Millions of readers can’t be wrong, so if you’re wondering what should be on your media diet, here’s a compilation of the most shared longform features that were published this week, from the web’s leading publishing outlets.
1. Stephen King: The Rolling Stone Interview
     Published by Rolling Stone on 2014-11-02 at 19:30:28

The author on why he belives in God (“It makes things better”), the perils of writing high (“Annie Wilkes is cocaine, she was my number-one fan”) and what he thinks of other writers (“Hemingway sucks, basically&#8221...

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2. The Crisis In U.S.-Israel Relations Is Officially Here
     Published by The Atlantic on 2014-10-29 at 10:34:04

Over the years, Obama administration officials have described Netanyahu to me as recalcitrant, myopic, reactionary, obtuse, blustering, pompous, and “Aspergery.” (These are verbatim descriptions; I keep a running list.) But I had not previously heard ...

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3. The 100 Most-Cited Papers Of All Time
     Published by Nature on 2014-10-30 at 21:03:20

The exercise revealed some surprises, not least that it takes a staggering 12,119 citations to rank in the top 100 — and that many of the world’s most famous papers do not make the cut. #

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4. My Captivity
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-10-29 at 17:21:36

An American journalist on being kidnapped, tortured and released in Syria.

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5. Free To Go
     Published by ESPN on 2014-10-31 at 03:05:29

To save himself, a basketball recruit testified against his mother.

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6. The First Internet Troll
     Published by Gizmodo on 2014-10-31 at 07:48:30

All horrible things have to crawl before they can walk/crush spirits, though. Even trolls. #

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7. Found Money
     Published by Harpers on 2014-10-29 at 20:18:45

On cattle auctions, reality TV and coming of age during the Great Recession.

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8. The Exacting, Expansive Mind of Christopher Nolan
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-10-31 at 20:29:31

The Interstellar director and the art of the blockbuster cult film.

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9. The World’s Greatest Counterfeiter
     Published by GQ on 2014-10-28 at 19:11:23

Years of running drugs and boosting cars left Frank Bourassa thinking: There’s got to be an easier way to earn a dishonest living. That’s when he nerved up the idea to make his fortune. (Literally.) Which is how Frank became the most prolific counter...

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10. Enough About Food Already
     Published by The New Yorker on 2014-10-29 at 04:07:39

The fad that’s eating our culture. #

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