Amy X. Wang


Amy X. Wang is a reporter at Quartz covering media, music, and education—with particularly keen interests in the psychology of music, genre evolution, and the future of the university. She previously wrote for The Atlantic, Slate, and The Economist, and holds a degree in English literature from Yale University. She speaks French and Mandarin.

Prince is our Franz Kafka

Stevie Wonder performs a medley during a tribute to the late singer Prince at the 2016 BET Awards in Los Angeles

Shortly before succumbing to tuberculosis in Prague in 1924, Franz Kafka penned a letter to his friend, Max Brod, asking for all his unpublished work—manuscripts,…

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