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  1. in her words
    Britney Spears Says She’s Finishing Up Her MemoirThe Woman in Me hits shelves on October 24.
  2. vulture lists
    9 Great Audiobooks to Listen to This MonthA new Stephen King book, a biography of a controversial tech titan, Leslie Jones’s memoir, and Matthew McConaughey reading a picture book.
  3. gifts they might actually want
    43 Gifts for Every Type of HostIncluding wool throws, an automated countertop herb garden, and an old-timey popcorn-maker.
  4. books
    Dory Fantasmagory Is Some of the Best Children’s Literature in YearsIn the six-book series, author Abby Hanlon embraces the messier parts of childhood and raising children.
  5. career
    How Isabel Allende Gets It DoneAt 81, the acclaimed author says she’ll continue to write until she can’t anymore. “Who retires from art?”
  6. religion
    The Dark Side of CourtshipShannon and Joshua Harris’s relationship was held up as a model for millions of Evangelicals. Now, she’s reclaiming her story.
  7. artificial intelligence
    George R.R. Martin Among 17 Authors Suing Over ChatGPTThe New York–based Authors Guild wants to take OpenAI to court for “systematic theft.”
  8. books
    At Least There Isn’t Crowdwork With a BookGary Gulman, Maria Bamford, and Aparna Nancherla on writing for the page versus the stage.
  9. encounter
    Werner Herzog Turns the Lens on HimselfThe filmmaker famous for bending the truth tries his hand at memoir.
  10. holiday gifts 2022
    41 (Under-$20) Stocking Stuffers for Kids and BabiesFrom books to the season’s hottest toys, all are tiny enough to fit inside a stocking.
  11. chapters
    ‘This Was Simply How This Story Had to Go’Jesse Armstrong outlines his path to Succession’s final shot.
  12. read on
    Ariana Grande Wants Yuh to Stop Banning BooksBut he didn’t sayyyyy I couldn’t reaaaaaaad!
  13. coming soon
    Percy Jackson and the Olympians Is Happening, Thank GodsA teaser trailer is out now, as an offering on Percy’s birthday.
  14. breakout
    “I Don’t Like the Feeling of Being Pinned Down”C Pam Zhang’s debut examined an unsung period of Chinese-American history. Her new novel is all about pleasure.
  15. the grub street diet
    Hua Hsu Orders the Special“It was a sheet of hash browns folded over cheese and bacon, resting on heirloom tomatoes and a fried egg.”
  16. motherhood
    ‘Motherhood Radicalized Me’Author Amanda Montei’s latest meditation on modern-day marrying and mothering, Touched Out, is as gratifying as it is gutting.
  17. q&a
    How Glossier’s Sheen Wore OffA new book traces the rise and stumbles of the most hyped makeup brand of the 2010s.
  18. vulture lists
    11 Essential Hip-Hop BooksFrom star-studded memoirs to “one of the most engaging examinations rap has ever received.”
  19. x-tremely online
    Grimes Used Elon Musk’s Own Platform to Reveal Their Third ChildNamed Techno Mechanicus.
  20. this things incredible
    Sandra Boynton, of All People, Makes My Favorite CoffeeAudrey Gelman found the perfect morning blend, which, somehow, involves the legendary children’s book author.
  21. stan print media
    Drake Announces New Album to Accompany Titles Ruin Everything Poetry BookFor All the Dogs drops September 22.
  22. isn’t it?
    American Horror Story: Delicate Trailer is a Jump-Scare for Gilmore Girls FansIs this Emma Robert’s nightmare or Rory Gilmore’s?
  23. best of 2023
    The Best Comedy Books of 2023 (So Far)These books give us a record of our times via the moment’s best comic minds.
  24. chapters
    I Killed GodMaria Bamford’s eulogy for her beloved best friend.
  25. book review
    How Zadie Smith Lost Her TeethSince her audacious debut, she has been moving toward character-driven realism. In the process, she’s become the least interesting version of herself.
