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  1. printed matter
    41 of the Year’s Most Giftable Coffee-Table BooksWhether they’re into birds or Lego or surfing.
  2. help!
    What to Read, Watch, or Listen to After Binging Get BackRecommendations for every kind of Beatles fan.
  3. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Every Type of BoyfriendWhether he’s a night owl or a plant guy or has his favorite delivery joint on speed dial.
  4. apologies
    Alice Sebold Apologizes to the Man Wrongfully Convicted of Raping HerThe Lucky author said she’ll continue to struggle with how she unknowingly played a part in putting an innocent man in jail.
  5. reading
    Heidi Montag Is Tweeting About Books AgainShe wants to read them!
  6. the law
    Man Wrongfully Accused of Author Alice Sebold’s Rape Exonerated After 40 Years“My goal in 1982 was justice — not to perpetuate injustice,” Alice Sebold has written in a statement.
  7. q&a
    How Shareholder Capitalism Crashed a Plane (Two, Actually)Talking with the author of Flying Blind, a new book about Boeing’s deadly 737 Max.
  8. gift guide
    11 Pop-Culture-Inspired Gifts for Kids (That Won’t Drive Parents Crazy)Before you ask: Yes, there is Paw Patrol stuff.
  9. reading is fundamental
    50 New (or Newly Relevant) Books Worth Gifting This YearSomething for every reader (including those who would rather just look at pictures).
  10. podcasts
    The Hosts of Cookies Think NBA Players Might Enjoy Dimes SquareBen Detrick and Andrew Kuo on basketball, New York nightlife, Eric Adams, and their new book.
  11. politics
    In Defense of Donald Trump’s $230 Picture BookIs it funny that his first postpresidential book consists of 300 photos with captions scrawled in Sharpie? Sure. But it’s the perfect move for him.
  12. casting
    Lizzy Caplan Won’t Party Down Owing to Overlap with Fleishman Is in TroubleShe’s missing the revival to star in the FX on Hulu limited series with Jesse Eisenberg.
  13. hell of a book
    2021 National Book Awards Winners and FinalistsJason Mott’s Hell of a Book won for fiction, and Tiya Miles’s All That She Carried received the award for nonfiction.
  14. first person
    How Mel Brooks Fell for Anne Bancroft“We started talking one day, and we never stopped.”
  15. book review
    Love Behind Bars Is Possible. It’s Just Absurdly Hard.In Love Lockdown, journalist Elizabeth Greenwood follows couples who are trying to make it work when at least one partner is in prison.
  16. gifts they might actually want
    41 (Under $30) Stocking Stuffers for Kids and BabiesFrom books to the season’s hottest toys, all are tiny enough to fit inside a stocking.
  17. politics
    The Drama-Lover’s Guide to the New Trump BooksLove gossip, but not enough to actually read the new batch of Trump books? Here are all the juicy, disturbing, and darkly amusing tidbits you missed.
  18. book review
    The Sentence Shows the Downside of UrgencyLouise Erdrich’s novel takes on the 2020 protests — and draws conclusions that feel dated already.
  19. book review
    ‘What Is the Power of My Body?’Emily Ratajkowski may want to join the feminist discourse, but in her essay collection she’s mostly in conversation with herself.
  20. ideas
    David Graeber’s Possible WorldsThe author of Debt and The Dawn of Everything left behind countless admirers and an abiding belief that society could be changed for the better.
  21. books
    Walking the Streets, Looking for a Long-Lost MadamThe historian Debby Applegate knows where all the best disreputables once hung out.
  22. book review
    In Rax King’s Book Tacky, Lowbrow Is High PraiseA new essay collection celebrating trash culture is less certain about why some things are considered tacky at all.
  23. vulture lists
    15 Book-to-Screen Adaptations to Read Before the End of the YearHouse of Gucci, The Last Duel, and even a few adaptations not directed by Ridley Scott.
  24. capitalism
    Biden Administration Sues to Halt $2 Billion Simon & Schuster AcquisitionIn an antitrust case to prevent Penguin Random House from buying its competitor.
  25. encounter
    Huma Abedin Is Ready to Tell You Who She IsThroughout a public career and an even more public marriage, the political confidante has remained an enigma, until now.
