George V. Higgins

George V. Higgins is a lawyer who served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Massachusetts before undertaking an assignment to report on Watergate for The Atlantic. He has also written three novels: The Friends of Eddie Coyle, The Digger’s Game, and Cogan’s Trade.

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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How Will Climate Change Affect Cities?

Urban planners and environmentalists predict the future of city life.

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The Inner Life of a Drag Queen

A short documentary about cross-dressing, masculinity, identity, and performance

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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