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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.
Tom George
10.13.21
Culture

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.
Eve Livingston
9.3.21
Culture

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.
Sophia Tassew
9.2.21
Culture

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.
Jessica White
9.1.21
Fashion

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.
Jack Sunnucks
7.28.21
Fashion

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.
Mahoro Seward
6.29.21
Culture

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.
Sara Radin
5.31.21
Culture

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.
Charlie Porter
5.12.21
Culture

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'.
Jenna Mahale
4.28.21
Culture

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.
Douglas Greenwood
2.23.21
Culture

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.
Clem De Pressigny
2.4.21
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
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