Alec Ash


These are the longform articles I am reading right now (updated automatically via Instapaper):

Silicon Valley’s Crisis of Conscience

Listening for the Jabberwock | by Tim Parks | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

John Chau, American Missionary, and the Uncontacted Tribe | GQ

Mountains, Transcending

Aung San Suu Kyi and the Future of Myanmar - The Atlantic

The Stories We Tell, and Don’t Tell, About Asian-American Lives | The New Yorker

The Soviet Children Who Survived World War II

Andrew O’Hagan reviews ‘Picture’ by Lillian Ross · LRB 4 July 2019

Roger Federer as Religious Experience - Tennis - The New York Times

David Foster Wallace on 9/11, as Seen from the Midwest – Rolling Stone


A BBC Book of the Week

"A talented young observer of today’s China" – Peter Hessler

"Lyrical ... a telling portrait" – Washington Post

"Fascinating and insightful"
Paul French

"Compelling and beautifully written" – Prospect