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The Challenges of Adapting Ferrante

When it was first published in 2011, My Brilliant Friend resonated with readers worldwide in a way that few contemporary novels without magic or dragons do. The first of Elena Ferrante’s four-book series introduced a premise that was ...

Here Are This Year’s National Book Award Winners

Book clubs everywhere, take heed. The 2018 National Book Award winners were officially announced on Wednesday night at a ceremony in New York City. And, along with the return of the Translated Literature category for the first time si...

Ellie Kemper’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 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Ellie Kemper’s list. Her new book, ...

6 New Paperbacks You Should Read This November

Each month, Maris Kreizman offers nonfiction and fiction paperback recommendations. You should read as many of them as possible.Every editorial product is independently selected. If you buy an item through our links, Vu...

If You Can’t Get Enough of Elena Ferrante, Read This.

Ferrante Fever was an epidemic circa 2014-2016, and the new HBO adaptation of My Brilliant Friend is the perfect excuse to revisit everything we loved about the Neapolitan novels. The four books span decades in the lives of two Italia...

7 Juicy Tidbits From Jill Soloway’s New Memoir, She Wants It

Though it’s been out for a month, there’s a chance you only found out about Jill Soloway’s new memoir, She Wants It, this week, when a critical review — how best to say this? — eviscerated the project, calling Soloway “astonishingly c...