The Electric Typewriter

Great articles and essays by the world's best journalists and writers.
1st Aug

Ten of our all-time favourite documentary films from around the net

22nd May

The Complete (Online) Essays


The ultimate David Foster Wallace nonfiction collection, including links to every essay available online.

29th Apr

In our humble opinion, these are the 150 best short articles and short essays that are available to read for free online. If you disagree, we’d love to hear form you. Use the contact form to submit you suggestions, we promise to read everything you recommend.

13th Mar

by Paul Graham

A great essay about the difference between wisdom and intelligence, full of useful insight into the way approach the world

6th Mar

by Bill Wasik

How social media are changing the face of social unrest