- Can We Please Stop Talking About Cancel Culture?on March 4, 2021 at 3:49 pm
The Dr. Seuss debacle is a case study in the right-wing grievance industry reframing normal, age-old processes as sinister suppression.
- John Boehner Takes Less-Than-Subtle Shots At Trump, Ted Cruz On Book Jacketon March 3, 2021 at 3:27 pm
The former House speaker also wrote of a beef with Barack Obama: “I’d never been sucker-punched like that in my life.”
- Fox News’ Weird, Full-Day Freakout Over Dr. Seuss Gets The Treatment On Twitteron March 3, 2021 at 9:56 am
Twitter users mocked the right-wing network’s newest obsession.
- Stephen Colbert Takes Donald Trump Jr. To School Over His Latest ‘Cancel Culture’ Claimon March 3, 2021 at 7:52 am
The “Late Show” host mocks the ex-president’s son’s response to Dr. Seuss news.
- The Useful Idiot: Why We’re Not Done With Trump Yeton February 28, 2021 at 1:08 pm
America, we got lucky. On the laundry list of things Donald Trump has been terrible at, transforming our country into a fascist autocracy was only the latest.
- How The U.S. Is Killing Off The Death Penaltyon February 26, 2021 at 10:45 am
A new book by Maurice Chammah, “Let the Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty,” examines America’s uneasy history of capital punishment.
- Paul McCartney To Release Memoir In Novemberon February 24, 2021 at 10:25 pm
The former Beatle’s upcoming book, “The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present,” will trace his life through 154 songs.
- Your Anti-Racism Reading List Isn’t Complete Without Fiction About Black Peopleon February 24, 2021 at 2:01 am
If you really want to be an ally, reading nonfiction about race in America isn’t enough. Black fiction should make your list, too.
- Hillary Clinton Co-Writing Mystery Novel With Louise Pennyon February 23, 2021 at 5:34 pm
The book, “State of Terror,” concerns a “novice” secretary of state who tries to solve a wave of terrorist attacks while working in the administration of a rival politician.
- Tanya Selvaratnam’s Intimate Partner Violence Story Embodies Me Too’s Latest Waveon February 23, 2021 at 10:45 am
In her new memoir, “Assume Nothing,” Selvaratnam reflects on her abusive relationship with former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
- Mark Hamill Mocks Anti-Maskers In Dr. Seuss-Like Children’s Bookon February 15, 2021 at 6:44 pm
The “Star Wars” star recently recorded a vocal track for “Will You Wear A Mask? I Ask,” a Dr. Seuss-style book about the need to wear face masks in public.
- ‘To All The Boys: Always And Forever’ Can’t Recapture The Magic Of The Originalon February 12, 2021 at 10:45 am
Two HuffPost reporters assess whether the final installment of the Netflix rom-com trilogy, starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo, hits the right notes.
- Can A Novel Capture How Badly The Internet Has Broken Our Brains?on February 10, 2021 at 10:45 am
Two new books, Lauren Oyler’s “Fake Accounts” and Patricia Lockwood’s “No One Is Talking About This,” try make sense of our lives with social media.
- DOJ Drops Lawsuit Over Embarrassing Tell-All Book About Melania Trumpon February 9, 2021 at 1:53 pm
Author Stephanie Winston Wolkoff hailed her “vindication” after the attempt by the Trump Justice Department “to silence me.”
- Self-Care Is Hard To Come By As A Parent Right Now. Do It Anyway.on February 3, 2021 at 10:45 am
A new book shows parents why modeling self-care habits helps raise emotionally resilient kids.
- Illustrator Michaela Goade Becomes First Native American To Win Caldecott Medalon January 26, 2021 at 12:50 pm
She won the prestigious award for her work on “We Are Water Protectors,” a celebration of nature and condemnation of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
- Josh Hawley’s Latest Hypocritical Complaint Mocked By Left And Right Alikeon January 25, 2021 at 7:35 am
The Republican senator from Missouri claimed he was being muzzled in the most un-muzzled way possible.
- Sen. Josh Hawley Finds New Publisher For Book Bashing ‘Big Tech’on January 18, 2021 at 4:20 pm
Previously, Simon & Schuster canceled the publication of the Missouri Republican’s book, “The Tyranny of Big Tech,” in the wake of the siege of the U.S. Capitol.
- Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, To Publish First Historical Romance Novelon January 13, 2021 at 3:29 pm
The duchess, once married to Prince Andrew, said she also drew on “many parallels from my life” for the love story.
- Twitter Users Mock Josh Hawley After He Loses Book Deal Over Capitol Riot Roleon January 8, 2021 at 12:57 am
“The First Amendment doesn’t force businesses to give you a platform or pay you for your words,” one Twitter user noted.
- Bestselling Novelist Eric Jerome Dickey Dead At 59on January 6, 2021 at 12:15 am
Jerome wrote Naughty or Nice,” “Waking With Enemies” and dozens of other stories about contemporary Black life
- ‘The Great Gatsby’ Enters The Public Domain, And The People Want A Muppets Versionon January 2, 2021 at 11:56 pm
With the copyright expiring on “Gatsby” and many other works, fans have Muppets on the mind.
- The Best Books Of 2020on December 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm
The 10 reads — from Emily St. John Mandel, Raven Leilani, Marie-Helene Bertino and more — that added joy, clarity and color to my year.
- Pete Davidson Breaks Silence On Cazzie David’s Candid Essay About Their Breakupon December 24, 2020 at 6:11 pm
David wrote in her new book that she was “screaming in agony” when Davidson began dating Ariana Grande.
- You’re A Keen One, Mr. Grinchon December 24, 2020 at 10:45 am
Why we still love the Grinch after more than 60 years.
- The Biggest Literary Scandals of 2020on December 23, 2020 at 7:29 pm
From J.K. Rowling to Woody Allen, “American Dirt” to “My Dark Vanessa,” this year’s publishing controversies reflected an industry in crisis.
- ‘Bridgerton’ Is An Intoxicating Romantic Fantasy Dressed Up Like A Period Pieceon December 21, 2020 at 10:09 pm
The new Regency-era Netflix series from Shonda Rhimes is exactly what the doctor ordered at the end of a hellish year.
- John le Carré, Master Author Of Spy Craft And Cold War Intrigue, Dead At 89on December 13, 2020 at 11:36 pm
The famed author was a former intelligence agent turned writer behind great works such as “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.”
- ‘And THAT’S That!’: Zerlina Maxwell Breaks Down White Politicson December 11, 2020 at 4:28 pm
The hosts spoke with author and TV host Zerlina Maxwell about the importance of identity and the future of Biden’s presidency.
- ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Cast, Experts Form Fellowship To Buy House Of J.R.R. Tolkienon December 2, 2020 at 8:54 pm
The collective hopes to turn the Oxford home of the famed author into a center celebrating his works.
- 10 Of The Most Anticipated Book Releases Of December 2020on December 1, 2020 at 6:00 pm
You’ll want to add these new releases to your “to read” list.
- Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Year Will Not Surprise You: Pandemicon November 30, 2020 at 2:18 pm
“It’s probably the word by which we’ll refer to this period in the future,” the dictionary’s editor at large said.