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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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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 270: Tyler Cowen

11/15/2017
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Tyler Cowen is an economist, the co-founder of Marginal Revolution, and the host of Conversations with Tyler. His latest book is The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream. Thanks to MailChimp and Squarespace for sponsoring this week's episode. @tylercowenwww.tylercowen.comCowen on Longform@maxlinskyMarginal RevolutionTyler Cowen’s Ethnic Dining GuideIn Praise of Commercial Culture"Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer""The Exterminating Angel"The...

Duration: 00:47:31


Episode 269: Jodi Kantor

11/8/2017
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Jodi Kantor is a New York Times investigative reporter and the author of The Obamas. Thanks to MailChimp and Eero for sponsoring this week's episode. @jodikantorjodikantor.netKantor on Longform11/12: Longform Podcast, Live in Chicago with Zoe Chace11/15: Longform Podcast, Live in San Francisco with Kara Swisher"Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades""Promethea Unbound""From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their...

Duration: 00:55:09


Episode 268: Jim Nelson

11/1/2017
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Jim Nelson is the editor-in-chief of GQ. Thanks to MailChimp and Squarespace for sponsoring this week's episode. 11/12: Longform Podcast, Live in Chicago with Zoe Chace11/15: Longform Podcast, Live in Chicago with Kara Swisher"The Horrible Bosses of Hollywood""Shipping Out""Ticket to the Fair"Pineapple Street Media"The AIDS Deniers""Rick Santorum Is Straight"GQ on Snapchat DiscoverGQ on Instagram"Upon This Rock""The Incredible Buddha Boy""Traffic""Underworld""Have You Heard the One About...

Duration: 01:02:57


Episode 267: Sarah Ellison

10/25/2017
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Sarah Ellison is a special correspondent at Vanity Fair and the author of War at the Wall Street Journal. Thanks to MailChimp, Quip, and BarkBox for sponsoring this week's episode. @Sarahlellisonsarahlellison.comEllison on Longform11/15: Longform Podcast, Live in Chicago with Kara Swisher11/12: Longform Podcast, Live in Chicago with Zoe ChaceLongform Podcast #111: Anne Helen PetersenLongform Podcast #224: Hua HsuThe HiveEllison's Vanity Fair archive"Exiles on Pennsylvania Avenue: How...

Duration: 00:44:14


Episode 266: Patricia Bosworth

10/18/2017
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Patricia Bosworth is a journalist and biographer. Her latest book is The Men in My Life. Thanks to MailChimp, Squarespace, and Heaven's Gate for sponsoring this week's episode. @p_bosworthpbosworth.comBosworth on LongformHeaven's GateSnap JudgementThe Fest Presents: The Longform Podcast with special guest Zoe Chace"Some Mother's Boy"Diane Arbus: A BiographyFur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane ArbusThe Men in My LifeStrumpet WindThe TempestColete’s Archive at The New York TimesBosworth’s...

Duration: 00:38:41


Episode 265: Michael Barbaro

10/11/2017
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Michael Barbaro is the host of The Daily. The Daily Thanks to MailChimp, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Blinkist for sponsoring this week's episode. @mikiebarbBarbaro on LongformThe DailyBarbaro’s Archive at The New York Timessamanthahenig.comNew Haven RegisterRobert G. Kaiser's The Washington Post archiveDavid Leonhardt’s New York Times archive"Wal-Mart Memo Suggests Ways to Cut Employee Benefit Costs""$1.1 Billion in Thanks From Bloomberg to Johns Hopkins"The Run-Up“Trump:...

Duration: 01:01:43


Episode 264: Vanessa Grigoriadis

10/4/2017
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Vanessa Grigoriadis writes for Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, and The New York Times Magazine. Her new book is Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus. Thanks to MailChimp, Squarespace, and Casper for sponsoring this week's episode. @vanessagrigorwww.vanessagrigoriadis.comGrigoriadis on LongformLongform Podcast #40: Vanessa GrigoriadisGrigoriadis’ Archive at Vanity FairGrigoriadis’ Archive at Rolling StoneBlurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on...

