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  1. vulture lists
    8 Great Audiobooks to Listen to This MonthKenny Loggins, James Patterson, Sloane Crosley, 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. book review
    Ottessa Moshfegh Is Praying for UsThe author has been hailed as a high priestess of filth. Really, she wants to purify her readers.
  4. authors
    James Patterson Has Apologized For His Thoughts About RacismAgainst [checks notes] older white men who want to be writers.
  5. vulture lists
    11 Books to Read If You’re Yearning for More HeartstopperBecause Charlie and Nick could use a summer-reading list before season two.
  6. watergate
    What to Watch, Read, and Listen to After GaslitAll the Watergate scandal you can handle.
  7. vulture lists
    The 18 Best Books of the Year (So Far)A few novels, a transcendent memoir, and an old Greek tale to lay on your beach blanket.
  8. book review
    A Memoir of Prison Time, Delivered With a Note of ApologyIn Corrections in Ink, Keri Blakinger writes about the years of addiction and incarceration she lived through before becoming a reporter.
  9. vulture lists
    The Best Comedy Books of 2022 (So Far)Featuring memoirs by Molly Shannon and Bob Odenkirk and a new book of interviews by Judd Apatow.
  10. coming soon
    Percy Jackson Rounds Out Cast With Big Mouth and Will and Grace StarsJason Mantzoukas and Megan Mullally join the cast.
  11. encounter
    ‘Have You Read Nevada?’Imogen Binnie’s first novel became a staple of trans literature. Nine years and one reissue later, how much has the culture changed?
  12. summer preview
    17 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This SummerWith new releases from Akwaeke Emezi, Ottessa Moshfegh, Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Mohsin Hamid, and more.
  13. yike!
    ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ Writer Convicted of Murdering HusbandNot a How to Get Away With Murder writer, clearly.
  14. the group portrait
    Not Your Father’s Paris ReviewThe storied magazine has a new editor, a new staff, and a new vibe.
  15. book review
    Either/Or Is a Coming-of-Age Story That Moves at the Speed of ThoughtEither/Or is a sequel to Elif Batuman’s campus novel The Idiot — and it reveals what she’s been up to this whole time.
  16. book review
    In These Novels of Tech Dystopia, Memories Belong to the CloudJennifer Egan’s The Candy House and Vauhini Vara’s The Immortal King Rao are two very different books with a troubling shared prediction.
  17. profile
    ‘The Goal Is to Get As Bright As Possible’For the highly prolific writer Akwaeke Emezi, literary success is a spiritual calling.
  18. media digest
    The Believer’s Brief Sale to a Sex-Toy Website Has a Satisfying EndingHow the offbeat literary magazine returned to the hands of its original owner, McSweeney’s.
  19. good one podcast
    Joe Rogan Is Just the Start of ItThe authors of a new book about right-wing comedy discuss the man who’s a “gateway to much more nefarious voices.”
  20. book excerpt
    A Downward Tour Through the Right-Wing Comedy ComplexAn excerpt from That’s Not Funny: How the Right Makes Comedy Work for Them.
  21. you didn’t hear it from me
    Hot Goss: DeuxMoi Is Becoming a TV ShowThe gossip account’s debut novel isn’t even out yet and it’s getting adapted.
  22. perfil
    Fernanda Melchor y la tragedia del machismoCon historias inspiradas en el crimen, la novelista arroja luz a los rincones oscuros de la masculinidad.
  23. a spoiler in the bone
    What to Expect in Outlander Season 7, According to the BooksThe supersized seventh season is still far off on the horizon, but thanks to Diana Gabaldon’s novels, we don’t have to wait to find out what happens.
  24. coming soon
    Tanya Reynolds Joins Grown-Up Cast of Harold and the Purple CrayonSony’s live-action adaptation of the beloved children’s book has cast a lot of adults so far.
  25. profile
    Fernanda Melchor Writes Tragic MachismoIn her crime-inspired novels, male fear and desire are two sides of the same coin.
