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A teacher, a student, and a 39-year-long lesson in forgiveness
View full sizeThomas Boyd/The OregonianThirty-nine years later, retired teacher James Atteberry received an apology from an old student. Atteberry is now living in Astoria and says rarely a week goes…
Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 8 minutes (2164 words)
Asleep at the Roger Clemens trial
Roger Clemens signs autographs as he leaves federal court on June 5. (Credit: AP/Manuel Balce Cenata) It’s a sticky Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C., and jurors who’ve suffered…
Published: June 10, 2012
Length: 19 minutes (4925 words)
The Top Ten New Yorker Stories of 2012
Here’s one last exercise in democracy for 2012: a collection of the most popular magazine stories on the site this year, as determined by the combined clicks of the Internet electorate.…
Published: Dec. 24, 2012
Length: 2 minutes (575 words)
Feminism Has Come a Long Way—Or Has It?
Reproductive justice activists mobilize in Atlanta, March 12, 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like…
Author: Ruth Rosen
Published: Feb. 21, 2013
Length: 9 minutes (2497 words)
The Not-Ready-for-Prime-Time Crime Lab
There are times when the crime lab at the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office functions like an episode of CSI: NY. Take, for instance, the case of the Hilton Netherland Plaza security guard who…
Length: 12 minutes (3209 words)
Reading List: Examining Technology
Emily Perper is word-writing human for hire. She blogs about her favorite longreads at Diet Coker. The following four pieces resist cliches about social media and its impact. These authors do not…
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Length: 2 minutes (618 words)
Letter from Selma
The thirty thousand people who at one point or another took part in this week’s march from the Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Selma, Alabama, to the statehouse in…
Author: Renata Adler
Length: 41 minutes (10301 words)
A Well-Rounded Scholar: The Many Alter Egos of A. D. Harvey
—Russian literature scholar Eric Naiman wanted to track a minor literary hoax to its source. What he found instead is an ever-expanding network of hard-to-trace scholars citing,…
Author: Ben Huberman
Published: May 28, 2014
The New Normal

A meditation on grief, from the late comedian Harris Wittels' sister.

Source: Medium
Published: June 10, 2015
Length: 17 minutes (4326 words)
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