What is The New Yorker hitting a bit too close to home?
Oh, no. Oh no.
"Christ, what an asshole."
David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker (via lalalalia)
David Denby reviews Wong Kar-wai’s “The Grandmaster”: http://nyr.kr/14d94Xm
“‘The Grandmaster’ is a dreamily beautiful piece of historical mythmaking, and I enjoyed it, but I would be fooling if I said that the movie’s sonorous talk of great traditions of fighting and esoteric cults meant very much to me.”
Illustration by Tomer Hanuka.
The New Yorker: Joyce Carol Oates on writing
Hear New Yorker staff writer David Grann on how he got his start on journalism.
Jhumpa Lahiri is back!
This week’s issue is The New Yorker’s Fiction Issue. In “Brotherly Love”, an excerpt from Jhumpa Lahiri’s forthcoming novel, two brothers in India take different paths in life that converge when one of them is killed: http://nyr.kr/Zz2k3L