  26. tbr
    75 New Screen Adaptations of Books to Add to Your 2023 Reading ListIncluding a Scorsese film and a new season of Loki.
  27. beach read book club
    How Does It End for Alex?Our book club discusses the ending of The Guest.
  28. books
    Which Fall 2023 Comedian Memoir Is Right for You?Featuring releases from Maria Bamford, Reggie Watts, Leslie Jones, and more.
  29. books
    From Friends to Lovers: The Fanfic-to-Romance Pipeline Goes MainstreamWriters are jumping right from Archive of Our Own to the best-seller list.
  30. fall preview 2023
    In Mona Awad’s Novels, Beauty Comes With a Side of Body HorrorHer latest novel, Rouge, shows how the quest for perfection can send you over the edge.
  31. beach read book club
    Does Alex Genuinely Care for Anyone?Our book club discusses chapters seven and eight of The Guest.
  32. the grub street diet
    Hilary Leichter Is Navigating a Morning-Beverage Identity Crisis“The coffee crests in little golden peaks, like the froth left in the wake of a boat.”
  33. mothers and daughters
    My Mother the CreatorThe daughter of artist Jennifer Bartlett unpacks and reflects on her complicated legacy — at home and in the art world.
  34. chat room
    Jeezy Is Now a Self-Help GuruFor his first book, the rapper shares his unfiltered blueprint to success: “I’m still standing after all this time. You got to know why.”
  35. blindsided
    Michael Oher Focuses on His ‘Playbook’ Amid LawsuitDeclining to comment on conservatorship accusations at a book signing.
  36. chapters
    ‘Let’s Let the Squirrel Out of the Bag’On the Anchorman set, improv-comedy masters had the freedom to reimagine the film one line at a time.
  37. fall preview 2023
    24 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This FallThere’s even a book by Babs.
  38. art-ificial intelligence
    AI-Generated Art Is Not Copyrightable, Judge Rules“Human authorship is an essential part of a valid copyright claim.”
  39. beach read book club
    Who Can Really See Alex?Our book club discusses chapters four through six of “The Guest.”
  40. allegedly
    The Blind Side Author Michael Lewis Denies Lawsuit Allegations“It’s outrageous how Hollywood accounting works, but the money is not in the Tuohys’ pockets.”
  41. oh yeah?
    Scott Pilgrim Gets an Extra Life As an Anime, and the Whole Cast Is BackMake some noise for the teaser, people.
  42. oh no
    Iowa School District Is Using ChatGPT to Take Out Banned BooksA.I. tackling its No. 1 enemy head on: original work.
  43. q&a
    Abused by the StateKylie Cheung’s book argues that our government — from abortion bans to the voting booth — prevents survivors from fully participating in public life.
  44. revelations
    Bethany Joy Lenz Opens Up About Her Decade in a CultShe said the One Tree Hill cast and crew initially tried to “rescue” her.
  45. lawsuits
    Can Sarah Silverman’s AI Lawsuit Save Us From Robot Overlords?“That’s part of what these cases are about: Let’s open the black box. Let’s see what’s inside.”
  46. beach read book club
    What Do You Do With a Guest Like Alex?Our book club discusses the first three chapters of “The Guest.”
  47. the grub street diet
    Emma Rosenblum Is Trying to Make Something Everyone Will Eat“The chicken was a crowd pleaser. I cooked it while drinking an Aperol Spritz, naturally.”
  48. everything must go
    Paramount Sells Simon & Schuster to KKR Investment FirmFor less than Penguin Random House was offering but also with less threat of an antitrust lawsuit.
  49. best of 2023
    The Best Books of 2023 (So Far)A historical tale of mutiny on the high seas, climate change’s migration toll on the U.S., a searing debut novel, and a romance told in verse.
  50. niche drama
    The Smutty Hockey Drama Melting Down BookTokRomance-novel fans pined for Seattle Kraken player Alex Wennberg, who now says their posts crossed the line into sexual harassment.
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