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The New Yorker Radio Hour
The New Yorker Radio Hour
The Newspaperman Who Championed Black Tulsa
A. J. Smitherman documented Greenwood at its height, and tried to prevent its destruction in the Tulsa massacre. Plus, David Remnick on what a new Prime Minister will mean for Israel.
June 18, 2021
The New Yorker Radio Hour
Jon M. Chu on “In the Heights”
The director talks about his film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical. Plus, the politics of race drives a wedge deep into America’s largest Protestant denomination.
June 11, 2021
The New Yorker Radio Hour
A Vaccinated Day at the Ballpark, and Sarah Schulman on ACT UP
Patricia Marx reviews the new vaccinated seating sections at New York’s baseball stadiums. And the activist talks about the AIDS action group, and its transformative impact on America.
June 4, 2021
The New Yorker Radio Hour
Spike Lee on the Knicks, and Looking Back at a Year of Protest and Activism
The filmmaker is ecstatic about the success of his beloved team. Plus, David Remnick talks with a senior Justice Department official about the President’s promises for racial justice.
May 28, 2021
The New Yorker Radio Hour
Can We Finally End School Segregation?
A California school district was ordered to end the de-facto segregation that kept many Black and Latino children in a neglected school. What would it take to integrate?
May 21, 2021
Politics and More
Politics and More Podcast
Merrick Garland’s Impossible Job
The Attorney General has become a target for partisan grievances from both the right and the left.
June 17, 2021
Politics and More Podcast
A Rift Over Racism Divides the Southern Baptist Convention
The largest Protestant denomination in America is in crisis over the group’s reluctance to acknowledge systemic racism.
June 14, 2021
Politics and More Podcast
Naomi Osaka and the Rights of Professional Athletes
When the second-ranked women’s tennis player in the world decided to skip the French Open, she sparked renewed debate about the changing politics of professional sports.
June 11, 2021
Politics and More Podcast
The Early Days of ACT UP, and Its Lessons for Today’s Activists
The author Sarah Schulman on her new book about the AIDS political-action group and its transformative impact on America.
June 7, 2021
Politics and More Podcast
Biden’s Plan to Reshape the American Economy
A look at the post-pandemic recovery, and at the potential long-term effects of Bidenomics.
June 4, 2021
The Writer’s Voice
The Writer’s Voice: Fiction from the Magazine
Bryan Washington Reads “Foster”
The author reads his story from the June 14, 2021, issue of the magazine.
June 8, 2021
The Writer’s Voice: Fiction from the Magazine
Rachel Heng Reads “Before the Valley”
The author reads her story from the June 7, 2021, issue of the magazine.
June 1, 2021
The Writer’s Voice: Fiction from the Magazine
Saïd Sayrafiezadeh Reads “A, S, D, F”
The author reads his story from the May 31, 2021, issue of the magazine.
May 25, 2021
The Writer’s Voice: Fiction from the Magazine
Thomas McGuane Reads “Balloons”
The author reads his story from the May 10, 2021, issue of the magazine.
May 4, 2021
The Writer’s Voice: Fiction from the Magazine
Margaret Atwood Reads “Old Babes in the Wood”
The author reads her story from the April 26 & May 3, 2021, issue of the magazine.
April 20, 2021
Fiction
Fiction Podcast
Ben Okri Reads Franz Kafka
The author joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Rescue Will Begin in Its Own Time,” four short fiction pieces by Franz Kafka, which appeared in a 2020 issue of the magazine.
June 1, 2021
Fiction Podcast
Téa Obreht Reads Thomas McGuane
The author joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Gallatin Canyon,” by Thomas McGuane, which appeared in a 2003 issue of the magazine.
May 1, 2021
Fiction Podcast
Weike Wang Reads Lara Vapnyar
The author joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Katania,” by Lara Vapnyar, which appeared in a 2013 issue of the magazine.
April 1, 2021
Fiction Podcast
Douglas Stuart Reads Kevin Barry
The author joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Fjord of Killary,” by Kevin Barry, which appeared in a 2010 issue of the magazine.
March 1, 2021
Fiction Podcast
Hisham Matar Reads Colm Tóibín
The author joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “One Minus One,” by Colm Tóibín, which appeared in a 2007 issue of the magazine.
February 1, 2021
Poetry
Poetry Podcast
“To Claim What Has Tried to Claim Me”: A Roundtable on Asian-American Poetics
In a special episode of the Poetry Podcast, Kimiko Hahn, Monica Youn, Paul Tran, and Megan Fernandes join Kevin Young to read their work and to discuss the role of poetry in our tumultuous times.
May 5, 2021
Poetry Podcast
Toi Derricotte Reads Tracy K. Smith
Toi Derricotte joins Kevin Young to discuss “We Feel Now a Largeness Coming On,” by Tracy K. Smith, and her own poem “I give in to an old desire.”
March 17, 2021
Poetry Podcast
Margaret Atwood Reads Saeed Jones
Margaret Atwood joins Kevin Young to discuss “A Stranger,” by Saeed Jones, and her own poem “Flatline.”
December 16, 2020
Poetry Podcast
Arthur Sze Reads Robert Hass
Arthur Sze joins Kevin Young to discuss “The Problem of Describing Trees,” by Robert Hass, and his own poem “Vectors.”
November 18, 2020
Poetry Podcast
Joy Harjo Reads Sandra Cisneros
Joy Harjo joins Kevin Young to discuss “Still-Life with Potatoes, Pearls, Raw Meat, Rhinestones, Lard, and Horse Hooves,” by Sandra Cisneros, and her own poem “Running.”
September 16, 2020
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