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  1. pride essentials
    Ana Fabrega Loves Google Maps, TooThe actress shares her favorite queer influences.
  2. backstories
    The Baby-Sitters Club Is Back in BusinessHow the Netflix show adapted a ’90s hallmark for zoomers (and their parents).
  3. pride essentials
    Wilson Cruz on the Importance of Intersectional ArtFrom Paris Is Burning to James Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room
  4. kristy's great idea
    An Oral History of The Baby-Sitters Club MovieFrom first kisses to first periods to narrowly avoided perms, inside the making of a ’90s sleepover classic.
  5. vulture recommends
    Sasha Geffen’s Glitter Up the Dark Is an Essential Companion to the Year’s MusicYou’ll devour Glitter Up the Dark with eyes wide and mind racing, drawing connections to whatever music you listen to.
  6. reading lists
    10 Books Recommended by Black-Owned BookstoresBlack-owned bookstores recommended books on their reading lists, including the latest book from Brit Bennett and a book written in 1645.
  7. reading lists
    8 Black British History Books, Recommended by Educators and ActivistsA reading list for those wanting to learn more about the history of Britain through an intersectional lens.
  8. book excerpt
    How the 2,000-Year-Old Man Was BornThe story of Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner’s popular sketch involves a tape recorder, Cary Grant, and Queen Elizabeth.
  9. gavel! gavel!
    Mary Trump’s Tell-All of the Summer Temporarily Blocked by JudgeShe may have violated a confidentiality agreement about her uncle.
  10. books
    Please Address Patrick Stewart’s New Memoir As SirThe actor is finally writing his life stories.
  11. book excerpt
    I Tried to Be Twitter-FamousDespite how much I failed, I was convinced I needed to be if I ever wanted to make my mark on the literary world.
  12. adaptations
    HBO Wins Brit Bennett’s Best-Selling Novel The Vanishing Half at AuctionThe network reportedly plans to adapt the book into a limited series.
  13. conversations with friends
    Hulu Picks Up Sally Rooney’s Conversations With Friends SeriesIt will be helmed by Normal People director Lenny Abrahamson.
  14. my book of poetry is dropping
    Future Best-selling Author Halsey to Release Poetry CollectionThe poems will tackle sexuality, relationships, mental illness, and more.
  15. reading lists
    The Best Bartending Guides and Cocktail Books, According to BartendersLearn to make cocktails as well as you drink them.
  16. book review
    After Months Spent Inside, The Great Indoors Is Uncannily RelevantFrom microbes to building design, Emily Anthes’s new book explores the science of indoor living.
  17. rocket men
    Donald Trump Just Wants Elton John to Like HimHe allegedly wanted to impress the singer with a gift to Kim Jong-un.
  18. white house
    What We Know About John Bolton’s Tell-all BookBolton writes that Trump was obsessed with giving Kim Jong-Un an autographed CD of “Rocket Man” and pressured China to interfere in the 2020 election.
  19. read like the wind
    We Cast a Shadow and 9 Other Reads I Can’t Get Out of My HeadRecommended if you like: Parasite, doing wicked things despite your better nature.
  20. deal of the day
    Just in Time for Summer Reading, The Kindle Paperwhite Is 25 Percent OffIt’s even waterproof for all your poolside reading.
  21. the industry
    Hachette U.K. Stands by J.K. Rowling After Anti-Trans CommentsThe group plans to publish Rowling’s new children’s book The Ickabog.
  22. books
    Kazuo Ishiguro Is Back to Make You Weep With Klara and the SunIt’s the author’s first novel since he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2017.
  23. backstories
    The National Book Critics Circle Has ImplodedMore than half of the board has resigned in a series of events one member described as “bizarre and bloody in an end-of-a-Tarantino-movie way.”
  24. lgbtq
    Emma Watson and Rupert Grint Say Expelliarmus to J.K. Rowling’s TransphobiaThe Harry Potter stars have condemned her comments.
  25. read the room
    Kristen Bell’s Children’s Book Perilously Close to Declaring Purple Lives MatterTitled The World Needs More Purple People.
