Madeline Diamond

Madeline Diamond is a writer and editor with bylines in Travel + Leisure, Real Simple, Food & Wine, and more. Originally from California, she now lives in Brooklyn and can often be found in her favorite park with a cappuccino in hand.
10 Little Ways to Romanticize Your Everyday Life
From doctor's appointments, to bedtime routines, to coffee runs, here's how to make the daily things a little sweeter.
Feb 6, 2023
Sapph-Lit Founder's NYC Home Is 'Maximalist Bisexual Librarian from the '70s'
Nina Haines, founder of the Sapphic book club Sapph-Lit, painted cabinets purple, installed marble contact paper to countertops, added a squiggle-shaped painted accent, and more in her Brooklyn rental. “There are colors and patterns and kitschy touches everywhere. My friend once commented that it looks like Lizzie McGuire threw up everywhere," she says.
Jan 18, 2023
The 24 Best Books of the Year, According to BookTokers and Bookstagrammers
From gripping coming-of-age novels to haunting short story collections, every type of reader can find a book to get excited about in this list.
Dec 25, 2022
The Free Tool I Use to Make Book Clubs and Dinner Parties Feel Extra Special
You can use it for everything from book club, to brunch, to birthday parties.
Dec 5, 2022
Why BookTok Is My Favorite Corner of TikTok — And How to Get on It
If you're not already on BookTok, here's why you should be.
Oct 27, 2022
BeReal Helps Me Feel More Connected to My Friends Than Ever
Even my long-distance besties.
Sep 21, 2022
I've Written Countless Thank You Notes — 4 Tips for Writing the Perfect One
Let's BBTYN (bring back the thank you note).
Sep 11, 2022
Zoom Happy Hours Might Be Coming Back — Here's Why I Think That's a Good Thing
Virtual events are here to stay, and they're making gathering more accessible for everyone.
Oct 10, 2021
I Always Had Terrible Handwriting — Until I Learned How to Hand-Letter
Five tips, straight from an expert.
Aug 2, 2021
The Best Place to Store Your Books Might Actually Be Your Fireplace
Non-functioning fireplaces are an ideal — and popular — place to store books.
Jun 28, 2021
I Added a Disco Ball to My Bathroom and Kitchen
It’s made me so happy — and could lift your spirits, too!
Mar 26, 2021
I’m Obsessed With Vintage Pyrex, So I Asked Experts How to Collect It
Their tips will help you grow your collection in no time.
Mar 2, 2021
A 400-Square-Foot Brooklyn Apartment Gives Truth To The Phrase 'Less Is More'
The New York Times technology reporter Taylor Lorenz's advice for small-space living is to "stick with the basics, and don't be afraid of a little open space."
Mar 10, 2020