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!
The problem with S&M literature is that it is too often written by the sadists. Hence the success of Fifty Shades of Grey.
The Guardian | 5 min (1,276 words)
As Europe teeters, Asian intellectuals and politicians have turned to so-called “Asian Values.” They should be careful what they wish for.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek | 5 min (1,161 words)
The New Yorker | 39 min (9,764 words)