What we read while Warren Buffett slept soundly…
- Paul Ryan’s controversial statements about poverty and inner city black men set off a larger discussion between Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jonathan Chait, and others about the way political figures talk about America’s racial history.
- The first excerpt from Jonah Keri’s new book on the Montreal Expos.
- A profile of Matt Taibbi and a his new online magazine.
- Tracking anonymous quotes in the Times.
- Surviving in the “gig economy”.