Below, our favorite stories of the week. Kindle users, you can also get them as a Readlist.
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Sara Angel | The Walrus | Sept. 22, 2014 | 21 minutes (5,272 words)
The Nazis stole his family’s paintings. He emigrated to Canada and became one of the country’s foremost gallery owners. And now, twenty years after his death, he is changing the rules of restitution.
Jon Mooallem | The New York Times | Sept. 23, 2014 | 32 minutes (8,099 words)
Larry Ellison, the billionaire co-founder of the Oracle Corporation, bought 97 percent of the Hawaiian island of Lanai. Ellison wants to make Lanai a premier tourist destination and “the first economically viable, 100 percent green community,” but things haven’t gone as planned.
Dan P. Lee | New York Magazine | Sept. 25, 2014 | 34 minutes (8,594 words)
When she was 22, Su Meck got into an accident and lost all her memories. At 49, she still learning about the man she married, the family she raised, and who she really is.
Christine Hyung-Oak Lee | BuzzFeed | Sept. 25, 2014 | 17 minutes (4,488 words)
Christine Hyung-Oak Lee recounts what happened to her brain, and her life, after having a stroke at an early age.
Rob Brunner | Fast Company | Sept. 24, 2014 | 19 minutes (4,807 words)
A profile of the ‘foodie explorer’ at 58.
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