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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• About the dispute between Hachette’s writers and Amazon? Molly Raskin

• About Ohio’s Big Cricket Farms, the first and only U.S. farm to raise crickets exclusively for human consumption? (“It’s a really, really high priority for me to make sure they have a pleasant process of dying,” its founder says.) Steve Bogira

• Drew Magary on why people hit their kids? Gwynedd Stuart

• About what happens to our tears when we’re glued to the computer for hours? Mick Dumke

• About “fingerprint words,” characteristic verbal tics, and how annoying it is when they’re appropriated by others? Aimee Levitt

• About how “bikelash” can be perceived positively and help promote social change? Molly Raskin

• Adam Gopnik on F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald? Aimee Levitt