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Behind the nation’s closed doors, with YouTube.

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How CREW and MUSTIE decide what books stay in a library's circulation.

Excerpted from The Shelf.

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In appreciation of meaningful, ubiquitous, enduring applications.

Previously: Paul Ford on the Longform Podcast.

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On the fast food workers of St. Louis.

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"For 20 beautiful years, my homeland was open and (kind of) free. Now, I fear, it’s closing back up."

Previously: Keith Gessen on the Longform Podcast.

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An essay on how to turn a sizable book advance into a sizable debt.

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After eight women are murdered in Louisiana, what was initially thought to be the work of a serial killer becomes something much more troubling.

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An ambivalent look at Google Glass, the “Model T of wearable computing.”

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An essay on dick culture.

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After 85 years, antibiotics are growing impotent. So what will medicine, agriculture and everyday life look like if we lose these drugs entirely?

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A cultural history of Bitcoin and what happened when the nascent virtual currency began to be covered by the mainstream media.