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Author Writing Book About Murderous Author Arrested for Murder

"I've been waiting for you here all this time," Liu Yongbiao reportedly told the arresting officers.
Lauren Messman
8.16.17
death

What I Learned Hanging Out with Corpses Around the World

Author and mortician Caitlin Doughty tells us about her new book, in which she explores funeral rites from across the globe.
Justin Caffier
7.7.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You'll Soon Be Able to Smoke from Hunter S. Thompson's Personal Weed Stash

Guess we know what weed the guys in your English 201 class will be smoking.
Allison Tierney
11.30.16
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
VICE TALKS FILM

Jeff Feuerzeig's New Documentary Unravels One of Literature's Biggest Scandals

In this episode of 'VICE Talks Film,' we sat down with the filmmaker to discuss his new documentary, 'Author: The JT LeRoy Story,' and the woman behind the scandal that shook the literary world.
VICE Staff
9.9.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You Might Be Able to Buy Truman Capote's Ashes for Just $6,000

A carved box filled with the literary icon's ashes will go up for auction in Los Angeles next month.
VICE Staff
8.24.16
Stuff

The Bizarre Story of JT Leroy, the World Famous Author Who Didn't Exist

We spoke to Jeff Feuerzeig, director of a new documentary about literature's greatest hoax.
Roisin Agnew
7.30.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Grow Up in the Mafia

We sat down with Frank DiMatteo, author of new book 'The President Street Boys: Growing up Mafia,' to talk about what it was like being a part of the Gallo crime family.
Seth Ferranti
7.26.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Guy Named Hemingway Won This Year's Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest

Dave Hemingway—who has no relation to the author—beat out 139 fellow doppelgängers in the annual "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest this weekend.
VICE Staff
7.25.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Donald Trump Is Suing His Ghostwriter Because He Hurt His Feelings

"It's nuts and completely indicative of who he is."
VICE Staff
7.21.16
Stuff

Everything I Learned Researching the Female Orgasm

There's long been a societal (and scientific) bias against female sexuality. Fortunately, that is slowly changing with more women taking their pleasure into their own hands.
Sarah Barmak
7.18.16
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Joy Williams Explains How to Write a Short Story

We spoke with one of America's greatest fiction writers to talk about her new book of very short stories, 'Ninety-Nine Stories of God.'
Lincoln Michel
7.18.16
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