A beautiful essay on grief, friendship, and very long walks, by a young Swiss pilgrim we met on the Camino in 2015.
The Camino doesn’t provide, as if by magic. It’s made out of people, and they are the ones doing the providing.
Dedicated to Anna Yegorova and my beloved авиатриссы, on the 70th anniversary of Russia’s Victory Day
The dangers inherent in unskilled renovation, unequal shovel fights, and falling in love with a piece of real estate
“She has boobs. They are perfect. She has scars. They are perfect. She has wrinkles. They are perfect.”
An Open Letter to the Good Guys: It’s in your power to punch holes in rape culture in ways we cannot.
Best Spy Books of 2014: An interview with Andy Brennan at Parnassus Books
Sometimes, in seeking to bend human experience into tidy, illustrative anecdotes, journalism fails in its mission to tell broader truths.