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On our August 9, 2019 roundtable episode of the Longreads Podcast, Audience Editor Catherine Cusick, Books Editor Dana Snitzky, and Senior Editor Kelly Stout share what they’ve been reading and nominate stories for the Weekly Top 5 Longreads.

This week, the editors discuss stories in Slate, The Cut, and The Goods by Vox.

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3:22 “The Dark History Behind the Year’s Bestselling Debut Novel” (Laura Miller, July 30, 2019, Slate)

12:40 Elizabeth Warren’s Classroom Strategy” (Rebecca Traister, August 6, 2019, The Cut)

23:29The Great Escape” (Rachel Sugar, August 7, 2019, The Goods by Vox)


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