  26. a long talk
    ‘If You Can Perform Whiteness, Then What Does It Mean to Be White?’Brit Bennett on her propulsive new novel, The Vanishing Half, set in a mythical town solely inhabited by light-skinned black people.
  27. politics
    Once Again, Melania Is Revealed to Be Just Like Her HusbandThe First Lady has been characterized as an enigma. A new book suggests she’s an encouraging partner to Trump and a shameless fabulist, just like him.
  28. best of 2020
    The Best Books of the Year (So Far)During a difficult year, fiction is rising to contemporary challenges and demands.
  29. books
    Zadie Smith to Release New Essay Collection About Life During LockdownIntimations, out July 28, was written in the “early months” of the pandemic.
  30. jk rowling
    Warner Bros. Responds To J.K. Rowling’s Shocking Commitment to Being Transphobic“The events in the last several weeks have firmed our resolve as a company to confront difficult societal issues.”
  31. oh no
    J.K. Rowling Doubles Down on TransphobiaThe author released a nearly 4,000-word essay defending her opinions on transgender women.
  32. we regret to inform you
    J.K. Rowling Explains Her Anti-Trans Comments With More Anti-Trans CommentsShe wrote a 3,670-word blog post. Like half her books, it’s simply too long.
  33. small-business stories
    A Greenwich Village Bookshop Pivots to Phone RecommendationsThe staff at Three Lives & Company are spending their days talking up books about historical English gardens and hand-delivering novels.
  34. dad week
    The Best Books for Every Type of DadIncluding history, poetry, novels, and a crossword book.
  35. books
    Harper Acquires New Novel From Deadspin Founder Will LeitchLucky will be Leitch’s fifth book.
  36. trans rights
    Daniel Radcliffe Responds to J.K. Rowling’s Anti-Trans Tweets“Just as a human being, I feel compelled to say something at this moment.”
  37. the industry
    Over 1,000 Publishing Workers Strike to Protest Industry RacismThey’re tweeting under the hashtags #PubWorkers4BlackLives and #PubWorkers4Justice.
  38. the industry
    Roxane Gay and Other Authors Reveal Salary Disparities With #PublishingPaidMeUrban fantasy novelist L.L. McKinney started the call to action.
  39. close reads
    What Is an Anti-Racist Reading List For?It is unclear whether each book supplies a portion of the holistic racial puzzle or are intended as revelatory islands in and of themselves.
  40. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Bookworms (That Aren’t Books)Because they’ve probably already read that novel.
  41. required reading
    13 Books You Should Read About Black LivesFrom established classics to newer works.
  42. the longest lives
    What I’ve Learned So FarLessons from artists and thinkers.
  43. excerpt
    ‘Would You Be My Kiss‑in Partner?’During a protest at Harvard, Josh Oppenheimer’s kiss shook me into the awareness that I was not quite a man.
  44. accio
    J.K. Rowling Fact-Checks Some ‘Utter Nonsense’ About Harry Potter’s Origins“I was thinking of putting a section on my website about all the alleged inspirations and birthplaces of Potter.”
  45. vulture recommends
    Want Is the Summer Book I Couldn’t Put DownIt’s a defining novel of our age of left-behind families.
  46. summer 2020
    29 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This SummerThey will shake you out of your stasis.
  47. ask a cool person
    17 Authors on Their 18 Favorite (Soothing) Audiobooks to Listen ToIncluding Diane Keaton reading Joan Didion, Nicole Kidman reading Virginia Woolf, and Armie Hammer reading Call Me By Your Name.
  48. fashion du jour
    9 Upsetting Anna Wintour Stories in André Leon Talley’s Memoir“Simple human kindness. No, she is not capable.”
  49. culture
    All Of Anna Wintour’s Exes Came To Her WeddingIs this a British thing… ?
  50. conservatism
    Polarization Isn’t the Problem, But Human Identity Politics May Be the SolutionEzra Klein’s new book on polarization alerts liberals and conservatives to their species’ unifying affinity for identity-based divisiveness.
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