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!
In Edward Gorey’s drawings, a macabre imagination meets a whimsical spirit.
NYRB | 9 min (2,163 words)
Novelists love writing about sex. But where are all the birth scenes?
Killing the Buddha | 9 min (2,336 words)