Nell Zink, Joy Williams, and a different kind of climate skepticism.
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United States of Conspiracy: An Interview with Anna Merlan
“Most people in America believe in one conspiracy to some extent, but the far end of the pool … is this desire to show that you really do reject all knowable authority.”
Posted inArts & Culture, Books, Nonfiction, Profiles & Interviews, Science & Nature, Story
Against Hustle: Jenny Odell Is Taking Her Time at the End of the World
The attention economy is killing us and the planet. Artist and writer Jenny Odell talks about why slowing down could be the only way to survive.
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Atlantic City Is Really Going Down This Time
There’s no doubt that Atlantic City is going under. The only question left is: Can an entire city donate its body to science?
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Will Amazon Finally Kill New York?
A New Yorker reads “Seasonal Associate” in the age of HQ2.
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The State of the Bookstore Union
The Strand, New York City’s largest independent bookstore, is owned by a millionaire — and the booksellers who work there are all broke.