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  1. books
    Prince’s Memoir The Beautiful Ones Coming This OctoberFeaturing his unfinished manuscript, rare photos, and lyrics.
  2. zoo story
    The Heartland Zoo Tragedy Everyone ForgotEveryone but Carson Vaughan, whose Zoo Nebraska chronicles a misbegotten zoo’s decline and its fatal consequences.
  3. science of us
    The Book Newly Sober People Love to Give to Each OtherTalking with Annie Grace, author of This Naked Mind.
  4. one grand books
    Michael Shannon’s 10 Favorite BooksCharles Bukowski, Dr. Seuss, and more.
  5. the mueller report
    How to Read Your Mueller Report (and How Long You’ll Have to Wait)From a no-frills mass-market edition to an audiobook to Alan Dershowitz, five ways to get the goods.
  6. books
    5 New Books on Poetry Pulitzer Winner Forrest Gander’s Reading ListMost of the poets he knows are drooling for Brian Evenson’s Song for the Unraveling of the World.
  7. kids these days
    For the Country’s Best Teen Poets, Poetry Is ActivismHonorees of the National Student Poets Program, threatened under Trump, fight for the personal and political power of verse.
  8. q&a
    What Drives Someone to Become a Conspiracy Theorist?The Cut spoke to Anna Merlan about Pizzagate, paranoia peddlers, and her debut book Republic of Lies.
  9. theater talk
    Claudia Rankine on Death, Reparations, and Becoming a PlaywrightThe celebrated author of Citizen talks about her new play, The White Card —also Mo’Nique, bad reviews, and marketable death.
  10. books
    Bret Easton Ellis Thinks He Was ‘Punked’ by The New Yorker“I got punked, I have to admit it.”
  11. book excerpt
    The Dream TeamCruise, Kidman, Kubrick, and the making of Eyes Wide Shut.
  12. conspiracy theories
    Even Conspiracy Theories Have Gotten Dumber, a New Book ShowsA Lot of People Are Saying plumbs “the new conspiracism,” conspiracy theory without the theory.
  13. legacies
    What Is Game of Thrones’ Legacy in Epic Fantasy?George R.R. Martin’s books, and the series they inspired, are a reflection of our anxious times.
  14. i think about this a lot
    I Think About This a Lot: Game of Thrones EditionHow is Jon Snow so good at oral sex? Who babysits the White Walker kids? And other pressing GoT thoughts.
  15. books
    Sally Rooney Strips the Novel for PartsWhy can’t all books be like this?
  16. books
    A Romance Novel Based on Meghan Markle’s Mom Is Really HappeningThe idea started with a tweet and ended with an actual novel.
  17. kids these days
    Sally Rooney’s Politics of Millennial ResignationWhy do critics so love the Normal People author? Maybe because her characters accept the status quo.
  18. culture
    Emily Ratajkowski Has Discovered Sally RooneyHer Instagram story and Twitter presence currently revolve around her love of Conversations With Friends.
  19. book excerpt
    ‘The Unthinkable Has Happened’You learn to believe in your child’s existence. What happens when she’s killed by a piece of your daily environment?
  20. literati
    The Best Reporting Advice Robert Caro Bestows in His New Book, Working“Silence is the weapon.”
  21. books
    Will This Book Get Me Laid?I wanted to loan him a book about his favorite band, but first I had to buy it.
  22. books
    How to Write About Impossible Female PainOn Miriam Toews’s latest novel, Women Talking.
  23. foreign policy
    America Used to Have an Overseas Empire. What Happened to It?Daniel Immerwahr’s How to Hide an Empire serves both as a history of American empire, and a warning about the Trump administration’s bellicosity.
  24. presidential libraries
    Pete Buttigieg’s Favorite Book Is Ulysses, and That’s GreatMaybe you’d prefer Joseph Campbell, or Fox & Friends?
  25. one grand books
    Pete Buttigieg’s 10 Favorite BooksJames Joyce, Homer, and more.
