Stories By Kyria Abrahams

The Lookout’s Last Stand

An unarmed teenager caught up in one of New York’s most infamous murders gets twenty-five to life. An ardent activist vows to set him free.

Savant of the Subways

A quirky MTA analyst—and walking New York City transit encyclopedia—explains why his beloved trains and busses run much better than you think.

The Simple Science of Mary Roach

How a little girl who chased fireflies and blew up frogs grew up to become one of the world’s most successful science writers.

Have You Heard the One About the Sober Stand-Up?

In a profession where getting drunk and out of control is the accepted nightly routine, five comics share their stories of struggling to stay off the sauce.

The Phallus Palace