The Table Comes First Family, France, and the Meaning of Food

Multiple award-winning author Adam Gopnik has written for the New Yorker since 1986. In this work, Gopnik charts America’s transformation from being simply aware of what they...

Angels and Ages A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life

On a memorable day in human history, February 12, 1809, two babies were born an ocean apart: Abraham Lincoln in a one-room Kentucky log cabin; Charles Darwin on an English country...

The Greater Journey

History expert David McCullough speaks with The New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik about his latest book, The Greater Journey, which details the impact generations of Americans travelling...

Thalia Book Club: Chast! Menaker! Trillin!

Roz Chast brings her brilliant, hilarious artwork to No Fair! No Fair! and Other Jolly Poems of Childhood by Calvin Trillin and The African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings That...