Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations, hosted by David Remnick.

  • Brittany Howard Steps Out

    Sep 13, 2019
    The front woman of Alabama Shakes explains why she had to make a solo record. And Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, makes for the exit.
  • Salman Rushdie’s Fantastical American Quest Novel

    Sep 6, 2019
    Inspired by “Don Quixote,” Rushdie’s Quichotte sends its hero through an America ravaged by opioids, white supremacy, and mastodons. It is, by turns, fantastical and all too realistic.
  • Marianne Williamson Would Like to Clarify

    Aug 30, 2019
    The self-help author talks with David Remnick about her unorthodox campaign for the Democratic Presidential nomination. And we talk about what exactly “affirmative consent” means.
  • Roger Federer Opens Up

    Aug 23, 2019
    On the eve of his nineteenth U.S. Open, the tennis master sits down with David Remnick. Plus, Jia Tolentino on the corrosiveness of the Internet.  
  • Living in the Shadow of Guantánamo

    Aug 2, 2019
    The U.S. tortured Mohamedou Salahi and kept him at Guantánamo Bay for fifteen years. He’s no Al Qaeda mastermind, but, even today, he’s virtually a prisoner. Why won’t we let him go?
  • Summer, By The Book

    Jul 26, 2019
    New Yorker writers on some of their favorite summer reads—from the perfect poolside thriller to a fictional celebrity memoir to a children’s classic.
  • Watching the Moon Landing

    Jul 19, 2019
    More than half a billion people watched astronauts walk on the moon. Why do so many people today believe the footage was fake? Plus, a visit to Atlanta with artist Fahamu Pecou.