Duration: 00:48:44


Episode 263: Jelani Cobb

9/27/2017
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Dr. Jelani Cobb is a New Yorker staff writer and the author of three books, including The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress. He teaches journalism at Columbia University. Thanks to MailChimp, Quip, and Audible for sponsoring this week's episode. @jelani9Cobb on LongformStonerCobb’s Archive at The New Yorker"The Life and Death of Jamaica High School"Cobb’s Archive at Washington City PaperLongform Podcast #7: Ta-Nehisi CoatesLongform Podcast #97: Ta-Nehisi...

Duration: 00:57:00


Episode 262: PJ Vogt of Reply All (Part 2)

9/20/2017
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PJ Vogt is the co-host of Reply All. Thanks to MailChimp, Squarespace, and Blinkist for sponsoring this week's episode. @PJVogt"Black Box"On The MediaTLDRDavid Sedaris’s Archive at This American LifeTransom.orgAlex Blumberg’s Archive at TransomNancy Updike’s Archive at Transom"Shine On You Crazy Goldman"Vogt’s Archive at On The Media"The Time Traveler and the Hitman"Serial"Man of the People""Hello?"Libsyn.comMegaphone.fmGimletEar HustleS-Town"What It Looks Like""Depressiongrams""What You...

Duration: 00:55:36


Episode 262: Alex Goldman of Reply All (Part 1)

9/20/2017
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Alex Goldman is the co-host of Reply All. Thanks to MailChimp, Squarespace, and Blinkist for sponsoring this week's episode. @AGoldmundGoldman on Longform"Long Distance""Long Distance, Part II""This Website is For Sale"TLDRmetafilter.comMatt Haughey on Stoner”How Do I Get a Job at NPR?”On the Media"Stories Pitched by Our Parents"Radiolab"Quit Already!""What Kind of Idiot Gets Phished?""Black Hole, New Jersey""Storming the Castle""Shine on You Crazy Goldman "Death, Sex &...

Duration: 00:52:59


Episode 261: Hillary Clinton

9/13/2017
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Hillary Clinton is the former Democratic nominee for president. Her new book is What Happened. Thanks to MailChimp, Audible, and Casper for sponsoring this week's episode. @HillaryClintonhillaryclinton.comWhat HappenedGlobal Warming For Dummies"The Comey Letter Probably Cost Clinton the Election""Rosenstein’s Case Against Comey, Annotated"The Creation of Anne Boleyn: A New Look at England’s Most Notorious QueenThe Destruction of Hillary Clinton"Margaret Atwood, The Prophet of Dystopia"

Duration: 00:54:12


Episode 260: Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

9/6/2017
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Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah is an essayist. Her latest piece is “A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof.” Thanks to MailChimp, HelloFresh, and Squarespace for sponsoring this week's episode. the-rachelkaadzighansah.tumblr.comKaadzi Ghansah on LongformKaadzi Ghansah on the Longform Podcast"A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof""America’s Most Political Food"Light in August"The Rise of the Valkyries"

Duration: 00:53:41


Episode 259: Ellen Barry

8/30/2017
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Ellen Barry is the former New York Times bureau chief for South Asia. Thanks to MailChimp, Audible, and Of a Kind for sponsoring this week's episode. @EllenBarryNYTBarry on LongformBarry’s New York Times archive"How to Get Away With Murder in Small-Town India"readthissummer.com"A Newspaper for Its Time""Lost Exile""The Russia Left Behind""A Specter’s Shadow Returns to Haunt Moscow"Alice Gregory on the Longform PodcastThe Name of the WindJeffrey Gettleman on the Longform Podcast"Shooting...

