Why's This So Good?
November 26, 2012 12:06 AM Subscribe
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Conceived as sort of a companion to Longreads, Longform, Pocket, Byliner, etc., Nieman Storyboard's Why's This So Good?
series looks at why
some great long-form journalism and narrative nonfiction pieces are so great. There are over 60 installments of writers talking shop about writing.
A good place to start is their Reader's Choice
post which highlights installments on pieces by Malcolm Gladwell
, Buzz Bissinger
, David Grann
, Gay Talese
, and John McPhee
Other highlights include pieces on pieces by Calvin Trillin
, J.R. Moehringer
, Jeanne Marie Laskas
, Michael Lewis
, Katherine Boo
, and Joan Didion