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Books

The Athletic Mind: 7 Books That Explore Sports Through Philosophy

Here’s a look at seven books that find the common ground between competitive athletic achievement and a measured, layered analysis of the world around us.

Culture

The Cultural Significance of “Awesome” and “Cool” in Today’s World

What does it mean to be “cool” these days? Nick Riggle, author of On Being Awesome, takes a look at awesomeness and coolness and how it's defined today.

Books

Life in the Tube: The Best Surfing Books to Read Right Now

Summertime, ocean tides, and good vibes. Catch the literary wave with ten of the best surfing books to read right now. Surf's up!

Illustrations

Hell Is Other People: Jean-Paul Sartre vs. Surfing, Illustrated

What would Jean-Paul Sartre have to say to modern-day surfers? Illustrator Nathan Gelgud imagines with some help from Aaron James's Surfing with Sartre.

Culture

How Did Surfing Come to Feel Like an Elite Sport, Anyway?

Aaron James, author of Surfing with Sartre, explains why surfing is so untouchable in the world of sports - but also why it's so rewarding.

Interviews

Reef Deep: Q&A with William Finnegan on Barbarian Days

Signature caught up with William Finnegan, writer for The New Yorker and devoted surfer, to talk about his gorgeous new memoir, Barbarian Days.