poetry
I want to know what you're reading right now.
cleaning
If it’s true that a book lover’s collection can never really be considered “complete,” then I’m (at the very least) approaching my quota.
books
Help me find The Orange-Covered Ghost Book! And Muppets + Crystal Gayle = fear tears.
in

Jun 20, 2014 at 3:00pm | 284 comments

young adult
"From one email to the next, I went from 'unagented writer, dejectedly planning next book' to 'book deal!' which was probably one of the most bizarre experiences in my life."
books
In a burst of frustration with my failed literary endeavors, I wrote the most commercial, basic-bitch book I could -- but I didn’t think I’d actually enjoy it.
books
Books by female authors aren’t “geared toward” women any more than books by male authors are “geared toward” men.
books
If we don’t compare Rihanna to St. Vincent, why compare a classic novel to chick-lit?
young adult
aberrant sex
You can keep your Mr. Darcy -- I'll take Boo Radley, if you please. I like my strange, strange.
art
In her new book, writer Kate Durbin uses transcribed reality-TV dialogue as fodder for a surprisingly sympathetic look at a medium that everyone loves to hate.
reading
A well-read person can can woo via Oscar Wilde, heat up the foreplay with Neruda, and then seal the deal with Anais Nin.
in

May 17, 2014 at 3:17pm | 114 comments

entertainment
books
Because why not? They might make their dollars largely with their bodies, but the brain IS the biggest sex organ.
writing
I pretended it didn’t bother me that he was traveling around the country on a national book tour while I sat home, proofing press releases and posting his TV and radio links on Facebook.
childbirth
No book is going to help you have a perfect birth. In fact, they might actually make it worse.
books
There are things that you just read and it stays with you, and I think Harriet is just one of those kind of things.
books
I didn't want to be a mother, but my husband wanted to be an author. So I agreed to support his dream.
joan crawford
A selection of the wackiest advice from Mommie Dearest.
books
"I thought, wouldn’t it be fascinating to have a girl whose sex is so devalued she has to be declared male to live? What would her story be to self-discovery and acceptance?"
books
In his new book, ABC "Nightline" co-anchor Dan Harris describes what it felt like to have a panic attack in front of millions of viewers on live TV. He describes lots of other stuff in this interview.
books
audio porn
There's something about my voice that lends itself to dirty book narration --- or maybe it's just because I'm not afraid to say filthy things with conviction.