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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
News

Mariah Carey spills the tea on her upcoming memoir

In a new interview, she discussed everything from ‘Glitter’ to her uncomfortable experience on Ellen DeGeneres’ show.
Mahoro Seward
9.1.20
Culture

Bolu Babalola is redefining old-fashioned romance

The Twitter icon, writer and rom-com connoisseur tells us about her new book of short stories, ‘Love In Colour’.
Jenna Mahale
8.17.20
Culture

Brandon Taylor’s ‘Real Life’ gets to the ugly heart of casual racism

“No one's going to tell me that my life is not a sufficient subject of art.”
Jenna Mahale
8.11.20
Culture

This book explores the taboo relationship between female sexuality and violence

Part ‘Tampa’, part ‘American Psycho’, Eliza Clark’s debut novel ‘Boy Parts’, a story about a young artist named Irina who might also be a serial killer psychopath, is not for the faint of heart (or weak of stomach).
Roisin Lanigan
8.10.20
Culture

36 designers reveal what they watched, read and listened to in lockdown

From Jean Paul Gaultier to Grace Wales Bonner, we asked our fashion heroes to reveal share their quarantine cultural recommendations
Osman Ahmed
i-D Staff
8.7.20
Culture

This book splits open the world of K-beauty in contemporary Seoul

We speak to author Frances Cha about her debut novel, 'If I Had Your Face', a story which follows four women as they navigate wealth, desire and the practical realities of plastic surgery.
Jenna Mahale
7.22.20
Culture

The story behind Wales’s new queer bookshop

With so few LGBT+ bookstores in the UK, Paned o Gê is a welcome addition.
Isobel Van Dyke
7.3.20
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