Tuesday, July 17


The Wedding

Erwynn Umali, Will Behrens, and the first gay wedding on a military base.


What's So Effective About Stephen Covey?

A profile of the man behind the “7 Habits.”


Things Behind the Sun

Meeting Nick Drake, London, 1970.

Monday, July 16


His Man in Macau: Inside the Investigation Into Sheldon Adelson’s Empire

How did the gambling magnate and prolific super PAC donor amass his billions?


The Wonks Who Sold Washington on South Sudan

How a group of men with nicknames like “Emperor” and “Spear Carrier” tipped the balance in South Sudan’s fight for independence.


The Strongest Man in the World

A profile of 6’8”, 430-pound Brian Shaw.


Confessions of an Ex-Mormon

A personal history of “America’s most misunderstood religion.”

Sunday, July 15

The Tom Bissell Archive on Longform

The Tom Bissell Archive

From video games to Chuck Lorre, traveling in Vietnam to the Loch Ness monster, Bissell's stories on Longform.


Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Shooter

Why people play violent video games.


My Bird Problem

A personal reflection on bird-watching and relationships.

Saturday, July 14


American Vespers: The Ebbing of the Body Politic

A longtime Harper’s contributor considers America as he dies: “When I died, I died of many things: the failing systems; the weakening of age; the exhaustion of the long war against dying. Finally, I succumbed to the lack of ethics in a California hospital, killed by filth and neglect.”

Friday, July 13



A man tries to rebuild his life after killing four people in a car crash.