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  1. one grand books
    Author Sjón’s 10 Favorite BooksIsak Dinesen, Mikhail Bulgakov, and more.
  2. great adaptations
    10 Book-to-TV Adaptations Coming in 2019All it took for George Clooney to return to his small-screen roots was … good satire.
  3. trailer mix
    The Next Fifty Shades Started as Harry Styles FanficWhat if Harry Styles went to college in America and loved kissing and hated wearing a shirt?
  4. must reads
    5 Great Romance Novels for People Who’ve Never Read OneAn introduction to the venerable genre.
  5. trust us
    Why You Should Be Reading Romance NovelsThey’re not what you think.
  6. sounds like a cd
    Scam Season Comes for the OrchestraA debut memoir alleges that a well-known composer faked his way through live performances (without naming him but it’s obvious).
  7. close reads
    The Wild Bunch Is Still the Best Western Ever MadeW.K. Stratton’s definitive new book details the movie’s death, destruction, and unexpected core of tenderness.
  8. reading lists
    The 6 Best Books for a Healthy Relationship, According to PsychiatristsWe talked to a handful of relationship savants.
  9. publishing trends
    Move Over, Lady Psychopaths: The Locked-Room Mystery Is BackIn crazy times, mystery readers are craving a little order in their thrillers.
  10. talking books
    Valeria Luiselli Discusses Migrant Children and Lost SoulsLost Children Archive, her first novel in English, dismantles America’s “great theater of belonging.”
  11. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: A Sumerian Goddess’s Romantic DemandIt’s a useful thing to wonder in general as you enter a bar or swipe through dating apps.
  12. single ladies
    A Japanese Chronicler of ‘Women on Their Own,’ RediscoveredYuko Tsushima’s brilliant Territory of Light is the late, prolific author’s fourth novel published in English.
  13. just asking questions
    Author Dave Cullen on Finding Hope in Parkland, 20 Years After ColumbineThe writer had PTSD from being the “go-to murder guy”; the Parkland kids were the cure.
  14. bookstore news
    McNally Jackson Is Staying Put — and Massively ExpandingThe Soho store isn’t relocating, but new branches are set to anchor big developments at City Point and South Street Seaport.
  15. quel scandale
    The Book Publishing Scandals of Early February: Holy HellJill Abramson, Dan “tumor” Mallory, Bezos’s “picks,” YA troubles — and it’s only the 8th.
  16. scammers gonna scam
    Best-Selling Scammer Dan Mallory to Continue ScammingThe Woman in the Window author will publish a second book.
  17. style talk
    Grammar Guru Benjamin Dreyer Talks Twitter Style, Denounces ‘Onboarding’The author of Dreyer’s English is the E.B. White of our confusing era.
  18. alternative fictions
    Everything Wrong With Trump’s America Was in Steven Seagal’s Only NovelThe Way of the Shadow Wolves has the deep state, Sheriff Joe, and Korans in the Arizona desert.
  19. books
    Jill Abramson Accused of Plagiarism in Merchants of TruthThe evidence has been described as “overwhelming.”
  20. adaptations
    Michael B. Jordan Is Adapting the New Novel Black Leopard, Red WolfThe book was just released this week.
  21. never give up
    Conan O’Brien Has Finally Landed His Dream InterviewAfter many years, Robert Caro has finally relented!
  22. one grand books
    Tracey Thorn’s 10 Favorite BooksBillie Holiday, Virginia Woolf, and more.
  23. books
    The Best Character in the Wild Literary Scammer StoryNo, not the cups of urine.
  24. must reads
    7 New Books You Should Read This FebruaryMarlon James, Toni Morrison, and more.
  25. memoirs
    How It Feels to Publish Your Wife’s Memoir About Dying“Who was I to sit there and kill her dream?” asks the widower of Julie Yip-Williams, author of The Unwinding of the Miracle.
  26. book excerpt
    Why Perfection Doesn’t Equal HappinessReshma Saujani’s Brave, Not Perfect explores the confusing, inconsistent, and impossible standards women set for themselves.
  27. literary lunch
    A Conversation With Marlon James and Victor LaValleThe versatile authors talk race, fantasy, and James’s Black Leopard, Red Wolf over dumplings.
