The Electric Typewriter

Great articles and essays by the world's best journalists and writers.
27th Nov

A Tetw reading list

Gripping stories about travel, adventure, and extraordinary people

25th Apr

by Michael Finkel

Malaria is spreading rapidly and affects more people than ever before. But until recently, the outcry has been muted.

22nd Mar

by Michael Finkel

Afghanistan’s Kyrgyz nomads survive in one of the most remote, high-altitude, bewitching landscapes on Earth. It’s a heavenly life—and a living hell.

29th Nov

by Michael Finkel

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A journey into and beyond the challenges of total silence.

9th Oct

by Michael Finkel

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They grow no food, raise no livestock, and live without rules or calendars. They are living a lifestyle that has changed little in 10,000 years. What do they know that we’ve forgotten?