Read "Barn Burning" by William Faulkner: here.
In Joe DePaolo's fine profile of talk radio host Mike Francesa, published earlier this year at SB Nation Longform, this struck me:
Every week, Tommy will excerpt a handful of stories - old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime - that he urges you to read for one reason or another. Today, I'm filling in. Still, send suggestions: email@example.com.