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11 Books All Harry Potter Fans Must Read

Magic never dies, it lives on in our hearts.<p>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.

The Sensitives is an intimate look at people allergic to modern life

<i>Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. We’re currently reporting from the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.</i><p>Multiple chemical and electromagnetic sensitivity — an inexplicable allergy to electromagnetic fields …

How to Start Crushing Your Instagram Game

If you use your Instagram account as a main online portfolio for your photography, it’s important to make sure you’re presenting your work and skills …

27 Inexpensive Clothing Stores To Bookmark Right Now

Refresh your wardrobe — without having to leave the house or empty your bank account. The products in this post were updated in January 2018.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b><p><i>Submissions have been edited</i> …

Yes, You Can Create An Unforgettable Protagonist

“In nearly all good fiction, the basic — all but inescapable — plot form is this: A central character wants something, goes after it despite …

Creative Writing

Magical Drawings Put Women in Conversation With Their Demons

Polly Nor targets her own volatile thoughts and mood swings by depicting a dark side of her psyche.<p>The devil and femininity have long been entangled. From Eve’s creation of original sin to <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i>, women portrayed as satan are represented as the downfall of the good man. But one artist …

27 Books Every Woman In America Should Read

These novels, essay collections, memoirs, histories, and more will help you understand why there is no feminism without intersectionality, why we should remember our history before we repeat it, and why Roe v. Wade is a lot more tenuous than you might think.

25 Netflix Hidden Treasures You Really Should Be Watching

New year, new List.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

20 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books — fiction and nonfiction — into films, some of which you may already be familiar with. If you want to prepare yourself for the …

Books

Book Review: Expertise Matters

How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” The answer: Practice, practice, practice.If you have not heard that one then you have certainly been told as a …

Times Critics’ Top Books of 2016

The Italian writer Italo Calvino defined a classic as “a book that’s never finished saying what it has to say.” This year, The Times’s daily critics reviewed nearly 250 titles. What follows are their lists of the fiction and nonfiction books that most moved, excited and enlightened them in 2016 — …

10 Books About Uncovering Deep Family Secrets

Every family has a few skeletons in the closet. But in some families, the secrets run so deep that they unravel everything. We’ve collected some of …

This Simple Nightly Routine Hack Will Boost Your Productivity

If you pen a to-do list in the morning, you're making a common mistake, Lee argues. By inverting your schedule and trying to anticipate tasks the …

Time Management

8 Photographers That Know Gender And Identity Are A Drag

The diverse artists behind the exhibition "He/She/They."<p>Drag, in case you didn’t know, is the tradition of dressing up in and often exaggerating qualities of a certain gender for the sake of performance.<p>However, as Judith Butler made plain in her 1990 text <i>Gender Trouble, “</i>There is no original or …

A step-by-step guide to hacking your brain so it can remember anything

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the most effective way to study a huge amount of information for one test?</i> <i>Answer by Jonathan Davidson, author of The College Success Cheat Sheet.</i><p>Don’t despair. If you do the right things, you’ll be ready to crush any exam.<p>In order to pull this …

8 Books You Need to Read This October

<i>Each month, Boris Kachka offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations. You should read as many of them as possible</i><i>.</i><p><b>Today Will Be Different, by</b> …

5 Women on What It's Like to Be Young and Arab in Paris

"Laïcité is a way of erasing the voice of whoever is different."<p><i>On August 24, a group of armed police officers forced a woman to remove clothing that resembled a burkini on a beach in Nice, France. The incident not only humiliated an innocent woman, but pointed to a frightening escalation of the</i> …

Feminism

6 heartbreaking moments from Amy Schumer's new book

Amy Schumer's new essay collection, <i>The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo,</i> is often described as "hilarious." And it is. Even when the self-deprecating …

Plus-size blogger has a powerful message after Instagram removes her bikini photos

Last month, Singaporean-Indian blogger Aarti Olivia Dubey was invited to a photo shoot for the June issue of the fashion magazine <i>Cleo</i>. However, when …

Social Media

Over 17 million women and girls collect water in Africa, at risk of rape and disease | Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At least 17 million women and girls in Africa collect water every day, which increases their risk of sexual abuse, disease and dropping out of school, a study published on Wednesday has found.<p>Women carry jerry cans of water from shallow wells dug from the sand …

In Two-Career Marriages, Women Still Do More of the Work at Home

Even though today’s husbands pitch in more than ever, the division of labor is far from equal<p>Today’s husbands pitch in at home more than those of any previous generation.<p>But the division of work between husbands and wives is still far from equal.<p>According to a new Women in the Workplace survey from …

In the wake of last month’s terror attacks, French people of ‘Muslim appearance’ complain of being arbitrarily stopped by police<p>The strained relationship between French police and the country’s non-white population is under fresh scrutiny in the wake of last month’s terrorist attacks as a Paris …

France

Women Who Make Art About Other Women

Happy birthday to Georgia O’Keeffe, whose veiled paintings of female genitalia have dominated her artistic legacy. “O’Keeffe has been very much …

Art

It wouldn’t be ‘Vogueland’ without Shrimpton and Moss, Bailey and Beaton, but this new exhibition of Vogue images at the National Portrait Gallery also offers a long record of British life, from Woolf to Winterson, Bowie to Beckham<p>Few publications, however august or important, have had quite the …

Art

The #itaffectsme campaign aims to create a conversation around mental health issues and show just how prevalent they are. Laura Darrell, the woman behind the campaign, explains why it’s so important to her<p>Mental health issues, they affect me. I suffer from anxiety, and find the pressures of the …

Mental Health

3 Fatal Ecommerce Mistakes You Must Not Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you own or help run a company that sells products or services online, you'll need to do a lot to help it grow. Marketing, customer service, and even speedy load times are all important.<p>With ecommerce businesses on track to generate …

3 Millennial Marketing Tips From Taylor Swift

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's no doubt that 2015 was the year of Taylor Swift. Building off the success of her <i>1989</i> album release, Taylor’s world tour generated over $4 million per show -- a small piece of her current empire. And that success rolls on: As the …

This Powerful Video Will Make You Think Twice About What You Say to A Woman

How many times has a man been told that he needs to wax his eyebrows? To smile more? That he's too bossy or dramatic? Probably not many. But a woman? All the time.<p>That's the point of this great video created by HuffPost Women, titled "48 Things Women Hear in a Lifetime (That Men Just Don't)". In …