Stories

 

 
 
 

I Hid as the School Next Door Was Bombed

The morning was crisp. Icicles hung from drainpipes like daggers. The city was occupied by fear — the evening before, for the first time during the war, it had been bombed. Despite that, my mother insisted nothing must stop me from going to school...

Non-fiction.

 

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This British-Muslim Reporter Has Captured Hearts with His Political Podcast

I have a big mouth and I managed to turn it into a career,” says Mehdi Hasan shortly after answering the video call and exposing GQ to glorious morning sun in Washington DC.

Journalism.

 

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Should Countries Profit Each Time You Buy an iPhone? This Economist Says Yes

Economist Mariana Mazzucato thinks the government should get a cut when it backs technologies that turn massive profits.

Journalism.

 

The Virgin King

In a drab, dull, drudgery of a morning the messenger arrived with the dispatch written with, undoubtedly, the holy quill and the blood of peasants.

Fiction.

 

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Sweden Puts a Whole New Twist on #MeToo

With a female-majority government and an international reputation for gender balance, Sweden may appear an unlikely location for heated battles on endemic sexual exploitation. Hollywood’s recent scandals have changed that.

Journalism.

 

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Vilnius: An Unlikely Gourmet Destination

It is time we considered Lithuania a foodie heaven. From Apoteka, to Sofa de Pancho, to Amandus and Gaspar's the selection of hip and delicious places to eat and drink is surprisingly good.

Travel writing.