Testimonies about the Soviet war in Afghanistan, reported by the 2015 recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Friday, October 9
The plan, basically: bring back the two founders (who were estranged), focus entirely on mobile, and apologize as much as possible.
A moment of racism at Harvard leads the writer to consider Huckleberry Finn.
The frustrated – and well-hidden – story of Isabel Myers Briggs, inventor of the famous personality test.
Racial discrimination and the collection of small consumer debts.
Thursday, October 8
The men whose profitable (and self-serving) antics preserved what we know of the Brontë sisters.
An oral history of the disaster:
Someone said to me, or maybe I read it, that the problem of Chernobyl presents itself first of all as a problem of self understanding. That seemed right. I keep waiting for someone intelligent to explain it to me.
On the eve of their daughter's wedding, a divorced couple is confused by old feelings despite sexual identities.
They were raised Hasidic in Brooklyn. Now Abe Zeines and Meir Hurwitz live a decadent, booze-filled life in Puerto Rico. They are in their early 30s and rich enough to retire, while Wall Street is busy adopting the shady loan scheme they pioneered.
Wednesday, October 7
Why The Undefeated, a site announced more than two years ago, still hasn’t launched.