  28. just asking questions
    Former WH Aide Cliff Sims on Trump’s Emotional Life and the Art of Leaking“I’d become someone I didn’t like,” says the Team of Vipers author. “I justified a lot of these things in the moment.”
  29. dan mallory
    The Woman in The Window Author Dan Mallory Is Not Who He Claims to BeThe noted author of The Woman in the Window, a.k.a. A.J. Finn, deceived the public and his closest colleagues for years, a new investigation reveals.
  30. q&a
    The Author of The Collected Schizophrenias Has More QuestionsThe Cut spoke to Esmé Weijun Wang about the process of writing her newest book.
  31. j.d. salinger
    More Salinger Is Coming, Possibly Before 2030!J.D.’s son is on a mission to publish the rest of his work.
  32. metoo authors
    Long Before He Sued, Thirteen Reasons Why Author Jay Asher Made a Quiet DealThe origin of the YA novelist’s defamation suit was the kind of hush-hush agreement we no longer tolerate.
  33. cooking
    Your Mom’s Favorite Cookbook Is Now GothA $156 Joy of Cooking won’t make me a better cook, but I want it anyway.
  34. twitter justice
    The Latest YA Twitter Pile On Forces a Rising Star to Self-CancelAmélie Wen Zhao won a huge book deal, but succumbed to a campaign alleging Blood Heir’s insensitivity months before its publication.
  35. lit design
    Welcome to the Bold and Blocky Instagram Era of Book CoversBook jackets built for Amazon thumbnails, Instagram clicks, and indie-bookstore Easter-egg hunts.
  36. one grand books
    Tony McNamara’s 10 Favorite BooksFyodor Dostoevsky, Miranda July, and more.
  37. memoirs
    I Tried to Be Virginia Woolf. A Brilliant New Memoir Comes Closer.Katharine Smyth’s All the Lives We Ever Lived is both a literary tribute and a powerful debut of its own.
  38. the industry
    Megan Abbott’s Cheerleading Mystery Dare Me Back-Handsprings Over to USA NetworkThe drama landed a series order, to be co-produced by Netflix.
  39. one grand books
    Terrence McNally’s 10 Favorite BooksWilliam Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and more.
  40. dark horses
    Paul Harding on His Decade of Trying Not to Think About His Pulitzer UpsetReflecting on ten years of defiant productivity following his sleeper hit debut, Tinkers.
  41. q&a
    The Author of Maid Doesn’t Want to Be Called a Success StoryThe Cut spoke to Stephanie Land, whose debut memoir describes the years she spent cleaning houses to support her young daughter.
  42. hot
    Can You Tell Which of These Is the Real Synopsis of E.L. James’s New Book?The 50 Shades of Grey author just announced her new book, The Mister.
  43. lost and found
    Sylvia Plath’s ‘New’ Story Shows Us the Career That Might Have BeenMary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom, released this week, was hiding in plain sight — evidence of a writer at odds with her legend.
  44. the crime scene
    Crime-Solving Cats and Cozy Mysteries: A Publishing JuggernautMeow If It’s Murder is just the tip of a very large, very furry iceberg.
  45. books
    Exploring Middle-earth With Tolkien’s Original MapIt demonstrates the astonishing care with which he imagined his fantastical creations and their intricate world.
  46. the crime scene
    If I Hate Violence So Much, Why Do I Love Writing About It?Writers of violent thrillers reflect on — and reaffirm — the ethics of what they do.
  47. the crime scene
    I Write Fiction About Border Crime, But Unlike Trump I Tell the Truth.The author of the Cartel trilogy reflects on depicting brutal border violence while Trump exploits it politically.
  48. what the trump
    How Trump Offered NASA Unlimited Funding to Put People on Mars by 2020“What if I gave you all the money you could ever need?” the president asked a baffled NASA official, according to former aide Cliff Sims.
  49. in memoriam
    How Mary Oliver’s Biographer Finally Met the Legendary PoetOliver, who died yesterday, connected with people “on the page,” and Lindsay Whalen was no exception.
  50. memoirs
    The Best Show’s Tom Scharpling Is Writing a MemoirTitled It Never Ends.
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