Searching for justice in the newly legal weed economy
Longreads editors discuss stories in Pacific Standard, The Paris Review, and Topic.
Summer’s almost over. Alison Fields curated a list of beach-based books to make you feel like you’re still breathing in that sweet sea air.
This month’s books newsletter is pretty chatty for a topic that’s supposedly the pastime of introverts!
“I sometimes wonder if this continent of ice is begging for a different kind of story to be told about it.”
Longreads editors discuss stories in The Cut, Columbia Review of Journalism, The New York Times, and Pacific Standard.
Longreads editors discuss stories in Grub Street, The New Yorker, Gay Magazine, and The Verge.
Journalism’s one percent would rather make up a fake feud than address the reality of the industry’s pay disparity, which benefits them and no one else.
This month’s books newsletter is about seeing the big picture.
Longreads editors discuss stories in New York Magazine, The New York Times, The Outline, and CrimeReads.
Longreads editors discuss stories in The Cut, The New Yorker, and The California Sunday Magazine.
Longreads editors discuss stories in Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, ESPN, Kotaku, and The Globe and Mail.
This week, Longreads editors discuss stories in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The CT Mirror, and Engadget.
This week, Longreads editors discuss stories in Outside Magazine, Backchannel (WIRED), and The New York Times: Styles.
Family dynasties are neither new nor newly influential in pop.
This month’s books newsletter has one foot out the door.
Catherine Cusick, Kelly Stout, Ethan Chiel, and Aaron Gilbreath discuss stories by Wil S. Hylton, Josephine Livingstone, Jesse Barron, and Rivka Galchen.
This week, we’re discussing stories in The Cut, Vulture, The New York Times, Topic, and The Atavist.
Digital labor is valuable even when we do it for free. Should we get paid?
The only way to work as an editor and a writer is to continue learning from other editors and writers.
This month’s books newsletter is overflowing with regional fiction, travel writing … and retro-botany.
The term “slow jam” became widely popular when a song performed by Midnight Star debuted in 1983.
This month’s books newsletter has a lot to say about pasts and futures, and how lineages stretch across time.
This month’s books newsletter is jam-packed with scammers, censors, and … other books.
“The opinion that art should have nothing to do with politics is itself a political attitude,” wrote George Orwell in 1946, and it still stands.
When we hear “sexual abuse” we think “women and girls.” But Hollywood’s boy actors are suffering in a different way.
It’s a relatively new term for a concept as old as time.
This month’s books newsletter is all about things. As in stuff, objects. Because, as Heike Geissler says, “It’s because of all the things that are here… that you’re here in the first place.”
Are we having a surface-level reckoning?
We asked eleven authors to tell us about an amazing book that we might have missed in 2018.