Sophie Atkinson

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Sophie Atkinson is a British writer and editor based in Manchester. She has previously written for the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, Die Zeit, Hazlitt, and others.


Cover Photo: A photo from the perspective of a rollercoaster rider, just as the rollercoaster exits a mountain and scales up a peak in the tracks, where it will plunge downward. A rainbow of pennants float above, strung from the mountain's opening.
Be Vital! Be Vigorous! Ride the Rollercoaster

Talking about it would make me sound mentally ill, and sounding mentally ill—in this economy?—feels dangerous.

Nov 06, 2020