New Yorker

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The Trenchcoat Robbers

They robbed 27 banks in 15 years, one of the most prolific streaks in American history. Then they slipped up.

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My Misspent Youth

Life and debt as a young writer in New York.

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In and Out of Time in Iraq

An essay on PTSD.

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Crush Point

Why people stampede, and what can be done to prevent “crowd disasters.”

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New York Is Killing Me

A profile of Gil-Scott Heron.

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The Astonishing Rise of Angela Merkel

A profile of the most powerful woman in the world.

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The Programmer’s Price

Superstar coders, like actors and athletes, now have agents.

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The Old House at Home

The story of a New York City bar and its owner, Old John McSorley.

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Double Jeopardy

A jury recommends life in prison; the judged orders a death sentence.

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The Shame of Borough Park

After a Hasidic man exposed child abuse, his tight-knit Brooklyn community turned on him.

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The Duke of Doubt

A profile of Chris Rock as he makes one last attempt to jump from standup to leading man.

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Marathon Man

The strange case of Kip Litton, road race fraud.