Links from the Week's Thread - Dec. 7, 2016
- A poignant piece of short fiction by Mohsin Hamid about a young couple trying to escape an unnamed city under siege in the Middle East.
- A different take on J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy (the book referenced in all the Post-Trump thinkpieces) which draws attention to the issues of racial determinism and racial innocence.
- Hidden Brain, the NPR podcast exploring human behaviour, has a fascinating episode on the transformative effect of chaos.