Buy Some Clothes At Pretty Little Thing And We'll Tell You Which Fictional Character Should Be Your BFF
Regina or Alison?
A Guide To All The Fictional Vaguely European Countries That End In VIA
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Here Are The 2018 National Book Award Winners
The winners were revealed at the 69th National Book Awards ceremony.
18 Tweets That Prove The "A Little Life" Book Will Emotionally Destroy You
"Is there A Little Life support group out there? Hanya Yanagihara has broke me."
Tana French’s New Thriller Looks At What Happens When White Men Lose Their Privilege
The Witch Elm, which follows a privileged man whose life gets derailed, is a timely window into what happens when men lose their precious power.
Linda Liang Is 71 Years Old, Divorced, And Getting Back In The Dating Game
An early preview of Kathy Wang’s debut novel, Family Trust, the first selection in the BuzzFeed Book Club.
Answer 9 Questions And We’ll Give You 9 New Books To Read
With so many great books coming out, it can be almost impossible to choose.
17 Fictional Designs That We Really Need In In Our Lives
All these things would just make life so much easier.
Answer These 9 Questions And We'll Tell You Which Teen Book Series Couple You And Your Significant Other Are
Time to find out!
Plan The Wedding Of Your Dreams And We'll Give You Some Book Recommendations
Wedding planning is hard. Choosing a book for the honeymoon shouldn't be.
How Do You Mourn A Husband You Never Really Knew?
In the months before his death, Clare's husband’s secret self started coming out into the open; she could only assume it had been waiting inside him all along. (An excerpt from The Third Hotel.)
Falling For A Woman While She's Falling For A Cult
An excerpt from R.O. Kwon's debut novel The Incendiaries.
Self-Destruction Beats Self-Help In Two Of The Most Exciting Books Of The Year
In The Pisces and My Year of Rest and Relaxation, self-destruction is a welcome respite from the self-improvement industrial complex.
Being The Only Queer Woman At A Very Straight Wedding
A short story from How To Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs.
This 60-Year-Old Novel About Sexual Harassment Was Ahead Of Its Time
Rona Jaffe’s The Best of Everything outlined the dynamics and the costs of sexual harassment, decades before anyone talked openly about it.
Everything About John's New Boyfriend Is Perfect – Except He Has A Wife
A short story called "Just Friends" from Neel Patel's If You See Me, Don't Say Hi.
Fiction By Roxane Gay: Two Women Who Have To Hide Their Love
In the story ‘Of Ghosts and Shadows’ by Roxane Gay, two women defy their Haitian hometown by unapologetically loving each other — even if they have to keep that love hidden.
How Can You Trust Anyone When You're An Undercover Spy?
In this excerpt from Who Is Vera Kelly? a CIA operative meets her target's girlfriend — and she suspects she knows more than she's letting on.
When You’re An Introvert With A Crush, The Tiniest Things Mean Everything
In this excerpt from A Place For Us, 13-year-old Hadia knows she's just one of Abbas Ali's many admirers — but that doesn't make their interactions any less meaningful.
These New Novels Face The Complicated Reality Of Mental Illness
Fiction has long had a history of using mental illness as a plot device or symbolism, but some recent novels are depicting mental illness in refreshingly nuanced ways.
Pick Your Favorite Fictional Locations And We'll Tell You Where You Should Travel To Next
Would you rather be at Hogwarts or The Shire?
Take Some Fictional Characters On A Road Trip And We'll Tell You Where You'll Meet Your Future Love
This is gonna be a wild ride.
What If You Could Take Memories Out Of Your Mind?
In this excerpt from Mem, memories exist as vacant clones, removed from the people who no longer want them — but Dolores Extract #1 wants a life of her own.
This Is What It’s Like To Be A Classical Musician
In an excerpt from Aja Gabel's novel The Ensemble, Jana is trying to lead her quartet to greatness — but a much older famous violinist might be getting in the way.
This Is What It's Like When Your Baby Doesn't Look Like You
In Rumaan Alam's new novel That Kind of Mother, a white woman adopts her black nanny's baby in the aftermath of tragedy. Read an excerpt here.
Is It Possible To Find Love If You're Addicted To Attention?
"No one really wanted satiety. It was the prospect of satiety—the excitement around the notion that we could ever be satisfied—that kept us going." An excerpt from Melissa Broder's new novel, The Pisces.
Beantworte 7 Fragen – und wir verraten dir deinen dunkelsten Charakterzug
[ANZEIGE] Traust du dich, diese unbequeme Wahrheit über dich zu erfahren?
Here Are The 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners For Letters And Drama
Andrew Sean Greer won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Less; Martyna Majok's Cost of Living took home the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Is It Possible To Write A Short Story Free From The White Gaze?
"Why would you want to tell this story about a bunch of black Southern guys discovering bread anyway? What purpose does it serve unless it’s to show yourself as somehow better than them?" An excerpt from Nafissa Thompson-Spires' short story collection Heads of the Colored People.
If Male Characters Were Written Like Female Ones, This Is How Weird It Would Look
"Stepping out, his bag grazed the fabric, which was against his nipples, which were very nipple-y."
This Story About A Bridal Shower Will Make You Want To Never Get Married
"Mason jars. Chalk menus. Social media tie-ins. I’m probably speaking another language to you, right!?" An excerpt from Michelle Markowitz and Caroline Moss's novel Hey Ladies!: The Story of 8 Best Friends, 1 Year, and Way, Way Too Many Emails.
This Quiz Will Reveal The Book That Speaks To Your Soul
Here's what you should read (or reread) next.
What Do You Do When You Run Into That One Ex?
When young artist Andrea Morales runs into her ex-girlfriend at a music show, she witnesses the unthinkable. (An excerpt from Chelsey Johnson's novel Stray City.)
If A Magic Fish Says Your Friend Sucks, You Should Probably Listen
A fisherman finds a magic flounder and turns to a friend for advice in this excerpt from Mallory Ortberg's short story collection The Merry Spinster.
What Happens To A Family When Its Larger-Than-Life Patriarch Dies?
"If he was anything, Big Angel was the father and patriarch of the entire clan. And, by the way (bi de guey), the de La Cruz family has been around here since before your grandparents were even born." (An excerpt from Luís Alberto Urrea's novel The House of Broken Angels)
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J'espère que vous avez l'œil pour évaluer la valeur d'un yacht.
Tayari Jones Is Rewriting The Great American Novel
With her fourth novel, An American Marriage (and a little help from Oprah), Jones is arriving at the big moment she’s been waiting for.
17 Books We Actually Read In One-Ish Sitting And Loved This Month
Get ready to *book it* to the bookstore.
Read This Excerpt From One Of 2018's Most Exciting Books
16-year-old trans girl Angel is thrilled to finally wear dresses in public, but faces repercussions at home. Read more in this excerpt from Joseph Cassara's novel The House of Impossible Beauties.
The 33 Most Exciting New Books Of 2018
Here are the books we can't wait to read in 2018! (Ranked in no particular order.)
15 Tips And Tricks To Actually Read More Books In 2018
Become the book reader you've always wanted to be.
25 Podcasts You Need To Listen To In 2018
Looking for something different to listen to? Try these, including Casefile, Dead Pilots Society, The Read and more.
Who's Afraid Of The Personal Essay?
The conversation over the viral New Yorker short story “Cat Person” is reiterating the same old bias against personal essays as a frivolous, artless, and feminine form of writing.