Read an excerpt from Bimini Bon Boulash's new book
In 'Release The Beast: A Drag Queen's Guide to Life', Bimini shares their Y2K fashion inspirations and bringing back the 90s' Pamela pencil brow.
The HR department are not your friends
In an extract from her book Make Bosses Pay: Why We Need Unions, author Eve Livingston explores how ostensibly positive initiatives work against us.
Finding joy in fatness as a Black woman
This extract from Black Joy, a first of its kind anthology, featuring trailblazing Black British voices, celebrates happiness as an act of resistance.
The best books about fame and fanhood
From Joan Didion's exploration of the late 60s to a Harry Styles-themed poetry collection, these releases trace the highs and lows of stan culture.
Jean is a new book celebrating the power of denim
Curated and styled by i-D’s Editor-in-Chief Alastair McKimm from his archive, 'Jean' is a visual ode to the democratic garment.
Inside Acne Paper, the eclectic window into the Acne Studios universe
As a book celebrating the Swedish label's legendary biannual is launched, editor Thomas Persson runs us through some of its greatest hits.
Illustrator Grace Miceli on mental health, sobriety and How to Deal
The colourful drawings in @artbabygirl's new book explore anxiety, depression, fear and the nature of growing up, reminding us that we’re not alone.
Olivia Laing’s new book explores the body as a site for political activism
'The Lonely City' author's new book, ‘Everybody’, traces the roots of intersectional identity politics.
Michelle Zauner’s book Crying in H Mart leaves you hungry and heartbroken
Japanese Breakfast gives us the lowdown on her striking, food-focused memoir 'Crying in H Mart' and forthcoming album 'Jubilee'.
Hafsa Zayyan is Stormzy’s favourite new author
She won Merky Books’ New Writers prize with just a few chapters of her enrapturing debut, ‘We Are All Birds of Uganda’. The enlightening book is out now.
Novel Fake Accounts takes on internet lies and how we scam ourselves
The fiction debut by Lauren Oyler, the formidable literary critic known for taking down your faves, wants you to know you’re not a pawn of late-capitalist techno-dystopia.
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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.