A repress of Tom Wolfe's seminal book features rare manuscripts, photos, and more. We talked to Lawrence Schiller, whose photographs of the counterculture movement inspired Wolfe, about how the new text offers the "full picture of set and setting."
Sunday is the season finale, but these movies, books, and video games will help tide you over until season two.
Books like 'Chew' and 'Heroine Complex' are showcasing Asian-American characters and proving the importance of representation.
Most Americans don't realize this, but el Líder Máximo was the inspiration for—and butt of—a lot of very excellent jokes.
Jonathan Hickman's brilliantly dark comic series provides eerie parallels to our own current reality.
A quick sample: "I entered her. Not only my prick, but the whole of me entered her, into her guts, into her darkness."
Writing science fiction stories can provide a safe, sacred space and an alternative to our current realities.
We caught up with debut author April Ayers Lawson to talk about her beautifully disturbing new collection of stories.
"What I would like to see is a scholarly edition of his poems," says the author of a new book on Sun Ra. "I think they're worthy of that treatment..."
Trump has previously claimed that his favorite book is the Bible, but this time he only mentioned books he wrote with ghostwriters.
Paul Beatty's Man Booker–winning novel The Sellout is part of a new wave of very funny, very serious literary works.
Though out of print today, Lady Cynthia Asquith was one of the best at evoking the terrifying "long littleness of life."
Queer retellings of stories are a reminder that the classics don't just belong to straight white guys—they belong to the LGBTQ community, too.
While Al Capone's criminal life has been written about endlessly, his personal life is still a mystery. In a new book, Deirdre Bair explores what the gangster was like behind the crime scenes.
A new book explores the sleepy college town that incubated talents like Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! and Chuck Ragan of Hot Water Music.
The winner never pleases everyone, but it's at least a chance to remind the larger public that serious literature exists, and to give one person a nice boost in book sales.
We talked with the popular anonymous advice guru about her new collection The Best of Dear Coquette.
It's the idea that all immigrants are automatically deemed bad people until they somehow earn their right to be treated as humans, and to sit at the table.
We spoke to Emily Witt about her brilliant new book Future Sex, which takes on cultural myths around sexuality and sexual experimentation with a serious, radical eye.
Sep 28, 2016
Laura Albert's creation of JT LeRoy wasn't the only identity-switcheroo pulled by a writer.
Months before I was born, my father was kidnapped at gunpoint in Beirut.
The prolific author, who just turned 69, is responsible for making your movies and TV shows eerie and your books bizarre.
Tupac declined Biggie's offer to manage his career. "Nah, stay with Puff," he told Biggie. "He will make you a star."
Essayist Mark Greif's new book Against Everything doesn't tell you how to live, but it does encourage you to really think about how you're living.