Grieving, but Calmed by a Different Kind of Storm
In isolation, Stephanie Land finds surprising relief from PTSD — and discovers she is able to write again.
Atlantic City Is Really Going Down This Time
There’s no doubt that Atlantic City is going under. The only question left is: Can an entire city donate its body to science?
The Redemption of MS-13
Journalist Danny Gold investigates the movement converting El Salvador’s gang members into born-again Christians. For those in the gangs, the only way out is through the door of the church.
The World of Nora Ephron: A Reading List
From our sister site Longeads, Sarah Edwards brings us seven stories about the journalist and director Nora Ephron on the 20th anniversary of the release of the film, “You’ve Got Mail.”
Take a Break from December with the Year’s Best Longreads
Shut out the hustle and bustle for 15 minutes, and dig into a good story.
Exploring Your Craft: Notes from Writers at the Top of Their Game
Face down the blank page with some expert support in your corner.
A Shot at Glory
Can the Canadian Men’s Olympic Hockey team bring home a medal? “They are not stars but they could soon be heroes. For the next ten days of their lives, they carry the collective hopes of the greatest hockey nation on earth.”
Longreads Best of 2017: All of Our No. 1 Story Picks
Looking for some good reading during the holiday season? Here’s every story that was chosen as number one in Longreads’ Weekly Top 5 email.
Seven Stories for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Seven stories about (or by) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., exploring different facets of his life and legacy.