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This month at Article Club, we’ve been diving into “A Kingdom From Dust,” by Mark Arax — a big, bold, outstanding piece about the magic and plunder of California. I’ve been hearing from many of you about how much you are appreciating the articl
This month, we’re gathering online on Aug. 28, 2:00 - 3:30 pm PT, to talk about “Revolt of the Delivery Workers,” by Josh Dzieza. I got a chance to interview Mr. Dzieza a couple weeks ago, and he thoughtfully shared how he reported the story an
Hi there, Article Clubbers! This month, we’re reading, annotating, and discussing “The Roe Baby,” by Joshua Prager. I’m pleased that so many of you have signed up to discuss the article on Sunday, June 26. I am looking forward to it!A few weeks
Hi there, Article Clubbers! This month, we’re reading, annotating, and discussing “On White Violence, Black Survival, and Learning to Shoot,” by Kim McLarin. It’s powerful and beautifully written. I’m pleased that so many of you have signed up
Hi there, Article Clubbers! This month, we’re reading, annotating, and discussing “When Things Go Missing,” by Kathryn Schulz. It’s one of my favorite pieces of the past five years. I’m pleased that so many of you have signed up to discuss the
This month at Article Club, we’re reading “When Things Go Missing,” by Kathryn Schulz. Big thanks to Carina, Jamie, Kira, Lauri, Toronzo, Shreya, Angela, Corinne, Peter, and Sara for already signing up for our February 27 discussion.If you’re i
Hi Article Clubbers! Welcome to February.Before revealing this month’s article, I would like to express my gratitude to Sara, Abde, Jennifer, Bonnie, Elise, Marcus, Summer, Toronzo, and Peter for our discussion last Sunday of “Good Mother.” Spe
Hi there, Article Clubbers! This month, we’re reading, annotating, and discussing “Good Mother: Custody and Care in the Shodow of Colonization,” by Sierra Crane Murdoch.A few weeks ago, Sarai and I got the chance to interview Ms. Murdoch. It wa
And we’re back! Welcome everyone to the third year of Article Club. I’m really happy that you’re here, and I encourage you to join this month’s discussion. That’s because this month’s article is awesome. I’m pleased to announce that we’ll be re
Hi there, Article Clubbers! This month, we’re reading, annotating, and discussing “My Father Vanished When I Was 7. The Mystery Made Me Who I Am,” by Nicholas Casey.A few weeks ago, I got to interview Mr. Casey with fellow Article Clubber Lauri
Welcome to November! I’m excited to announce that it’s our first-ever Readers’ Choice Month. This month, we’ll be reading and discussing “My Father Vanished When I Was 7. The Mystery Made Me Who I Am.” by Nicholas Casey. Thank you to everyone w
Hi there, Article Clubbers! This month, we’re reading, annotating, and discussing “The Key,” by Brian Broome.Mr. Broome is one of my favorite writers. We last spoke more than two years ago, after he published “79,” one of the best pieces in Hig
Our 20th Article Club discussion is in the books! We read and annotated Tyrone Fleurizard’s “How to Name Your Black Son in a Racist Country” and participated in three thoughtful conversations. Thank you!Thank you to Summer, Peter, Jennifer, Eli
Hi there, Article Clubbers! This month, we’re reading, annotating, and discussing “How to Name Your Black Son in a Racist Country,” by Tyrone Fleurizard.A couple weeks ago, Article Clubber Sarai and I got the chance to talk with Mr. Fleurizard
Before we start: Welcome, new subscribers! (There are about 100 of you.) Thank you for signing up for Article Club. I hope you feel right at home. OK, let’s get to it.Our 19th Article Club discussion is in the books! We read and annotated Jamie
Welcome to August! I’m excited to announce that this month’s article is “The Stories I Haven’t Been Told,” by Jamie Figueroa. You’re going to appreciate this article, because of its beautiful language, direct authenticity, and deep themes. Here
Hey Article Clubbers! Hope your July is going well.This month, we’re discussing “Private Schools Are Indefensible,” by Caitlin Flanagan. It’s about the excesses of fancy independent schools.I hope you’ll join our discussion on Sunday, July 25,
Welcome to July! I’m excited to announce that this month’s article is “Private Schools Are Indefensible,” by Caitlin Flanagan. You’re going to appreciate this article, no matter where you fall on the public vs. private school spectrum. In fact,
Our 17th Article Club discussion is in the books! We read and annotated Amirah Mercer’s “A Homecoming” and participated in three deep, thoughtful conversations.Thank you to Summer, Sarai, Shelley, Lorie, Bonnie, Elise, Jennifer, Kati, Lauri, Ta
Welcome to June! I’m excited to announce that this month’s article is “A Homecoming: How I Found Empowerment in the History of Black Veganism,” by Amirah Mercer. Even if you’re not a vegan, you’ll love this piece.Here’s a quote from the article
Hi there, Article Clubbers! This month, we’re reading, annotating, and discussing “The Crow Whisperer,” by Lauren Markham.A couple weeks ago, Article Clubber Sarai and I got the chance to talk with Ms. Markham and ask her some of our questions.
This week we’re reading, listening to, and annotating “The Crow Whisperer,” by Lauren Markham — getting ready for our discussion on Sunday, May 23 at 2 pm PT.Still want in on the discussion? Great! You can sign up here until May 18.Coming up on
Hey Article Clubbers! Hope your May is going well.This month, we’re discussing “The Crow Whisperer,” by Lauren Markham. It’s a delightful article about crows, crow whisperers, the intelligence of animals, and our connection with the natural wor
Welcome to May! I’m excited to announce that this month’s article is “The Crow Whisperer,” by Lauren Markham. Even if you don’t like crows, and even if you don’t much believe in animal whisperers, you’ll love this piece. Here’s my original blur
Hi Article Clubbers! I look forward to discussing Bill Buford’s “Baking Bread in Lyon” with you this weekend. We’ll meet on Sunday 2-3 pm PT via Zoom. Mr. Buford will be joining us! There’s still time to sign up if you’re interested.To get read
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