1. best of 2023
    The Best Books of 2023 (So Far)A look at climate change’s migration toll on America, a searing debut novel, and a romance told in verse.
  2. vulture lists
    The Best Books of 2022Yes, this list features more than one book set in a postapocalyptic world, but have you looked around lately?
  3. books
    The Best Sex Melissa Febos Has Ever Read“Eileen Myles invented this thing to compare sex to. It is absolutely working, but it is breaking a lot of the rules.”
  4. booker book review
    Anna Burns’s Booker Prize–Winning Milkman Offers Some Hope But No ChangeA surprise winner of the U.K. prize, Milkman is about Northern Ireland, #MeToo — and really any time or place — for better and worse.
  5. resurgence
    Why Lucia Berlin Matters More to Us Today Than She Did During Her LifetimeA memoir and a new story collection cement the late writer’s status as the anti-Kerouac — and a godmother of auto-fiction.
  6. Curtis Sittenfeld on Writing Stories in the Wake of the ElectionAnd adapting them for a new Apple TV series, starring Kristen Wiig.
  7. chat room
    Jeffrey Eugenides: There’s a Crisis of Masculinity in Fiction Right Now“We’re at a state now where men are trying to figure out what part of them is to be disowned or changed.”