Longreads

Here are a few recent additions from our Longreads page, our repository for articles, interviews, and stories longer than 2,000 words. (Also keep an eye out for our Twitter posts marked with the #longreads tag.) From the past thirty days: “What Isn’t for Sale?” by Michael J. Sandel, in The Atlantic “Diving Into the Shallows” […]

Here are a few recent additions from our Longreads page, our repository for articles, interviews, and stories longer than 2,000 words. (Also keep an eye out for our Twitter posts marked with the #longreads tag.) From the past thirty days:  

Here are a few recent additions from our Longreads page, our repository for articles, interviews, and stories longer than 2,000 words. (Also keep an eye out for our Twitter posts marked with the #longreads tag.) From the past thirty days: “Late Bloomers” by Alina Simone, in BOMB “In Gold We Trust” by Wells Tower, in […]

Here are a few recent additions from our Longreads page, our repository for articles, interviews, and stories longer than 2,000 words. (Also keep an eye out for our Twitter posts marked with the #longreads tag.) From the past thirty days: “Reality Effects: John Jeremiah Sullivan’s Essays” by James Wood, in The New Yorker “The Fracturing of Pennsylvania” […]

Here are a few recent additions from our Longreads page, our repository for articles, interviews, and stories longer than 2,000 words. (Also keep an eye out for our Twitter posts marked with the #longreads tag.) From the past thirty days: “Nights of a Baffled Humanist” by Marilynne Robinson, in The Nation “The King of Human Error” by […]

The following essay is excerpted from the epilogue of André Aciman’s new collection Alibis: Essays on Elsewhere.  He is the author of Eight White Nights, Call Me by Your Name, Out of Egypt, and False Papers, and is the editor of The Proust Project (all published by FSG). He teaches comparative literature at the Graduate Center […]

Frank Bill usually traffics in fiction that hits with the revelatory power of fact—the stories of his debut book, Crimes in Southern Indiana, have the power of bristling frontline reports on the havoc methamphetamines have wreaked on the American heartland. But here Frank steps out from behind his fiction to tell us about a time […]

Here are a few recent additions from our Longreads page, our repository for articles, interviews, and stories longer than 2,000 words. (Also keep an eye out for our Twitter posts marked with the #longreads tag.) From the past thirty days: “The Angry Genius of Les Murray” by J.M. Coetzee, in The New York Review of Books “The Book […]

Every month we’ll roundup highlights from our Longreads page, where we’ll be posting articles, interviews, and stories longer than 2,000 words. (Also keep an eye out for our Twitter posts marked with the #longreads tag.) From the past thirty days: “Anniversaries, Anesthesia, and Elizabeth Bishop” by Magdalena Edwards, in The Millions “Deceptive Picture” Alex Ross looks at Oscar Wilde’s […]

I taught a class on happiness to my friends, and one thing that came up was that the topic was seen as sort of trivial. I found that really weird. It was seen as some sort of sickness of Western consumerist individualism. Happiness seems to me the most untrivial thing to talk about or think about. I think it’s really worthy of investigation. Pretty much everything that people do, in one way or another, is done in the interest of trying to be happy. So it doesn’t seem like a bad idea to spend a bit of one’s time thinking about it.

Every month we’ll roundup highlights from our Longreads page, where we’ll be posting articles, interviews, and stories longer than 2,000 words. (Also keep an eye out for our Twitter posts marked with the #longreads tag.) From the past thirty days: “The Millions Interview: David Bezmozgis” The author of The Free World and Natasha chats with Paul Morton […]

Last month we debuted our Longreads page, where we’ll be posting articles, interviews, and stories longer than 2,000 words. (Also keep an eye out for our Twitter posts marked with the #longreads tag.) A few recent highlights: “Liking Is for Cowards. Go for What Hurts,” by Jonathan Franzen, in The New York Times, adapted from his Kenyon College commencement […]