08.17.13 4:00 AM ET
The Week’s Best Longreads for August 17, 2013
Meet the Dread Pirate Roberts
Andy Greenberg, Forbes
The Bullshit Police
Michael Moynihan, Newsweek
Inside a brilliant, nerdy, and sort of insufferable movement that questions everything—and wants to upend the way you live and think.
Murder by Craiglist
Hanna Rosin, The Atlantic
A serial killer finds a newly vulnerable class of victims: white, working-class men.
The New German Question
Timothy Garton Ash, The New York Review of Books
Europe’s currency union was rushed into being to constrain Germany and keep France in the driver’s seat. But economic crisis swapped their roles. The trouble is, Germany has no interest in taking control.
The City That Always Sucks
Ray Lemoine and John Liam Policastro, Vocativ
Boston and the embarrassing legacy of Whitey Bulger.
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