Ten hand-picked short stories to kick off your year in reading.
“It’s an unusually precarious beginning for a life that can last forty years.”
This week, we’re sharing stories from Mstyslav Chernov, Deborah Cohen, Marina Benjamin, Johanna Hoffman, and Gabriella Paiella.
This week, we’re sharing stories from Abigail Hauslohner, Roberto Lovato, Bathsheba Demuth, Oliver Milman, and Ryan Hockensmith.
The pieces that moved us the most this year.
This week, we’re sharing stories from Ben Mauk and Matt Huynh, Katie Engelhart, Devon O’Neil, Ariel Saramandi, and Tananarive Due.
“Black waves bring animals to the town’s shore. Sticky corpses float on the oil.”
“The world should not, cannot, go back to business as usual without a clearer understanding and consciousness of how we live.”
Here’s a selection of profiles that resonated with us this year.
This week, we’re sharing stories from Teju Cole, Barton Gellman, Dexter Filkins, Rebecca May Johnson, and Navneet Alang.