Todd Pitock
Writer, Freelance

Todd Pitock is an award-winning writer whose journalism has appeared in The Atlantic, Discover and Smithsonian, among others. He lives in Philadelphia.

Written by Todd Pitock

Ma Zhenguo, a system engineer at Renren Inc in Beijing, sleeping at the office of the Chinese credit-management company on 27 April 2016. Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters

Essay/
Sleep and dreams
Here’s to naps and snoozes

American work culture, seeping around the globe, threatens to ruin the pleasures and benefits of public, communal sleep

Todd Pitock

Photo by Rene Burri/Magnum

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Death
Final words

Writing my father’s epitaph, I realised love of food trumped love of grandchildren – should his headstone reflect that?

Todd Pitock