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Letters to Future Generations

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization), an organization composed of 188 Member States, attempts to contribute expertise across all of the sciences to enrich both today and tomorrow's world. In developing Letters to future generations, essays written by 22 world leaders and thinkers, UNESCO has done just that. Addressed to people living in 2050, the letters share... Nonfiction

The web makes finding reference works rather simple, and has been kind enough over the past few years to put more than a healthy offering of their publications online at no cost to voracious readers and the generally curious. On this corner of their site they have brought together over one hundred popular nonfiction works. Visitors can meander through "The World's Famous Orations",...
Longreads Best of 2017: Science, Technology and Business Writing

Featured in the 12-16-2016 Scout Report, Longreads is one of our favorite ways to find quality long-form essays and investigative reporting about a variety of subjects. The website recently published its Best of 2017 series, which includes this collection of essays relating to science, technology, and business. These essays were selected by a team of prominent writers and editors, including...
Longform Podcast

Longform, a publication of the University of Pittsburgh, is a website dedicated to compiling some of the best long-form essays and journalistic reports from a wide variety of online publications. Check out the 05-22-2015 Scout Report to learn more. Fans of long-form nonfiction writing will also want to check out the Longform Podcast, which features weekly interviews with contemporary writers about...