Books

The Best Horror Books of 2024 (So Far)

16 May 2024
Our favourites are digging grim tunnels into territory old and new, from haunted houses to whimsical horror comedies

The Rise of Pop Culture Cookbooks

6 May 2024
A new genre of cookbooks is reverse engineering the foods of all your favourite pieces of pop culture. Now your stomach can travel to Westeros,…

How “Mean Boys” Control Our Culture

4 May 2024
Geoffrey Mak, author of Mean Boys, explains our new age of cruelty—led by personalities as wide-ranging as Donald Trump and Elliot Rodger—and how we can…

How to Read the 3 Body Problem Novel Series in Order

5 April 2024
Our guide to the 'unfilmable' sci-fi story, now that it's been adapted into a Netflix show

Louis Vuitton Releases Two Upcoming Books

8 March 2024
Whether you're exploring the bittersweet portrait of the United Kingdom through Martin Parr's lens or delving into the intricate world of perfume making with Jacques…

Five Other Sci-Fi Novels to Devour Now That Mickey 17 is Delayed

6 March 2024
Science fiction contenders to check out that would potentially make (or have already made) great movie adaptations

Inside the Hugo Awards Meltdown Over Unexplained Disqualifications

21 February 2024
Insiders tell Esquire what really happened—and what it could mean for the future of literary awards.

Into the Unknown with Kelly Link, Writer of The Book of Love

13 February 2024
Kelly Link discusses ghosts, the afterlife, and "nighttime logic" in literature

How to Take Back Your Life From Algorithms

6 February 2024
So many of us have ceded our decision-making abilities to machines, but fear not: Filterworld author Kyle Chayka explains how to rediscover your personal taste.

Cinephiles, We Have Your New Best Friend

30 January 2024
Show off how cool you are when people come to visit your digs.

Finding Bliss in Cancellation

25 January 2024
"Getting cancelled could be an opportunity to get enlightened," says Lexi Freiman, the author of The Book of Ayn, a provocative new novel about a…

The End of the Multiverse

23 January 2024
Audiences are falling out of love with dizzying multiverse sagas. Can the concept still be a useful lens on the psychology of regret, or is…
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