Things I liked this week (46)

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• Laura Hazard Owen’s Nieman Lab piece on what journalism will lose if Twitter goes away brought many of the costs of the current drama together in one place. I’ve downloaded my data and mothballed my account.

• Sorrow compounded when I finished reading Lincoln in the Bardo. I’d picked it up after hearing George Saunders interviewed by Alexis Madrigal on KQED radio, having enjoyed A Swim in the Pond in the Rain last year and dipping into his Substack from time to time. What a sad, beautiful, funny book. I’m annoyed with myself for not reading it sooner.

• Perhaps relatedly, I happened on this VQR piece on funeral traditions in Black America struck me. The piece feels a little cursory; I could read something much more substantial. But still.

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