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Amy Tan’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 The Joy Luck Club author Amy Tan’s list.
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FX Passed on Broad City Because It Was Deemed Too ‘Girly’

It might be a useless exercise to think of a network other than Comedy Central that could possibly do justice to Broad City’s madcap, 4/20-friendly adventures — but if you like trivia, that network was actually almost FX. Series stars...

Meg Wolitzer’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 The Female Persuasion author Meg Wolitzer’s list.
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Barbara Kingsolver Takes Aim at the Trump Era, and Critics Shoot Back

In a long, mildly unhinged 1999 essay on Barbara Kingsolver’s career-cementing novel, The Poisonwood Bible, critic Lee Siegel canonized the author as “the most successful practitioner of a style in contemporary fiction that might be c...

5 Head-Crushing Highlights From the New Kids in the Hall Biography

Paul Myers usually writes biographies about rock stars, and he used that approach to create The Kids in the Hall: One Dumb Guy, the story of possibly the greatest comedy troupe of all time, and Canada’s greatest world citizens, the Ki...