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The Forgotten Female Sniper Who Killed 75 Nazis

Read an excerpt from Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich's breathtaking new book, 'The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II.'
Svetlana Alexievich
7.21.17
the vice reader

My Hunt for the 400-Year-Old Shark Whose Flesh Gets You High

'Shark Drunk' is an engrossing new memoir about shark fishing in the Arctic Circle that's 'Moby Dick' meets Knausgaard's 'My Struggle.'
Morten Strøksnes
6.30.17
refugee crisis

Tales of Horror and Heroism from the Syrian Civil War

Read a crushing excerpt from ‘We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled,’ a new book of oral histories by Wendy Pearlman.
Wendy Pearlman
6.28.17
The Restless Youth Issue

'The City Always Wins' Goes Inside the Front Lines of the Egyptian Revolution

Read an excerpt from Omar Robert Hamilton’s gripping novel about the Tahrir Square uprising.
Omar Robert Hamilton
6.22.17
the vice reader

The Beauty and Terror of Passing as a Woman

Transitioning from male to female was empowering—but the harassment that followed taught me new things about power and womanhood.
Gabrielle Bellot
6.22.17
the vice reader

Inside the Notorious Camp Where Refugees Sewed Their Lips Shut

Read an excerpt from 'Threads,' a heartbreaking graphic memoir that takes an intimate look at the refugee crisis.
Kate Evans
6.20.17
the vice reader

Haunting Stories of Migration in Lebanon

Check out an excerpt from Teju Cole's 'Blind Spot,' a dazzling new book of photography and nonfiction.
Teju Cole
6.19.17
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

Read a Chapter from Sherman Alexie's New Memoir

‘You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me’ will be out in stores this June.
Sherman Alexie
6.7.17
the vice reader

I'm Living in the Walmart Parking Lot Until My Wife Takes Me Back

It sounds like a country song, but it's also an excerpt from Scott McClanahan's new semi-autobiographical novel, 'The Sarah Book.'
Scott McClanahan
6.6.17
the vice reader

Too Many Girlfriends!

Read an excerpt from Catherine Lacey's wild new novel, 'The Answers,' about romance, big data, and a host of fake girlfriends.
Catherine Lacey
5.29.17
Gaming

The Original Monopoly Was Deeply Anti-Landlord

The game of cutthroat capitalism was actually intended as a lesson on wealth inequality.
Tristan Donovan
5.23.17
the vice reader

Being in the Art World Sucks and Then You Die

Check out a mind-bending story about an art mover from Eugene Lim's 'Dear Cyborgs.'
Eugene Lim
5.18.17