Literature

Books

Morgan Parker’s 'Magical Negro' and the Multiplicity of Blackness

“I was thinking about ‘Black Girl Magic,’ which is cool, but I’m also a real person, so I wanted to explore what is magical about us according to us.”
Dianca Potts
2.21.19
Browsing Black History

Afrofuturism: The Radical Genre Imagining a Future for Black People

Afrofuturism imagines alternative possibilities for Black people through works grounded in the harsh realities of present day. Could their creations help inspire better real-world futures?
Tajja Isen
2.12.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Michael B. Jordan Is Turning Marlon James's Epic African Fantasy into a Movie

He's adapting the author's new novel 'Black Leopard, Red Wolf.'
River Donaghey
2.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We're Finally Getting a Sequel to Margaret Atwood's 'Handmaid's Tale'

Her new book, 'The Testaments,' hits shelves next year.
River Donaghey
11.28.18
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
11.19.18
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.
Mack Lamoureux
10.30.18
Books

9 Intimate, Revelatory Books About Queerness

Recent must-reads outside your basic heterosexual canon.
Laura Winnick
9.28.18
Books

7 Books to Guide You Through Grief and Loss

Whether you're mourning the death of a loved one or just dealing with the despair of everyday life, these titles will help you heal.
Laura Winnick
9.6.18
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
8.22.18
Postscript

Anya Silver Taught Me to Appreciate Melancholy

Why we should hunt for the down moment, the vignette hiding from the sun.
Cameron Kunzelman
8.10.18
First Dates

A First Date in a Chain Bookstore with Death Cab for Cutie

Romance is... Kensington High Street Waterstones.
Lauren O'Neill
8.8.18
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
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