Lauren Oyler

Books

The New Literary Heroine Is Smart with No Personality

Catherine Lacey's 'The Answers' joins a cadre of recent novels featuring female perspective minus female identity.
Lauren Oyler
6.13.17
popularity

Being Popular Won't Make You Less Sad Inside

A new book divides popularity into two types, but only one is helpful.
Lauren Oyler
6.7.17
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE

Meet the People Who Put Together the April Issue of VICE Magazine

Say hello to the writers and photographers who made this month's issue of VICE Magazine.
VICE Staff
4.3.17
Books

Cannibalism Isn't as Edgy as You Think

Zoologist Bill Schutt's new book takes the bite out of Western taboos that consider eating another person the worst thing you could do.
Lauren Oyler
2.2.17
Books

All Your Favorite Writers and Artists Were Constantly Fucking

A new book charts out the often messy love lives of famous artists, writers, and creative types.
Lauren Oyler
1.12.17
Stuff

‘Fleabag’ Star Phoebe Waller-Bridge on ‘Unlikable' Women and Sexual Validation

We talked to the creator of the hilarious show about a horny young British mess.
Lauren Oyler
10.19.16
The Sick Day Issue

Eimear McBride Is Back

The writer's second novel, <i>The Lesser Bohemians</i>, took nine years to write and comes out this month.
Lauren Oyler
9.20.16
the vice reader

The Surprising Benefits of Hating Everything

Essayist Mark Greif’s new book <i>Against Everything</i> doesn’t tell you how to live, but it does encourage you to really think about how you’re living.
Lauren Oyler
9.8.16
Stuff

Aging 'Lover' Still Knows How to Rub New York's Literati

People talk about the scandalous novel by Marguerite Duras as if it's some kind of spiritual experience, and it is, sort of.
Lauren Oyler
4.23.15