  26. book excerpt
    When Max Met Furiosa: An Oral History of Casting Mad Max: Fury RoadThe yearslong process of finding the right leads for George Miller’s Oscar winner involved dozens of future stars — and just as many what-ifs.
  27. vulture lists
    9 Great Audiobooks to Listen to This MonthOcean Vuong, Molly Shannon, Tove Ditlevsen, and more.
  28. memoirs
    Jamie Lee Curtis DIY’ed Jennifer Grey’s Memoir CoverGraphic design is her passion.
  29. trailer mix
    The Conversations With Friends Trailer Features a New Phoebe Bridgers Song‘sidelines’ is out now, as if we weren’t already emotional enough.
  30. vulture lists
    31 New Page-to-Screen Adaptations to Add to Your 2022 Reading ListAnatomy of a Scandal, Conversations With Friends, and more.
  31. good books
    Oh Look, It’s the National Book Foundation’s Newest ‘5 Under 35’ ListThis year, the honor given to authors for their debut works goes to four novels and a short-story collection.
  32. book review
    In the Novel Post-Traumatic, a Trauma Plot Refuses the ObviousIn Chantal V. Johnson’s novel Post-Traumatic, the story of one woman’s breakdown feels visceral and specific.
  33. a long talk
    How Chloé Cooper Jones Changed Her MindIn her memoir Easy Beauty, the writer confronts a subject she’d long avoided: her own experience of disability.
  34. profile
    Margo Jefferson Makes Her WayWith her book Constructing a Nervous System, the critic set herself a challenge: to recount her life through a web of influences.
  35. book spoilers
    What to Expect in Bridgerton Season 3, Based on the NovelsThere are a couple of ways the next Bridgerton sibling romance could go, but ton willing, we will have a masquerade ball!
  36. josh safdie’s muse
    Julia Fox on Her Upcoming Book: It’s Not a Memoir, But It Is a ‘Masterpiece’So far, anyway… it’s not finished yet.
  37. meet the ton
    Who’s Who in Bridgerton: A Books-to-Series Character GuideAllow us to reintroduce you to the ton.
  38. the devil reads deuxmoi
    DeuxMoi to Spin Celebrity Gossip Into Debut NovelANON PLS., the book.
  39. books
    The Best Sex Julia May Jonas Has Ever Read“Knausgaard is always looking at the people around him as objects. It feels like someone who’s not fully comfortable writing about sex.”
  40. trailer mix
    There’s a New Taylor Swift Song (Yay!) in This Trailer (Boo!)Where the Crawdads Sing … along to her new song, “Carolina.”
  41. workin’ 9 to 5
    Dolly Parton to Star in Film Adaptation of Album-Book-Podcast Run, Rose, RunIf you can EGOT for a single project, she’s sure trying.
  42. book excerpt
    ‘I Did Have This Feeling That It Would Work Out Somehow’Bowen Yang discusses his parents and SNL in Judd Apatow’s new book of interviews.
  43. books
    Anthony Veasna So Wins Posthumous National Book Critics Circle AwardOther recipients include Honoreé Fanonne Jeffers, Diane Seuss, and Rebecca Donners.
  44. vulture lists
    8 Great Audiobooks to Listen to This MonthDolly Parton, Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Polley, and more.
  45. 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.”
  46. books
    The 2022 International Booker Prize Longlist Is Literary HeavenMieko Kawakami’s tale of teen angst accompanies Olga Tokarczuk’s The Books of Jacob, Bora Chung’s Cursed Bunny, and more.
  47. vulture lists
    Batman for Real (and Aspiring) NerdsThe new Batman film takes us back to his early years. Here are the comics that are actually worth reading — in chronological order.
  48. enough reboots to fill the nile
    Hey, Kenneth Branagh, Leave Miss Marple Alone!Why not go for Tommy and Tuppence instead?
  49. vulture lists
    8 Great Audiobooks to Listen to This MonthToni Morrison, Chuck Klosterman, Chrishell Stause, and more.
  50. book bans
    Publishing CEO Donates $500,000 to Fight Book BansMany of the banned books are part of the Penguin Random House imprint.
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