this is volume 44

The Sunday Reader
Freezing to Death, A Big Secret, Abraham Lincoln, The Bahia Emerald, Their Finest Hour, & The Future of Work 

//NL Interview
Dark Alleys, Neon Lights & A Director's Eye for Photos.
French photographer & graphic designer, Marilyn Mugot, talks to us about the directors and movies that her inspire her art. 
  by Danny Vinik
 15 mins
The Cold Hard Truth: What It's Like Freezing to Death 
A step-by-step account, starting with a minor drift off the road in your Jeep...

   by James Risen
 65 mins
The Biggest Secret
Life as a NYTimes reporter in the shadow of The War on Terror.

   by Jonathan Mahler
 35 mins
The Case for the NYC Subway
It built the city into a global cultural and financial mecca. Now, no matter what the cost - at least $100 billion - the city must fix it to survive.

   by Joshua Wolf Shenk
 40 mins
Lincoln's Great Depression 
Abraham Lincoln fought clinical depression all his life, and if he were alive today, his condition would be treated as a "character issue"—that is, as a political liability. His condition was indeed a character issue: it gave him the tools to save the nation

   by Elizabeth Weil
 25 mins
The Curse of the Bahia Emerald
One of Wired's Most Read Articles of 2017: Meet the schemers, investors, and dreamers who were bewitched by a giant green rock that may be worth $100 million, or nothing at all.

   by Winston Churchill
 21 mins
Famous Speech: Their Finest Hour
Painstakingly edited by Churchill until minutes before he delivered what is now known as one of the famous speeches ever written, the new Prime Minister looked to rally his countrymen as the German forces toppled France and threatened the future of the world order. 

   by Danny Vinik
 20 mins
The Real Future of Work.
Forget automation. The workplace is already cracking up in profound ways, and Washington is sorely behind on dealing with it.
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