How an honors student became a hired killer.
Saturday, August 2
An excerpt from Murakami's forthcoming novel, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.
Friday, August 1
How Gary Gygax, a semi-employed shoe repairman, built and lost the Dungeons & Dragons empire.
On Singapore’s attempt to create a more harmonious society using mass surveillance and data analysis.
An interview with Joan Didion.
From the archive: 10 of our favorite articles by Joan Didion.
Thursday, July 31
A profile of a doctor fighting Ebola in Uganda.
Shirley Dygert had never jumped before. Dave Hartsock jumped for a living. Neither of them knew what to expect when the parachute failed.
“After listening to him since I was a kid and seeing him live for—gulp—nearly 40 years, I think I’m beginning to figure it out.”