanta Recap: Sock(s), Paper, ScissorsThis week, the boys revert to crime-drama antics when Al’s phone goes missing in Budapest.
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    Snowfall Recap: Two Weeks’ NoticeBreakups are never easy.
  11. overnights
    Atlanta Recap: Bitch Better Have My MoneyWith another stand-alone episode, Atlanta throws its hat in the reparations ring and wrestles the topic’s enormous implications with satire.
  12. chat room
    Snowfall’s Amin Joseph Is Happy to See Jerome Saint Settle DownThe actor discusses his character’s dreams deferred and the fishnet tank tops that make him one of the most iconic uncles on TV.
  13. overnights
    Snowfall Recap: Family TripThe Jay and Bey of South Central tie the knot and celebrate their marital bliss by going on a mass psychedelic trip.
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    Atlanta Recap: Robbery and FraudAtlanta’s tour through Europe continues to uncover the unquantifiable losses wrought by history with humor and horror.
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    Snowfall Recap: Soldier of LoveJerome is really going through all the emotions in this one. Meanwhile, Franklin gets the wrath of a very grumpy Teddy.
  16. overnights
    Atlanta Recap: Season’s GrievingsPaper Boi’s celebrity might be on the rise on his European tour, but anti-Blackness works to close the distance between Atlanta and Amsterdam.
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    Atlanta Season-Premiere Recap: See You in My NightmaresA nightmarish premiere reintroduces Atlanta’s penchant for captivatingly strange storytelling.
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    Snowfall Recap: Liars, Tigers, and BearsA charming and chilling perfect movie villain returns from Franklin’s past.
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    Snowfall Recap: Dreams and NightmaresFranklin and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
  20. overnights
    Snowfall Recap: The Fire Next TimeCissy is back, and she’s making moves.
  21. overnights
    Snowfall Recap: Bite the HandTeddy keeps a watchful eye over Franklin.
  22. overnights
    Snowfall Season-Premiere Recap: All the World’s a Trap HouseThe premier episodes of FX’s crime drama makes it clear that last season’s drug game is not this season’s drug game.
  23. book review
    ‘What Is the Power of My Body?’Emily Ratajkowski may want to join the feminist discourse, but in her essay collection she’s mostly in conversation with herself.
  24. fall preview 2021
    40 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This FallIncluding Sally Rooney, Colson Whitehead, Tiphanie Yanique, and, yes, Jonathan Franzen.
  25. close reads
    Hollywood’s Black Snitches Aren’t Telling the Whole StoryThe depictions of these characters fail to fully explore the forces driving their betrayals.