Jeff VanderMeer and Karen Russell, Rachel Kushner and Kim Gordon, a panel on writing about social pressures and racial identity, and more.
"Ọṣun couldn’t remember the last time someone asked her what she actually wanted. People sought to touch without acknowledging her desire to be caressed, to consume without realizing her craving to just be held."
Perfect for celebrating Earth Day.
The pioneering franchise shaped how reality TV handled race. Now the first two Black castmates are grappling with its legacy.
“They’re killing people mentally and physically. They just push, push, push.” (An excerpt from Billionaires: The Lives of the Rich and Powerful.)
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Growing up shy, I hoped being onstage would be freeing — but that catharsis wouldn’t come until I shouted for myself, not an audience.
The books banned in US prisons are often seemingly harmless — and many are valuable educational resources.
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Spring has sprung and so has our first official reading challenge!
I don't know which to read first.
Lil Nas X’s new music video for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” has conservatives riled up. But it’s more than just a controversial stunt.
I know that’s not the entire lesson of Ramona the Pest, but it’s the one I needed.
“I'm worried about losing my new lease on life.”
Hearts and flowers and feels, oh my!
Whether they’re reclaiming stolen kingdoms or combatting misogynistic monarchies, give it up for these powerful women in science fiction and fantasy.
Puts on detective cap.
Jon Mooallem’s This Is Chance! tells the story of the worst earthquake in US history, but its themes of community are universal.
So many books, so little time.
From 1920s mystery to 1970s rock and roll, we've got it all.
Featuring unputdownable thrillers, heartfelt poetry, groundbreaking memoirs, magical fiction, and more, this list really does have something for everyone.
Get these spring releases on your TBLT — aka To Be Listened To — list, pronto.
“Operation Varsity Blues” looks beyond the scandal’s celebrity protagonists and exposes a rotten system.
“People sometimes seem to think that treating Asian women as exotic sex objects is somehow a compliment for us, when it's actually something that contributes to violence against us.”
Excited? Anxious? All of the above? We want to know for an upcoming BuzzFeed News story.
The Kardashians don’t need a show to explain themselves anymore.
Yes, it brought us that controversial Taylor Swift joke. Still, it’s as watchable as you’d expect.
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Stop the glorification of busy, busy schedules.