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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Dear Prudence

A life of exuberance and eccentricity

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

A long-awaited biography gives the facts, but not the mystery, behind this writer’s genius

Margaret Webb

Margaret Webb is a journalist, screenwriter, and author. Her recent book is a running memoir, Older, Faster, Stronger, published by Rodale Books.

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Run, human, run

The “conceptual Swiss Army knife” of endurance March 2018
In his foreword to Alex Hutchinson’s Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Endurance, the best-selling author and running enthusiast Malcolm Gladwell recounts two “superb” races he has run—one as a thirteen-year-old against boys two years older, and a personal-best five-kilometre race he ran at age fifty-one. He writes that in both…