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  1. read a book
    Join Samantha Irby for a Live Reading of Wow, No Thank You.Followed by a chat with Angelica Jade Bastién, tonight on Vulture’s Instagram Live.
  2. true crime
    The Last Podcast on the Left Hosts Break Down the Art of True-Crime Comedy“We defang them, we stare in their faces, we laugh at how pathetic they are.”
  3. books
    Writing for Teens Is a Do-overI wasn’t out in high school, but writing a love story about queer teens helps make up for that.
  4. coronavirus
    You’re Going to Have to Wait a Little Longer for Elena Ferrante’s New BookThe Lying Life of Adults has been pushed to September.
  5. backstories
    The Man Who Knew Too MuchThe plot of Lawrence Wright’s new novel was always prescient, but it arrived much sooner than he thought it would.
  6. recommendations
    What to Do When You Get Tired of Lounging AroundFrom a Bob Ross painting party to The Sopranos re-runs.
  7. books
    Everything We Learned From Woody Allen’s Controversial MemoirFrom his affair with Soon-Yi to the molestation allegation.
  8. trailer mix
    Watch a Very Sex-Forward Trailer for the Normal People TV ShowPremiering on Hulu on April 29.
  9. obits
    Children’s Author Tomie dePaola, Writer of Strega Nona, Dead at 85The children’s author created more than 250 books during his career, including the adventures of Big Anthony and that magic pasta pot.
  10. books
    Dolly Parton Is More Than Happy to Read You and Your Kids a Bedtime StoryHopefully, Dolly’s voice can counteract the whole “waking up at 4 a.m. in a full panic attack” part of quarantine.
  11. reading lists
    The Books Our Political Writers Are Reaching for Right NowA reading list for finding some perspective in a crisis.
  12. painless shopping
    The Best (Strategist-Approved) Children’s BooksThirty-three titles for babies, toddlers, elementary, and middle-school kids.
  13. all by myself
    9 Great Books With Lonely ProtagonistsInvestigating the wild terrain of the isolated mind.
  14. strange times
    ‘I Feel Like an Asshole All the Time’: Promoting a Book During a PandemicBess Kalb on releasing Nobody Will Tell You This But Me as the world burns.
  15. reading lists
    23 Authors on 26 Books They’re Reading to Escape the Present MomentAnne Tyler, Ottessa Moshfegh, Garth Greenwell and 20 others weigh in.
  16. parenting
    20 of the Best Children’s Books for Uncertain TimesI always love reading to my daughter, but even more now.
  17. books
    Michael Scott Had a Pet Parrot Named Jim CarreyAnd other interesting things we learned from a new book about The Office.
  18. book excerpt
    An Oral History of The Office’s Insane Fire Drill EpisodeAn excerpt from Andy Greene’s The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s.
  19. book excerpt
    Kenny Rogers Was Never Just One Kind of ArtistPop-country owes a debt of gratitude to the late singer and his debut hit “Lucille.”
  20. coronavirus side effects
    Lena Dunham Is Publishing a Romance Novel One Chapter at a TimeBecause clearly no one has time to read a whole book right now
  21. memoirs
    Woody Allen’s Memoir Is Out Under a New PublisherArcade Publishing released Apropos of Nothing two weeks early.
  22. endings
    Hilary Mantel Thinks the Last Book Is Her BestThe author on her final beheading, and debuting the last installment in her trilogy with no book tour.
  23. reading lists
    What to Read During Self-Quarantine, According to McNally Jackson BooksellersFrom a Silicon Valley memoir to World War II history.
  24. vulture recommends
    What to Watch and Read to Fill the March Madness VoidTen basketball-related things to read or watch that (kinda sorta) make up for missing March Madness.
  25. coronavirus
    Severance​ Predicted the Slow-Burn Performance of Our PandemicLike Ling Ma’s protagonist, we haven’t been shot out of a cannon and into a new world. We’re watching it unfold like a digitally broadcast picaresque.
