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!
Talk isn’t cheap: A conversation with John Updike about the mysteries of existence.
Slate | 11 min (2,698 words)
The Bookless Library: Welcome to the next technological revolution.
New Statesmen | 5 min (1,181 words)