Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy!
Aaron Sorkin does not think he is an ideologue. But his smug style is an ideology in itself.
The Globe and Mail | 7 min (1,706 words)
The history of sex is also a literary history. Erotic fantasy, like reading, is a game of trying to understand someone else’s mind. And nothing illustrates this better than Fifty Shades of Grey.
Los Angeles Review of Books | 11 min (2,795 words)
The American Prospect | 11 min (2,844 words)