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Culture

George R.R. Martin Says He Can Finally Finish the Books Now that 'GoT' Is Over

"I don’t think [the TV show] was very good for me."
River Donaghey
5 days ago
Culture

Ten Essential Books That Illustrate Toni Morrison's Literary Legacy

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Nobel laureate died on Monday. Here is a primer of her work that most vividly brought to life the Black experience.
Alex Zaragoza
8.11.19
tv

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Surprise 'Fleabag' Book Is Coming This Fall

It will include all the show scripts, production notes, and more.
River Donaghey
8.8.19
Books

Millions of Books Are Secretly in the Public Domain. You Can Download Them Free

A quirk of copyright law means that millions of books are now free for anyone to read, thanks to some work from the New York Public Library.
Matthew Gault
8.7.19
Internet

A Linguist Explains Why Texting and Tweeting Aren’t Ruining the English Language

'Because Internet' explores how the internet is transforming the way we communicate.
Anna Iovine
7.24.19
Books

'Dressed in Dreams' Uncovers the Black Women Who Invented Modern Streetwear

"The book is for all of the everyday Black girls who made magic out of a dollar store T-shirt."
Taylor Hosking
6.26.19
GPS

Satellites Are Quietly, Constantly Watching Us

In a few short decades, the movement and activities of large swaths of Earth's humans can be tracked at all times.
Ziya Tong
6.12.19
politics

This Philosopher Says We Should Replace Religion with Socialism

In a new book, Martin Hägglund argues that the only way to change our existence is to accept it will end.
Alex Norcia
3.22.19
climate change

Climate Change Is Such a Huge Threat We Don't Even Know How to Think About It

The good news, says author David Wallace-Wells, is that "civilization will endure." The bad news? Pretty much everything else.
Geoff Dembicki
3.13.19
prison

A Former New York Prison Guard Penned a Wild Account of an Escape

After feeling news reports got the story wrong, Charles A. Gardner wanted to tell his insider's tale.
Seth Ferranti
3.9.19
Money

Let’s Stop Taking Financial Advice from Boomers in 2019

‘Bad With Money’ author Gaby Dunn on the industries and lifestyles millennials supposedly killed in 2018.
Frederick Blichert
3.5.19
LGBTQ

The Controversial Chinese Gay Erotic Novel You Can Finally Read in English

In 1998, an anonymous writer began publishing installments of a gay erotic novel online—perhaps the first one ever published in China.
Hugh Ryan
2.2.19
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