Carrie Battan began contributing to
The New Yorker in 2015 and became a staff writer in 2018. She has contributed to the Times, New York magazine, GQ, Rolling Stone, and the Web site Pitchfork, where she worked as a staff writer from 2011 to 2014. She lives in Brooklyn.
Adele’s Diaristic Divorce Album
The artist is known for her intensely personal songs, but “30” is so intimate that it makes even her previous records feel a bit clinical. By Carrie Battan November 24, 2021
Taylor Swift’s Quest for Justice
With “Red (Taylor’s Version),” Swift seeks to reclaim control in her business affairs and in matters of the heart. By Carrie Battan November 17, 2021
Emily Ratajkowski and the Burden of Being Perfect-Looking In a new collection of essays, “My Body,” the writer and model reckons with how her appearance has shaped her personal relationships, career, and psyche. By Carrie Battan November 8, 2021
The Death of a Sweatpant
After announcing the end of his pandemic-favorite leisure-wear brand Entireworld, the designer Scott Sternberg hits a high-fashion department store to feel some fabrics and rue the price points. By Carrie Battan November 6, 2021
Trader Joe Wrote a Memoir
The book is a sort of “Kitchen Confidential” for the grocery business, but without the drugs or rage. By Carrie Battan October 20, 2021
The First Taste of Adele’s Divorce Album
A new single, “Easy on Me,” reminds us how Adele has succeeded while resisting almost every force of modern pop music. By Carrie Battan October 15, 2021
The New Yorker Interview
Tim Robinson and Zach Kanin on the Mysterious Alchemy of Sketch Comedy
A conversation with the two friends behind the cult hit “I Think You Should Leave.” By Carrie Battan October 3, 2021
The Unexpected Introspection of Lil Nas X
Fans may have thought that the artist’s début album, “Montero,” would be a bawdy romp. Instead, it takes a turn toward the morose and the self-searching. By Carrie Battan September 24, 2021
On “Solar Power,” Lorde Loves the Beach
The New Zealand pop star returns with a newfound sense of personal liberation. By Carrie Battan August 24, 2021
Clairo Recovers from Viral Fame
The twenty-two-year-old singer slows down and reëvaluates life on her sophomore album, “Sling.” By Carrie Battan August 2, 2021 Sections News & Politics Culture Business, Science & Tech Humor Cartoons Books & Fiction Magazine Photography Video Podcasts More Newsletters About Careers Contact FAQ Media Kit Press Accessibility Help
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