Interviews
'It's About Damn Time' You Get to Know Arlan Hamilton
Find out why the memoir from trailblazer Arlan Hamilton — a Black queer woman unapologetically owning the venture capital space — is exactly the playbook for resilience we need right now. Read now
Arts & Culture
On Teenaged Hope, the Cynicism Trap, and The Diary of a Young Girl
In honor of what would have been Anne Frank's 91st birthday, editor Alanna McAuliffe revisits The Diary of a Young Girl and reflects on how hope is not an unrealistic ideal of youth, but a necessity for enduring life's darkest moments. Read now
Interviews
Curtis Sittenfeld Turns to Alternate History for 'Rodham'
The acclaimed author of 'Prep,' 'American Wife,' and 'Atomic Marriage' takes a look at what could have happened if Hillary Clinton never married Bill. Read now
Playlisted
Black Voices in Romance
Black women have been pioneers in the romance genre for generations. Romance, historically, has not been an inclusive genre, but many have been working to change that and the revolution is underway. This list celebrates popular (and a some classic!) romances from Black writers that are beloved by fans. Read now
Playlisted
Classic Literature from Black Writers
One less-considered place that Black voices have had a hard time entering is "the canon." Worse, there have been times when Black words were miscast, and performed by narrators who didn't connect with the spirit of the authors. These classics, brilliantly rendered by Black performers, deserve a place in the canon, and dare we say every school syllabus. Read now
Playlisted
The Best Black Audiobook Narrators To Listen To Right Now
From Bahni Turpin to Dion Graham, here are just a few of today’s outstanding Black voice artists with a gift for telling powerful stories. Read now
Arts & Culture
5 Essential Pride Listens from Diana Nyad of 'The Swimmer'
The author and record-breaking athlete shares stories of grit, history, and bravery on her personal Pride playlist. Read now