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Controlling Force

There was no pop in his fastball, no drop in his curve, but Greg Maddux used his smarts to become the best pitcher in Major League Baseball.

Smart Tartt

In 1992 Donna Tartt’s first novel created a sensation in the literary world. Tartt was a throwback, a T.S. Eliot freak with a southern-gothic past, as well as a breakaway talent.

I Cover the Waterfront

Three scenes from Max Miller’s brilliant book that Joyce Wadler used to give all her young reporters.

A living archive of the best print journalism, curated by Alex Belth.