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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
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Dolly Parton Writes Songs Everywhere — Even On The Back Of A McDonald's Receipt

The country star reflects on writing 175 of her most iconic songs in her new book, 'Songteller: My Life in Lyrics.'

By Samantha Leach
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Ali Wong Likes To Unwind With THC Gummies & 'Rick And Morty'

The 'Dear Girls' author reveals her writing process, from eating pork rinds to taking hula hoop breaks.

By Samantha Leach
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How Slurpees & Spaghetti Fuel Lana Del Rey's Writing Process

The artist reflects on her new poetry collection, 'Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass.'

By Samantha Leach
TV & Movies

Rory Kinnear To Star In The BBC’s Creepy Christmas Adaptation

Here’s everything we know so far about The Mezzotint.

By Narzra Ahmed
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15 Mystery Series That’ll Keep You Guessing

Think you’re up to solving the case?

By Sadie Trombetta and K.W. Colyard
Pep Talk

Tia Mowry Has A Counterintuitive Tip For Managing Anxiety

“Now I can say with confidence that I’m in control,” she says.

By Princess Gabbara
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The Third Book In The 'You' Series Has A Shocking Ending

In 'You Love Me,' Joe tries his hand at family life.

By K.W. Colyard
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10 Astrology Books To Keep On Your Bookshelf

These titles will help both newcomers and astrology buffs learn more about the stars.

By K.W. Colyard
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20 Creepy Short Stories That You Can Read For Free Right Now

Featuring work from Tananarive Due, Stephen Graham Jones, and more.

By Charlotte Ahlin and K.W. Colyard
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Goodbye To Goodreads

After negative Goodreads reviews started to affect author Jessica Goodman's editing process, she decided to stop reading the site. Other authors have come to the same conclusion.

By Jessica Goodman
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The Best Dark Academia Books To Read This Fall

From 'Ace of Spades' to 'We Wish You Luck.'

By K.W. Colyard
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Sally Rooney Cut Ties With Israeli Publisher In "Solidarity" With Palestinians

The 'Beautiful World, Where Are You' author says she cannot work Modan unless it "publicly distance[s] itself from apartheid.”

By L'Oréal Blackett
Creativity

I Let Go Of 'The Artist’s Way'

Now I write when I want to, because I want to.

By Katie Heaney
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10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including a 'Practical Magic' sequel and the latest from Gregory Maguire.

By K.W. Colyard
Celebrity

Britney Spears Announces She's Writing A Murder Novel

The book follows a girl seeking comfort and liberation following her own passing.

By Jack Irvin
TV & Movies

Gemma Arterton Will Star In Sky’s New Nick Hornby Adaptation

Here’s everything we know so far about the series.

By Rebecca Fearn
Politics

Bernadine Evaristo Just Shut Down Boris Johnson’s Churchill Comment

"I think it’s our duty to rewrite history," the author said, as it has been told from "very particular perspectives."

By Michele Theil
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What They Don't Teach At School – A Black British History Resource List

Books, articles, podcasts & other resources to fill the gaps in the national curriculum.

By Bustle UK
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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