The Electric Typewriter

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

by Michael Pollan

Walking with a loaded rifle in an unfamiliar forest bristling with the signs of your prey is thrilling. It’s embarrassing, but it is true. 

29th Aug

by Michael Pollan

Build a single wood fire and, over the course of 30-plus hours, use it to roast, braise, bake, simmer and grill as many different dishes as possible - for lunch, dinner, breakfast and lunch again.

24th Jun

by Michael Pollan

Whether or not the opium poppies in your garden are illicit depends not on what you do, or even intend to do, with them but very simply on what you know about them. So, if you have any desire to grow opium poppies, you would be wise to stop reading now.