This is a short selection of longer pieces–essays, journalism, hybrids of both those forms–that seem to have been popular over the years.
104 Percent Humidity. Travel essays from Bangladesh.
The Spandex Loincloth. A selection of the film reviews that became notorious.
The Freeway is Nobody’s Home. Nineteen ways of looking at a commute.
Surrounded by Owls. The British Clockmaker, and reflections on time.
Are We There Yet? To get seriously lost, you need MapQuest.
Last Look Around. A geography of departures.