“Whenever I stand in a flat landscape, I feel myself becoming weightless, taken out of my childhood full of painful nothing.”
“As a girl in Austria, Evy Mages was confined to a mysterious institution in Innsbruck. Decades later, she learned why.”
What if the prediction of your death could bring it about?
After people predicted a mining disaster, a psychiatrist began collecting premonitions, and a startling number turned out to be true. To his horror, one seer predicted the psychiatrist’s own death. He spent years looking over his shoulder, living a life that begged the question: can you scare yourself to death?
Esmé Weijun Wang discovers a new interpretation of faith while on two kindred pilgrimages: one to find an accurate medical diagnosis, one to a sacred site in New Mexico.
In a fascinating New York magazine profile of John Hinckley, recently released, writer Lisa Miller lays out the conditions of his freedom.