Graeme Wood

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Lighten Up

The American Scholar was kind enough to ask me for a contribution to its series on writing.

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Ransoms: The real cost

The case against paying ransoms: at the New York Review of Books blog.

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How Gangs Took over Prisons

My latest, in the October Atlantic.

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ISIS: the Three Types of Fighter

In the September 10 edition of The New Republic.

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The Future of College?

I wrote about Minerva University for the September Atlantic.

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ISIS: The Ideology of a Caliphate

In the September 1 issue of The New Republic.

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Can Culture Make us Crazy?

Originally appeared in Pacific Standard.

Review of The Truman Show Delusion by Joel and Ian Gold.

In 2003, at New York’s Bellevue Hospital, Dr. Joel Gold met his first patient suffering from what is now called the Truman Show delusion: the belief that he was being stalked by reality television, and that almost everyone was in on the gag but him. Gold’s current book, written with his brother Ian, a philosopher, is an attempt to explain the cultural roots of madness, with Truman Show patients and others as case studies. Read the rest of this entry »

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Orta Afrika Cumhuriyeti’nde Silinen İnsanlık İzleri

Originally appeared in Perspektif (Turkish).

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