It's the 2023 ToB presented by Field Notes!
Welcome to the 2023 Tournament of Books presented by Field Notes. And look, a brand new website! It’s time to Rooster!
A “coyote” is a smuggler paid to traffic people over the border from Mexico into the US.
Photos of poor, brown-skinned women, naked, in sexually suggestive poses, are flooding social-media networks.
Fotos de mujeres pobres, morenas, desnudas en posiciones sexualmente sugestivas están inundando las redes sociales en México.
We asked people around the globe—in Uganda, Ecuador, Fiji, and more—to make food from the opposite side of Earth.
In which the novelist and magician Tim O’Brien makes the author disappear, and a family funeral puts a father’s sleight of hand on full display.
Large-scale, hand-drilled portraits—where pixels are drilled from enormous blown-up photographs—of people killed in Mexico’s drug wars.
Magazine publishing is a dark art. But the world of niche publishing—people who create magazines for necrophiliacs or donkey hobbyists, or for those of us who like to ride really small trains—features its own requirements.
Everyone says they’ve got a book inside, but hundreds of people actually write them—and are preyed upon by scam artists. The greatest story of literary vigilantism ever told.
Professional opera singer, mountain climber, race car driver, and Vladimir Nabokov’s best translator and collaborator, Dmitri Nabokov has led an impassioned life.
These are photos of your grandmother’s winter holiday. They document your cousin’s spring break—minus the bikinis and beer bongs. But Martin Parr’s photos of Mexico are not the pictures one brings back from a trip. Instead, this work seems like memories of a visit.
Following the death of an American journalist, the rest of the world is taking notice of the declining situation in Oaxaca. Our writer interviews his sister Anna, who watched the peace unravel first-hand this summer.