The Wednesday Five: The Best Longreads



A Family Matter

Jessica Weisberg | The Atavist | Aug. 18, 2016

The story of a Californian family torn apart by a child protective services agency, and the law firm helping them fight back.




Travels in Pornland

Andrea Stewart | Granta | August 6, 2016

One sex-positive woman’s exploration of Feminist porn reveals a lot about the complexity of feminist thinking, mainstream porn’s intrinsic violence and sexism, and the enduring hope of remaking sex work.



‘How’s Amanda?’

Eli Saslow | The Washington Post | July 23, 2016

A story of a mother and daughter facing heroin addiction.

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