Duration: 00:43:53


Episode 258: Kate Fagan

8/22/2017
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Kate Fagan is a columnist and feature writer for ESPN. Her latest book is What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen. Thanks to MailChimp and HelloFresh for sponsoring this week's episode. @katefagan3bykatefagan.comStonerFagan’s Archive at ESPNAround the HornWhat Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen"Split Image"The Reappearing Act: Coming Out as Gay on a College Basketball Team Led by Born-Again...

Duration: 00:50:02


Episode 257: Jay Caspian Kang

8/16/2017
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Jay Caspian Kang is a writer at large at The New York Times Magazine and a correspondent for Vice News Tonight. Thanks to MailChimp, "Mussolini’s Arctic Airship", Blinkist and for sponsoring this week's episode. @jaycaspiankangKang’s BlogKang on LongformMussolini’s Arctic Airship"What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity"Kang on the Longform PodcastKang’s Archive at The New Yorkerreadthissummer.comHavrilesky on the Longform...

Duration: 00:53:18


Longform Podcast #256: David Gessner

8/9/2017
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David Gessner is the author of ten books. His latest is Ultimate Glory: Frisbee, Obsession, and My Wild Youth. Thanks to Casper, Squarespace, and MailChimp for sponsoring this week's episode. @BDsCocktailHourdavidgessner.comGessner on Longform"Not Fuzz"Ultimate Glory: Frisbee, Obsession, and My Wild Youthreadthissummer.com"No Disc-Respect"A Wild, Rank Place: One Year on Cape CodUnder the Devil’s ThumbSick of Nature"Ultimate Glory"Bill and Dave’s Cocktail HourAll the Wild That Remains:...

Duration: 00:50:05


Episode 255: Matthew Klam

8/1/2017
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Matthew Klam is a journalist and fiction writer. His new novel is Who Is Rich?. New Yorker Thanks to MailChimp, Casper, and Squarespace for sponsoring this week's episode. @MatthewKlammatthewklam.comSam the Cat: and Other StoriesWho Is Rich?: A NovelDoree Shafrir on LongformElif Batuman on Longformreadthissummer.com"Matthew Klam’s New Book Is Only 17 Years Overdue""Experiencing Ecstasy""Sam the Cat""What Do You Think of Ted Williams Now?""Missing the Boom; Some of My Best Friends Are...

Duration: 00:51:54


Episode 254: Maggie Haberman

7/26/2017
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Maggie Haberman covers the White House for The New York Times. Thanks to MailChimp, Bombfell, Babbel, and HelloFresh for sponsoring this week's episode. @maggieNYTHaberman on Longform"Manafort Talks With Senate Investigators About Meeting With Russians"Haberman’s New York Times archiveHaberman’s New York Post archiveHaberman’s New York Daily Newsreadthissummer.com"Paladino assails Cuomo’s parenting"Harold and the Purple Crayon"Inside Donald Trump’s Last Stand: An Anxious Nominee Seeks...

Duration: 00:50:06


Episode 253: Steven Levy

7/19/2017
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Steven Levy writes for Wired, where he is the editor of Backchannel. Thanks to MailChimp, Audm, Rover, and Babbel for sponsoring this week's episode. @StevenLevystevenlevy.comLevy on Longformreadthissummer.com"Hackers in Paradise"Whole Earth CatalogHackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution"The Birth of the Mac: Rolling Stone’s 1984 Feature on Steve Jobs and his Whiz Kids""Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Future, From Virtual Reality to Anonymity"MTVNew York Diaries: 1609 to 2009"Reviewing...

Duration: 00:57:52


Episode 252: Mark Bowden

7/12/2017
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Mark Bowden is a journalist and the author of 13 books, including Black Hawk Down and his latest, Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam. Thanks to MailChimp, LeVar Burton Reads, Babbel, and HelloFresh for sponsoring this week's episode. @markbowdenwritemarkbowdenbooks.comBowden on LongformBlack Hawk Down: A Story of Modern WarBowden’s Black Hawk Down Series at The InquirerBowden’s Archive at The AtlanticHue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in VietnamStartup: A...

Duration: 00:42:53

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