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  1. mann up
    Michael Mann’s First Novel, a Sequel to Heat, Is a Work of ObsessionOne that occasionally deploys jet-fighter metaphors in sex scenes.
  2. trailer mix
    Tell Me Lies Trailer: Real Eyes Realize Real LiesThe Hulu adaptation of Carola Lovering’s novel premieres on September 7.
  3. rip
    Melissa Bank, Author of The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing, Dead at 61Remembered for her sharp writing about women’s lives.
  4. memoirs
    Jennette McCurdy Remembers the Sam & Cat Moment That ‘Broke’ HerIn I’m Glad My Mom Died, the iCarly star details her lack of control over her early life and acting career.
  5. vulture lists
    The Best Books of 2022 (So Far)A few novels, a transcendent memoir, and an old Greek tale to lay on your beach blanket.
  6. under oath
    Stephen King, ‘Freelance Writer,’ Testifies Against Book-Publishing MergerHe criticized the proposed merger of Penguin Random House and his publisher, Simon & Schuster.
  7. best of 2022
    The Best Comedy Books of 2022 (So Far)Featuring funny haikus, an SNL alum’s memoir, and an academic exploration of right-wing humor.
  8. books
    The Booker Prize 2022 Announces Longlist of 13 BooksAt just 20 years old, Leila Mottley is the youngest writer ever to be longlisted.
  9. vulture travel
    Now You Can Gone Girl Yourself at SeaOr at least get your book signed by Gillian Flynn on the Danube.
  10. coming soon
    Disney+’s Percy Jackson Series Expected to Air in Early 2024According to Rick Riordan’s “personal best guess.”
  11. vulture lists
    6 Great Audiobooks to Listen to This MonthSarah Vaughan, Ron Shelton, Margarita Montimore, and more.
  12. weird jobs
    Riding With ConanO’Brien’s longtime assistant, Sona Movsesian, on smuggling her boss to work (and making him watch Bad Girls Club) during the Tonight Show debacle.
  13. mental health
    Constance Wu Felt Like She Didn’t ‘Deserve to Live’ After Social-Media BacklashShe returned to Twitter three years after she “ignited outrage and internet shaming that got pretty severe.”
  14. underrated
    The Sisters Brothers Is the Rare Laugh-Out-Loud NovelComedian Josh Gondelman explains why Patrick deWitt’s book is so worth reading.
  15. crime
    Where the Crawdads Sing Author Still Wanted for Questioning in Zambia MurderThe Reese Witherspoon–produced film adaptation premieres July 13.
  16. books
    Shonda Rhimes and Julia Quinn to Expand Shondaland With Bridgerton Prequel NovelFirst she takes over TV, soon literature, then … the world.
  17. explosions in the pod
    Song Exploder Is Exploding Books NowFeaturing interviews with Celeste Ng, George Saunders, Michael Cunningham, and more.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. authors
    James Patterson Has Apologized For His Thoughts About RacismAgainst [checks notes] older white men who want to be writers.
  21. 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.
  22. watergate
    What to Watch, Read, and Listen to After GaslitAll the Watergate scandal you can handle.
  23. 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.
  24. 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?
  25. 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.
  26. yike!
    ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ Writer Convicted of Murdering HusbandNot a How to Get Away With Murder writer, clearly.
  27. the group portrait
    Not Your Father’s Paris ReviewThe storied magazine has a new editor, a new staff, and a new vibe.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. profile
    ‘The Goal Is to Get As Bright As Possible’For the highly prolific writer Akwaeke Emezi, literary success is a spiritual calling.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.”
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. perfil
    Fernanda Melchor y la tragedia del machismoCon historias inspiradas en el crimen, la novelista arroja luz a los rincones oscuros de la masculinidad.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. profile
    Fernanda Melchor Writes Tragic MachismoIn her crime-inspired novels, male fear and desire are two sides of the same coin.
  39. 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.
  40. vulture lists
    9 Great Audiobooks to Listen to This MonthOcean Vuong, Molly Shannon, Tove Ditlevsen, and more.
  41. memoirs
    Jamie Lee Curtis DIY’ed Jennifer Grey’s Memoir CoverGraphic design is her passion.
  42. 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.
  43. vulture lists
    31 New Page-to-Screen Adaptations to Add to Your 2022 Reading ListAnatomy of a Scandal, Conversations With Friends, and more.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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!
  49. 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.
  50. meet the ton
    Who’s Who in Bridgerton: A Books-to-Series Character GuideAllow us to reintroduce you to the ton.
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