A Classic Pick from Longform and Open Road

Our sponsor this week is Open Road Integrated Media, a digital publisher with a soft spot for the kind of classic writing we highlight every day on Longform.

In addition to new work, Open Road has published ebooks by legendary authors including William Styron, Gloria Steinem and David Halberstam. And starting today, we'll be making a monthly pick from their archives, a favorite book of ours that Open Road will make make available to Longform readers at a deep discount.

Up first: Rachel Carson's 1951 bible of the enviornmental movement, The Sea Around Us. Buy it today for 66% off or read an excerpt.