How two books by New York Times reporters stack up on one of the most complex issues to write about in 2019.
Big, book-loving names like Reese Witherspoon and Jenna Bush Hager are following in Oprah’s footsteps with clubs that drive sales for publishers and give authors the gift of instant success.
In their new book High School and an album revisiting early demos, Tegan and Sara explore how their teen years shaped them — and me.
Do you need more direct proof that Canada is, just like the US, deeply flawed? Behold Justin Trudeau’s multiple instances of blackface and Canada’s miserable election cycle!
Read this excerpt from BuzzFeed Book Club’s October nonfiction pick The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother’s Life in the Detroit Numbers.
The viral writer wants to galvanize young people with her new book, How to Start a Revolution. But past controversies — and a new complaint filed by her New York University students — threaten to undermine her message.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, check out these new books by Daniel José Older, Valeria Luiselli, Shea Serrano, and more!
Below Deck stars hot, relatable service workers subjected to the whims of the 1 percent. Is it any wonder it’s become Bravo's underdog hit?
How Jeremy Renner went from action star on the rise to a guy with a busted app and an Amazon camping store.
Strippers, showmen, and sad clowns — with movies like Hustlers, Judy, and Joker, this year’s Serious Movie Season is looking a little less somber than usual.
From Margaret Atwood’s just-released sequel The Testaments to Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go.
The historic all-queer cast won their season — but not because they played by straight people’s rules.
This summer I confronted an unsettling question: Why bother being kind to my body or saving for the future if there isn’t even going to be a future?
Whether you pick up a gripping thriller or a moving memoir, there are plenty of ways to support small presses this autumn.
In the chaos of the 2016 election, Chris Cox forged a political machine out of an unlikely demographic — one that helped Trump reach the White House and is determined to keep him there.
Lizzo isn't the first black artist accused of pandering to white audiences. And like Whitney Houston and Prince before her, she doesn't deserve the criticism.
Is it too early to plan my Halloween costume? Do I have too many plants? (Excerpts from Am I Overthinking This? written and illustrated by Michelle Rial.)
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Jawline on Hulu chronicles the real work that goes into the business of being an influencer — but it struggles to grapple with bigger questions about a new and troubling industry.
The sequel to Call Me by Your Name, new Margaret Atwood, Ta-Nehisi Coates's debut novel, and more! Time to smash that preorder button.
Friends' 25th anniversary is in September, but here's the thing — this show has always been awful.
Same-sex marriage in the US has been legal for years now, but queer couples still face wedding hurdles. Meet the planners who want to change that.
In his occasionally funny new Netflix special, Chappelle continues to make anti-trans and victim-blaming jokes. Why can't he strive to be more thoughtful?
The second season of the AMC series depicts the horrors of Japanese American internment — an experience my grandmother lived through, and one we are now in danger of repeating.
The appeal of watching the HBO series comes from the way it excuses no one — including those of us watching — from the devolution onscreen.
In the new Showtime comedy On Becoming a God in Central Florida, the perennially underrated actor echoes the rage and fear of so many older millennials.
The modesty of a prairie dress, the horniness of a crop top — women’s style trends have gone haywire, and it’s great.
Evangelical Christians are the religious group most likely to adopt but are also most likely to oppose homosexuality, which can make life complicated for gay adopted kids.
Becoming a parent has changed my queer friendships and led me to a new community where I never expected to find one.
The teen singer transitioned from streaming darling to full-fledged pop star this summer. But is her success as groundbreaking as it seems?