Best of 2012
Arts & Culture
Posted on May 4, 2012
2012 National Magazine Awards Winners
[Essays and Criticism]
Wesley Yang • New York
What becomes of Asian-American overachievers after the test-taking ends?
Luke Dittrich • Esquire
The stories of two dozen strangers who survived the Joplin, Mo., tornado by hiding in a walk-in beer cooler.
John Mariani • Saveur
Italian immigrants took pride in feeding their families sumptuously.
The Secret That Kills Four Women a Day
Liz Brody • Glamour
Why is relationship violence still so frighteningly common in 2011?
Barrett Brown is Anonymous
Tim Rogers • D Magazine
On the young man who helped overthrow the government of Tunisia from a Dallas apartment.
The Invisible Army
Sarah Stillman • New Yorker
For foreign workers on U.S. bases in Iraq and Afghanistan, war can be hell.
Lawrence Wright • New Yorker
A screenwriter flees Scientology.
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