05.10.14 9:45 AM ET
The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, May 10, 2014
By Grace Alone
Kathryn Joyce, The American Prospect
As sex-abuse allegations multiply, Billy Graham’s grandson is on a mission to persuade Protestant churches to come clean.
The Day I Started Lying to Ruth
Peter B. Bach, New York
A cancer doctor on losing his wife to cancer.
Anne Helen Petersen, The Believer
A history of the celebrity profile, and how it got so stupid.
Barbarism With a Human Face
Slavoj Zizek, London Review of Books
The Ukraine violence re-enacts an old conflict between Lenin and Stalin.
This Man is the Future of SuperPACs
Shane Goldmacher, National Journal
Multimillionaire John Jordan is one of a growing number of donors taking matters into their own hands.
The Multiverse in a Flat Circle
Jared Keller, Los Angeles Review of Books
The infinite is here, and it’s much larger, older and more complex than we imagined.