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The Best Things To Read

Nicholas Thompson

Here's what I'm reading (and writing!) this month.

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Some interesting things to read this weekend in June

I want to start with an appreciation for my friend and one of my favorite writers, Ronald Steel, who died last month at the age of 92. He was a keen, and critical, observer of American foreign policy who wrote for many publications, includi...

3 months ago

Some interesting things to read this weekend in March

It’s the week of The National Magazine Awards, which is more or less the Oscars for journalism nerds. It’s also a great time to find new stories to read. Here are all the nominees. You’ll see plenty from The Atlantic, which is also up in th...

6 months ago


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