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Posts Tagged: new yorker festival

Zadie Smith and Jeffrey Eugenides in Conversation

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I only have a curiosity, an interest, a love, and that’s it, really. At the New Yorker, Michele Moses shares a video clip from the 2016 New Yorker Festival featuring writers Zadie Smith and Jeffrey Eugenides in conversation about their writing habits, point of view, and research. Separately, in a New York Times article, Eugenides […]

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Technology: An Extension of Life

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At The New Yorker festival this weekend, Jonathan Franzen and Clay Shirky set out to answer the question: Is technology good for culture? Reflecting on the afternoon discourse, John McDermott of The Awl writes: “Technology does not necessarily advance or diminish people’s lives. Technology is an extension of life itself: it can be as lonely […]

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Videos of the New Yorker Festival

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If you missed The New Yorker Festival, you can click here to see Rumpus interviewees Karen Russell and Junot Díaz  talk to New Yorker’s Willing Davidson about children characters and fantasy genre, as well as Rumpus Book Club interviewee George Saunders discussing his life and career with New Yorker’s Deborah Treisman.

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