This year I read a TON of beautiful, thought-provoking, funny, tragic longreads on the internet so I thought it would be nice to applaud my favorites of 2017. Want to read more in 2018? Start with these.

  1. “Promethea Unbound” by Mike Mariani for The Atavist 
  2. “The Danger of President Pence” by Jane Mayer for The New Yorker
  3. “Women Aren’t Nags – We’re Just Fed Up” by Gemma Hartley for Harper’s Bazaar
  4. “Margaret Atwood, the Prophet of Dystopia” by Rebecca Mead for The New Yorker
  5. “The March on Everywhere” by Leslie Jamison for Harper’s Magazine
  6. “My President Was Black” by Ta-Nehisi Coates for The Atlantic
  7. “Christ in the Garden of Endless Breadsticks” by Helen Rosner for Eater
  8. “’Neopets’: Inside Look at Early 2000s Internet Girl Culture” by Nicole Carpenter for Rolling Stone
  9. “My Family’s Slave” by Alex Tizon for The Atlantic
  10. “Cat Person” by Kristen Roupenian for The New Yorker

Want to save these for later? I use a browser extension/mobile app called Pocket to save articles. It’s really handy! Plus, I was in their top 5% of users this year #humblebrag #notanad. Also, I recommend subscribing to a few newsletters to keep up with the good stuff: the daily or weekly Longreads newsletter, Girls Night In, and ReadThisThing.