Annie Proulx's books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Shipping News and the story collections Bad Dirt and Wyoming Stories. A story from that collection, "Brokeback Mountain", which first appeared in The New Yorker, has been made into a feature film directed by Ang Lee; it premieres in December. She is at work on a memoir about building a house on what will become an avian preserve.
"an old love and a new love"
Edward P. Jones's first book, the story collection Lost in the City, won the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. Marilynne Robinson made her literary debut in 1981 with the novel Housekeeping, which received a Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.
This master class in editing was recorded live at the 2006 New Yorker Festival in New York City.
Recorded live at the 2007 New Yorker Festival in New York City.
Andy Borowitz has been a contributor to The New Yorker since 1998. His books include Who Moved My Soap?: The CEO's Guide to Surviving in Prison, The Republican Playbook, and The Borowitz Report: The Big Book of Shockers, a collection of articles from his online column.
John Updike has contributed fiction, poetry, essays, and criticism to The New Yorker for the past half century.
Mohammed Naseehu Ali, a native of Ghana, came to the United States when he was sixteen. His debut story collection, The Prophet of Zongo Street, was published in August, and includes his New Yorker story "Mallam Sile", which appeared in the April 11th issue. A musician as well as a writer, he plays the djembe and the talking drum.
Peter J. Boyer, moderator. With Stephen L. Carter, Roberta Combs, Susan Jacoby, and Jim Towey. Peter J. Boyer has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992. Stephen L. Carter is a law professor at Yale University. He is the author of seven books on law, ethics, and politics.
Join four champion high-stakes poker players, Doyle Brunson, Phil Hellmuth, Jr., Howard Lederer, and David Williams, for steak and conversation with Kevin Conley.
Jeffrey Goldberg joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in 2000. His piece "The Great Terror", about the Iraqi use of chemical and biological weapons against the Kurdish population, won the Overseas Press Club Award for human-rights journalism. "In the Party of God", about the terrorist organization Hezbollah, won the 2003 National Magazine Award for Reporting.
Charles Burns contributes covers and illustrations to The New Yorker. He first gained prominence for his work in Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly's Raw magazine in the 1980s, and has since worked on projects ranging from an Iggy Pop album cover to a recent ad campaign for Altoids. His graphic novel Black Hole is out in October.
Jerome Groopman holds the Dina and Raphael Recanati Chair of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is the chief of experimental medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in Boston. He has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1998 and is the author of several books, including The Anatomy of Hope and Second Opinions.
Humor has been a mainstay of The New Yorker since the magazine's inception in 1925. Harold Ross, The New Yorker's founding editor, characterized his magazine as "a comic weekly", featuring the work of such writers as Dorothy Parker, James Thurber, S.J. Perelman, A.J. Liebling, and Ring Lardner, among the country's greatest literary humorists.
This panel discussion on medical breakthroughs was recorded live at the 2006 New Yorker Festival in New York City.
This interview was recorded live at the 2006 New Yorker Festival in New York City.
Jonathan Franzen has contributed fiction, essays, and reporting to The New Yorker since 1994. His novel The Corrections, parts of which first appeared in the magazine, won the 2001 National Book Award. He is also the author of the novels The Twenty-Seventh City and Strong Motion; the essay collection How to Be Alone; and The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History, which came out in 2006.
Sasha Frere-Jones became The New Yorker's pop-music critic in 2004. He is also a musician, and since 2003 has performed with the band the Sands. Previous to that, he performed with the band Ui. In 1998, he released Standing Upright on a Curve, a solo guitar album.
Reporting on what you care about. Nicholas Lemann, moderator. With Christiane Amanpour, Jon Lee Anderson, Katherine Boo, and Rich Lowry.
This panel discussion on global warming was recorded live at the 2006 New Yorker Festival in New York City.
Ian McEwan's novels include The Child in Time, Enduring Love, Amsterdam, which won the Booker Prize for Fiction, and Atonement, which won the National Book Critics' Circle Fiction Award and has been made into a feature film.