Conor Friedersdorf, of The Atlantic, counted my piece "Pros and Cons: Ex-inmates redefine handball at Forest Park" among his must-read nonfiction works from 2013:
Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction for The Best of Journalism, a weekly email newsletter I publish. The result is my annual Best Of Journalism Awards. I couldn't read every worthy piece published last year and haven't included any paywalled articles or many of the numerous pieces from The Atlantic that I enjoyed*. But everything that follows is worthy of wider attention.
Here's the full article, including slightly more than 99 other great stories: Slightly More Than 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism: My personal picks for must-read nonfiction from 2013.