Books

Culture

Bear sex and gay stuff: i-D’s alt reading list for 2021

Calm the horrors of 2021 by digging into these books about BDSM and being Twitter famous.
Barry Pierce
1.19.21
Photography

10 beautiful photo books coming in 2021

Put in your pre-orders for 2021’s most anticipated books of photography from newcomers and legends alike.  
Douglas Greenwood
1.12.21
Culture

10 captivating books to read over holiday break

Bored and stuck at home? We’re here to help.
Britnee Meiser
12.17.20
Fashion

Supriya Lele’s photography book transports you to her ancestral homeland

Created in collaboration with Jamie Hawkesworth, ‘Narmada’ is a touching ode to the Central Indian river and the people that call its banks home.
Mahoro Seward
12.15.20
News

Lorde is releasing her first book

And she’s called it “the perfect precursor” to her forthcoming album.
Douglas Greenwood
11.25.20
Photography

Jenna Westra’s nearly naked photos of women are not for male consumption

In her new book, 'Afternoons', showing at Lubov NYC, the young photographer celebrates the female form.
Emma Russell
11.9.20
Culture

Lynne Tillman: "I don’t think I’ve ever redeemed a story or character"

The legendary author's latest novel, 'Men and Apparitions', is out in the UK today.
Charlie Porter
10.29.20
Photography

Mimi Plumb captures the beauty of growing up in 1970s suburban California

“We wandered around the Walnut Festival, hiding in corners, smoking cigarettes, looking for stuff to do."
Edmée Lepercq
10.13.20
Culture

The poet articulating your deepest existential fears

‘Sweetdark’, Savannah Brown’s sophomore collection of poetry, explores how we live vulnerably, pleasurably, and chaotically at the end of the world.
Jenna Mahale
10.12.20
Culture

This anti-capitalist novel explores what it means to be 'normal' in an abnormal world

'Earthlings', the newly translated follow up to Sayaka Murata's debut 'Convenience Store Woman', is not for the squeamish. You should read it anyway.
Marianne Eloise
10.2.20
Culture

Skepta's mum reflects on his early days making music

Ify Adenuga's forthcoming memoir 'Endless Fortune' tracks her life from immigrant to mother of some of the UK's most successful creatives. In this extract she remembers her eldest son being "Tupac crazy" in the mid-90s.
Frankie Dunn
9.28.20
Culture

The Vixen and Crystal Rasmussen on the future of drag

The pioneering drag queens share their thoughts in ‘The Art of Drag’, a new illustrated book tracing the art form’s proud, political history.
Mahoro Seward
9.16.20
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