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Apr 15

Why I Write -

by Joan Didion

In many ways writing is the act of saying I, of imposing oneself upon other people, of saying listen to me, see it my way, change your mind. It’s an aggressive, even a hostile act…

The Ghost Writes Back -

by Amy Boesky

For six years during my twenties, I worked as one of the principal ghostwriters for a mass-market series for teenaged girls called Sweet Valley High. Years later, I’m still trying to make sense of what these books meant to me—why I wrote so many of them, and why (eventually) I stopped…

Apr 14

Flash Boys -

by Michael Lewis

In his seven years as a trader, he had always been able to look at the screens on his desk and see the stock market. Now the market as it appeared on his screens was an illusion…

20 Great Articles by Michael Lewis -

Must-read articles by one of the best journalists in the game

Apr 13

35 Amazing Essays about Growing Up -

The world’s best writers on the joys and pains of youth

A Raccoon of my Own -

by Lauren Slater

Only a handful of all the animal species on earth can be tamed, but that doesn’t stop a homesick girl of 15 from trying…

Apr 11

5 Great Articles about Life Hacking -

Great writing about living a data-driven life

Who Wants To Be a Cyborg? -

by Alex Mayyasi

Is the age of technological body modification upon us?

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Apr 10

10 Great Articles about Gentics -

Oustanding wrting about the fascinating science of DNA