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A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer about how they got their start, how they work, and how they tell stories. Co-produced by Longform and The Atavist.

A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer about how they got their start, how they work, and how they tell stories. Co-produced by Longform and The Atavist.
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New York, NY

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A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer about how they got their start, how they work, and how they tell stories. Co-produced by Longform and The Atavist.

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English


Episodes

Episode 314: Lisa Brennan-Jobs

10/17/2018
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Lisa Brennan-Jobs is a New York-based writer. Her new book 'Small Fry' is about her childhood and her relationship with her father, Steve Jobs.

Duration:01:17:10

Episode 313: Liana Finck

10/10/2018
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Liana Finck writes for The New Yorker. Her new book is Passing for Human: A Graphic Memoir. "I was drawing since I was 10 months old. My mom had left this vibrant community of architects and art people to live in this idyllic country setting with my dad, and she poured all of her art feelings into me. She really praised me for being this baby genius, which I may or may not have been. But I grew up thinking I was an amazing artist. There weren’t any other artists around besides my mom, so I...

Duration:01:07:41

Episode 312: Rebecca Traister

10/3/2018
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Rebecca Traister is the author of "Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger"

Duration:01:18:16

Episode 311: Jerry Saltz

9/26/2018
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Jerry Saltz is a Pulitzer-winning art critic for New York.

Duration:01:05:25

Episode 310: Eli Saslow

9/19/2018
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Eli Saslow is a Pulitzer-winning feature writer for the Washington Post. His new book is Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist.

Duration:01:03:56

Episode 309: Jeanne Marie Laskas

9/12/2018
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Jeanne Marie Laskas writes for GQ and the New York Times Magazine. Her new book is "To Obama."

Duration:01:01:54

Episode 297: Elif Batuman, author of "Japan's Rent-a-Family Industry" and "The Idiot"

9/5/2018
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Elif Batuman is a novelist and a staff writer at "The New Yorker"

Duration:01:05:03

Episode 308: Jon Caramanica

8/29/2018
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Jon Caramanica is a New York Times music writer

Duration:01:03:28

Episode 307: Jeff Maysh

8/22/2018
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Jeff Maysh is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles. His latest article is "How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions."

Duration:01:10:06

Episode 306: David Marchese

8/15/2018
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David Marchese is the interviewer for New York's "In Conversation" series

Duration:00:52:40

Episode 305: Nathaniel Rich

8/8/2018
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Nathaniel Rich is a novelist and a writer-at-large for The New York Times Magazine. His latest article is "Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change."

Duration:01:03:44

Episode 304: Laura June

8/1/2018
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Laura June is author of "Now My Heart Is Full"

Duration:00:55:16

Episode 303: Rukmini Callimachi

7/25/2018
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Rukmini Callimachi covers ISIS for The New York Times and is the host of Caliphate.

Duration:01:41:31

Episode 302: Megan Greenwell

7/18/2018
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Megan Greenwell is the editor-in-chief of Deadspin.

Duration:01:11:26

Episode 301: Bryan Fogel

7/11/2018
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Bryan Fogel is the Oscar-winning director of Icarus.

Duration:00:50:53

Episode 260: Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, Pulitzer-winning author of "A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof"

7/4/2018
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Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah is an essayist. Her 2017 GQ piece “A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof,” won the National Magazine Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

Duration:00:52:47

Episode 300: May Jeong

6/27/2018
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May Jeong is a magazine writer and investigative reporter.

Duration:00:48:37

Episode 299: Helen Rosner

6/20/2018
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Helen Rosner is a food correspondent at The New Yorker.

Duration:01:16:40

Episode 298: Reeves Wiedeman

6/13/2018
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Reeves Wiedeman is a reporter at New York

Duration:00:56:17

Episode 297: Elif Batuman

6/6/2018
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Elif Batuman is a novelist and a staff writer at The New Yorker. Her latest article is “Japan’s Rent-a-Family Industry.”

Duration:01:07:29