The 2017 Livingston Award Winners

The Livingston Awards, announced Tuesday, honor the year’s best work by journalists under the age of 35.

Frank Deford, 1938-2017

Five of our favorite articles by the longtime Sports Illustrated writer, who died Sunday.

The Longform Guide to Fire

A collection of picks on arsonists, fire fighters and more.

The Longform Guide to Loners

Chris McCandless, Sly Stone, and Ida Wood — a collection of stories going inside the lives of outsiders.

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Compiled by Timothy Maddocks

The Longform Guide to Standup Comedy

Picks on Carlin, Seinfeld, Rivers, Pryor and more.

The Longform Guide to Weed

Stories from our archive about how marijuana is grown, bought, sold, smuggled, and smoked.

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The Longform Guide to Adaptations

The Perfect Storm, Argo and Dog Day Afternoon — a collection of great articles that became (mostly) great movies.

The Longform Guide to Debt

A collection of picks about cities, nations, athletes, and writers going broke.

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Compiled by Robyn Coggins. Photo from Shutterstock.

The Longform Guide to Snow

A collection of picks on Montreal's plow racket, what it’s like to freeze to death, the wilds of eastern Siberia and more.

The 2017 National Magazine Award Winners

The National Magazine Award Finalists: Essays and Criticism

The National Magazine Award Finalists: Feature Writing

The National Magazine Award Finalists: Reporting

The Longform Guide to Wine

Red, white, expensive, cheap, fake, poisoned.

The Longform Guide to Diaries

Nina Simone, Guantánamo’s youngest prisoner, and a murderous college student — a collection of articles based on private journals.

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Compiled by Elon Green.

The Longform Guide to Silence

Articles about meditation, solitude, and the quietest square inch in America.

The Longform Guide to Imposters

The Longform Guide to Bob Dylan

Three of our favorite articles on the latest Nobel Prize winner.

The Longform Guide to "Anonymous"

The Longform Guide: Lost at Sea

Perfect storms, drunken dares, and a man who sailed his house — a collection of our favorite articles about castaways.

The Longform Guide to Bank Heists

The most prolific duo in history, the Texas woman who robbed banks dressed a pudgy cowboy, and the story that inspired Dog Day Afternon — a collection of our favorite stories about bank robberies.

The Longform Guide to Hillary Clinton

From her early political career to the challenges she's faced in 2016 — a reading list on the Democratic nominee for president.

The Longform Guide to the Brain

Experimental neuroscience, everlasting consciousness, and conjoined minds — our favorite articles about the brain.

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Compiled by Robyn K. Coggins

The Longform Guide to High School

From football fields in Texas to the real Ridgemont High, a collection of picks to help remember a time you might rather forget.

The Longform Guide to Sad Retired Athletes

Iverson, Canseco, TO, and DiMaggio — a collection of picks on post-career woe.