Elizabeth McKee

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The Novels That Won Both the Hugo and Nebula Awards, Ranked

This month, N.K. Jemisin made all kinds of SFF history by winning her third straight Hugo Award for Best Novel for <i>The Stone Sky,</i> the third book in …

Science Fiction

All 19 Books Emma Watson’s Feminist Book Club Has Read: List List #312

The List List is sponsored by Libby. The one-tap reading app from OverDrive. <br>Meet Libby. The one-tap reading app from your library, powered by …

Macron straight-up turned Trump's skin white with intense G7 handshake

The 2018 G7 summit is a nice opportunity for world leaders to gather and chat about important issues facing the planet. But more importantly, it's …

This Incredible Photo Of Trump Surrounded By G7 Leaders Is Like A Renaissance Painting

I am obsessed.

Apple Loves to Hold a Grudge

Gather 'round while I put Apple Inc. on the psychiatrist sofa. This company appears to constantly need a villain -- some company to look down on from Apple's moral high ground. What would Freud say about that?<p>In the early days of Apple, of course, the company's Evil Empires were International …

Aryan Brotherhood leader gets life in power-drill murder over $600 dispute

A man whom authorities described as the second in command of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood in Texas was sentenced Friday to life in prison for torturing and killing a man over a $600 dispute.<p>Michael Lynn Rogers, 48, known as "Texas Mike," was convicted of murdering of Alberto Gonzalez, …

Crime

Summer 2018 book preview: 7 thrillers you need to read this summer

A summer of scandal

Mary Gordon’s 10 Favorite Books

<i>Bookseller</i> <i>One Grand Books</i> <i></i><i>has asked celebrities to name the ten titles they’d take to a desert island, and they’ve shared the results with Vulture.</i> …

Literature

'The Evidence Suggests Trump Is a Traitor': Pulitzer-winning Reporter David Cay Johnston

The saga of President Donald Trump consists of several parallel and intersecting stories.<p>There is the structural dimension. Trump's victory over …

11 Novels About Angry Women Who Don't Deserve To Be Called "Unlikeable"

Called shrill, hysterical, alienating, emotional, irrational, crazy, unhinged — angry women are unwelcome in life and in literature. If young women …

'Unforgotten' Is The Detective Show You Didn't Know You Needed

There is a body.<p>That's how so many mysteries start, and it's how <i>Unforgotten</i>, beginning this Sunday on <i>Masterpiece Mystery</i>, begins, too. But the body is not just a body; it's a skeleton discovered underneath the floor of an old building. Buried and decayed, with nothing to obviously identify it or …

A grand tour of the world's most amazing architecture

When we travel it’s often to see a building – the Taj Mahal, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Eiffel Tower. We then photograph ourselves in front of them and, let’s face it, the feeling of having claimed these sights is part of the joy of tourism. But why? Because, buildings are endlessly intriguing: …

How To Disable Facebook’s Data Collection Setting, Including Phone Call & Text Logs

On Mar. 25, Facebook acknowledged that as part of their data collection process for Android users, those who downloaded Messenger on their phones and …

My Formative SFF: Forgotten Classics of the ’70s and ’80s

I’m a nerd from a family of nerds, and I grew up reading a lot of science fiction. Specifically, I grew up reading a lot of my mother’s science …

How to use Facebook while giving it the minimum amount of personal data

The Cambridge Analytica revelations illustrate why we can’t trust Facebook to police its own platform<p>Facebook has found itself embroiled in yet another colossal controversy related to how its sprawling, multibillion-person social network has been abused by bad actors. This time, the culprit is …

You Can Spend the Night Surrounded by Books at This Library in Wales

The Gladstone Library has 150,000 books in its collection for you to browse before bed.<p>Grab your passport, coziest pair of slippers, and your reading …

British Cuisine

Fiction Book Review: A Million Drops by Víctor Del Árbol, trans. from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman. Other Press, $19.95 trade paper (640p) ISBN 978-1-59051-845-8

A Million Drops<p>Víctor Del Árbol, trans. from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman. Other Press, $19.95 trade paper (640p) ISBN 978-1-59051-845-8<p>This …

Book Reviews

39 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

Horror Movies

28 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Well Worth Checking Out in March

Spring is almost here, and with it a fresh crop of science fiction and fantasy books to fill your shelves—with stories about werewolves, witches, …

Imagining Violence: ‘The Power’ of Feminist Fantasy

It can’t be a coincidence that one of the novels getting international attention this year is about women hurting men. In Naomi Alderman’s bestseller</i> …

Feminism

15 Essay-Length Short Memoirs to Read Online on Your Lunch Break

I love memoirs and essays, so the genre of essay-length short memoirs is one of my favorite. I love delving into the details of other people’s lives. …

A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia

Russia is a land of stories. Stories of the czar and his people, of Lenin and the revolution, of the Great Patriotic War; of the transformation of a backward land into a mighty, modern industrial state; of Sputnik, of Laika, of Gagarin. Then the story of Stalin’s reign of terror, the story of a …

Living Rooms

The Domestic Thriller Is Having a Moment

In A. J. Finn’s “The Woman in the Window,” an agoraphobic with a zoom lens thinks she sees something.<p>An archetype, as Mark Twain might have observed, is nothing but a stereotype with a college education. Where modernists and postmodernists boldly plunder the collective treasuries of myth, legend, …

3 Bullet Journal Book Spreads That Have Improved My Reading Life

I am fairly new to bullet journaling, the combo to-do list/calendar journaling system that many folks (including me) who still enjoy using paper and …

Productivity

Contempt for Court

Republican lawmakers are increasingly showing disdain for decisions made by the judicial branch—and by extension the rule of law.<p>An old legal anecdote—attributed to such legal notables as Mae West and the Earl of Birkenhead—depicts a frustrated judge asking an obstreperous lawyer, “Are you …

Penarth, the sea, life and me with Alison Powell

I did a project on the suffragists and the suffragettes as part of my A Level History course.<p>I recall thinking that so many of the things I read …

How Virginia Woolf influenced art

Virginia Woolf’s legacy is near impossible to quantify. She pioneered the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device, broke the boundaries placed on her as a woman in early 20th century arts, and committed her life to wedging the female literary perspective into a world only validated by …

Organizing your bookshelf this way should be illegal

If you’re a book lover, you can’t help but acquire a lot of books — books that you want to keep forever, but that also take up space and require proper storage and organization.<p>As an expert, I will now offer a definitive take on the care and treatment of books.<p><b>Q: What’s the right way to organize</b> …

These 12 Bookstores Are Worth Traveling for

As long as books have existed, so too has the concept that reading one is like traveling without leaving your seat. Let us make the argument, though, for being transported both mentally and physically. In the age of Amazon, it’s nothing short of inspiring to see some of the most distinctively …

Who Gets A Happily Ever After In 2018?

Romance fans have long loved the genre for its unapologetic celebration of female power and sexuality. Now, more and more writers are beginning to consider the ways in which their work can offer not just a happy ending, but a powerful statement.<p><b>The alpha hero</b> is a stalwart archetype of romance …