It's Week 3 in the Summer Reading Challenge.
Beach, books, domestic fowl. An American Marriage opens Week Three of the Summer Reading Challenge. With novelist Laura van den Berg.
TMN editor Angela Chen reads at 500 words per minute, types at 140 words per minute, and walks at five miles an hour. She lives in New York, where she spends her working hours trying to do all these simultaneously. You can email her here.
You can’t kill the Rooster.
The quirky history behind the secret, full-scale invasion that the United States once planned for Canada, and vice versa.
No one’s surprised in Silicon Valley when a 12-year-old runs the family e-commerce store. But going to the same high school as Steve Jobs and liking it are two different things.
Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” interviews—edited for the seven deadly sins—provide an Idolatry of Self so big, it produces Zen koans.
Faced with a deadline to choose her major, our writer hunts down interview subjects to learn where their studies got them, no matter her mother’s loathing of the liberal arts.