the mueller report

How to Read Your Mueller Report (and How Long You’ll Have to Wait)

From a no-frills mass-market edition to an audiobook to Alan Dershowitz, five ways to get the goods.
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The Dream Team

Cruise, Kidman, Kubrick, and the making of Eyes Wide Shut.
legacies

What Is Game of Thrones’ Legacy in Epic Fantasy?

George R.R. Martin’s books, and the series they inspired, are a reflection of our anxious times.
  1. one grand books
    Michael Shannon’s 10 Favorite BooksCharles Bukowski, Dr. Seuss, and more.
  2. the mueller report
    How to Read Your Mueller Report (and How Long You’ll Have to Wait)From a no-frills mass-market edition to an audiobook to Alan Dershowitz, five ways to get the goods.
  3. books
    5 New Books on Poetry Pulitzer Winner Forrest Gander’s Reading ListMost of the poets he knows are drooling for Brian Evenson’s Song for the Unraveling of the World.
  4. kids these days
    For the Country’s Best Teen Poets, Poetry Is ActivismHonorees of the National Student Poets Program, threatened under Trump, fight for the personal and political power of verse.
  5. theater talk
    Claudia Rankine on Death, Reparations, and Becoming a PlaywrightThe celebrated author of Citizen talks about her new play, The White Card —also Mo’Nique, bad reviews, and marketable death.
  6. books
    Bret Easton Ellis Thinks He Was ‘Punked’ by The New Yorker“I got punked, I have to admit it.”
  7. book excerpt
    The Dream TeamCruise, Kidman, Kubrick, and the making of Eyes Wide Shut.
  8. legacies
    What Is Game of Thrones’ Legacy in Epic Fantasy?George R.R. Martin’s books, and the series they inspired, are a reflection of our anxious times.
  9. books
    A Romance Novel Based on Meghan Markle’s Mom Is Really HappeningThe idea started with a tweet and ended with an actual novel.
  10. kids these days
    Sally Rooney’s Politics of Millennial ResignationWhy do critics so love the Normal People author? Maybe because her characters accept the status quo.
  11. book excerpt
    ‘The Unthinkable Has Happened’You learn to believe in your child’s existence. What happens when she’s killed by a piece of your daily environment?
  12. literati
    The Best Reporting Advice Robert Caro Bestows in His New Book, Working“Silence is the weapon.”
  13. presidential libraries
    Pete Buttigieg’s Favorite Book Is Ulysses, and That’s GreatMaybe you’d prefer Joseph Campbell, or Fox & Friends?
  14. one grand books
    Pete Buttigieg’s 10 Favorite BooksJames Joyce, Homer, and more.
  15. vulture lists
    13 Stephen King Books That Should Be Adapted NextCreepy amusement parks, killer cars, time travel, and more worthy King plots.
  16. must reads
    7 New Books You Should Read This AprilSally Rooney, Robert Caro, and more.
  17. interviews
    Ruth Reichl on Her New Memoir, and What Gourmet Meant to Readers“It was kind of magical.”
  18. interviews
    Ruth Reichl on Her New Memoir, and What Gourmet Meant to Readers“It was kind of magical.”
  19. awp conference
    Brilliant Queer Authors Talk About SexWas “The Sexuality of Textuality” a great AWP panel, or the greatest ever?
  20. awp conference
    Six Great Things That Happened at the AWP ConferenceHighlights from the continent’s biggest annual writers’ conference, held last week in Portland.
  21. profile
    Susan Choi on Her Mind-Bending #MeToo NovelHow rage and the Access Hollywood tape inspired this spring’s most inventive and polarizing novel.
  22. awp conference
    Colson Whitehead’s Fierce and Funny Primer on Life and Chicken“If it tastes like shit, it’s cultural appropriation,” and other lessons from the Pulitzer winner’s keynote speech at the AWP conference.
  23. the grub street diet
    Author Nathan Englander Gets His Syrup in New Hampshire“For the best maple syrup in the world, I’d head straight for the sugar shack at Booty Farm.”
  24. books
