The Electric Typewriter

Great articles and essays by the world's best journalists and writers.
8th Jul

by Bucky McMahon

At some point in the nearish future, much of the Maldive Islands will slip beneath the sea. Alarmed and increasingly desperate, the country’s young president has an audacious plan: To buy a new homeland for his people.

9th Apr

by Bucky McMahon

When the ocean liner Andrea Doria sank south of Cape Cod, she took fifty-one with her. Since┬áthen she’s taken twelve more, five in the last two summers alone.

9th Jan

by Bucky McMahon

Off the coast of Belize, on an island no bigger than your backyard, the hermit of french louis caye watches the world through his radio.