Readers share their experiences receiving surprising results from a genetics test.
Readers respond to our June 2018 cover story and more.
A reader stresses the social and economic importance of having official identification.
Readers discuss what it means to adopt a spouse’s last name—or not.
A physician argues in favor of a new approach to medical education.
Readers weigh in on Amazon’s self-publishing model.
A reader sees the reopening of the Emmett Till case as an opportunity for further racial reconciliation.
Readers react to a report on a new study suggesting that students should ignore the oft-repeated advice.
In 1955, readers weighed in on changes made to the Girl Scout Handbook and the international objectives of the organization.
Readers weigh in on the pitfalls of the gig economy.
Parents of trans children respond to The Atlantic’s July/August cover story.
Readers respond to our May 2018 cover story and more.
In the fall of 1967, readers responded to an article about the hippies of Haight-Ashbury.
Since 1877, the publication has garnered and published letters in various forms. We’ve traced the timeline.
In 1947, the then-president wrote to the editors regarding his decision to use atomic warfare during World War II.
A reader weighs in on last week’s summit in Singapore.
Readers debate a proposal to replace the New York City subway with autonomous subterranean vehicles.
A reader traces the electric scooter craze to the growing influence of Chinese manufacturing on our global urban environment.
Readers debate the virtues of fair-weather fandom.
A reader weighs in on why some women delay starting a family.