    You Can Read Ali Wong’s New Book Dear Girls in OctoberWong wrote a bunch of letters to her daughters, and we all get to read them!
  25. sex and cities
    Is There Still Sex in the City? Asks Paramount TV’s Sex and the City Follow-UpNo Carrie, no Miranda, no Samantha, no Charlotte.
  26. power couples
    Carol Burnett and Tina Fey Are Working on a Movie TogetherThe movie is based on Burnett’s book about her relationship with her late daughter.
  27. audiobooks
    Hear Logic Commit Murder in Audiobook Clip From His Debut Novel, SupermarketThe rapper’s debut novel, the dark comedy Supermarket, is out today.
  28. literature
    You Get Oprah’s New Book Club, and You Get Oprah’s New Book ClubThanks, Apple TV+.
  29. must reads
    6 New Paperbacks You Should Read Right NowLorrie Moore, Caddyshack, Prince, and more.
  30. scams
    Dan Mallory, Who Once Faked Being British, Nominated for British Book AwardThe cancer-faking author landed on the very real short-list.
  31. the grub street diet
    Author Marlon James Has No Time for Fussy Cocktails“You’d be amazed how many people screw up a Dark ’n’ Stormy.”
  32. spring preview
    Spring Books Preview: Fiction We Can’t Wait to Read by Sally Rooney and OthersSubtle dystopias, #MeToo meditations, a mysterious vanishing, and just Normal People.
  33. one grand books
    Thomas Keller’s 10 Favorite BooksGeorge Orwell, Julia Child, and more.
  34. cor cordium
    André Aciman Is Officially Writing a Call Me by Your Name SequelComing to a peach near you this October.
  35. book excerpt
    ‘Imagine a Woman Like Barbara Walters … and I’m the New Bitch There’Jenny McCarthy on her year from hell on The View.
  36. biographies
    Mel Brooks Was Paid $500K for a Never-Released ProjectDiving into some of the most interesting stories from a new biography about the filmmaker.
  37. smell-o-fiction
    Let’s Celebrate the Stinky Heroines of Repulsive Realist FictionThe New Me and other novels fight vlogger perfectionism with a refreshing dose of the gross.
  38. sequels
    Bird Box Will Challenge You With a Sequel BookYou get a blindfold! And you get a blindfold!
  39. harry potter
    J.K. Rowling Details Dumbledore, Grindelwald Love Affair, Which You’ll Never SeeThe true crime of Grindelwald was stealing a man’s heart. Also, all those other crimes he did.
  40. book excerpt
    Almost Nothing in Arthur ‘Weegee’ Fellig’s Greatest Photo Happened by Accident“With this picture,” he said, “I matured as a photographer and human being.”
  41. memoirs
    Andrew Rannells Describes Growing Up, and Leaving, the Catholic ChurchAn excerpt from his new memoir.
  42. one grand books
    Isaac Mizrahi’s 10 Favorite BooksMark Twain, Thomas Mann, and more.
  43. national book critics circle
    National Book Critics Circle Winners Include New York’s Christopher BonanosAlso receiving awards were Zadie Smith, Anna Burns, and Maureen Corrigan.
  44. the industry
    Apple Orders Pachinko from The Terror’s Soo HughThe epic series will trace four generations of a Korean family and will be told in three languages: Korean, Japanese, and English.
  45. great adaptations
    An Anonymous Girl to Become Known As a TV SeriesUSA is adapting it.
  46. criticism never sleeps
    Jerry Saltz Is Turning ‘How to Be an Artist’ Into a BookMore signature insight from New York’s own art critic.
  47. deep dives
    What Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Maps Reveal About Its Prequel SeriesIt won’t be about Young Aragorn. But Amazon dropped a trove of clues about its upcoming Lord of the Rings show.
  48. author profile
    John Lanchester’s Fiction Tells the TruthThe British essayist and novelist knows all about self-deception. His new novel, The Wall, is the climate warning we desperately need.
  49. one grand books
    Kenny Scharf’s 10 Favorite BooksHaruki Murakami, Carl Jung, and more.
  50. endings
    George R.R. Martin Really Wishes He Finished Those Books First“I never anticipated that.”
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