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'Station Eleven' Author Emily St. John Mendel Weighs In On The Show's Changes

The writer was lauded for “predicting” the pandemic. Now, she’s expanding her fictional horizons.

By Samantha Leach
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Amanda Gorman Procrastinates, Too — She Just Does It Better

The inaugural poet reflects on her writing process and her new collection, 'Call Us What We Carry.'

By Samantha Leach
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Meet Emily Ratajkowski, Writer

In her debut essay collection, 'My Body,' Ratajkowski ruminates on the corrosive power of the male gaze.

By Samantha Leach
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Stephanie Land Will “Probably Start Crying” When She Watches 'Maid'

The author of the bestselling memoir reflects on bringing her story to the small screen.

By Samantha Leach
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Liane Moriarty Isn’t Suffering For Her Art

The author strives to write for pleasure.

By Samantha Leach
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#Merky Books Prize Winner Jyoti Patel Writes From A Place Of Truth

Stormzy & Emma Dabiri were among the panel who chose 'Six of One' as their winner.

By Alice Broster
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Writing A Memoir Helped Cecily Strong Process Her Grief

In 'This Will All Be Over Soon,' the comedian turns her interior monologues into book form.

By Samantha Leach
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For Michelle Zauner, Food Is Everything

"I'm such a garbage mouth."

By Samantha Leach
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The Author Of 'Three Women' Explores Sex & Trauma Once Again, This Time In Fiction

“Overlooking painful stories is still part of the problem,” says Lisa Taddeo.

By Samantha Leach
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'Detransition, Baby' Author Torrey Peters Procrastinates By Reading 'Moby Dick'

“Nobody can blame me for reading Moby Dick. Right?”

By Samantha Leach
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Bolu Babalola's First Short Stories Were "'The O.C.' Meets Meg Cabot"

One of her high school-era works was titled Summer Lovin’ — after the teen soap’s indelible mean girl, naturally.

By Samantha Leach
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For Stacey Solomon, Being In Control Of The Little Moments Is Enough

The singer and TV host discusses taking 'Tap To Tidy' from Instagram featurette to full-length book.

By Charlie Mock
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas Wanted Her Memoir To Read Like Letters To Her Younger Self

"[I feel like I'm] looking back at my teenage self and saying, 'Girl, what are you doing? Don't make an ass out of yourself.'"

By Samantha Leach
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Comedian Catherine Cohen's Poetry Reads Like Your Most Salacious Group Chat

"I'm always looking to read something that seems very personal or intimate."

By Samantha Leach
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Angie Thomas Listened To Tupac & Outkast While Writing 'Concrete Rose'

"[It] was a 90s hip hop playlist all the way through!"

By Lily Herman
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How 'Caste' Became The Definitive Anti-Racist Text Of 2020

In a year of reading lists and racial reckoning, Isabel Wilkerson's book cut through the noise.

By Lily Herman
TV & Movies

The 'Percy Jackson' Disney+ Series Is Already So Different From The Movies

The fan casting has begun.

By Grace Wehniainen
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10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including new titles from Isabel Allende, John Darnielle, and Gish Jen.

By K.W. Colyard
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How My Chemical Romance Inspired Dana Schwartz’s Latest Novel

'Anatomy: A Love Story' follows two teens who strike up an alliance in the unlikeliest of places: the graveyards of 19th century Scotland.

By Samantha Leach
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9 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including new titles from Nnedi Okorafor and Weike Wang.

By K.W. Colyard
TV & Movies

Lord Anthony & Edwina's Romance Heats Up In The First 'Bridgerton' Season 2 Photos

The Netflix series is set to return this spring.

By Bustle Editors
Celebrity

How Britney Spears' Sister Really Felt About Justin Timberlake & The Breakup

In her new book, Jamie Lynn Spears wrote about the impact that Timberlake had on her life.

By Jake Viswanath
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16 LGBTQ+ Fiction Books To Look Forward To In 2022

A round up of the most exciting LGBTQ+ fiction releases coming this year.

By Asyia Iftikhar
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13 Books That Will Help You Decode Your Dreams

Can’t shake that recurring nightmare? Maybe it’s time to look deeper.

By Arya Roshanian
Celebrity

Britney Just Dropped The Biggest Hint About Her Memoir

“Shall I start from THE BEGINNING???”

By Orla Pentelow
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9 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including Hanya Yanagihara’s much-anticipated new novel.

By K.W. Colyard
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12 Books By British Women Of Colour To Look Out For In 2022

Plus, the dates you can expect to see them.

By Shahed Ezaydi
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'Station Eleven' Author Emily St. John Mendel Weighs In On The Show's Changes

The writer was lauded for “predicting” the pandemic. Now, she’s expanding her fictional horizons.

By Samantha Leach
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13 Books To Give Friends Who Say They Hate To Read

Get them hooked with one of these compelling titles.

By Lila Nordstrom and K.W. Colyard
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21 Sad Books To Read When You Need A Good Cry

From classics like 'Anna Karenina' to contemporary masterworks like 'Sing, Unburied, Sing.'

By Morgan Leigh Davies
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20 Books About The Past & Future Of Cities

Learn about the history of urban life from the likes of Robert Caro and Eve Babitz.

By Morgan Leigh Davies
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30 Books About (& Inspired By) Greek Mythology

From original texts to contemporary reinventions, there’s something for every kind of reader.

By Morgan Leigh Davies