BooksThe writer talks with David Remnick about the black experience in America, and how the left often cannibalizes itself.
BooksWatch an animated adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer’s short story “Love Is Blind and Deaf.”
BooksReflections on thirty years of copy editing for The New Yorker, and breaking through as a writer with blogs (and now a book) on commas, semicolons, and all things grammar.
BooksRichard Flanagan, the winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize for fiction, welcomes us to his “writing shack” on Bruny Island, just off the southeastern coast of Tasmania.
BooksIn 2006 Nicholas Thompson began writing letters to Svetlana Alliluyeva and continued until she died in 2011.
BooksGeorge Saunders, the author of "Tenth of December," on reading, and writing, and teaching at Syracuse University.
CultureAdam Gopnik, staff writer for The New Yorker, talks with the children's-book author Norton Juster and illustrator Jules Feiffer.
CultureAdam Gopnik, staff writer for The New Yorker, talks with the children's-book author Norton Juster and the illustrator Jules Feiffer.
CultureTall Tales: George Saunders discusses why he began writing and his tactics for ruthless editing.
CultureGeorge Saunders discusses why he began writing and his tactics for ruthless editing.
CultureThe New Yorker editor Willing Davidson talks to the writers Junot Díaz and Karen Russell about the difficulties of writing short stories.
CultureFiction Night: Junot Díaz and Karen Russell discuss the difficulties of writing short stories with Willing Davidson.