Y. Abu Backer y Antonio Pampliega, en El Mundo: “En la guarida de los topos bomba“. Un recorrido por los túneles que usan los rebeldes para dinamitar manzaas enteras en Alepo.

Federica Seneghini en Il Corriere della Sera: “Io, prostituta trans a 72 anni: la mia vita, i miei amori e la mia sessualità normale“.

– Esto de Simon Cox en la BBC es fascinante. “The Reykjavik Confessions“. The mystery of why six people admitted roles in two murders – when they couldn’t remember anything about the crimes. (vía Beatriz Hoya)

Daniel Burgui Iguzkiza en El País: “Mi marido me secuestró”. Una de cada tres mujeres que contrajo matrimonio en Kirguizistán lo hizo contra su voluntad: la mayoría fueron secuestradas de forma violenta y por un desconocido.

Wright Thompson en ESPN: “Nothing Can Stay Buried”. Two decades after escaping the brutality of war, Bosnian forward Vedad Ibisevic has returned to his homeland to rebuild a shattered family legacy. (Vía Beatriz Hoya también).

Maureen Callahan en el New York Post: “US Man Finds Lost Mother in Amazon Tribe“.

Declan Hill y Jeré Longman en el NYT: “Fixed Soccer Matches Cast Shadow Over World Cup“. A New York Times investigation of match fixing ahead of the last World Cup gives an unusually detailed look at the ease with which professional gamblers can fix matches.

Arthur Chu en The Daily Beast: “Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds“.

Ian Parker en The New Yorker: “Inheritance“. How Edward St. Aubyn made literature out of a poisoned legacy. Difícil definir qué es. Unas reflexiones, charlas, entrevistas y apuntes sobre St. Aubyn y su mundo de élite cultural británica mezclado con una familia dedstructiva liderada por un padre violador.

Ramón González Ferriz en Letras Libres habla con John Gray sobre: “El mito del progreso“.

David Runciman escribe un largo ensayo en The Guardian: “Politics or technology – which will save the world?“. “technology by itself won’t provide the basic infrastructure whose lack it has provided a way around. If there are no functioning roads to get you to market, a phone is a godsend when you have something to sell. But in the long run, you still need the roads. In the end, only politics can rescue you from bad politics”.

– Ben Schreckinger: “Abolish the Week!“. It’s unnatural. It’s unnecessary. Why the seven-day week has got to go.

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