  26. the winds of winter
    A Bright Side to the Coronavirus: GRRM May Finally Finish The Winds of Winter“I am spending more time in Westeros than in the real world, writing every day.”
  27. coronavirus
    As N.Y.’s Indie Bookstores Close Their Doors, They Search for Community Online“People are just trying to maintain a connection to the world until it opens up again.”
  28. books
    Can You Tell Anyone How to Be an Artist?Artist Laurie Simmons and our art critic Jerry Saltz (they’re old friends) talk about his new book.
  29. movie review
    Lost Girls Is an Anti-Police ProceduralThe Netflix film will make you rethink your need for a certain kind of closure in a world that has so little of it.
  30. books
    Philip Roth’s Erotic Pee Scene Is One of the Most Tender Moments in LiteratureWhat so many other writers might use just for shock value, Roth uses in a way that encapsulates these two people’s love for each other.
  31. profile
    The Disaster ArtistEmily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven is speaking to our pandemic-frenzied moment. Her new book is even bleaker.
  32. refreshers
    Everything You Need to Remember Before Reading the New Hilary Mantel BookThe Mirror and the Light caps off Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy, which began with 2009’s Wolf Hall.
  33. books
    Mike Schur’s Upcoming Book Will (Hopefully) Help You Become a Better PersonHow to Be Good: A Definitive Answer for Exactly What to Do, in Every Possible Situation will hit bookstores in 2021.
  34. eat the rich
    Why Emma Is Still Jane Austen’s Most Pleasurable HeroineGo ahead. Judge the hell out of her. That’s the point.
  35. vulture lists
    The Best Pandemic Books to Read During CoronavirusWith stakes so high, it’s easy to see why novelists find outbreaks of disease so compelling. Here are 20 great fictional takes.
  36. book excerpt
    Penny Marshall Hated Working With Barry Sonnenfeld on Big“She truly disliked me as her cinematographer.”
  37. american dirt
    7 Key Moments From Oprah’s Book Club on American DirtFeaturing its author, Jeanine Cummins, and a visit to the border wall.
  38. well well well
    Hachette Book Group Cancels Woody Allen’s Memoir“The decision to cancel Mr. Allen’s book was a difficult one.”
  39. coronavirus
    Why Is Pandemic Fiction So Comforting Right Now?The coronavirus crisis is terrifying. Contagion is a surprisingly soothing way to grapple with that fear.
  40. read like the wind
    We Ride Upon Sticks and 9 More Reads I Can’t Get Out of My HeadThese books helped medicate my cabin fever, and possibly yours.
  41. profile
    The Fashion Industry’s Librarians of LuxuryHow the Assoulines made their name on books to be seen (and occasionally read).
  42. book drama
    My Dark Vanessa Was an Oprah’s Book Club Pick. Then It Was Abruptly Dropped.After controversies surrounding American Dirt and My Dark Vanessa, Oprah’s team decided they would not be moving forward with the book.
  43. books
    Colin Quinn to Roast All 50 States in His New BookOverstated will hit bookstores in September.
  44. book excerpt
    The History of Lip-SyncingAn excerpt from Legendary Children: The First Decade of RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Last Century of Queer Life.
  45. books
    Ronan Farrow Cuts Ties With Hachette Over Woody Allen MemoirFarrow called for a full fact-check of the memoir.
  46. books
    Ronan Farrow Condemns Publisher of Woody Allen Memoir“It’s wildly unprofessional … for Hachette to behave this way. But it also shows a lack of ethics and compassion for victims of sexual abuse.”
  47. book excerpt
    An Everywoman and Her BodyI live in a world of thin people. I interview the famously thin. I know their habits, but I’m also aware that I am not one of them.
  48. adaptations
    Lionsgate Finally Answers Prayers With Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret PicThe original period drama.
  49. prepare yourself
    Woody Allen’s Autobiography Will Arrive Next MonthHe finally found a publisher.
  50. one grand books
    Helen McCrory’s 10 Favorite BooksFrom Fyodor Dostoevsky to Steve Coogan (yes, that one).
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