“My Dutch friend Lars taught me to appreciate the most radical team in World Cup history—and how their tactics could be meaningful far beyond the pitch.”
“Former CIA master of disguise helps disfigured people come out of hiding”
“Henry played obliviously, beautifully, on the floor.”
A testament to my sister, who likes to walk ahead.
Ringer writer Jonathan Tjarks veers from his usual NBA beat to unpack his cancer diagnosis and the shadow it casts over his experience as a son and a father. Unblinking and plainspoken, he somehow manages to strip the emotion out of his writing — but not the emotional impact. I was 12. That’s the age […]
“After struggling with cancer for years, Sam Anthony was running out of time. Before he died, he found the courage to mail a letter that he had long been afraid to send.”
How a journalist found her voice as her mother lost hers.
Neil Peart “was brilliant enough to skip two grades, starting high school at 12. He began drum lessons, practicing for a full year without an actual kit.”
Could shrunken heads from the Amazon hold the key to curing cancer?
“How other people live is pretty much all I think about. Curiosity is the rock upon which fiction is built.”