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'Station Eleven' Author Emily St. John Mendel Weighs In On The Show's Changes

The writer was lauded for “predicting” the pandemic. Now, she’s expanding her fictional horizons.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Amanda Gorman Procrastinates, Too — She Just Does It Better

The inaugural poet reflects on her writing process and her new collection, 'Call Us What We Carry.'

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Meet Emily Ratajkowski, Writer

In her debut essay collection, 'My Body,' Ratajkowski ruminates on the corrosive power of the male gaze.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Stephanie Land Will “Probably Start Crying” When She Watches 'Maid'

The author of the bestselling memoir reflects on bringing her story to the small screen.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Liane Moriarty Isn’t Suffering For Her Art

The author strives to write for pleasure.

By Samantha Leach
Books

#Merky Books Prize Winner Jyoti Patel Writes From A Place Of Truth

Stormzy & Emma Dabiri were among the panel who chose 'Six of One' as their winner.

By Alice Broster
Bustle Book Club

Writing A Memoir Helped Cecily Strong Process Her Grief

In 'This Will All Be Over Soon,' the comedian turns her interior monologues into book form.

By Samantha Leach
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For Michelle Zauner, Food Is Everything

"I'm such a garbage mouth."

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

The Author Of 'Three Women' Explores Sex & Trauma Once Again, This Time In Fiction

“Overlooking painful stories is still part of the problem,” says Lisa Taddeo.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

'Detransition, Baby' Author Torrey Peters Procrastinates By Reading 'Moby Dick'

“Nobody can blame me for reading Moby Dick. Right?”

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Bolu Babalola's First Short Stories Were "'The O.C.' Meets Meg Cabot"

One of her high school-era works was titled Summer Lovin’ — after the teen soap’s indelible mean girl, naturally.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

For Stacey Solomon, Being In Control Of The Little Moments Is Enough

The singer and TV host discusses taking 'Tap To Tidy' from Instagram featurette to full-length book.

By Charlie Mock
Bustle Book Club

Priyanka Chopra Jonas Wanted Her Memoir To Read Like Letters To Her Younger Self

"[I feel like I'm] looking back at my teenage self and saying, 'Girl, what are you doing? Don't make an ass out of yourself.'"

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Comedian Catherine Cohen's Poetry Reads Like Your Most Salacious Group Chat

"I'm always looking to read something that seems very personal or intimate."

By Samantha Leach
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Angie Thomas Listened To Tupac & Outkast While Writing 'Concrete Rose'

"[It] was a 90s hip hop playlist all the way through!"

By Lily Herman
Bustle Book Club

How 'Caste' Became The Definitive Anti-Racist Text Of 2020

In a year of reading lists and racial reckoning, Isabel Wilkerson's book cut through the noise.

By Lily Herman
Self

I Ran The Great Wall Of China Marathon To Get Over A Breakup – Here's What I Learnt

Read an exclusive excerpt from 'Unattached: Essays On Singlehood.'

By Bustle UK
Streaming

9 Key Differences Between Netflix's 'All Of Us Are Dead' & The Original Webtoon

Joo Dong-geun’s popular comic series was first published in 2009.

By Jack Irvin
Books

The Most Anticipated Books Of February 2022

From thrillers to social satires and rom-coms, there’s something for everyone out this month.

By K.W. Colyard
Celebrity

Why Hollywood Couldn't Cancel Hugh Grant

His acting career could have drowned in a sea of embarrassing tabloid headlines. One perfectly pitched apology saved it.

By Scott Meslow
Books

A Romance Writer’s Love Language? Good Food.

Novelist Jasmine Guillory shows affection with brownies and jambalaya.

By Jasmine Guillory
Movies

8 Wonderful, Wild & Weird Facts You Didn't Know About 'Love Actually'

That cringey card scene could have somehow been even cringier.

By Arya Roshanian
Books

10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including new releases from Alexandria Bellefleur and Olga Tokarczuk.

By K.W. Colyard
Books

Bernardine Evaristo's New Project Spotlights “Lost” Black British Memoirs

“I am very excited to introduce these books to new readers who will discover their riches.”

By L'Oréal Blackett
Streaming

The First Pictures & Premiere Date For Apple TV’s 'Pachinko' Series Are Finally Here

The historical drama brings together some of Korea's brightest stars.

By Alyssa Lapid
Books

Spice Girl Fans Can’t Wait For Mel C’s Memoir, Too

Here’s what to know – and how to pre-order.

By Sophie McEvoy
TV & Movies

The 'Percy Jackson' Disney+ Series Is Already So Different From The Movies

The fan casting has begun.

By Grace Wehniainen
Books

10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including new titles from Isabel Allende, John Darnielle, and Gish Jen.

By K.W. Colyard
Books

How My Chemical Romance Inspired Dana Schwartz’s Latest Novel

'Anatomy: A Love Story' follows two teens who strike up an alliance in the unlikeliest of places: the graveyards of 19th century Scotland.

By Samantha Leach
Books

9 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including new titles from Nnedi Okorafor and Weike Wang.

By K.W. Colyard
TV & Movies

Lord Anthony & Edwina's Romance Heats Up In The First 'Bridgerton' Season 2 Photos

The Netflix series is set to return this spring.

By Bustle Editors
Celebrity

How Britney Spears' Sister Really Felt About Justin Timberlake & The Breakup

In her new book, Jamie Lynn Spears wrote about the impact that Timberlake had on her life.

By Jake Viswanath