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Fractured by Yates, Things Are Against Us by Ellmann, In Youth is Pleasure by Welch and Filthy Animals by Taylor.
In a collection of eight essays, the writer Melissa Febos uses her own adolescence as a departure point for exploring the fraught process of becoming a woman.
As South Africa experiences fresh violence, the Archbishop’s life is a reminder of the human capacity for solidarity and political action.
The bestselling novelist on upending genre fiction, why writers must be hopeful and his shift to the left.
Two young novelists capture what it means to come of age in a time of political upheaval
A new book explores the role of alcohol in the lives of eleven literary figures.
The populous and multifarious history of women’s cycling
The Pay Off by Leibbrandt and de Terán, Connections: A Story of Human Feeling by Deisseroth, Should We Stay or Should We Go by Shriver and Interviews with an Ape by Fallon.
What our long history of toppling monuments tells us about our divisive relationship with the past
The scholar and literary critic on embarrassment, Bob Dylan and being irritable.
Real relationships rarely fit into neat narratives about power dynamics and abuse. Perhaps fiction shouldn’t either.