05.26.12 8:45 AM ET
The Week’s Best Longreads: The Daily Beast Picks for May 26, 2012
The Yankee Commandante
David Grann, The New Yorker
A story of love, revolution and betrayal.
Grace in Broken Arrow
Kiera Feldman, This Land
How lust, greed and denial corroded an Oklahoma megachurch and shattered the lives of its victims and their families.
Alex MacGillis, The New Republic
Over the past year, Ohio politics has been in upheaval. What does that mean for November?
Matthieu Aikins, Wired
Inside Muammar Gaddafi’s secret surveillance network.
Roland Barthes Gave Us the TV Recap
Sam Anderson, The New York Times Magazine
What would the man who essentially created cultural criticism make of a world in which criticism has become a kind of pop culture?
The Mystery of the Multiverse
Brian Greene, Newsweek
The latest developments in cosmology point toward the possibility that our universe is merely one of billions.
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