Monday, October 6

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The Kitchen Network

America’s underground Chinese restaurant workers.

Sunday, October 5

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Gary Barnett, Controversial Master of New York City Luxury Real Estate

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.

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The Man Who Would Be Prince

A profile of Prince as Diamonds and Pearls was released, based mostly off a brief phone call, all the access he’ll allow.

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The Secret Life of Max Stern

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

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The Good Story

A novelist and a psychotherapist discuss truth, fiction and the stories we tell ourselves.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "The Peripheral"

Gamers, celebrities, military veterans, and publicists populate a capitalist future.

Excerpted from Gibson's forthcoming novel.

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This Is My Beloved Son

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.

Friday, October 3

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The Contestant

Ruth Thalí became an overnight sensation on a game show. Then she disappeared.

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Pictures from an Institution

On Leon Botstein and the future of Bard College, which he has run for four decades.

Alice Gregory on the Longform Podcast.
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Battered, Bereaved and Behind Bars

Arlena Lindley’s boyfriend Alonzo Turner beat her for months and murdered her child. So why was she sent to prison for 45 years?

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Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Wives

Inside the political battle over reproductive rights in Texas.