03.30.13 8:45 AM ET
The Week’s Best Longreads for March 30, 2013
Marc Fisher, The New Yorker
A charismatic teacher enthralled his students. Was he abusing them?
Long Night at Today
Joe Hagan, New York
Matt Lauer and the spectacular meltdown of NBC’s number-one morning show.
How Samsung Became #1
Sam Grobart, Businessweek
The South Korean conglomerate wins at smartphones because of its size—and the paranoia of Chairman Lee Kun Hee.
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone
The Passion of Lew Wallace
John Swansburg, Slate
The incredible story of how a disgraced Civil War general became one of the best-selling novelists in American history.
My Gucci Addiction
Buzz Bissinger, GQ
My name is Buzz Bissinger. I am 58 years old, the best-selling author of Friday Night Lights, father of three, husband. And I am a shopaholic
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