The seeds that could grow into the dystopias of tomorrow are being planted right now. Your weekly guide to the best in books.
In Home Work, the legendary actor comes to terms with an acting career she couldn’t always control.
It wasn’t the light bulb or the phonograph or the moving picture—or anything tangible. It was a way of thinking about technology.
Three new books explore the variety of transgender experiences.
The Blondie singer’s memoir, Face It, wryly recounts making the most of being ogled.
“Show me what democracy looks like.” Your weekly guide to the best in books.
The British novelist’s wry books veer from concrete realism to fractured blends of dream and memory.
Her picture books have sold 75 million copies in the past four decades. What’s the secret to her far-reaching appeal?
Alan Moore’s classic 1988 story, Batman: The Killing Joke, was an inspiration for Todd Phillips’s grim new film—but not in the one way that really mattered.
“The art’s existence is beautiful. But it shouldn’t have to exist at all.” Your weekly guide to the best in books.
Chanel Miller’s memoir, like the show Unbelievable, is a reminder of the painful alchemy that turns trauma into art.
By revisiting their teen years, the rock duo’s new memoir, High School, and album, Hey, I’m Just Like You, dismantle cultural clichés about adolescence.
The writer’s debut novel, The Water Dancer, is a fantastical love story that seeks to illuminate the forgotten emotional tolls of slavery. “This just wasn’t a physical horror. It broke families,” Coates told The Atlantic.
The musician wrote his new book, To Feel the Music, the same way he makes records—according to a highly evolved aesthetic of half-assedness.
Not the same old stories: Your weekly guide to the best in books
Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects.
A pair of authors tries to maintain optimism about the world’s changing landscapes—but at what cost?
From the page to the screen, and back: your weekly guide to the best in books
Far beyond the news it breaks, The Education of Brett Kavanaugh is a grim reminder: Many Americans still doubt the seriousness of sexual-misconduct allegations.
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