literary

Skateboarding

A Pro Skater Has Written the First Good Skateboarding Book for Kids

Karl Watson's 'My First Skateboard' is the best way to introduce your whippersnapper to the magical world of shred sleds.
Zach Harris
12.12.17
Stuff

Three Books Blurring the Borders of Memory and Reality

Lately I've been finding it hard to trust what I read unless it makes an attempt at caving in the borders between the page and the world beyond.
Blake Butler
10.28.15
Design

Step Inside a Book Labyrinth Shaped Like Borges' Fingerprint

250,000 books were sculpted into a maze by artists Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo.
Sami Emory
8.18.15
vice meets

VICE sits down for a chat with the Norwegian author of the six-volume, novelized memoir 'My Struggle.'

VICE sits down for a chat with the Norwegian author of the six-volume, novelized memoir <i>My Struggle</i>.
VICE Staff
7.7.15
Art

[Exclusive] Visualizing 36 Years of Iranian Literary Censorship

Talking to Small Media about their interactive visualization of Iran's literary censorship from the 1979 revolution through to today.
Sami Emory
6.27.15
Stuff

A War Doctor Turned Poet Treats PTSD with Literature

We spoke with war poet Frederick Foote, a neurologist who's making poetry a required course of treatment in military hospitals.
Rory Tolan
2.10.15
Stuff

​Food Is a Private Hell; Love Is a Private Hell

Sarah Gerard's debut novel weaves a familiar range of personal terror in a vibrant, addictive display of prose.
Blake Butler
1.27.15
Stuff

'Preparation for the Next Life': An Interview with Atticus Lish

Atticus Lish's first novel is, in the opinions of many of the world's ​literary tastemakers, really fucking good.
Daniel Long
11.25.14
Vice Blog

Love in the Time of Xanax and Nokia

Timothy Willis Sanders walks the line between the commonplace and the fantastic.
Blake Butler
8.22.14
Stuff

'Sprezzatura' Basically Means You’re Chill But You Give a Shit

Mike Young writes poetry about anything you could find in a bin.
Blake Butler
7.25.14
Gaming

Too Lazy To Read "Ulysses"? Virtual Reality Lit Game Lets You Play It

VR book gaming is the new Cliffsnotes.
Jordan Pearson at Motherboard
7.23.14
Stuff

Underappreciated Masterpieces: J. G. Ballard’s 'High Rise'

I was sold on <i>High Rise</i> (1975) after the first ten words: “Later, as he sat on his balcony eating the dog…”
Blake Butler
7.16.14
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