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Heads floating in the sky

Roberto Calasso: The Celestial Hunter

MYTHOLOGIES: In Calasso's fourteen essays, we often find ourselves between myth and science.

The eerie valley on the west coast of the United States

Anna Wiener: Uncanny Valley. A Memoir

TECH WORKER: Anna Wiener was seduced by Silicon Valley's future promises and tried to suppress her resistance impulses until one day it all became too meaningless.

A story of courage, talent and betrayal

Lindsey Hilsum: In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin

IN EXTREMIS: Marie Colvin covered all the great conflicts of our time – always with the same goal: Not just to be a witness, but to call for action.