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Lit Wicks: Romantic Memoirs

March 22, 2019 NeedaBook 0

Welcome to Lit Wicks! This is where we pair an author’s backlist or book theme with candles to really immerse yourself in the reading experience. All of the candles featured in these post are from […]

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Rogues, Contemporary Romances, & More

March 22, 2019 NeedaBook 0

My Wicked Prince My Wicked Prince by Molly O’Keefe is $2.99 at Amazon! This is preorder and I believe O’Keefe said this sale is good for the preorder period (the next week) and then the first […]

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Los cuentos en los que se ha basado la serie Love, Sex & Robots

March 22, 2019 NeedaBook 0

Se trata de varios cortos de animación producidos por Netflix. Están basados en relatos de John Scalzi o Ken Liu. La serie de animación Love, Sex & Robots supone al mismo tiempo una intención de […]

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The Ominous Decadence of László Nemes’s ‘Sunset’

March 22, 2019 NeedaBook 0

Sunset, the forty-two-year-old French-Hungarian filmmaker László Nemes’s follow-up to his astonishing 2015 debut Son of Saul, is a gothic melodrama and a modernist period piece, set on the eve of World War I and shadowed by […]

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The Chernobyl Syndrome

March 22, 2019 NeedaBook 0

On the night of April 25, 1986, during a planned maintenance shutdown at the Chernobyl power plant in northern Ukraine, one of the four reactors overheated and began to burn. As plant engineers scrambled to […]

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What Is the World to Do About Gene-Editing?

March 22, 2019 NeedaBook 0

He Jiankui’s announcement that in November that he had created the first two gene-edited humans in history was met with universal condemnation. Hundreds of Chinese scientists signed a letter calling the research “crazy,” CRISPR’s co-creator, […]

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Poetry Rx: Your Absence Has Gone through Me

March 22, 2019 NeedaBook 0

In our column Poetry Rx, readers write in with a specific emotion, and our resident poets—Sarah Kay, Kaveh Akbar, and Claire Schwartz—take turns prescribing the perfect poems to match. This week, Claire Schwartz is on the line. ©ELLIS […]

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On Classic Party Fiction

March 22, 2019 NeedaBook 0

In Elisa Gabbert’s column Mess with a Classic, she revisits canonical works of literature and addresses the anxiety of confronting the art of the past (and the past in general). Irving Nurick, illustration from the […]

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Lauren Yee, Drama

March 22, 2019 NeedaBook 0

Lauren Yee. Photo: Joey Yee. Lauren Yee is a playwright born and raised in San Francisco. She lives in New York City. She received her B.A. from Yale University and her M.F.A. in playwriting from […]