How celebrity-led humanitarian aid exacerbated a crisis.
Monday, October 6
The story of TWA Flight 841.
Hear Buzz Bissinger discuss this story, a Pultizer finalist now available online for the first time, on the Longform Podcast.
On losing your father, the Facebook generation and the Zen of Eminem — browse our full archive of essays and short stories by Zadie Smith.
Sunday, October 5
The developer responsible for the tallest residential building in New York—the penthouse just sold for $90 million—lives in a two-story house in Queens.
A profile of Prince as Diamonds and Pearls was released, based mostly off a brief phone call, all the access he’ll allow.
The Nazis stole his family’s paintings, but Max Stern escaped and became one of Canada’s leading art dealers. Now, 20 after his death, he is changing the rules of restitution.
Saturday, October 4
A novelist and a psychotherapist discuss truth, fiction and the stories we tell ourselves.
Gamers, celebrities, military veterans, and publicists populate a capitalist future.
Excerpted from Gibson's forthcoming novel.
The fall of Richard Roberts, anointed son and successor of televangelist Oral Roberts, who was fired as president of Oral Roberts University and evicted from the home he’d lived in for nearly 50 years.