This Week's Most Popular Articles in the Longform App
A plane that fell from the sky, Zadie Smith's love-hate relationship with Manhattan, and the underground network that powers America's Chinese food restaurants — the most read articles this week in the new Longform App, available free for iPhone and iPad.
1) The Kitchen Network
America’s underground Chinese restaurant workers.
2) The Plane That Fell From the Sky
The story of TWA Flight 841.
3) Find Your Beach
On loving and hating and living in Manhattan.
4) The Price of Black Ambition
“I am having a moment, but I only want more. I need more. I cannot merely be good enough because I am chased by the pernicious whispers that I might only be ‘good enough for a black woman.’”
5) The Spy Who Scammed Us?
Jamie Smith said he was a co-founder of Blackwater and a former CIA officer. He appeared on cable news as a counterterrorism expert and he received millions in goverment contracts to train personnel. The money was real. The resume wasn’t.