Ian Parker

7 articles
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Inheritance

On Edward St. Aubyn’s autobiographical Patrick Melrose novels.

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Swingers

Bonobos are celebrated as peace-loving, matriarchal, and sexually liberated. Are they?

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The Big Sleep

On Ambien and the search for the next blockbuster insomnia drug.

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The Story of a Suicide

A gay freshman at Rutgers, a spying roommate, and the trial that followed.

Update 3/16/12: The roommate, Dharun Ravi, has been found guilty of hate crimes.
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Absolute PowerPoint

The definitive story of a ubiquitous software. PowerPoint’s origins, its evolution, and its mind-boggling impact on corporate culture.

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Why Me?

A profile of the perpetually disappointed Alec Baldwin.

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He Knew He Was Right

How Christopher Hitchens, a former socialist, became one of the most vigorous defenders of the war in Iraq.