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This Week's Edition
Stop Trying to Make Pencils Happen, New York Times
Artisanal pencils are so hot right now.
You’re 100% Wrong About Math Scores
American schools don’t suck because of STEM classes; they suck because nobody learns how to write.
Iain Banks's Unseen Poems Now in Print
The poetry of the late writer, written 30 years ago, is collected in a new anthology.
We’re All Geniuses
The deep friendship between Francis Bacon and Roald Dahl, captured in a small portrait of their mutual friend Lucian Freud
The Case of the Progressive Plagiarist
Chris Hedges spoke truth to power while lying to his editors
Dave Barry: How to Become a Successful Writer Without Really Trying
You—yes, you!—are just days away from your first best-seller