English students and teachers all over the world use SAT Reading Daily as a great source of reading material for daily SAT / GRE English reading practice. Our smart software continuously crawls scores of news sources on the web, looking for the most well written news stories and commentary based on our proprietary English writing quality ranking algorithm, and brings them to you. Note that this is not a typical "test prep" site. This is for students who really want to attain mastery over English by reading better material on a daily basis.

“A Treacherous Climate”: Ismail Kadare’s cold years in Moscow

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: offhand, contemptuous, qualm.

A Grotesque Pantomime of Repression and Redemption

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: insurrection, seclusion, pantomime, paraphrase.

How to End Militarized Policing

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: abridge, conjunction, camaraderie, engender, underlie, inoculate, pernicious.

A Natural Wonder in Peril

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: inadvertently, ensnare, rampart, hyperbole, dispossess, promiscuous, abscond, disillusion, panacea, expunge, intimation, migrate.

Syria in Revolt

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: abyss, evaporate, arrogant, latent, submissive, demonstrator, raze, omnipotent, reinstate, indictment, capitulate, craven, disillusion, immovable, degenerate, ethereal, solace, decapitate.

Signs and Machines – Maurizio Lazzarato

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: subjection, immaterial, crystallize, foible, materialism.

Piketty Envy

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: pathological, preoccupation, satirize, scholasticism, allusion, delineate, castigate.

An Unsettling Climate

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: embroil, counterbalance, equilibrium, dissipation, diffusion, orthodox, abject, corroboration.

Let’s make suburbs into cities: New urbanism, car culture and the future of community

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: alienation, welter, tome, reactionary, plethora, succinct, obsolescence, corrode, extol, vista.

Conventional politics can't explain Modi

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: flippant, obfuscate, narrate, berate, allude, spiritualism.

A High-Stakes Gamble: Jeff Kingston on Eri Hotta’s Japan 1941 | The Los Angeles Review of Books

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: duplicity, dither, chasm, nettle, second-rate, irresolute, abnegation.

How air conditioning remade modern America

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: teem, indulgence, mausoleum, dialect.

GOP’s post-racial fantasy: Secession, delusion and the truth about America’s most hateful dividers

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: malady, incoherence, disavow, denigrate, second-rate, muddle, animus.

Inversion

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: joust, invert, penury, precinct.

Last Stories and Other Stories

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: preface, capacious, proverb, cryptic, hew, verisimilitude, abet, entrust, entangle, parse, reminiscent, exploit, suffuse, spectral.

Freaks and Geeks | The Los Angeles Review of Books

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: superstition, incense, ascendant, dutiful, zealous, mausoleum, tombstone, disinter, subterranean, juxtaposition, putrescent.

Pilgrims - The American Interest

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: apostle, perfunctory, bereft, vocation, piety, enjoin, pious, unbelief, perpetrate, horde.

Liberalism’s Beleaguered Victory - The American Interest

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: dormant, antagonism, liberalization, galvanize, oscillate, ostentation, unbridled, depravity, incongruous, relegate, ale.