Long Reads Of The Week – 28 June

5 great reads you may have missed from around the web

1 | How did it all go so wrong for ex-Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg? The Guardian's Patrick Wintour and Nicholas Watt has the answers.

2 | Times are changing in America regarding the death penalty. The New Yorker's Scott Christianson looks at 'How Oklahoma Came to Embrace the Gas Chamber'

3 | In ‘I Don’t Believe in God, but I Believe in Lithium’, Jamie Lowe talks about his 20-year struggle with bipolar disorder, in the New York Times.

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4 | What makes work meaningful? For Jstor, Livia Gershon asks some zookeepers, and discovers their job is true calling.

5 | Also in the Guardian, Dorian Lynskey looks at the life and legacy of Nina Simone to mark the release of a new documentary about the soul singer.

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