Hello! Start your Wednesday with this edition of Daily Links

Collage by Ruby Aitken, using a photo via NPR.

Gabourey Sidibe’s book, This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare, is now out in the world. The memoir promises a look into Sidibe’s personal story, with anecdotes about her family, body positivity, and more.

Illustration via the Guardian.

Next week, France will elect its next president, choosing between Emmanuel Macron (En Marche) and Marine Le Pen (the National Front). This article gives some context about these upsetting elections, and the risk for Macron to take French voters for granted while an extremist win is more than plausible. —Fanta Sylla

Photo via NYLON.

I enjoyed this profile of SZA, and I am anxiously awaiting her debut full-length album! —Diamond Sharp ♦