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Lin-Manuel Miranda Wrote a Poem Just for You

The following is the introduction to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new book, Gmorning, Gnight! The work is a collection of his popular inspirational tweets that wish his followers, well, good morning and good night. Miranda, who you may know f...

To Binky Urban, ‘Power’ Is a Male Word

Amanda “Binky” Urban — the ICM agent who represents, among many others, Michael Pollan, Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Walter Isaacson, Mary Karr, Richard Ford, Anthony Doerr, and the estates of E. B. White, Nora Ephron, and E. L. Do...

Ellie Kemper Is a Rooster and a Warrior

Ellie Kemper is a big comedy star, what with her wonderful work on The Office, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Bridesmaids, and contributions to The Onion and McSweeney’s. Her first book. My Squirrel Days, a collection of essays about her ...

Orlando Is the Virginia Woolf Novel We Need Right Now

Serious scholars have rarely taken Virginia Woolf’s novel Orlando, 90 years old this week, terribly seriously. It’s commonly described as a “romp” — lighthearted and fantastical, stretching more than three hundred years with an u...

How Phoebe Robinson Hustled Her Way Out of $65,000 in Debt

Comedian Phoebe Robinson has written a new collection of essays titled Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay, which is slated to hit stores on October 16. In the meantime, here’s an excerpt from the book, in which she reflects on going th...

Kathy Bates’s 10 Favorite Books

Bookseller One Grand Books has asked celebrities to name the ten titles they’d take to a desert island, and they’ve shared the results with Vulture. Below is American Horror Story star Kathy Bates’s list.
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Here Are Your 2018 National Book Awards Finalists

Make some room on your bookshelf. The 25 finalists for this year’s National Book Awards have officially been announced. Some writers have been here before — Terrance Hayes, who won the poetry award in 2010 for Lighthead, and Laur...

Carrie Preston’s 10 Favorite Books

Bookseller One Grand Books has asked literary celebrities to name the ten titles they’d take to a desert island, and they’ve shared the results with Vulture. Below is The Good Fight and Claws star Carrie Prest...