Bustle Book Club

Bustle Book Club

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
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Ann Goldstein On 15 Years Of Working With The Enigmatic Elena Ferrante

“She writes for herself," Goldstein says of Ferrante.

By Samantha Leach
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Stephenie Meyer Is Ready For You To See Edward's Anxious Side

"He seems so suave. But when you're in his head, it's a whole different experience."

By Samantha Leach
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'Crazy Rich Asians' Author Kevin Kwan's Favorite Bravo Series Makes So Much Sense

By Samantha Leach
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'The Vanishing Half' Explores Race In The '50s — But It's More Necessary Now Than Ever

By Samantha Leach
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Stephanie Danler Reread All The Texts From Her Ex To Write Her Memoir 'Stray'

By Samantha Leach
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Bustle Book Club Week 2: Sydney Sweeney On Chapters 4-7 Of ‘We Used To Be Friends’

By Bustle Editors
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Alicia Keys' Writing Process Includes Crystals, Incense, & Leikeli47

By Samantha Leach