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PUBLISHED: April 21, 2008
LENGTH: 4 minutes (1042 words)

The Top 10 Longreads of 2012

[Best of 2012] Thanks to everyone who has participated in the Longreads community this year, and to all of our guests who shared their favorite stories of 2012. The below list represents our editors' favorite stories of the year, for both nonfiction and fiction.

Longreads is edited by Mark Armstrong and Mike Dang, with Kjell Reigstad, Joyce King Thomas, Hakan Bakkalbasi, Jodi Ettenberg and Erika Kussmann.

Thanks to all the writers and publishers who create outstanding work.
PUBLISHED: Dec. 28, 2012

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)