  26. vulture lists
    13 Stephen King Books That Should Be Adapted NextCreepy amusement parks, killer cars, time travel, and more worthy King plots.
  27. baseball lit
    The ‘Miracle Mets’ Golden Anniversary Nostalgia Books Are Worth the PriceJust in time for the home opener, several accounts of the glory of ‘69.
  28. must reads
    7 New Books You Should Read This AprilSally Rooney, Robert Caro, and more.
  29. interviews
    Ruth Reichl on Her New Memoir, and What Gourmet Meant to Readers“It was kind of magical.”
  30. interviews
    Ruth Reichl on Her New Memoir, and What Gourmet Meant to Readers“It was kind of magical.”
  31. awp conference
    Brilliant Queer Authors Talk About SexWas “The Sexuality of Textuality” a great AWP panel, or the greatest ever?
  32. awp conference
    Six Great Things That Happened at the AWP ConferenceHighlights from the continent’s biggest annual writers’ conference, held last week in Portland.
  33. book excerpt
    Watching the Internet React to the Worst Night of My LifeErin Lee Carr on her father’s death.
  34. profile
    Susan Choi on Her Mind-Bending #MeToo NovelHow rage and the Access Hollywood tape inspired this spring’s most inventive and polarizing novel.
  35. awp conference
    Colson Whitehead’s Fierce and Funny Primer on Life and Chicken“If it tastes like shit, it’s cultural appropriation,” and other lessons from the Pulitzer winner’s keynote speech at the AWP conference.
  36. printed matter
    42 of the Year’s Most Giftable Coffee-table BooksWhether they’re into Bruce Springsteen, the Bauhaus, or living off the grid.
  37. q&a
    She Joked About Writing the Great Zambian Novel. Then She Did It.Namwali Serpell and I spoke about day jobs, novel-writing, mortality, and grief.
  38. the grub street diet
    Author Nathan Englander Gets His Syrup in New Hampshire“For the best maple syrup in the world, I’d head straight for the sugar shack at Booty Farm.”
  39. books
    You Can Read Ali Wong’s New Book Dear Girls in OctoberWong wrote a bunch of letters to her daughters, and we all get to read them!
  40. reading lists
    The 10 Best Books About Adolescence, According to PsychologistsWe polled experts to find the best books about understanding adolescence for both you and your teen.
  41. sex and cities
    Is There Still Sex in the City? Asks Paramount TV’s Sex and the City Follow-UpNo Carrie, no Miranda, no Samantha, no Charlotte.
  42. power couples
    Carol Burnett and Tina Fey Are Working on a Movie TogetherThe movie is based on Burnett’s book about her relationship with her late daughter.
  43. audiobooks
    Hear Logic Commit Murder in Audiobook Clip From His Debut Novel, SupermarketThe rapper’s debut novel, the dark comedy Supermarket, is out today.
  44. the cut on tuesdays
    Sally Rooney Tells Us About the Books That Shaped HerThe Irish author of Conversations With Friends talks Henry James, J.D. Salinger, and Marxist theory on the Cut’s podcast.
  45. socialism
    French Socialist Édouard Louis on Failed Centrism and the Rise of AOCThe author of Who Killed My Father talks about “what we create, how we affect people’s bodies.”
  46. literature
    You Get Oprah’s New Book Club, and You Get Oprah’s New Book ClubThanks, Apple TV+.
  47. must reads
    6 New Paperbacks You Should Read Right NowLorrie Moore, Caddyshack, Prince, and more.
  48. scams
    Dan Mallory, Who Once Faked Being British, Nominated for British Book AwardThe cancer-faking author landed on the very real short-list.
  49. the grub street diet
    Author Marlon James Has No Time for Fussy Cocktails“You’d be amazed how many people screw up a Dark ’n’ Stormy.”
  50. money
    How to Be a Writer and Still Get Really, Really RichJessica Knoll can afford a Porsche, a house, and expensive therapy.
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