The case against a notorious cat burglar, who is accused of stealing more than $12 million worth of the South’s finest sterling silver.
Wednesday, March 26
Tavi Gevinson is the founder and editor-in-chief of Rookie.
"I just want our readers to know that they are already smart enough and cool enough."
- [4:15] "Tavi Says" (Lizze Widdicombe • New Yorker • Sep 2010)
- [30:30] "A Teen Just Trying to Figure It Out" (TED • Mar 2012)
- [33:30] Rookie Yearbook Two (Drawn and Quarterly • Oct 2013)
- [39:45] Longform Podcast #75: George Saunders
- [43:15] "Super Heroine: An Interview with Lorde" (Rookie • Jan 2014)
The creators of some of the most distinctive craft beers in the world are identical twins from Denmark. They also can’t stand each other.
Previously: Jonah Weiner on the Longform Podcast.
Welcome to a world suffering an insomnia epidemic, where even the act of making a gift is not as simple as it appears.
Excerpted from Sleep Donation.
Tuesday, March 25
What Rüdiger Heim learned about his father.
Excerpted from The Eternal Nazi.
Sleep Donation has already received praise from Slate, which declares "Yes, Karen Russell is a genius” and calls her language "acrid, luminous, and deft." It’s also an Amazon Best Book of the Month and a New Yorker Book to Watch Out For.
Revisiting the street corner where Franz Ferdinand was shot.
Monday, March 24
In an old mine an hour north of Pittsburgh, 600 federal employees manage paperwork for the government’s retirement system. By hand. On paper. Without computers. The same exact way they always have.