  26. best of 2021
    The Best Books of the Year (So Far)Including bangers from Asali Solomon, Claire Vaye Watkins, and Colson Whitehead.
  27. books
    The Best Gifts for Poetry Lovers, According to PoetsNo Jack Kerouac, no Rupi Kaur.
  28. the toy matrix
    The Only Toy Gift Guide for a 9-Year-Old You’ll Ever NeedChild therapists, discerning parents, and tween whisperers weigh in.
  29. dune you feel like we dune
    We Need to Talk About the Name ‘Duncan Idaho’Duncan Idaho is not a character in Dune. Duncan Idaho is the name of a Chris Pratt character in an action movie that goes straight to Paramount+.
  30. book review
    Kwon Yeo-sun’s ‘Lemon’ Is a Murder Mystery That Refuses to Be SolvedThe novel by Kwon Yeo-sun tracks the aftermath of a teen girl’s murder, with three very unreliable narrators.
  31. compulsive shopping
    I Can’t Stop Buying Subway Books for My MTA-Obsessed 2-Year-OldOur three go-tos, plus a few more that are on my wish list.
  32. power
    Huma Abedin Says She Was Sexually Assaulted by a SenatorThe allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh resurfaced her own experience, she writes in her forthcoming book.
  33. painless shopping
    24 Highly Giftable Coffee-Table Books (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including books on fly fishing, Britpop, and interiors.
  34. hmmmm
    I Have One Question for DuneWhere the hell is Zendaya?
  35. the toy matrix
    The Only Toy Gift Guide for a 10-Year-Old You’ll Ever NeedFrom a crystal-growing kit approved by a child therapist to the old-school Yahtzee mastered by Sarah Jessica Parker’s daughter.
  36. vulture lists
    8 Great Audiobooks to Listen to This MonthKatie Couric, Sutton Foster, Stanley Tucci, and more.
  37. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Bookworms (That Aren’t Books)Because they’ve probably already read that novel.
  38. art du jour
    David Byrne’s New Book Is (Nothing But) DingbatsIllustrated dingbats, that is.
  39. the view from outside
    Meghan McCain Felt ‘Slapped’ When Joy Behar Said She Didn’t Miss Her on The ViewAnd she “no longer felt safe working at The View” afterward.
  40. book excerpt
    ‘You Don’t Understand What This Is Doing to Me’In the age of anti-heroes Tony Soprano reigned supreme. In his new book James Andrew Miller explores the toll the character took on James Gandolfini.
  41. the cut podcast
    In Her Shoes: Cynthia ErivoIn this episode, Cynthia talks about playing iconic Black women and what it’s like being so close to an EGOT.
  42. double consciousnesses
    The Fiction of the Color LineFrom Nella Larsen to Mariah Carey, Black women writers have long used passing stories to crack our façades of race, class, and gender.
  43. book review
    Fear and Loathing in ‘Asian America’In The Loneliest Americans, Jay Caspian Kang tries but fails to restore meaning to an empty term.
  44. his favorite shapes
    Julio Torres Wrote a Children’s Book About a Plunger That Wants to Be a Vase“Because, well, why not?” he said.
  45. encounter
    It’s Phoebe Robinson’s World NowAnd we’re just living in the comedian multi-hyphenate’s culture takeover.
  46. books
    The Sally Rooney Translation Boycott, ExplainedIn solidarity with Palestinians, the writer declined to revive her contract with the Israeli publishing house that translated her previous two books.
  47. the industry
    Sally Rooney Won’t Let Israel-Based Publisher Translate Her Latest BookShe said she welcomes a translation of Beautiful World, Where Are You that aligns with her boycott of Israel.
  48. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Writers, According to WritersIf you’ve got a writer in your life, a notebook is not your only option.
  49. reading is fundamental
    Hey Grimes! Other Celebrities Read Too, Ya KnowNo one will ever beat Bradley Cooper reading Lolita to his 21-year-old girlfriend.
  50. architecture
    The Candy-Colored Tudors and Mini Mediterranean Palaces of Queens‘All the Queens Houses’ shows the most diverse borough’s most diverse residences.
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