New Yorker

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Covering the Cops

A profile of Edna Buchanan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning crime reporter for the Miami Herald during its heyday.

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Feel Me

On the science of touch.

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The Nazi Underground

Treasure hunters still scour Lower Silesia in search of legendary wartime riches.

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Madness

The horror of being mentally ill in Florida’s prisons.

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The Godmother of Soul

A profile of Erykah Badu.

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Immediate Family

A profile of author Maggie Nelson.

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The Assad Files

How war-crimes investigators captured top-secret documents tying the Syrian regime to mass murder.

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Mother for Hire

Immigrant nannies leave their own children behind to care for others’.

Rachel Aviv on the Longform Podcast
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Fiction Pick of the Week: "The Burglar"

The real-time intersection of race, crime, reality, and entertainment.

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Ornery

A profile of Merle Haggard.

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The Voyeur's Motel

Fifty years ago, Geraldo Foos bought the Manor House Motel. While his customers had sex, he watched from above and took scrupulous notes. Only three people in the world knew what he was doing: Foos, his wife, and the author.

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Soul Survivor

A profile of Aretha Franklin.