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The New Yorker’s David Remnick on turning great magazine writing into great radio




David Remnick attends The Hollywood Reporter 35 Most Powerful People In Media 2017 at The Pool on April 13, 2017 in New York City.
David Remnick attends The Hollywood Reporter 35 Most Powerful People In Media 2017 at The Pool on April 13, 2017 in New York City.
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When it comes to in-depth magazine writing, few American publications rival that what’s on the pages of the New Yorker.

The magazine’s longtime editor David Remnick is a multi-hyphenate. He not only writes and edits the magazine, he is also a prolific book author and a musician. Since 2015, Remnick took on another role as the host of the “New Yorker Radio Hour.”

Larry Mantle talks to Remnick about launching a radio version of the venerable magazine, and more.

Guest:

David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker magazine since 1988 and a staff writer since 1992; he is the host of the “New Yorker Radio Hour,” which has joined KPCC’s weekend lineup, airing on Saturdays at 10:00 am