You’ve heard from the Longreads’ editors, now it’s the turn of our readers.
This week we’re sharing stories from Stacy Perman, Azadeh Moaveni, Jake Kring-Schreifels, Kris Newby, and Nikita Arora.
“Hollywood is notorious for erasing people. But her sister and nieces refused to forget Lora Lee Michel.”
This week, our editors recommend stories by Naomi Gordon-Loebl, Jean Guerrero, Ben Goldfarb, Dan Kois, and Reeves Wiedeman.
“In the early 2000s, I spent hundreds of hours trying to upload my mind to the web.”
In 2018, reporter Gale Holland, photographer Christina House, and videographer Claire Hannah Collins spent time with young unhoused people in an encampment above the Hollywood Freeway. Their Hollywood’s Finest series for the Los Angeles Times tells the stories of three women, including Mckenzie Trahan, a young woman who has been in and out of foster […]
“What will happen to Afghan programs like the Zohra Orchestra as the Taliban regains control of the country?”
This week, we’re sharing stories from Matt Hamilton and Garrett Therolf, Lacy M. Johnson, Devin Kelly, Max Bell, and Rainesford Stauffer.
“He’s now retired in his early 60s, after a full career climbing the corporate ladder. Montañez made it, from rags to riches, from factory floor to corporate suite. He just didn’t make Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.”
Fast food is killing the human world. Now it could be killing California gulls’ protected island habitat.