We’re Finally Starting to Take Women’s Hormones Seriously

A new wave of books about women's bodies looks set to turn 'that time of the month' from a punchline to properly understood reality.


George R.R. Martin Is Hiding in a Cabin So He Can Finally Finish the Next 'GoT' Book

We might actually get to read 'The Winds of Winter' one of these days.


Antarctic Researcher Allegedly Stabbed Colleague Who Spoiled Book Endings

It seems like this researcher couldn’t keep his… cool.


Sex Scenes: A 14th-Century Tale In Praise of Dumb Dick Energy

Medieval Italian erotica says that in love and sex, it’s better to let women lead the way.


A First Date in a Chain Bookshop with Death Cab for Cutie

Romance is... Kensington High Street Waterstones.


Goodbye Tom Wolfe: the Guy Who Made Journalism Cool

We at VICE owe a lot to the way Wolfe jammed novelistic flair into non-fiction.


Yrsa Daley-Ward's Intimate Poems Have Become an Instagram Sensation

The Nigerian-Jamaican writer has a new memoir called 'The Terrible' hitting shelves in June.


Inside the Mind-Numbing Literature of North Korea's Dictators

The Kim family hasn't just ruled the country for three generations—they've also been the Hermit Kingdom's leading authors.


What It's Like Adapting Haruki Murakami's Surreal Fiction

An experimental performance visualises the Japanese novelist's magical world IRL.


Hemingway's First Short Story Was Just Unearthed in a Notebook in Florida

The author wrote the 14-page story back in 1909, when he was only ten.


Are Women More Susceptible to Cults?

'The Girls' explores the phenomenon of young women opting out of society for cult-like groups such as the Manson Family.


Five Previously Unreleased Kurt Vonnegut Stories Are Getting Published

'Complete Stories' gathers all 97 of the 'Slaughterhouse-Five' author's shorts in one powerful tome.