02.16.13 9:45 AM ET
The Week’s Best Longreads for February 16, 2013
Kathryn Miles, Outside
The incredible truth about a ship that never should have sailed.
Can the Republicans Be Saved From Obsolescence?
Robert Draper, The New York Times Magazine
To drag the GOP into the 21st century, young, tech-savvy dissidents may have to overthrow their party’s disconnected old guard.
When a 10-Year-Old Kills His Nazi Father, Who’s to Blame?
Natasha Vargas-Cooper, Buzzfeed
Joseph Hall, an abused and neglected 10-year-old, was convicted last month of murdering his father, a neo-Nazi leader. His sentencing is scheduled for this week—but who do you punish when a child becomes a cold-blooded killer?
Why Can’t Beyoncé Have It All?
Nitsuh Abebe, New York
Hilary Mantel, London Review of Books
Is monarchy a suitable institution for a grown-up nation?
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