Welcome to another edition of Substack Reads—your weekly digest of great writing, thinking, and ideas from across Substack.
Thank you so much for sharing the news of SIFT in your round-up - the journey from my first substack post to announcing my first book still doesn't quite feel real but here we are! I'm truly a substack superfan forever - v. grateful for you providing spaces for writers to seed, try things out, and grow.
Really enjoyed this piece
@jamievaron on being away from social media
In Swift’s world, every high school is a Peyton Place, every small town traps a thousand bottomless dreams… https://rileyrockreport.substack.com
Love how Working On Purpose talks about the thing that takes up 1/3 of most of our lives. Too often we are so into our work, but we haven't spent enough time to take a step back and think about work itself as a topic. I can't wait to read more of it.
Please follow my new substack about how international events affect local policies. Please join my free level. I have some interesting things coming.
Im testing the power of a Beatles song.
Dr Noemi Prins is warning us of an economic disaster we will all find ourselves in during the beginning of 2024. Is this true, can I do something truly?
Really enjoyed this thank you for sharing
Thank you for including The Athlete's Bureau article!
Oh my goodness I'm so excited for my favorite writer.
To all the featured writers.
Congratulations! 🎉 I love the vibe of Substack. It’s so different in a great way!
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Thanks so much for including my Beatles piece in this amazing roundup!
I'm disappointed to see this promotion of The Lesbian Project -- an organization with trans-exclusionary principles whose founders have bigoted views of trans folks and queer people as a whole. A quick search shows the blatantly transphobic language that Bindel and Stock and other "gender critical" people use to talk about trans women. Lesbianism shouldn't be used as a cover for transphobia, and it's surprising to see a recommendation for a substack written by people with such hateful, divisive views.
"This October is the sixtieth anniversary of a song that ignited an extraordinary — and at times hysterical — global pop phenomenon. I first heard the song, aged twelve, on Radio Luxembourg as it came crackling out of the raffia speaker panel on our walnut-veneered radiogram. “Love Me Do” — The Beatles’ first UK hit — is, in itself, nothing special. But it was that spark. By early 1964 the British Invasion of the USA was underway. “She Loves You” was topping the charts simultaneously right across the Western world. The following year “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction” was doing the same......."