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April’s book-club theme is celebrity—fame, stardom, idolatry. Today we’re closing out our monthly discussion with reflections from Atlantic writers. If you haven’t been following along with the book club, here’s what you’ve missed.

In an expansive conversation on the forums, members discussed the nature of celebrity with insight from Rosa Inocencio Smith, an editor on The Atlantic’s Books desk, and guest comments from Taylor Lorenz, Megan Garber, and Jemele Hill, Atlantic writers on the powerful and famous. In this issue of The Masthead, Rosa spins out a big idea inspired by the discussion and shares some extra readings to explore.


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