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Who Wants to Shoot an Elephant?

The hunt continues. We are not back in the truck ten minutes before the tracker calls for a halt. Robyn and Will linger in the Land Cruiser while Jeff and the tracker go off into the bush to…
LENGTH: 4 minutes (1224 words)

Being Gay in Russia

Strangers at the Gate Sunday nights in St. Petersburg are Rainbow Tea Part
PUBLISHED: Feb. 6, 2014
LENGTH: 5 minutes (1299 words)

10 Great GQ #Longreads for the Ride Home

The 2013 edition of the “Best American” anthologies—those annual collections of knockout magazine writing—had plenty of love to kick GQ’s way this year.…
PUBLISHED: Sept. 2, 2009
LENGTH: 3 minutes (769 words)

Inside the World of the Double-Crossing Fake Hitman

Lucero told the hit man to meet him behind the Loaf 'N Jug, where they
PUBLISHED: Nov. 4, 2013
LENGTH: 3 minutes (915 words)

The Kindle Daily Deal

Each day we unveil a new Kindle book at a specially discounted price. Check back daily to see what's next. Deals go live at approximately 12:00 a.m., Pacific time. Individual Daily Deal titles may…

Confessions of an American Drone Operator

From the darkness of a box in the Nevada desert, he watched as three men trudged down a dirt road in Afghanistan. The box was kept cold—precisely sixty-eight degrees—and the only light…
PUBLISHED: Oct. 23, 2013
LENGTH: 4 minutes (1193 words)

Football Brain Injuries - Fred McNeill - GQ March 2011

She had no idea, back then, that he was sick. She had no idea he was losing his mind. Something neurological, the doctors are now saying, some kind of sludge blocking pathways in his brain. Would it…
PUBLISHED: March 9, 2011
LENGTH: 4 minutes (1219 words)

Top 5 Longreads of the Week

2. The Elvis Impersonator, the Karate Instructor, a Fridge Full of Severed Heads, and the Plot 2 Kill the President Wells Tower | GQ | Sept. 30, 2013 | 36 minutes (9,024 words)The strange story…

Elvis Impersonator Paul Kevin Curtis and the Ricin Assassination Plot

Spend a week or two in Tupelo, Mississippi, and you begin to wonder if th
PUBLISHED: Oct. 1, 2013
LENGTH: 3 minutes (873 words)