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In addition to all of our no. 1 stories and our top 10 most popular Longreads exclusives of the year, we’ve compiled our favorite essays and writing/reporting across business, science, crime, and sports. Guest contributors this year include Belle Boggs, Max Chafkin, Eva Holland, Mary Pilon, Sarah Stillman, and Ed Yong.