Swedish author Clara Törnvall wasn’t diagnosed with autism until she was 42. In this excerpt from ‘The Autists,’ she wonders whether the answer lies in psychiatrists’ gendered notions of what constitutes as a "special interest."
Side hustles have become the only way for the underemployed to survive. But it also renders them vulnerable to predatory con artists.
In this exclusive excerpt from 'Before the Streetlights Come On,' the Environmental Defense Fund's Heather McTeer Toney reveals the hazards of excluding Black and brown communities from the conversation around global warming.
The author of 'Almost Romance' met the man of her dreams in college—a playwright she wouldn't marry for years. In this excerpt, she recounts the moment she realized her best friend was her true love.
We can’t stop our bodies from aging, but in this exclusive excerpt from their new book, ‘What Fresh Hell Is This?,’ Heather Corinna asks whether we can shake the cultural standard that youthfulness equates beauty and worth.
In an election marked by economic message failures and false promises, Sarah Jaffe asks, in this excerpt from ‘Nasty Women,’ whether we can ever find the solidarity to move us forward.
In this exclusive excerpt from her poignant new memoir, TREYF, Elissa Altman's mother demonstrates over brunch with her in-laws that being difficult isn't the same thing as being wrong.
In this exclusive excerpt from Sarah Jaffe's "Necessary Trouble," our columnist asks if the morality of 1930s middle class is to blame for today’s mess.
For 20 years, the psychological-suspense novelist Emily Winslow’s sexual assault went unsolved. And then technology tracked down her alleged assailant.
In this brilliant exclusive excerpt from WE WERE FEMINISTS ONCE, author Andi Zeisler describes the cynical cultural climate of the 1990s that set the stage for so-called “post-feminism."