An excerpt from Darnielle’s debut novel, in which a disfigured man talks to maladjusted teens.
On domestic violence and the NFL.
The fallout from a 1987 Wisconsin manhunt.
On Billy Joel’s sardonic gloom.
What to do about climate change.
An investigation into who knew what, and when.
Why America, and every other street in Massachusetts, runs (or will eventually run) on Dunkin’.
On Daphne du Maurier and her novel, Rebecca.
The profile of a 34-year-old woman named Charity Johnson who tricked people all over the country into believing she was still in high school.