The Longform Guide to Diaries
Nina Simone, Guantánamo’s youngest prisoner, and a murderous college student — a collection of articles based on private journals.
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
The secret diary of Nina Simone.
Tuesdays with Saddam
The diary of a Scranton, PA National Guardsmen tasked with guarding the highest profile prisoner in U.S. history: a surprisingly amiable Saddam Hussein.
In Search of Baseball's Holy Grail
Is an ancient diary the key to discovering the origins of baseball?
The youngest prisoner held at Guantánamo on his seven years in detention.
My Love Affair With The New York Observer
Diary of a veteran gadfly.
Diary of a Murder
On the last day of their junior year at Harvard, one roommate kills the other, then hangs herself.
Compiled by Elon Green.