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Welcome to The Monday List.

Every Monday, we link you up with some of the most insightful, informative, and socially-relevant stories to keep tabbed, bookmarked, reading listed, pocketed, or what have you to get your week started on the right foot. Be sure to check in each week for a new crop of freshly sprouted words curated straight from the source of your favorite homegrown ‘Smack.

What We’re Reading This Week:

How Chinese Sci-Fi Conquered America

The translator Ken Liu has done more than anyone to bridge the gap between Chinese science fiction and American readers.

Letter of Recommendation: Badly Dubbed Movies

“Cinema” has become a loaded term, but if you’re a fan of it, you most likely came of age with an acceptance of at least one uncontested truth: To view a film in a language other than your own requires reading

The Bloomberg 50 (2019 Edition)

From finance to fashion and technology to trade, these are the people who defined 2019.

The 2019 Outsiders of the Year

The athletes, activists, makers, movers, hustlers, and rule breakers who shaped our world this year

Is Amazon Unstoppable?

Bezos, reportedly worth a hundred and fourteen billion dollars, has donated less than three per cent of his wealth to charity.