Literature

entertainment

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.
River Donaghey
11.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Antarctic Researcher Allegedly Stabbed Colleague Who Spoiled Book Endings

It seems like this researcher couldn’t keep his… cool. *puts on sunglasses*
Mack Lamoureux
10.30.18
Instagram

Your Favorite Classic Novels Are Being Beautifully Reimagined on Instagram

The New York Public Library is coming out with Instagram story editions of books like "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland."
Nicole Clark
8.24.18
Art

Infamous Erotic Novel 'Story of O' Inspired Natalie Frank's Arousing Art

The kinky French 'fairy tale,' as the artist calls it, was taboo for decades.
Julia Gray
6.11.18
Books

Philip Roth Happily Pissed a Lot of People Off

The late, polarizing novelist set a high bar for everyone else—and himself—to violently crash into.
Andrew Martin
5.24.18
Books

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.
Patrick Marlborough
5.18.18
Books

The 'Trainspotting' Gang Takes Another Dark Turn in Irvine Welsh's New Book

It's time to catch up with Sick Boy, Mark Renton, Spud, and Begbie.
Seth Ferranti
3.29.18
Black Women Making History

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.
Tari Ngangura
3.21.18
NORTH KOREA

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.
Daniel Kalder
3.7.18
Culture

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

An experimental performance visualizes the Japanese novelist's magical world IRL.
Adam Beal
11.22.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Joan Didion Is Still Sharp as a Tack in the Trailer for Her New Documentary

'Joan Didion: The Center Cannot Hold' offers an unprecedented look into the life of one of America's most beloved writers.
VICE Staff
10.11.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
River Donaghey
10.2.17
Newer0105Older