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“Likes,” by Sarah Shun-lien Bynum
“The dad scrolled through his daughter’s Instagram account, looking for clues.”
FROM THE ARCHIVE: If you liked this story, we think you will enjoy “So You’re Just What, Gone?” by Justin Taylor, from 2015.
Sarah Shun-lien Bynum talks about the themes of her story from this week’s issue.
The author reads her story on the Writer’s Voice podcast.
Caitlin Doughty is “a trustworthy guide through the…wondrous world of death.” —Washington Post
The new Nobel laureate has supremely done his own thing, calmly undeterred by literary fashion or the demands of the market.
Revisiting the writing by and about the Nobel Prize-winner in our archives.
When I first clapped eyes on him—owl-faced, balding, much taller than I'd expected—I was twenty-three and suddenly as uncertain as I had been as a schoolboy.
She made the best music of her generation by falling in love, over and over, while defending her sense of self.