A great profile accomplishes the nearly impossible by making you feel like you truly know someone you’ve never met. It’s a feat of empathy and insight, the kind of alchemy that turns reporting into rapport. The five examples here span all manner of tone and subject, from victims of gun violence to digital charlatans, but […]
“The charming tale of how two humble rats made it from Bed-Stuy to become New York magazine cover stars”
This week, our editors recommend stories by Naomi Gordon-Loebl, Jean Guerrero, Ben Goldfarb, Dan Kois, and Reeves Wiedeman.
“A family bought their dream house. But according to the creepy letters they started to get, they weren’t the only ones interested in it.”
This week, our editors recommend notable features and essays by Katie Barnes, Rachel Handler, Alex Hawkins, Lila Shapiro, and Raksha Vasudevan.
“When I say I miss Hong Kong, what I mean is the city as I remember it between the years of 2014 and 2019.” Karen Cheung reflects on the transformation of her home city. It wasn’t only that we could not see our future a few years down the line — say, whether we could […]
This week, we’re sharing stories from Kerry Howley, Suzanne Cope, Micheli Oliver, Jeff Mao, and Rob Brunner.
This week, we’re sharing stories from George Packer, Lindsay Peoples-Wagner and Morgan Jerkins, Paul Solotaroff, Lauren Owens Lambert, and Oscar Schwartz.
The pieces we didn’t get to — until now.
The profiles that left us reeling.