The Week’s Best Longreads for February 16, 2013
The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the Web this week. By David Sessions.
SunkKathryn 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
Royal BodiesHilary Mantel, London Review of Books
Is monarchy a suitable institution for a grown-up nation?
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