Camp Midlife Crisis by Rosecrans Baldwin (GQ)
In August, GQ published this undercover magazine account of the latest hipster fad: adult summer camp, where WMDs (wireless mobile devices) are banned and everyone goes by a nickname (Baldwin's was Spoonhead).
The F Word by Liza Palmer (Flatiron Books)
The author of Conversations With the Fat Girl centers her 2017 novel on a whip-smart publicist forced to face her awkward, overweight past after her seemingly perfect life and marriage begin to crumble when she runs into her former teenage crush.
This story first appeared in the Sept. 30 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.