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Best read of the week: Electronica dances with R&B, in Wire

By Kate Blackwood / May 23, 2020

“a powerful combination of two different cultural modes of expression and two very distinct visions of utopia.”

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Best Read of the Week: Reflections on runner Ahmaud Arbery, in The Atlantic and City Lab

By Kate Blackwood / May 15, 2020

The man in the security footage apparently took a drink of water from the construction site before continuing his run.

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Best Read of the Week: Sabrina Orah Mark on fairy tales, in PARIS REVIEW

By Kate Blackwood / May 8, 2020

In February, as a plague enters the land, she endures a three-day interview for a post she does not get, during which a several deans request of her seemingly impossible tasks.

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Best Read of the Week: Nicholas Thompson on running, in WIRED

By Kate Blackwood / May 1, 2020

Three words stand out to me from the headline of Nicholas Thompson’s essay: Marathon. 44. And past.

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