Wednesday, July 11

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The Chickens and the Bulls

The rise and fall of the “most far-flung, most organized, and most brazen example of homosexual extortion in the nation’s history.”

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Postville, Iowa, Is Up for Grabs

Inside a small town revived by an influx of immigrants and then destroyed by a Homeland Security raid.

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The Inside Man

The triple life of G-Rock: upscale house painter, lifelong Crip, FBI informant.

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The Lethal Presidency of Barack Obama

Drone strikes and their consequences.

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Entertainment for Women

The author interviews her mother about life as a secretary at Playboy in 1960s New York City.

Tuesday, July 10

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The Stupidity of Computers

A history of the divide between computing and language, and why we “define and regiment our lives, including our social lives and our perceptions of our selves, in ways that are conducive to what a computer can ‘understand.’”

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Confessions of a Non–Serial Killer

What happens when a complete stranger becomes convinced you’re the Zodiac killer.

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The Sound and the Fury

An oral history of WFAN.

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A Soccer Prodigy, at Home in Brazil

“Calça de veludo ou bunda de fora.” Why Neymar, one of the world’s best talents hasn’t taken the money and run.

Monday, July 9

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The Love That Dares

Confronting homophobia in Uganda.