As the Beijing correspondent for The New Yorker, Evan Osnos was on the ground in China for years, witness to profound political, economic, and cultural upheaval. In Age of Ambition, he describes the greatest collision taking place in that country: the clash between the rise of the individual and the Communist Party’s struggle to retain control.
"Come back when you have a warrant!"
In this issue: "Trump Takes the Oath" by Amy Davidson; "Roth on Trump" by Judith Thurman; "Survival of the Richest" by Evan Osnos; "Alternate Endings" by Raffi Khatchadourian; and "Depths of Fear" by Anthony Lane.
Winner of the National Book Award 2014 A young army captain who risked execution to swim from free-market Taiwan to Communist China. A barber who made $150 million in the gambling dens of Macau. The richest woman in China, a recycling tycoon known as the 'Wastepaper Queen'. Age of Ambition describes some of the billion individual lives that make up China's story - one that unfolds on remote farms, in glittering mansions, and in the halls of power of the world’s largest authoritarian regime.
In this issue: "A Calculated Risk", by Steve Coll; "Fibreglass Menagerie", by Ian Parker; "Born Red", by Evan Osnos; "The Nerd Hunter", by Stephen Rodrick; and "Dear Diary, I Hate You", by Alice Gregory.
"BRING BACK THE MOVIE REVIEWS!!!!!"
In this issue: "Keeping Secrets", by Steve Coll; "The Fearful and the Frustrated", by Evan Osnos; and "The Other France", by George Packer.
"Clinton Sick Days" by Amy Davidson; "President Trump" by Evan Osnos; "Twilight" by Ed Caesar; "Street Cred" by Adam Gopnik.
In this issue: "ISIS After Paris" by Steve Coll; "The Long Night" by Alexandra Schwartz; "The Opportunist" by Evan Osnos; "Forbidden Love" by Margaret Talbot; and "True Selves" by Anthony Lane.
"Veep Stakes", by Steve Coll; "Germs Are Us", by Michael Specter; "Boss Rail", by Evan Osnos; "Understanding Owls", by David Sedaris; and "Playing Dead", by David Denby.
In this issue: "Four Words" by Amy Davidson; "Making a Killing" by Evan Osnos; "Digging for Glory" by Paige Williams; and "Pet Peeves" by Anthony Lane.
In this issue: "Looking Back" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Father Mike" by Evan Osnos; "The Stress Test" by Dana Goodyear; and "Spellbound" by Anthony Lane.
"Crossing Borders", by Amy Davidson; "The Biden Agenda", by Evan Osnos; "Trust No One", by Malcolm Gladwell; and "Under the Spell", by David Denby.
"How Low Can Oil Go?", by James Surowiecki; "A Couple of Ambassadors", by Rebecca Mead; "In the Land of the Possible", by Evan Osnos; "Bus Stop", by Tatyana Tolstaya; "The Word Shed", by Colum McCann; "Sideshow", by Hilton Als; and "Test Patterns", by Sasha Frere-Jones.
Evan Osnos discusses his recent article on a potential Trump presidency with guest host Jake Tapper.
"Health Caring", by Jeffrey Toobin; "In the Room", by John Seabrook; "Punditonomics", by James Surowiecki; "Chemical Valley", by Evan Osnos; "Pending Vegan", by Jonathan Lethem; and "Man Overboard", by David Denby.
"The Al Qaeda Switchboard", by Lawrence Wright; "Do the Hustle", by James Surowiecki; "Confucius Comes Home", by Evan Osnos; "Written Off", by Rebecca Mead; "Making It", by Evgeny Morozov; "Downton Abbey with Cats", by John Hodgman; and "Partners in Crime", by Anthony Lane.
"John Updike", by Adam Gopnik; "The Fadeaway", by Roger Angell; "The Promised Land", by Evan Osnos; "Checkpoints", by John McPhee; "The Queen", by Sasha Frere-Jones; and "Curious Cases", by David Denby.
David Remnick assesses the successes and failures of the Obama Presidency with some of The New Yorker’s heavyweight politics reporters. Jeanette Winterson remembers Christmas as a singular bright spot in her Dickensian childhood, and the poet Ocean Vuong shares one of his favorite places to write: a busy Asian food court in Flushing, Queens.
At the 2016 New Yorker Festival, a panel of experts from across the political spectrum discusses the hypothetical first term of President Trump...
Tonight on the program, a discussion about Hillary Clinton's criticism of Donald Trump's economic policies. Charlie is joined by Gillian Tett, U.S. managing editor of the Financial Times, Susan Glasser of POLITICO, and Jenna Johnson of The Washington Post.
We continue with the Senate's vote on gun safety measures with Carl Hulse of The New York Times and Evan Osnos of The New Yorker.
We conclude with Aluf Benn, the editor-in-chief of Isreali newspaper Haaretz.
"Heavy Burden", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Call That a Budget?", by James Surowiecki; "Gusher", by Steve Coll; "The God of Gamblers", by Evan Osnos; and "Have Mercy", by Anthony Lane.