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Apr 22

20 Great Articles by Hunter S. Thompson -

The web’s mopst comprehensive collection of classic HST articles, all free to read online!

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas -

by Hunter S. Thompson (thanks to Ben Tudor)

Rolling Stone has made the full text of the classic Hunter S. Thompson article available for free online. Don’t sleep!

Apr 21

10 Amazing Articles by Michael Paterniti -

Classic articles about some of the the world’s most interesting people and places, all free to read online

In China’s Shadow -

by Michael Paterniti

Fifteen years after the handover, Hong Kong residents worry that their identity—and their freedoms—are slipping away…

Apr 20

20 Great Stories by David Sedaris -

Classic reads from a master of human observation…

Jesus Shaves -

by David Sedaris

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"He weared the long hair, and after he died, the first day he come back here for to say hello to the peoples." (Scroll down)

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