Librarian Finds Returned Book with Entire Soft Taco Used as Bookmark
Before all the brands started dumping food in books for #content, a public librarian said that someone actually did this in real life.
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'Americanah' Will Be an HBO Series Starring Lupita Nyong'o
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 2013 book is finally getting the TV adaptation it deserves.
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Libraries and Archivists Are Scanning and Uploading Books That Are Secretly in the Public Domain
Millions of books are secretly in the public domain thanks to a copyright loophole, a new project seeks to put them on the Internet Archive.
'Socialist Realism' Is a Compelling Story About Finding Home
Author Trisha Low spoke to VICE about fangirls, Harry Styles, identity, and desire.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s Allegedly Nonfiction Memoir Should Be Fact-Checked
The infamously truth-challenged former White House press secretary's book is dropping in 2020.
Mental Health Is for Rich People
Canada loves being The One With Universal Health Care. But if your illness is in your brain, that universality is a lie.
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You Need to Read 'American Spy,' the Obama-Approved Spy Novel That's the Anti-James Bond
Lauren Wilkinson's debut novel is a time-hopping thriller that examines Harlem's gentrification and the experience of Black women.
Jeffrey Epstein’s Taste in Art, Music, and Books Seems Pretty Twisted in Hindsight
"SlaveCraft" guides, nude photos, and a lifesize doll hanging from the chandelier.
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."
Sexual Predator Larry Nassar Had Support Within USA Gymnastics, Book Alleges
Author Abigail Pesta uncovers grooming and enabling that allowed the former Olympic doctor to abuse hundreds of young girls over decades.
When the Conflict Zone You're Reporting on Is Home
We spoke to Zahra Hankir—editor of "Our Women on the Ground," a new collection of essays by Arab women reporters—about why no one else can report on the region like Arab women can.
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.