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“They have washed their hands for you. / And they take the bus home.” —Jericho Brown
This week critics have looked to Huysmans, Camus and Jean-Philippe Toussaint for COVID-era inspiration.
Armchair travel is more important than ever, now that pandemic has forced us to stay indoors. Reading can take you across the ocean.
The book that’s been the most help to me during lockdown is a book I’ve never read.
An elegy and reading list for Toni Morrison, the Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who died Monday, August 5, 2019.
Longreads editor-in-chief Mike Dang shares some of his favorite long-form writing by Asian American journalists.