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The Daily Beast Picks for December 10, 2011

A Boy Learns to Brawl John Branch, The New York Times The first part of a series investigating the life of Derek Boogard, the Canadian hockey player who died suddenly at age 28 in May. (The series…
PUBLISHED: Dec. 9, 2011

The Week's Best Longreads

Will Angela Merkel Act, or Won’t She?Peter Coy, Businessweek Germany’s chancellor has her reasons for insisting on severe measures to resolve Europe’s economic crisis, but while she…
PUBLISHED: Dec. 3, 2011

The Week’s Best Reads

The Rising Price of an Israeli LifeRonen Bergman, New York Times Magazine Understanding the exchange of a single Israeli prisoner for 1,027 Palestinians.
PUBLISHED: Nov. 12, 2011