The Extremely Online Novels of Patricia Lockwood and Lauren Oyler
The Internet gave us a new language. Did it take one away?
By Alexandra Schwartz
Essays & Criticism
Glennon Doyle’s Honesty Gospel
The best-selling memoirist wants women to tell the truth about their lives.
By Ariel Levy
Living in New York’s Unloved Neighborhood
A nameless section of Manhattan resembles the nineteen-seventies city that’s been romanticized in the movies. But do we really want to live in “Taxi Driver”?
By Rivka Galchen
The Age of Peak Advice
There is often something disappointingly unambitious at the heart of “literary” advice columns these days, tiny fixes wrapped up in lush language.
By Jamie Fisher
2021 Caldecott Medal Winner and New York Times Bestseller
Powerful. Stunning. Hopeful. From Indigenous author-illustrator team Lindstrom and Goade comes a passionate call to protect our environment. With rich illustrations of cosmic skies and lush lands, this timely story will educate and inspire generations to come.
On This Day
Life and Letters
Sally Rooney Gets in Your Head
The Irish writer—who was born thirty years ago today—has been hailed as the first great millennial novelist for her stories of love and late capitalism.
By Lauren Collins
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Audience members for Sri Rao’s interactive performance, “Bollywood Kitchen,” make Mumbai Mules and chicken curry while watching the show.