The Week’s Best Longform Journalism
Each week we roundup our favorite longreads from around the web to help you in your hunt for weekend reads. Today: A profile of General Petraeus in Rolling Stone, a Wired piece on the algorithm behind lottery tickets, and a few others from the New York Times, Foreign Policy, the Wall Street Journal, and Vanity Fair.
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- “King David’s War” - Michael Hastings, Rolling Stone
- “Shaken-Baby Syndrome Faces New Questions in Court” - Emily Bazelon, The New York Times Magazine
- “Think Again: American Decline” - Gideon Rachman, Foreign Policy
- “How Cairo, U.S. Were Blindsided by Revolution” - Charles Levinson, Margaret Coker and Jay Solomon, The Wall Street Journal
- “Cracking the Scratch Lottery Code” - Jonah Lehrer, Wired
- “When Irish Eyes Are Crying” - Michael Lewis, Vanity Fair