Nice Work, Genius

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Massive news for our friend and colleague Ta-Nehisi tonight: He’s a 2015 MacArthur Fellow. Yes, a MacArthur Fellow. Krishnadev, who manifested one of the best spontaneous expressions of enthusiasm I’ve ever seen when I told him, has the story here. T’s old pal Yoni has a great appreciation here.

Félicitations, mon vieux.