These are the longform articles I am reading right now (updated automatically via Instapaper):
What Monks Can Teach Us About Paying Attention
Ms. Daylily | The Iowa Review
A tragedy pushed to the shadows: the truth about China’s Cultural Revolution
Has Academia Ruined Literary Criticism?
14 Things to Know Before You Go to Ulaanbaatar
Is Heaven a Scam? An Investigation into the Bestselling 'Proof of Heaven'
The Collateral Damage of Queen Elizabeth’s Glorious Reign
Are You the Same Person You Used to Be?
A Professor Who Challenges the Washington Consensus on China
A BBC Book of the Week
"A talented young observer of today’s China" – Peter Hessler
"Lyrical ... a telling portrait" – Washington Post
"Alive with the full complications of truth" – Evan Osnos
"Compelling and beautifully written" – Prospect