Stories by Anna Bauman
Nerdette Book Club: Shannon Chakraborty on ‘The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi’
A retired pirate is called back to her old life on the high seas.
The naked truth about hot dogs
Get ready to never look at a hot dog in the same way again, thanks to Jamie Loftus!
Nerdette Book Club: ‘Take What You Need,’ discussed!
Our May selection is all about relationships, art, and ambiguity.
Everything’s garbage. Sam Irby makes it better.
We talk to Sam Irby about her latest essay collection, ‘Quietly Hostile.’
K-Beauty is all the rage
NPR’s Elise Hu tells us about her new book on South Korea’s booming beauty industry.
Trans visibility with Tre’vell Anderson
The entertainment journalist’s new book is a “raucous education” on trans representation on screen.
Pulitzer Prize winner Hernan Diaz on ‘Trust’
The author of the Nerdette Book Club pick ‘Trust’ won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction this week.
Your summer books preview
Four voracious readers bully each other (in the friendliest way possible!) into reading the most anticipated books of the summer.
Nerdette Book Club: Idra Novey on ‘Take What You Need’
Our May book club pick is a story about estrangement, creativity, and America’s changing cultural landscape.
Are you there spring?! It’s me, Greta.
We talk to director Kelly Fremon Craig about bringing Judy Bloom’s 1970 classic to the big screen.