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Charles King

Stories by this Author

  • The Review

    Gin, Sex, Malaria, and the Hunt for Academic Prestige

    How the misadventures of Margaret Mead, Reo Fortune, and Gregory Bateson shaped anthropology.
  • The Review

    Finally, a Unified Recommendation Form

    Winter is the season of recommendations. In come the requests, in countless FedEx packages, from around the globe. Out go letters and official forms, signed across the seal, to graduate-admissions committees, fellowship committees, and postdoc committees. As more and more universities and…