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Some runners swear by their pump playlists, but I’d rather listen to a great book

A poet laureate’s memoir, ‘Station Eleven,’ and a lacrosse film based on a true story

Hunter S. Thompson, Taylor Swift, and ‘King Richard’

‘The Secret History,’ ‘Battle Royale,’ and the latest Sally Rooney novel

Don’t underestimate this little guy. The JBL Clip 3 plays for ten hours on one charge and is waterproof down to a meter. If you want a more powerful sound, connect your JBL to other speakers through a wireless daisy chain. It also has a built-in carabiner, so you can…

Fiction by Colson Whitehead, a Tokyo 2020 video game, and a fascinating history of coyotes

The country singer-songwriter talks to Outside about the restorative power of nature, the unexpected blessings of quarantine, and the origins of his album ‘Country Again: Side A’

Oprah’s interview with Elliot Page, a history of the national park system centering Indigenous perspectives, and more

This season’s best new podcasts include a thoughtful true-crime show set in Malibu and a history of climbing hosted by Alex Honnold

We gave these buds a Gear of the Year award in our 2021 Summer Buyer’s Guide. “What puts these over the top is the extra bass,” wrote tester Will Palmer. “Without crowding out high and midrange notes, the rich, undistorted low-end sound simply makes your music livelier,…

These placed first in our test of noise-canceling headphones under $150. “Low-frequency sounds, like road noise and car engines are the things you want to drown out. After listening to all three pairs back-to-back in my truck with the engine running, the Ankers were the clear winner,”…

Chris Watson, the legendary field recordist for David Attenborough’s films, says this is a unique opportunity to discover the art and pleasure of hearing our world

From a cult-favorite publisher launching a national-parks series to a Kevin Costner–narrated app, these five new releases are reinventing the traditional field guide

The books, movies, podcasts, and music that our editors couldn't stop talking about

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