Roger Federer’s stunning win at the Australian Open is – of course – the perfect reason to re-read David Foster Wallace’s timeless piece of beauty, «Roger Federer as Religious Experience». Then again, you probably knew this one already. Serena Williams, no less impressively, won the Australian Open, too. A perfect reason to read this quintessential piece on her.
In an impressive essay, 30-year-old, award-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas confesses to being an undocumented immigrant to the USA. A very personal account, touching and thought-provoking, of a life in constant fear of being uncovered while putting himself more and more into the spotlight as a standout journalist. “I decided that if I was to succeed in a profession that is all about truth-telling, I couldn’t tell the truth about myself.”