Guess we know what weed the guys in your English 201 class will be smoking.
Most Americans don't realize this, but el Líder Máximo was the inspiration for—and butt of—a lot of very excellent jokes.
A quick sample: "I entered her. Not only my prick, but the whole of me entered her, into her guts, into her darkness."
Trump allegedly told Chris Christie that he'd endorse the governor once he had to inevitably drop out, a source told CNN. That obviously didn't happen.
Leonard Cohen's musical catalog was robust and full of classics—but his literary work was no less essential to understanding his art.
We caught up with debut author April Ayers Lawson to talk about her beautifully disturbing new collection of stories.
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."
An upcoming collection for Oxford University Press credits Marlowe with collaborating on Shakespeare's Henry VI plays.
President Obama blames Republicans for Donald Trump, the feds announce a pilot program to track police violence, Boko Haram releases 21 schoolgirls, and more.
As a translator of one Nobel Prize contender and the former student of another, I'm not outraged. In fact, I think he's is the perfect choice.
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 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.
The explosive poem inspired by Eileen Myles's run for president arrives just in time for the election.
It's our music issue.
Read this remixed excerpt from Simon Reynolds's book Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy.
"Everyone who's been reading the manuscript is in tears by the second chapter."
In this episode of VICE Talks Film, we sat down with the filmmaker to discuss his new documentary, Author: The JT LeRoy Story, and the woman behind the scandal that shook the literary world.
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.
Read the first story written by the pseudonymous author who scandalized the literary establishment.
The writer's second novel, The Lesser Bohemians, took nine years to write and comes out this month.
His girlfriend had said they needed to talk. It was just like you hear about: the quote-unquote talk.
This month you'll find stories about a group of reporters being murdered for covering the destruction of Cambodia's forests; a profile of Phoebe Robinson from of 2 Dope Queens; and an interview with NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake.