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On our September 6, 2019 roundtable episode of the Longreads Podcast, Audience Editor Catherine Cusick, Editor-in-Chief Mike Dang, 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 The Baffler, The New York Times Magazine, and the Kenyon Review.

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4:35 Strike with the Band (Kate Wagner, September 1, 2019, The Baffler)

13:40 King of Pop (Willy Staley, August 29, 2019, The New York Times Magazine)

20:58 Twelve Words (Brian Trapp, Sept/Oct, 2019, Kenyon Review)

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