Tuesday, July 24

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An Englishman’s account of the first modern Olympic games.

Monday, July 23

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On (not) getting by in America.

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A profile of Eugene Kaspersky, KGB-trained online security mogul.

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A trip to a modern African megacity.

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A profile of Bruce Springsteen.

Sunday, July 22

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Watching the jazz singer in New York.

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A history of The New Yorker and its editors, from founder Harold Ross through Tina Brown.

Saturday, July 21

The Longform Olympics Primer

Contributing editors Gretchen Gavett and Elon Green pick ten stories read before the Games, on the Longform blog.

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Friday, July 20

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What became of Annie Moore, the first person to arrive on Ellis Island?

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Three years after her gold-medal performance – and amidst rumors of a fall from grace – the author travels to Transylvania to track down gymnast Nadia Comaneci. He also enjoys several drinks with her coach, Bela Karolyi.

Part of our Olympics primer, on the Longform blog.