We asked writers and editors to choose some of their favorite stories of the year in various categories. Here is the best in essays.
Talking about male bulimia.
For her father, Jaclyn Gilbert is less a daughter than a debt.
“As a woman, I have been raised to be nurturing, to care for others feelings’ and wellbeing often at the expense of my own.”
What’s so great about having things spelled out clearly?
Leslie Jamison remembers Amy Winehouse, who passed away nine years ago in Camden, London, at age 27.
Aaron Hamburger’s essay in Tin House, “Sweetness Mattered,” was our top longread of the week last week, and with good reason.
This week, we’re sharing stories from Aaron Hamburger, William Finnegan, Cecilie Maria Kallestrup and Katrine Jo Anderson, Hannah Jane Parkinson, and Amy Westervelt.
A roundup of longreads to celebrate Pride Month.
Emily Perper shares their love of dance with five great reads on ballet.