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Connor Goodwin

Connor Goodwin is a writer and critic from Lincoln, Nebraska. His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Seattle Times, BOMB, Inside Hook, and elsewhere.


When the Mob Expanded Into Small-Town America

In the new book ‘Smalltime,’ Russell Shorto investigates his own family and the long reach of organized crime after Prohibition

The Hidden Truth and Enduring Appeal of Magic

A professor’s mammoth history of wizardry argues that it has a role to play alongside science and religion

How Asexuals Could Change Our Idea of Desire

Science writer Angela Chen on her interviews with ‘aces’ — and the infinite kinds of attraction