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Summer Reads

Poetry Foundation | Posted 08.07.2016 | Home
Poetry Foundation

As much of the country remains in the clutches of a heat wave, we find ourselves daydreaming of languorous, leisurely activities. For us, that always includes reading.

The Stories Behind The Clothes We Wear (NEW BOOK)

Posted 09.15.2014 | Home

The following is an excerpt from Women in Clothes, a collection of essays, illustrations and interviews centering on style and its deeper meanings. Th...

Emily Gould Talks 'Friendship,' Lena Dunham Spat

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 07.21.2014 | Home

Friendship author Emily Gould is known for her tendency to overshare, but it seems the Emily Books founder regrets the impact it's had on her relation...

Former Book Publishing Employee To Launch Own Book-Selling Site

The New York Observer | Posted 09.05.2011 | Home

The Transom recently learned that Emily Gould—former employee of publishing house Hyperion, blogger at Gawker, memoirist, and New York Times Magazin...

Candace Bushnell Paved The Way For Women's 'Confessional' Lit With 'Sex & The City'

The Guardian | Elizabeth Day | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Before Candace Bushnell, books like Gould's that sought to capture the dilemmas and dichotomies of modern womanhood with a wry, humorous honesty, were...

Blogger Babble: Emily Gould

Meredith Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Meredith Barnett

The title of EMily Gould's new book is borrowed from the Stevie Nicks song "Think About It," and to say Gould is a fan is an understatement. She's currently searching eBay for old Fleetwood Mac memorabilia.

25 Bloggers You Wish You Were Reading

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rachel Sklar

Remember when the web used to be about following links to someone's cool blogspot site? Now it's all about the world of ultra-ultra-niche or the secret gems that the big sites troll daily for their unique takes.

Culture Zohn: Boomer Girl Strikes Back

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Patricia Zohn

2008-07-18-200807172boomergirlpix02.jpg Why the avalanche of ranting about boomers? Is it because we are at the very apex of population demographic and we've reached the tipping point? Or are there other more subtle shifts at play?

Droll Models: Is Being Drunk and "Slutty" Empowering?

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

There's been an awful lot of negative press aimed at the House of Gawker over the past year or so, and even the most unctuous of Nick Denton apologists would have to admit that quite a bit of it is well-deserved.

And The Bloggers Say "Oy"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Carrie Bradshaw Effect

Courtney E. Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Courtney E. Martin

Post-Carrie, we can't turn a page, web or paper, without reading about a young woman over-sharing details about her love life, while male writers dominate the "thought leader" magazines.

The Artist, The Exhibitionist And Blogger Emily Gould

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

What fascinated me most about the New York Times Emily Gould piece was the x-ray view inside the mind of someone who craves the attention of strangers.

How Bloggers Went From "Media Darlings To Public Enemy No. 1"

AdAge | Simon Dumenco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's hard to imagine, but at the time there was something magical about the blogging moment. The best bloggers could become almost instantly beloved c...

Gawker Boss Denton Fascinated By Sex Life Of Former Editor

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I am not sure exactly what the significance of Nick Denton's latest epic blog post about former editor Emily Gould is except to prove that he's maybe ...

New Guard At Gawker: Denton Takes The Helm (Plus New Sci-Fi Blog!)

Huffignton Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss: On December 31, 2007, Gawker bid farewell to managing editor Choire Sicha, editor Emily Gould, and after hour...

Self-Important n+1 Played Absolutely No Role in Resignation of Gawker Editors

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today I received an email from someone at lit journal n+1 with a link to its just-published Gawker critique by Carla Blumenkranz. The subject line of ...