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A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer about how they got their start and how they tell stories. Co-produced by Longform and The Atavist.

314 Episode 314: Lisa Brennan-Jobs Oct. 17, 2018

Lisa Brennan-Jobs is a New York-based writer. Her new book 'Small Fry' is about her childhood and her relationship with her father, Steve Jobs.


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313 Episode 313: Liana Finck Oct. 10, 2018
Liana Finck writes for The New Yorker. Her new book is Passing for Human: A Graphic Memoir. "I was drawing since I was 10 months old. My mom had left this vibrant community of architects and art people to live in this idyllic country setting with my dad,
Rebecca Traister is the author of "Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger"
311 Episode 311: Jerry Saltz Sept. 26, 2018
Jerry Saltz is a Pulitzer-winning art critic for New York.
310 Episode 310: Eli Saslow Sept. 19, 2018
Eli Saslow is a Pulitzer-winning feature writer for the Washington Post. His new book is Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist.
Jeanne Marie Laskas writes for GQ and the New York Times Magazine. Her new book is "To Obama."
Elif Batuman is a novelist and a staff writer at "The New Yorker"
308 Episode 308: Jon Caramanica Aug. 29, 2018
Jon Caramanica is a New York Times music writer
307 Episode 307: Jeff Maysh Aug. 22, 2018
Jeff Maysh is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles. His latest article is "How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions."
306 Episode 306: David Marchese Aug. 15, 2018
David Marchese is the interviewer for New York's "In Conversation" series
305 Episode 305: Nathaniel Rich Aug. 8, 2018
Nathaniel Rich is a novelist and a writer-at-large for The New York Times Magazine. His latest article is "Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change."
304 Episode 304: Laura June Aug. 1, 2018
Laura June is author of "Now My Heart Is Full"
Rukmini Callimachi covers ISIS for The New York Times and is the host of Caliphate.
302 Episode 302: Megan Greenwell July 18, 2018
Megan Greenwell is the editor-in-chief of Deadspin.
301 Episode 301: Bryan Fogel July 11, 2018
Bryan Fogel is the Oscar-winning director of Icarus.
Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah is an essayist. Her 2017 GQ piece “A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof,” won the National Magazine Award and the Pulitzer Prize.
300 Episode 300: May Jeong June 27, 2018
May Jeong is a magazine writer and investigative reporter.
299 Episode 299: Helen Rosner June 20, 2018
Helen Rosner is a food correspondent at The New Yorker.
298 Episode 298: Reeves Wiedeman June 13, 2018
Reeves Wiedeman is a reporter at New York
297 Episode 297: Elif Batuman June 6, 2018
Elif Batuman is a novelist and a staff writer at The New Yorker. Her latest article is “Japan’s Rent-a-Family Industry.”