Cover Photo: Devyn Park
Devyn Park

Tuesday Reads from Around the Web

Stories from The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and Narratively

Today, were celebrating pub day for Watchlist, our collection of surveillance-themed stories. On Catapult, we asked contributors to this anthology to performand write aboutreal-life acts of surveillance. First up: Bryan Hurt and Carmen Maria Machado.  Weve  also gathered a few of our  favorite recent writings about privacy, surveillance, harassment, and what it feels like to be watched.

1. In On Homecomings,   Ta-Nehisi Coates admits his anxiety over his newfound celebrity and the Brooklyn home that he can never live in:

Jack Boucher/Library of Congress

2. Adrian Chen on the search for the real Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of bitcoin:

3.  How is TMZ able to break news quicker than traditional publications?  The New Yorker gets an inside look:

Peter Bohler

4. Over at Narratively, E.D. Adams  experiences harassment after posting nude photos online:

Devyn Park

5.  Caitlin Murphy of The Establishment gets real about dealing with online stalking as both a lawyer and victim:

Paul Walsh

Morgan Jerkins is a writer and Associate Editor at  Her work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Elle, Rolling Stone, and BuzzFeed, among many others. Her debut essay collection, This Will Be My Undoing, is forthcoming in 2018 from Harper Perennial.