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

Hey, did you read:

• About departing attorney general Eric Holder’s legacy of advancing civil rights while also encroaching on civil liberties? Mick Dumke

• About the professor who believes that the Department of Defense manufactured Ebola? Molly Raskin

• This Guardian report on “what makes a terrorist”? Ben Sachs

• About the Wisconsin Republican candidate for Congress who opposes a weekly day of rest? Tony Adler

• That in his final at-bat in Yankee Stadium, Derek Jeter delivered? Steve Bogira

• About shaker pints and beer glassware in America? John Dunlevy

• The NYT‘s profile of Paul Thomas Anderson and his forthcoming adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice? Tal Rosenberg

• About William Faulkner‘s brief career in the insurance business? Aimee Levitt