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Longreads

95 EpisodesProduced by LongreadsWebsite

Interviews, essays, reporting and discussion from the home of the best longform stories on the web.

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One of the Most Important Pieces of Our Time. Plus Rats and French Cooking: Editors Roundtable

Essays Editor Sari Botton, Contributing Editor Aaron Gilbreath, and Longreads Head of Fact-Checking Matt Giles share what they've been reading and nominate stories for the Weekly Top 5 Longreads.   

 

This week:

 

[03:05] “Our democracy’s founding ideals were false when they were written. Black Americans have fought to make them true.” (Nikole Hannah-Jones, August 14, 2019, The New York Times Magazine)

[16:13] “Super Sad True Chef Story” (Samuel Ashworth, August 12, 2019, Eater)

[22:53] “The Rat Spill” (Sarah Gilman, August 13, Hakai Magazine)

 

Produced by Longreads and Charts & Leisure.

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