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!

New York’s last king of print on the disappearance of Newsweek from his shelves.
New York Times | 3 min (627 words)

Mad to be saved: Thomas Powers on the softer side of Kerouac.
London Review of Books | 16 min (3,890 words)

The fountain of youthful old age: On one Greek island, the secret to aging well.
New York Times | 21 min (5,230 words)

Porn star James Deen, the anti-nebbish.
Los Angeles Review of Books |10 min (2,539 words)