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What Makes a Man Betray His Country?

The life of Adolf Tolkachev, Soviet dissident and CIA spy.

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Hiroshima

The lives of six people who survived the atomic bombing.

John Hersey | New Yorker | Aug 1946
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The Girl Who Killed Half a Million Flies

Beatrice White, the Toronto girl who won the city’s turn-of-the-century fly-swatting contest.

Katie Daubs | Toronto Star | Aug 2015
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Built for Eternity

Ghost towns and nuclear waste sites are among what you find in the Nevada desert.

Elmo Keep | Vice | Aug 2015
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Out of the Woods

Visiting a semi-secret LGBTQ commune in the middle of Tennessee.

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A Negro Schoolmaster in the South

Two summers spent teaching and living in the hills of Tennessee.

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Perfect Compromise

On Finland, the country most afraid of Russia.

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My 51 Years (and Counting) at Fortune

A reporter’s memories from a half-century of covering business.

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The End of the Hoop Dream

A broke agent hustles on the extreme fringe of pro basketball.

Jordan Ritter Conn | Aug 2015
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Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

On the front lines of a dating culture dominated by right and left swipes.

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Trump Solo
“Deep down, he wants to be Madonna.”
Mark Singer | New Yorker | May 1997
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Should Prison Sentences Be Based on Crimes That Haven’t Been Committed Yet?

Pennsylvania is on the verge of saying yes.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Descending a Staircase"

The mysteries and dreams of life and rural living.

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Patriots

Hanging out with a member of the paranoid, nativist extreme right-wing.

Alan Feuer | Rolling Stone | Aug 2015
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My 51 Years (and Counting) at Fortune

A reporter’s memories of a half-century spent covering business.

Carol J. Loomis | Fortune | Sep 2005
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A Lazarus Beside Me

An accidental evening with Yeats, in the spring of 1937.

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The Misadventures of Issa Rae

She was an overnight YouTube success. Then she tried to make a TV show.

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How the Sausage Is Made

The search for the perfect hot dog – by way of haute cuisine.

Tamar Adler | Vogue | Aug 2015
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Young Blood

Exploring the possibility that injecting the old with the blood of the young can reverse the aging process.

Ian Sample | The Guardian | Aug 2015
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The Divine Inspiration of Jim Jones

The black messianic leader, known as Father Divine, that Jim Jones admired.

Adam Morris | The Believer | Aug 2015
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